Irvin T. Clark is the New President of Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Georgia

The Technical College System of Georgia has named Irvin T. Clark as president of Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Georgia. He took office on April 18.

Southern Crescent Technical College enrolls more than 5,200 students, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 47 percent of the student body.

Dr. Clark has more than 20 years of experience in higher education, including leading Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Economic Development division since 2017. Earlier, he was vice president and CEO at the Harrisburg Campus of Harrisburg Community College in Pennsylvania.

“Southern Crescent Technical College has s long history of educating and training Georgians in the community for meaningful careers and I am excited for the opportunity to lead,” said Dr. Clark. “I am committed to building upon the foundation laid prior to me and doing everything possible to ensure students receive a world-class education while business and industry get the skilled talent they need to compete.”

Dr. Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in adult and continuing education from Cheyney University in Pennsylvania. He earned a doctorate in higher education from Morgan State University in Baltimore.

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