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Campbell selected as Commercial Truck Driving Department Head

Campbell stands next to truckSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Tommy Campbell as its department head for Commercial Truck Driving. As department head, he will teach students in the classroom, driving range and over-the-road environments. He will also advise students, supervise faculty and perform various departmental and college-wide assignments.

He has 25 years of commercial truck driving experience with more than 2.2 million accident-free miles. He has taught commercial truck driving for seven years. He earned an associate of applied science in criminal justice from Fayetteville Technical Community College.

Commercial Truck Driving is one of Georgia’s high demand jobs that qualify for the HOPE Career Grant, receiving an additional $1,000. The HOPE Grant offers CTDL students $684, reducing their total out-of-pocket expense to $260, which includes tuition/fees/CDL testing. The next Commercial Truck Driving class begins June 1 at both Effingham and Liberty campus locations.

New students interested in enrolling in Commercial Truck Driving must be at least 18 years of age (21 years of age for interstate travel). Students are advised to apply now to be added to our waiting list. For a full list of admission requirements, please visit: www.savannahtech.edu/programs/commercial-truck-driving or contact the Industrial Technology Academic Advisor at 912.443.5859.

 Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training, and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of the College may be directed in writing to the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by visiting www.sacscoc.org.

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# 2130 | March 31, 2021
Industrial Technology Academic Advisor: Secene Dorsey
ssdorsey@savannahtech.edu

Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu