Savannah Tech selects Morris as Dean for Business and Professional Services Division

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Ashley Morris, Ed.D., as its dean for the Business and Professional Services Division. She manages initiatives related to all divisional programs, courses, and instructional services including community, high school, and college programs, as well as promote the College to public and private organizations. 

Dr. Ashley Morris (headshot), Dean Business & Professional Services

Prior to coming to Savannah Tech, Morris worked as the Dean of Academic Affairs and Quality Enhancement Plan Director for Albany Technical College.  She also was the Chief Executive Officer for Reaching for Stars Tutoring Services in Hinesville, Ga. She gained teaching experience as an English instructor for Albany Technical College and Savannah Technical College. She has also worked as an academic advisor.

She has a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership and a Master of Arts in English from Georgia Southern University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Education from Mercer University.  Morris has also earned Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

Among many notable awards and accolades, she was named one of Southwest Georgia’s 40 under 40 in 2017. She also serves as an Itinerant Deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

The Business and Professional Services division offers programs that prepare students for careers in fields like accounting, barbering/cosmetology, basic law enforcement, business management, business technology, criminal justice, culinary arts/baking & pastry arts, cyber and related, early childhood care and education, fire science, hotel/restaurant/tourism management, logistics management, marketing management and paralegal studies.


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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.

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 (