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May 12, 2011
Gwinnett Tech Adds Gregory Morrison, Cox Enterprises CIO, to Board
Executive Brings IT and Strategic Insights to GTC Leadership Team
Gwinnett Technical College has expanded its board of directors with the addition of Gregory Morrison, a seasoned IT and strategic development executive from one of the nation's leading media companies, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Morrison is the latest addition to the college's board of directors, which ensures that the needs of the citizens, business and industry within Gwinnett Tech's service area are met to the highest possible degree. It is the role of the Board members to maintain awareness of local industry and community needs for technical college programs, and to communicate those needs to the college's president and administrative staff.
As senior vice president and chief information officer of Cox Enterprises, Inc., Morrison is responsible for technology service and strategy development for all corporate systems, enhancing the IT infrastructure that supports business expansion and ensuring consistent service levels across the enterprise. Before joining Cox Enterprises, Morrison worked with Prudential Financial Inc. and RealEstate.com and served seven years in the United States Army Signal Corps.
"We're so honored to have Greg join the Board of Directors for the college," said Gwinnett Tech President Sharon Bartels. "His diverse knowledge in information technology and advanced leadership skills in the corporate workforce will be a great asset to our leadership team."
Morrison earned a bachelor's degree in science from South Carolina State University and a master's degree in science from Northwestern University. He serves on the board of trustees for Clark Atlanta University and on the board of directors for Piedmont Hospital and nuBridges, Inc. He was named one of US Black Engineer Magazine's Most Important Blacks in Technology for six consecutive years (2005-2010), as well as Computerworld Magazine's Premier 100 IT Leaders.
Morrison joins other community and business leaders on the Gwinnett Tech board, including:
Phil Wolfe, Gwinnett Medical Center, Board Chair
John Baumstark, Suniva
Wendell Dallas, Atlanta Gas Light
Marian Lucia, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (retired)
Bill McCargo, Atlanta Education Fund
Doug Meyer, Sage Software
Al Nash, Parallax Advisory Group, LLC
Maxie Price, Jr., Maxie Price Chevrolet, Inc.
Nancy Quan-Sellers, Galaxy Partners
David Seago, Georgia Power Company
GTC offers more than 45 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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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. GTC is Gwinnett County's largest provider of corporate training and now serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. 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 call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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