Alumna and Visiting Professor named president of Gadsden State Community College
“I am honored to serve Gadsden State’s students, our employees and our communities. I know we will all work together to realize a new vision for education as well as community and workforce development,” Lavender said.
Lavender began her nursing career as a graduate of GSCC. She later received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Jacksonville State University, and her master's and doctoral degrees in nursing from the UAB School of Nursing. She retired as the Dean of Health Sciences at GSCC in 2011 and was named interim president in September 2014.