News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Chrysten Crockett
(803) 327-8032

April 8, 2014

 Bagwell Named 2014 Greater York Chamber of Commerce President

ROCK HILL, SC  Dr. Jack Bagwell, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs; Business, Computer, Arts and Sciences Division here at York Technical College has taken the role as the 61st President for the Greater York Chamber of Commerce for 2014.

The Chamber has deemed this a “significant milestone in the Chamber’s 75 years of service to the business community of Western York County.” With over 20 years of diverse and progressively responsible experience in technical education, Dr. Bagwell is sure to make momentous contributions to the Chamber and its efforts.

Dr. Bagwell began his career in education at York Technical College as an adjunct biology instructor in 1991, during which time he was also employed as an Environmental Laboratory Technician with the City of Rock Hill. In 1993, he transitioned into a full-time faculty role and taught biology for approximately eight years. Since leaving his role as a full-time faculty member, he has served as York Technical College's Instructional Specialist, Associate Dean for Learning Technologies, and Dean of Learning Resources. In his current role as the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for the Business, Computer, Arts & Sciences Division, he continues to contribute to the college’s mission through his work and his actions.

In addition, Dr. Bagwell has served as the Interim Vice President for Development for York Technical College. While maintaining an active teaching schedule at York Tech, he also serves as an exigency faculty member in the Biology Department at Winthrop University. Dr. Bagwell and his wife Leigh Ann reside in Rock Hill where they are raising their three children.

About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. York Technical College’s mission is: Building Our Community Through Maximizing Student Success.




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