Macon campus to hold reception for Collings

A welcome reception honoring Richard Collings, Southwestern Community College’s new president, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 4-5 p.m. at the Macon Campus’ Groves Center.

Collings, who was president of Wayne State College in Nebraska, became Southwestern’s fifth president upon the retirement of SCC President Emeritus Cecil Groves.

A PhD graduate of Tulane University, Collings previously served as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Western Carolina University. He and his wife, Marilyn, live in Jackson County’s Webster community.

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