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April 23, 2014
Jermaine Whirl Named Dean of Business and Art & Design at Gwinnett Tech
Jermaine Whirl is Gwinnett Technical College's new Dean of Business and Art & Design.
Whirl joined GTC this spring and will oversee the college's programs in accounting; business management; business administrative technology; marketing; culinary arts; hotel, restaurant and tourism management; photography; interiors; cosmetology and horticulture.
"We are delighted to welcome Dean Whirl to Gwinnett Tech. He brings strong experience in curriculum development, adult education and organizational leadership and we look forward to his contributions," said Dr. Victoria Seals, vice president of academic affairs, Gwinnett Tech.
Prior to joining Gwinnett Tech, Whirl was the Dean of Adult Education at Savannah Technical College and a visiting professor in Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration. Earlier, he served as an assistant professor of Business Economics at East Georgia State College.
Now a doctoral candidate at Valdosta State University, Whirl earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Charleston Southern University, a Master of Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University and a bachelor's degree from Winthrop University.
Whirl was active in community and civic organizations in the Savannah area and looks forward to becoming involved in his new Gwinnett community.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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