Meet Our Online Admissions Staff

If you would like more information about Bluefield College's Online Degree Program, please contact us toll-free at 800.872.0176 or .

Nikki Byrd

Online Admissions Counselor


Nikki earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology with minors in English and Sociology from Ferrum College. She earned her master’s degree from Capella University in Human Services. Nikki has over six years of experience in higher education, specifically in admissions, advising, and teaching. She considers herself happy and blessed to be a part of the Bluefield College Online Admissions team.

Alex Holliday

Online Admissions Counselor


Alex earned his bachelor degree in Business Administration from Concord University and his master's degree, also in Business Administration, from Liberty University. He has held positions in a wide array of business disciplines throughout his career. Alex's experience includes roles in sales and management, which allowed him to discover a passion for mentoring and a satisfaction with facilitating success and self-improvement. Alex is eager to assist prospective students in their academic endeavors.

Sherelle Morgan

Director of Online Admissions


Sherelle earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. Her professional background consists of nearly two decades of Human Resources leadership experience in the areas of Training, Recruiting, Diversity and Inclusion, and Talent Management. She also holds certifications in 360 Degree Feedback Coaching and Diversity Awareness Training. In her role as Director of Online Admissions, she is responsible for managing the recruitment and admissions process for online students. She also collaborates with college leadership, faculty, and staff to promote the overall success of our online degree programs. Sherelle is married to Richard Morgan, Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Bluefield College. They have two sons, Nicholas and Kaleb.

Kenneth Newman



In past careers, Ken served as an ordained Presbyterian pastor, a certified consultant to Management and Labor, a Virginia licensed Mediator, and an adjunct professor teaching the Management and Leadership curriculum. He has been a part of the Bluefield College family since 2005 and his passion is to help students find the academic curriculum that best supports their professional and life goals.

Cathy Payne

Student Success Coach