Department Chair

Shonna Crawford
B.S. Evangel University
M.Ed. Evangel University
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum: Literacy

Darla Pritchett – Administrative Assistant
Shannon Holgerson – Field Placement and Data Coordinator


Dr. Matt Stringer
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Dr. Kelly Sutherland
B.S. Central Methodist University
M.Ed. Missouri State University
M.Ed. William Woods University
Ed.D. Lindenwood University
Educational Administration
Dr. Frederick Drake
B.A. Drury University
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Ed.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Middle School Education and Administration.
Eddie Noack
B.S. Evangel University
M.ED. Evangel University
Specialist in Educational Administration, Southwest Baptist University
Special Education
Dr. Gordon Pace
B.S. Evangel University
M.A. Western Michigan University
Ed.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Dr. Susan Langston
B.A. Drury University
M.S. Drury University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ed.D. University of Missouri, Columbia
Secondary Education and Administration.
Dr. Peggy Reed
B.S. Evangel College
M.S. Southwest Missouri State
Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University
Early Childhood Education.
Dr. Andrea Hughes



Jon Spence as Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted by the Ghost of Christmas Future during an early dress rehearsal of A Christmas Carol at Evangel University, to be presented Nov. 15-18 in the Barnett Theatre. // PHOTO BY: Paul K. Logsdon

Evangel Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

The Evangel University Theatre Program will present an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s 1843-classic, A Christmas Carol, Nov. 15 through 18, in The Barnett Theatre, under the direction of Dr. Vickie Wisdom. “My favorite part of this adaptation is the inclusion of Dickens as the narrator,” said Dr. Wisdom, associate professor of theatre. “The element of ...

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Jennifer Morrison (center) proudly displays her award with Denise Mussman, MIDTESOL awards chair, and Melissa Meisterheim, MIDTESOL president. // (Provided)

Evangel English prof honored for service to MIDTESOL

Jennifer Morrison, assistant professor of English at Evangel University, received the Distinguished Service Award from Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) on Sept. 30, 2017, at the organization’s annual conference in Kansas City. MIDTESOL is a professional teaching organization that supports English language teachers in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. There ...

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A set of three wood fired stoneware vases by Mitch Young. // (FULL IMAGE BELOW)

Faculty Art Exhibit at Evangel University

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An exhibition by five members of the Evangel University art faculty will open with a public reception on Friday, Oct. 6, from 6-8 p.m. Admission to the art exhibit is free, and refreshments will be served. The Art Gallery is located in the main floor of the Barnett Fine Arts Center, facing ...

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Sam Kucera, product manager at Tuthill, with Evangel’s Paige Shaffer, senior marketing major from Springfield, Mo., and Elisabeth Chase, a senior accounting major from Kansas City, Mo. // PHOTO: Screen capture

Tuthill: International manufacturer produces video about Evangel University relationship

Tuthill Vaccum and Blower Systems (TVBS) recently produced a corporate video highlighting their academic relationship with Evangel University. TVBS is an international company based in Springfield, Mo. “This video describes how TVBS has worked with Professor Bernie Dana’s Strategic Management classes for the past 14 years to create a learning experience for his students beyond his classroom ...

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Kellen Gillaspy (left) and Anisa Carpenter were honored by Anne Spence to receive the 2017 Anne Spence Award for Meritorious Christian Character and Service.

2017 Anne Spence Award: Two Evangel grads honored for character and service

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University graduates Anisa Carpenter and Kellen Gillaspy were honored during the May 4 baccalaureate ceremony as 2017 recipients of the Anne Spence Award for Meritorious Christian Character and Service. “Each year, faculty and staff members at Evangel nominate students for the Anne Spence Award,” said Gina Rentschler, director of community life. ...

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