Dr. Mordecai Ian Brownlee, Vice President for Student Success at St. Philip’s College.

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) – St. Philip’s College (SPC) Vice President for Student Success, Dr. Mordecai Ian Brownlee, was selected by a panel of national community college leaders to participate in the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College. ELI provides an opportunity for prospective community college presidents, or those in transition, to analyze their abilities, reflect on their interests, refine their skills, and engage in leadership discussions with an unparalleled faculty of community college leaders from across North America.

“I am immensely grateful to (SPC) President Dr. Adena Williams Loston for this amazing growth opportunity,” said Dr. Brownlee. “Through Dr. Loston’s leadership and mentorship, I have learned first-hand how to advance the institutional mission and the significance of creating academic pathways that empower the lives of the students we serve.”

As the vice president for student success, Dr. Brownlee is primarily responsible for all student on-boarding, matriculation services, support systems and completion agendas. Since joining the St. Philip’s College executive team four years ago, St. Philip’s has experienced its highest enrollment, student success metric performance and program completion in its 122-year history.

“Dr. Brownlee is a highly motivated individual and inspires his team to pursue performance excellence in all initiatives,” said Dr. Loston. “Mordecai serves as a champion for this institution and collaborates effectively with his fellow vice presidents to ensure that our students completion agenda is achieved.”

The Institute, which is being offered virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take place December 13-17, 2020, and January 26-28, 2021. This is ELI’s 32nd year preparing senior-level community college administrators to successfully fill presidential roles.

To learn more about the League for Innovation in the Community College, click here.

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About St. Philip’s College
St. Philip’s College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower their diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness. As a Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip’s College is a vital facet of the community, responding to the needs of a population rich to ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. St. Philip’s College creates an environment fostering excellence in academic and technical achievement while expanding its commitment to opportunity and success. For more information, visit www.alamo.edu/spc/.

Shelton State Community College Logo.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – At its meeting on June 13, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) took a number of actions regarding the accreditation status of applicant, candidate, and member institutions in its region.

Shelton State Community College was reaffirmed with no additional reports required.

“I am very proud of this accomplishment,” stated William J. Ashley, Shelton State President. “It is due to the diligent work of faculty and staff members at the College and speaks to the continued progress of the institution.”

The C.A. Fredd campus of Shelton State was recognized as one of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The C.A. Fredd Campus maintains that identity and continues the specific HBCU mission of promoting educational access and opportunity for all students in a culturally diverse community.

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About Shelton State Community College

Shelton State Community College is a comprehensive institution committed to providing the community innovative and accessible learning opportunity to advance academic excellence, cultural enrichment, workforce training, and economic development. For more information, visit www.sheltonstate.edu.