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Faculty Profile

Velsie D Pate

Intensive English Program
Instructor in Intensive English
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INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1225
Joined UM: June 22, 1992

Areas of Expertise

  • ACADEMIC ADVISING
  • ACADEMICS - DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
  • ACADEMICS - INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
  • ACCESS AND EQUITY
  • ADVISING STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
  • CULTURAL STUDIES
  • ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
  • SOUTHERN STUDIES

Brief Bio

Velsie Pate has worked at the University of Mississippi for twenty-eight years in Admissions, the Registrar's Office, the College of Liberal Arts, Office of Summer College, Study Abroad, and IEP. She has worked as an instructor for the Intensive English Program since 2011 after serving as their staff assistant for ten years. She has also served as an instructor for First Year Experience and summer advising since 2016. Ms. Pate has a B.A. in Music, a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Southern Studies, an M.A. in TESOL, and is current enrolled in our Second Language Studies PhD Program with an Emphasis in Applied Linguistics at the University of Mississippi. She enjoys spending time with her pets, gardening, walking with her friends, photography, and loves eating out with friends, especially at Mexican, Thai, and Southern food restaurants.

Degrees

BA
Music
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1992)
BA
English
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2005)
MA
Southern Studies
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2009)
MA
Modern Languages
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2012)