Miranda B. Thomas is the Program Support Specialist at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Miranda began her GSW career in 2001 with TRiO Student Support Services, initially as the Academic Coordinator before being promoted to the position of Assistant Director. During her tenure, she provided academic advising, personal guidance, graduate school preparation, and life skills training to low income, first generation students, and students with documented disabilities. The focus with these populations of students is directed towards the successful completion of their post-secondary education.
Miranda was an active member of the following professional organizations: Southeastern Association of Education Opportunity Program Personnel (SAEOPP), an eight-state southeastern regional association dedicated to the professional development and support of TRIO professionals and to the advocacy of the TRIO Movement; The Georgia Association of Special Programs Personnel (GASSP); and the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).
After obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from GSW, Miranda completed her Masters in Social Administration from GSW as well. She is married to Cedrick and they have two daughters, Cemirra and Cemiya.