Griffin named Savannah Tech’s Dean for Liberty Campus

Lonnie Griffin

HINESVILLE – Savannah Technical College has selected Lonnie F. Griffin, III, as its Dean for Liberty Campus. In this role, Griffin is responsible for administration and operation of the STC Liberty Campus in Hinesville, Ga. He will develop and implement functional campus planning, plan and organize campus operations, promote college programs, services and facilities and serve as an ambassador for the college, addressing the needs of students, faculty, staff and customers to resolve concerns where necessary.

Griffin holds master’s degree in sociology from the University of South Florida, a bachelor of arts from the University of North Florida and an associate of arts from Florida State College. He is a doctoral education student at Wingate University.

Previously, Griffin was the division chair for social sciences and humanities for Fayetteville Technical Community College. He taught sociology at Fayetteville Technical Community College for a decade.  He was a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy.

The state-of-the-art STC Liberty Campus is nestled on 60 acres off Airport Road (Highway 119) in Hinesville and serves more than 700 students every semester. Liberty Campus offers courses leading to associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in Health Sciences, General Studies, Business and Technology, and Industrial Technology and Public Service. Many programs may be completed in their entirety at the Liberty Campus.


1609 | August 11, 2015
Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or

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 Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (