Bernice serves as the Program Assistant for the Computing Sciences, and the Mathematics and Statistics Department, and assist with the Elon College Fellows program. She joined Elon University in August 1999 after working at Alamance Community College as a secretary in the Registrar's Office. She also brings 17 years of leadership experience working as a supervisor at Kayser-Roth Hosiery. She has been married for 32 years to husband, Edward, and they have a daughter, Jessica '11. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family. She also enjoys working in her church and community.