Georgia Lorenz Is the New President of Seminole State College of Florida

Georgia Lorenz is the new president of Seminole State College of Florida in Sanford. She is the third president in the college’s 53-year history.

Seminole State College of Florida enrolls more than 17,500 students, mostly in two-year programs. Women make up 55 percent of the student body.

“Together we can build on the College’s already strong foundation and take Seminole State College further,” said Dr. Lorenz on her arrival to Seminole State College. “I plan to take part in a wide range of activities in the coming weeks and to listen to a broad range of perspectives from students, faculty, staff, alumni, industry and community partners.”

Dr. Lorenz has been serving as vice president of academic affairs at Santa Monica College in California. From 2008 to 2014, she was dean of instructional services at the college. Prior to joining the staff at Santa Monica College, Dr. Lorenz was the associate director of the University of Southern California Center for Urban Education.

President Lorenz is a graduate of Stanford University, where she majored in English. She holds a master’s degree in education and social policy from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and a Ph.D. in educational policy, planning and administration from the University of Southern California.

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