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Georgia Southern Division of Continuing Education welcomes new director

The Georgia Southern University Division of Continuing Education has named Diane Badakhsh, Ed.D., as its new director. Prior to joining the division, Badakhsh served as the director of Continuing and Professional Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

“I am excited about being at a university with Georgia Southern’s reputation for academic excellence and personal attention and to lead a division with the sole purpose of connecting the resources of the university with the needs of the community,” Badakhsh said. “Continuing education is for everyone and is a lifelong endeavor.”

Badakhsh holds a doctorate in educational leadership with a focus on higher education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is also a licensed professional counselor, certified employee assistance professional and a certified program planner. Her specializations include needs assessments for business and industry, succession planning, budget development and management, and strategic planning.

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