FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RE: Denmark Technical College Family Pleased to Announce New Assistant VP for Enrollment
Denmark, S.C. – June 18, 2014 – Denmark Technical College (DTC) is pleased to announce the newest member of the DTC family. Marcus D. Corbett recently joined DTC as the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management on May 19, 2014. Corbett has a background in education, is an author, and has dedicated his life to working with a variety of youth-care and student centered programs in higher education as well as public and private non-profit organizations. Corbett has extensive training and experience recruiting and mentoring students, community outreach initiatives, and working with at-risk youth involving gang intervention and prevention strategies.
Corbett is a proven leader with extensive knowledge and experience of working in numerous comprehensive student services environments and as a student advocate. Over the past 6 years, Mr. Corbett served as director of the Black Males Project, a project designed to assist black males transition from high school to college as well as director of the Call Me MISTER Program, a partnership between SC State University College of Education and the Department of Education, at Clemson University to recruit and develop male students who are pursuing degrees in education.
Mr. Corbett is excited about joining the DTC community. His immediate goal is to collaborate with and to form working relationships with our administration, faculty, staff, and community partners to “build a student body of design rather than chance!” “I am extremely humbled and honored to be appointed to this great privilege of service. As Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, I am committed to working with a dedicated staff to recruit a diverse and academically talented group of students to attend Denmark Technical College.” Corbett’s mother was born and raised in the Denmark-Olar community, so he has an innate interest in seeing the college succeed. “I am eager to give back and assist the students that are currently attending this historical institution of higher learning as well as our future students. I am excited to be a part of the place ‘Where great things are happening!’ ”
As a native New Yorker from Springfield Gardens Queens, Corbett attended Metropolitan College of New York City (MCNY) where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services (2003) and a Master of Public Administration and Affairs (2004). Corbett has also completed all of the course work for a Master’s degree in the Arts and Teaching-English and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Corbett is married to Cristina and is the proud father of two boys, Jordan (10) and Julian (8). The DTC family is proud to welcome him as a new member.
Denmark Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. For more information call 803-793-5176 or go to www.denmarktech.edu.