Savannah Tech Selects Shaffer as Director of Communications


For Release: October 14, 2011

Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR



SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College has hired Amy Shaffer, APR, as its director of communications. She will be responsible for media relations, public relations, marketing and special events for the college.

“I am pleased to welcome Amy to our team,” said STC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Communications Gail Eubanks. “Her range of experience will bring tremendous value to Savannah Tech.”

Shaffer steps into the role Eubanks held for nearly a decade. Eubanks’ responsibilities will focus on fund-raising and institutional advancement for the college.

As an award-winning, marketing communications and accredited public relations professional, Shaffer has nearly two decades of experience. She has a strong background in strategic communications and creative direction, as well as print and design for marketing materials. Prior to joining Savannah Technical College, she served as manager of communications for the Georgia Ports Authority where she was managing editor for the GPA’s corporate magazine, annual report and other publications.

Shaffer holds a Master of Science degree in communications from the University of Tennessee and bachelor’s degrees in journalism/business communications and English from the University of Kansas. She is accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America.


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 (