Geiger selected as Dean of Business & Professional Services Division

Debra Geiger HeadshotSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Debra R. Geiger, Esq. as its Dean for Business & Professional Services division. As dean, she will manage division initiatives, programs, courses and instructional services. She had previously served as STC’s department head for Paralegal Studies since 2012.

Geiger is also the immediate past president of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE), having served a two-year term as president, and a prior three-year term on its board of directors as associate programs director. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia and has over 18 years transactional law practice experience. Geiger earned a Bachelor of Arts in in English from the University of South Carolina, law degree from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida and MBA from Mercer University. In 2016, she was named STC’s instructor of the year. She is an active Girl Scout troop leader, as well as member of the State Bar of Georgia, Savannah Bar Association, Port City Bar Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Business & Professional Services division prepares students for careers in the following fields: accounting; barbering; basic law enforcement (Peace Officer Academy); business management; business technology; cosmetology; criminal justice; culinary arts/baking & pastry arts; cyber and related programs; early childhood care and education; fire science; hotel, restaurant and tourism management; and logistics management. To learn more about these programs visit:


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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.

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