Dr. Myrtice Collins
Emeritus Professor of Music
A native of Anniston, AL Dr. Myrtice Collins received her bachelor's, master's and EdD degrees from Tennessee State University. She is author of two books sold on Amazon entitled Rap’ N Facts Multiplication and Rap ' N Facts Addition. These books with accompanying compact disks are designed to assist students that are learning the multiplication and addition facts. She was invited to New Orleans, LA and Las Vegas, NV to present demonstrations of the teaching strategies in her books to educators attending the Mid-South Education Association conference. She has performed in Europe for the United States Overseas (USO) as an ambassador from the United States. She has also performed in such countries as France, Germany, Denmark, and England. Other tours in Europe included Bulgaria, Romania, and Korea.
Dr. Collins was a professor of Music at Jacksonville State University for 44 years. She organized and directed the exciting “JSU Gospel Choir.” Dr. Collins and the choir performed on Bobby Jones Gospel show which aired on BET network. The choir was voted “College Choir of the Year” in 2009. Additionally, Collins was the hostess for American Idol winner Ruben Stoddard’s Music Camp for children and youth at Jacksonville State University. She sang back-up for the legendary Jimi Hendrix and was hostess of her own T.V. show called the “Myrtice Fields Gospel Music Showcase” that aired on Channel 40.
She currently serves as Minister of Music at the Seventeenth Street Baptist Church in Anniston, AL and is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.