Our Team


Dr. Jonathan Roberts, Director

As an associate professor of psychology, Dr. Roberts specializes in developmental cognitive neuroscience. He joined the Honors program in 2006 as a co-director and is now the director of the program. Dr. Roberts was named to "Who's Who Among American Teachers," has organized groups for Habitat for Humanity, and has received a certificate of appreciation from the American Red Cross for encouraging students to donate blood. Dr. Roberts splits time between the Honors office located in Solms 101 (912.344.3242) and his psychology office located in Science Center room 221 (912.344.2762). You can reach him by email at Jonathan.Roberts@armstrong.edu. In addition to psychology and Honors, Dr. Roberts is a proud father, husband, and also engages in automobile racing and instruction. He'll always be up for a good talk about sports cars!


Dr. Sara GremillionAssistant Director

Dr. Sara Gremillion, an assistant professor of Biology, joined the Honors program in 2015 as assistant director. In addition to her academic interests in cell and fungal biology, she is a strong supporter of a well-rounded, liberal arts education. Dr. Gremillion is involved in guiding students through the Honors program as well helping prepare them for post-graduate opportunities. Feel free to stop by her office in Science Center 1006 (912.344.2671) or the Honors office in Solms 101 (912.344.3242). You can also reach her by email at Sara.Gremillion@armstrong.edu. Outside of academia, Dr. Gremillion’s passions include international travel and animal rescue


Darby Wiggins, President and student worker for the program

Major: Rehabilitation Sciences
Hometown: Columbus, GA
Future Plans: To become an Occupational or Physical Therapist
What I like most about the Honors Program: The Honors social events, because I get to meet a lot of fun and interesting students.

Darby began working for the Honors Program in the Fall of 2013. She is currently seeking a degree in Rehabilitation Sciences as a Senior here at Armstrong, and she plans to one day become an Occupational Therapist. In addition to creating and maintaining the Honors Student Handbook,  Darby makes sure to update the Honors calendar and the Honors webpage. She also assits in organizing Honors events, raising awareness about the program to prospective students, and simply ensuring that Honors students are happy with the workings of the program. Her email is dw9653@stu.armstrong.edu.

Stephanie Miller, Vice President and Student  Worker for the Honors Program

Major: Rehabilitation Sciences
Hometown: Columbus, Georgia
Future Plans: To become a Physical Therapist and then earn my certification as an Athletic Trainer.
What I like most about the Honors Program:  Priority registration and the awesome professors!

Stephanie began working for the Honors Program in the Spring of 2014. She is currently seeking a degree in Rehabilitation Sciences as a Junior here at Armstrong, as she plans to become a Physical Therapist one day. In addition receiving and responding to emails and updating the Honors calendar, Stephanie also assists in organizing and running Honors events. She also strives to be available at all times for Honors students who are seeking help or simply need advice academically or personally. Stephanie thoroughly enjoys communicating with students and listening to their feedback to ensure the workings of the program are to the students’ liking. Her email is sm4863@stu.armstrong.edu.

Alec Jarboe

Office: Community Service
Major: General Biology
Hometown: Manassas, VA
Future Plans: Travel around the world doing research in the field. Ideally I would love to work with reptiles in the jungle or study sharks on a boat, but I'm open to wherever life takes me.
What I like most about the Honors Program: Early Registration, Free Pizza and the support I received from the group as freshman struggling to keep my GPA up.

KC McGuire 

Office: Communications 
Major: English, Psychology Minor 
Hometown: Newport, CA
Future Plans: Attend graduate school for a Masters in English and a Masters in Arts in Creative Writing, become a college professor of English, write an award winning novel, become editor-and-chief of a book publishing company, and use my retirement fund to create a no-kill shelter Cat Farm in the country-side.
What I like most about the Honors Program: The endless opportunities for educational advancement and personal achievement. The Honors professors are some of the best I've ever had.

Amy Byrne
Office: Social Events Coordinator
Major: Law and Society, English Minor
Hometown: Liverpool, England
Future Plans: To attend Law school and to utilize my education to benefit local communities.
What I like most about the Honors Program: The volunteer opportunities, small class sizes and early registration!


Advisory Council

Dr. Allison Belzer
Associate Professor of


Dr. Hans-Georg Erney
Associate Professor of


Dr. Carol Massey
Assistant Professor of


Dr. Glenda Ogletree
Associate Professor of
Childhood & Exceptional 
Student Education

Dr. Brandon Quillian
Assistant Professor of

Dr. Jennifer Zettler
Professor of Biology