Melinda J. Pethel

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Office of Technology and Instructional Services

IT Professional


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Cybersecurity Kennesaw State University
Ed.S. Learning, Design, and Technology University of Georgia
M.Ed. Instructional Design and Development University of Georgia
B.S. Psychology / Biology North Georgia College
A.A.T. Biotechnology Athens Technical College


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Susan Hale Brooks Professional Developmental Staff Award FACS 2016
Governor’s Commendation for Excellence in Customer Service Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue 2009

Job Description

As an IT Professional I am responsible for a variety of information technology services including IT project and resource management, assisting customers in maintaining their software products, troubleshooting and resolving technical issues, conducting business analyses to assess software functionality and potential needs, and updating departmental websites.


Daniels, T. & Pethel, M. (2001). “Computer Mediated Instruction”. In Orey, M. (Ed.), Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching, and technology. Retrieved from

Divers, S.J., Papich, M., McBride, M., Stedman, N.L., Perpinan, D., Koch, T.F., Hernandez, S.M., Barron, G.H.,Pethel, M.J., Budsberg, S.C. (2010). Pharmacokinetics of meloxicam following intravenous and oral administration in
green iguanas (Iguana iguana). American Journal of Veterinary Research, 71(11), 1277-83.

USG Annual Computing Conference, Rock Eagle, November 2006 “Accessibility 101: Ensuring Equal Access for Students with Disabilities”.

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