Thursday, May 25, 2017

Webster University Greenville Metropolitan Graduation at 6:00pm.


Dr. Thomas E. Thompson - Webster University 2017 Commencement Speaker

Over 30 years in Higher Education, currently serves as Interim Dean of the School of Education at Albany State University in Albany, GA. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Urbana Champaign, Illinois. There he received his Doctor of Education in Education Administration, Master of Education in Secondary Education - Mathematics, and Bachelor of Science in the Teaching of Mathematics.  HIs advanced leadership training includes Chronicle of Higher Education Executive Educators Forum, Harvard University Management Institute, and Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Columbia.

The former Department Chair of Educational Administration at the University of South Carolina Columbia and Dean of Graduate Studies at South Carolina State University, he is a scholar in his own right with over 50 publications including book chapters, articles , and technical articles.  He has directed 22 doctoral dissertations, International projects in South Africa and The Netherlands, and conducted over 50 workshops and presentations.  He has worked with $1.5 million in funded grants and collaborator on $10 million NSF grants.

Notably, Dr. Thompson was the 2010 primary candidate for SC State Superintendent of Education.  A first generation college attendee and 1st African-American principal of Winnsboro High School (Winnsboro, SC), his hobbies include travel and photography. 

It is with great pride that we look forward to hearing our 2017 Commencement speaker, Dr. Thomas E. Thompson.


The graduation rehearsal for participants is at 4:00 PM.

Doors will open at 5:00 PM. Line up at 5:30 PM.

For more information contact Stacey Ballentine at 864-676-9002.

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