Mr. Damien N. Williams Named Vice President for Student Services

Mr. Damien N. Williams Named Vice President for Student Services Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College today announced that Mr. Damien N. Williams has been named Vice President for Student Services. He joins Southern from Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he served as Vice President for Enrollment. “Mr. Williams embraces Southern’s values and is fully committed to helping our students succeed,” said Dr. Robert Gunter, President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. “His enthusiasm, leadership, past experiences, and focus on student success will enable us to yield exciting new opportunities for our students. We are pleased to appoint him to this vital role.” His responsibilities at Philander Smith College included oversight of the offices of Admissions, Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, Recruitment and Registrar, and the Academic Success Center. A respected educational leader in higher education, Williams served as the Dean of Students at both Tyler Junior College and Texas College in Tyler, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Christian Education from Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX. Mr. Williams is married to Dr. LaStassia Williams, a registered nurse, and has four children, Jernecia, Peyton, Paige, and Parker.