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OFTC business instructor earns doctorate
OFTC business instructor earns doctorate

Jacqueline Copenny, a Business Services instructor at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, has earned her Doctorate in Education in Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Jacqueline began teaching at the College in 1984 with classes like keyboarding, bookkeeping, English and business communication. Today, her class roster includes topics like management, customer service, and software concepts and applications.

A 1993 recipient of the Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year for Heart of Georgia Technical College (now Oconee Fall Line Technical College - OFTC), Jacqueline also serves as OFTC's Division Chair for Business Services and is a member of the College’s Business Services Advisory Committee, Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee, and Student Emergency Fund/Faculty Staff Development Grant Committee. In addition, she serves on the East Laurens High School Business Advisory Committee and is a member of the Dublin-Laurens Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

She is a graduate of Leadership Georgia, has served as chairperson of Leadership Dublin-Laurens County Board of Directors, and has been a member of numerous community and professional organizations.

“We are very proud of Dr. Copenny, not only for her accomplishment in completing her doctorate, but also for her dedication to the College and her students throughout the process,” said Michele Strickland, OFTC's Dean of Arts & Sciences and Business Services.

Jacqueline is a resident of Dublin, has a son, Dav’El, and is an active member of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Montrose.


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