Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed Ogeechee Technical College Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Ryan Foley as Interim President of Southern Crescent Technical College.

“Dr. Alvetta Thomas has been a remarkable leader of Southern Crescent Technical College as President and we wish her well as she bids farewell to the College,” said TCSG Commissioner, Greg Dozier. “Ryan will do a great job leading Southern Crescent in the interim and will build on the foundation laid by Dr. Thomas by focusing on student needs and by developing a skilled workforce for business and industry.”

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Foley has more than 18 years of experience at Ogeechee Technical College, where he began his career in technical education as a Human Resource Coordinator in 2003. Since then, Foley has been Director for Enrollment Services, Vice President for Student Affairs, and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead Southern Crescent Technical College during this time of transition,” said Foley. “The College has a wonderful history of enriching student lives through education while providing local business and industry with a pipeline of skilled talent to help them compete in the marketplace.”

Foley holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia Southern University. He also earned his Doctor of Education Degree in Higher Education Management from the University of Georgia.

Foley assumes his role as Interim President on January 3, 2022.

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Sean Payne currently serves as the Executive Director for PR & Marketing at Ogeechee Technical College. He has over 10 years of experience doing Design and Marketing for institutions of Higher Education....