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Aug. 16, 2011
Carter named HCCís Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the HCC Foundation

WELDON, N.C. Ė Dr. Linnie S. Carter has been named the new vice president of institutional advancement at Halifax Community College (HCC) and executive director of the HCC Foundation. Carter began her new post Aug. 15.

Most recently, Carter served as the assistant professor of public relations at North Carolina A&T State University. She has also been the vice president of college advancement at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) and executive director of the LFCC Educational Foundation Inc. as well as the director of institutional advancement at John Tyler Community College (JTCC) and executive director of the JTCC Foundation Inc. In addition, Carter has held posts as adjunct faculty member, public relations manager, community affairs coordinator, public relations specialist and program support technician at various institutions of higher education and a public facilities agency.

One of Carterís major duties at HCC will be to provide a framework for building strong support and lasting relationships with a variety of college constituencies, including alumni, donors, community members, businesses, government agencies and accrediting organizations.

As the new vice president of institutional advancement at HCC, Carter will also be responsible for leading the areas of graphic arts, printing, resource development, public relations, marketing and legislative and community relations.

Carter earned a Ph.D. in Community College Leadership from Old Dominion University and bachelorís and masterís degrees in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is also accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America.

A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Carter also holds memberships in the Council for the Study of Community College, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Public Relations Society of America.

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Halifax Community Collegeís Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Public Information Officer, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., carterl@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239