Angelina College Names Brown Associate Vice President of Student Services


Hudson Native Has Served Several Roles at AC

Angelina College recently has named Krista Brown the new Associate Vice President of Student Services, according to AC administrators.

Brown, a native of Hudson, has served in numerous leadership roles since her arrival at AC in December of 2019. Most recently, she served as Executive Director of Marketing and Strategic Enrollment.

As the Associate Vice President of Student Services, Brown will oversee offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Communications and Marketing, the Office of Academic Success and Athletics.

Brown is a graduate of Hudson High School, in Hudson, Texas, where she starred as a Lady Hornet basketball player. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas-Dallas and her master’s degree in Executive Leadership from Liberty University.

From Brown’s released statement:

“It’s an incredible privilege to continue working with our talented team to further our mission of helping students reach their full potential. I am honored to serve our students in this expanded capacity and to build upon our existing services. I would also like to express my sincere gratitude to our President, Dr. [Michael] Simon, for the opportunity.”

AC president Simon expressed his confidence in Brown and her abilities in a released statement:

“Since joining the Angelina College team, Krista Brown has demonstrated a commitment to efficient and caring student services as well as a passion for student success. She strives to achieve her vision for excellence in student services with a servant-leader disposition. I am confident Mrs. Brown will help to strengthen the college’s capacity to help people and the community reach their full potential in her new position.”

For further information, contact Krista Brown at

Gary Stallard
Sports Information Director Gary Stallard, who also serves as a Liberal Arts Instructor, begins his eleventh season with Angelina College. Following a career as a U.S. Marine, Stallard completed his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin University, where he majored in English and Journalism. For more than 16 years, he has worked as a sports writer/columnist/photographer for the Lufkin Daily News; he continues to contribute free-lance articles on occasion. Stallard has won several awards for writing, including the Golden Hoops Award for basketball writing in 2003, Regional Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, and the Texas Press Association’s first-place award for column writing in 2007 and in 2014. He has also done basketball, football and baseball radio and live streaming play-by- play and color commentary for an ESPN affiliate. Currently Stallard serves as play-by-play broadcaster for AC basketball, baseball and softball games. Prior to arriving at Angelina College, Stallard taught English at Lufkin High School for four years. He currently teaches Developmental Writing classes at AC. He and his wife Susan live in Lufkin.

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