John Colson

John Colson

Education

  • Ed.D. The University of Georgia—Higher Education (1997)
  • MA    The University of Georgia—Religion (1993)
  • BA      Toccoa Falls Georgia---------Philosophy and Religion (1990)

Experience—Academic—Student Services (20 Years)

  • Vice President of Student Services
    • Mt. San Jacinto College 2017
    • Coastline College (interim) 1 year2013-14
    • Grossmont College 6 years 2006-2012
    • Bainbridge College  2 years 2004-2006
  • Dean of Counseling
    • Coastline College 6 months 2013
  • Director of Student Life
    • Waycross College 6 years 2000-2006
  • Assistant Dean of Student Life
    • Charleston Southern University 2 years 1998-2000

Experience—Other

  • Manufacturing
    • Caterpillar—Assembly 2 years 2015-2017
    • Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp—Fabrication 5 years 1983-1988
  • Transportation
    • Roche Biomedical—3 years 1980-1983
    • Warner Robins Supply (truck driver)—5 years—1975-1980
  • Food Service
    • Sirloin Junction (Steak Cook)—5 years—1970-1975

Travel—Solo Bicycle Tours

  • Circumnavigated Perimeter of Australia—4 months 10,000 miles 1991
  • Circumnavigated Perimeter of the United States—5 months 13,000 miles 1981
  • Continental Crossing USA
    • 1977-12 weeks 4,200 miles
    • 1975—6 weeks 3,000 miles
  • Europe—1976--9 weeks 1,500 miles (Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium, Holland, England, and Ireland)

Summary

John has served in various capacities across multiple industries.  He has enjoyed the benefit of higher education and has gained perspective from work, education, and travel.  He has had the honor of co-writing and publishing scholarly papers on topics ranging from religion to book reviews.  John has made numerous presentations at academic conferences on topics ranging from “Deconstructionism and Theology” to “Emotional Intelligence.” He enjoys and thrives on interaction with others, building relationships, and working to help student achieve their academic and life goals.