Dr. Samuel Wrightson of Devon, PA, Named Dean of Immaculata University’s College of LifeLong Learning

Devon, PA, resident Dr. Samuel H. Wrightson, Jr., has been named the new dean of the College of LifeLong Learning (CLL) at Immaculata University. In this new position, Dr. Wrightson will oversee the day-to-day operations of the college, which services adult students pursuing undergraduate degrees.
Before undertaking the role of dean, Dr. Wrightson served as assistant dean for CLL since 2003. In that capacity he oversaw academic services for students at off-campus sites while developing new off-campus locations for classes and represented the college at numerous events. During Dr. Wrightson´s career, he has worked for various colleges in the region including Valley Forge Military College, Cabrini College, and the United States Military Academy Preparatory School in New Jersey. Prior to his professional positions, Dr. Wrightson retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army serving from 1966 to 1989. He served two years in combat, earning the Combat Infantryman´s Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, and the Special Forces tab. In addition, he graduated with honors from the Defense Language Institute in California and also graduated with honors from the Command and General Staff College in Kansas.
As a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Wrightson continued his education receiving his Master of Arts in Community/Clinical Psychology from Norfolk State University and earned a Doctor of Education in Education Administration from Temple University.
To keep current in his profession, Dr. Wrightson belongs to the Temple University chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to continue working with adult students in our academic programs. Helping them achieve their individual educational goals is extremely rewarding," commented Dr. Wrightson on his new position at Immaculata University.
The College of LifeLong Learning at Immaculata University, with over 2,000 students, offers adults the opportunity to earn their undergraduate degree via the traditional semester-based program, through the accelerated degree completion program (ACCEL®), or online. CLL also offers workshops and certifications in a variety of formats.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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7.8.2008

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