Meet Our Staff
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Brandee is originally from Inverness, Mississippi, and earned her B.A. in English from Delta State University and M.Ed. in Counselor Education from The University of Mississippi. Brandee is an experienced educator dedicated to helping students reach their potential. She is most passionate about being the number one fan of her three talented daughters.
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As Assistant Director for the FASTrack program, Jackie serves as the primary guidance for the students’ academic path. As a member of the FASTrack team, she understands and knows the importance of being a major support system for each student. “My willingness to GIVE coupled with their desire to LEARN has become my daily motivation.”
Senior Academic Mentor / Grove Scholars Program Director
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Gray grew up in Macon, Mississippi, and graduated from UM. Prior to returning to Oxford in the summer of 2015, he lived in Charlottesville, VA, Nashville, and Boston. He loves education policy, hip hop, reading, the NBA, Whit Stillman movies, and sitcoms from the 80s and 90s. Gray also directs the Grove Scholars program.
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Julie grew up in Raleigh, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi. Prior to returning to Mississippi, she lived in Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, and Virginia. She is very passionate about access to education, cardio, and Mississippi!
Maura Scully Murry
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Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Maura attended LSU as a first-generation college student and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. The support and encouragement she received from faculty and staff had a huge impact on her ability to succeed in college. Wanting to pay-it-forward, Maura pursued a career in Higher Education to make a difference for students. Throughout her nearly 20-year career as an educator, she has been a strong advocate helping students who have been marginalized, under-served, or simply needed someone to listen. She is excited to be the newest member of the FASTrack team.
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In addition to her role as an assistant director in the FASTrack program, Susan loves working with the FASTrack peer leaders. She volunteers for the Collegiate Recovery Community at UM, supporting students who are in recovery from substance use disorder. Don’t be surprised if you see her lifting weights at the Turner Center during the lunch hour.
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Before becoming an academic mentor in the FASTrack program, Suzanne volunteered with local charities Interfaith Compassion Ministry and Doors of Hope Transition Ministries. When not mentoring or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family and cooking Italian food.