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Albany Tech Announces New Director of Admissions

 

August 13, 2012- ALBANY, GA- Albany Technical College is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mrs. Drenda Davis-Jackson as the new Director of Admissions.


Since 2009, Davis-Jackson has served as Retention and STARS (Students Tracking and Retention Services) Counselor at Albany Tech. In this role, she was responsible for the coordination and implementation for the Grades First student alert, tracking, advisement, and success software available to all faculty and staff, as well as the "test prep" initiative, which is a collaboration between the College's Academic Achievement Center and Admissions to prepare individuals for the college placement test.


"Mrs. Davis-Jackson developed good rapport with students, especially those transitioning from learning support to college level," said Lisandra DeJesus, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Albany Tech. "Among her many talents, she possesses recruitment/event planning and coordination, community partnership-building experiences, as well as a diverse set of skills that allow her to work well independently and with teams."


As the new Director of Admissions, Davis-Jackson will provide leadership to the fourteen-member Admissions team to help the College achieve its strategic goals, as well as objectives of the Student Affairs division.


Prior to coming to Albany Tech, Davis-Jackson served as Career Center Manager for Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, and as Family Service Worker at CDI Head Start in Albany. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Albany State University and a dual master's degree in Education and Management from Troy University.


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Mrs. Drenda Davis-Jackson, Albany Tech Director of Admissions




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