Dr. Michael Dickman
Dr. Michael Dickman earned a B.S. in General Studies at Southeast Missouri State University in 1982, followed by an M.A. in Speech Communication at Wichita State University in 1985. He joined the faculty of Cumberland College in 1993 and, while teaching full time and directing the Forensics Team, he began work on a doctorate in Philosophy of Communication at Southern Illinois University, successfully defending his thesis in 1997.
Dr. Dickman has been honored with awards for his work with students in competitive debate. In 1988, he was named Top Debate Coach at Duke University, and in 1996 he was recognized as Top Debate Critic at a tournament at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He has served as Vice President for the Kentucky Forensics Association and is presently a member of the National Communication Association.
Mrs. Jordyne Carmack
Jordyne Carmack is a graduate of UC & West Virginia University. While at UC, she was a proud member of Chamber Choir and a participant in many musicals and theatre productions, in addition to assisting with Cumberland Idol, the predecessor to Spotlight. As a professor at University of the Cumberlands in the Communication department, her passions include advertising, social media, and television. She can always be found on Twitter at @jordynelee.
Mr. Victor Andzulis
Mr. Andzulis joined in UC faculty in the spring of 2015 where he teaches class piano and applied lessons. He also serves as collaborative pianist for student and faculty performances as well as the Chamber Choir and Chorale. He has also served on the faculties of the University of West Florida, Olive Baptist School of Performing Arts, Trinitas Christian School, and Pensacola Christian Academy, and for several years maintained a successful private studio in Pensacola, FL.
Mr. Andzulis completed the Master of Music in Collaborative Keyboard degree from the University of South Alabama where he studied under Dr. Robert Holm. He also holds the Master of Arts in Music and the Bachelor of Arts in Church Music from Pensacola Christian College where he studied piano with Dr. Pitagoras Goncalves, Dr. Amy Bombard, and Mrs. Daisy de Luca Jaffe.
Also an active violist, Mr. Andzulis has been a member of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed in the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra and in orchestras with the Pensacola Choral Society and the Pensacola Little Theatre.