Health and Life Sciences

Exterior View of the Keats Science Building
Contact Information

Nicole Winkler
Keats Building, K218

Rebecca Spangler
Academic & Operations Coordinator
Keats Building, K224

Shay Copeland
Clinical Compliance Coordinator
Keats Building, K224

Lisa Zoë Willow
Academic and Clinical Coordinator, Nursing Programs
Keats Building, K123 and Giuseppe Center, G208

Lori Newcomb
Administrative Assistant
Keats Building, K224

Welcome to the Division of Health and Life Sciences

We offer the following associate degrees, certificates, and career studies certificates which prepare students to be highly competent practitioners and thoroughly prepared learners in future academic programs. Our talented faculty and staff are focused on providing the distinguished educational experience that our community deserves. Please let us know how we can help you reach your educational and career goals.


The mission of the Health and Life Sciences Division is to provide exceptional transfer and workforce curricula to enable students to meet their educational and career goals.


Our vision is to contribute to the health and well-being of our patient community through integrated clinical practice, education, and research, as well as to train a new generation of scientific leaders. Our sciences are at the heart of this effort to continue to innovate, lead, and create the jobs of the future.

Lab Managers

Jerry Payton 
Allied Health Lab Manager 
Open Position Filled 
Chemistry Lab Manager 

Gwyn Puckett 
Biology Lab Manager 

Upcoming and Open Applications

The Health and Life Sciences Division offers a number of programs with competitive admission cycles, meaning enrollment occurs in cohorts at distinct times in the academic year, and there may be more applicants to a program than there are available seats in the cohort. The following programs have competitive admission cycles which are now open or which will open in the near future.

Sign in to the Health Sciences Application Portal to see all open applications.

Additional Links

HLS Fall 2023 Newsletter

Keats First Floor Map

Keats Second Floor Map