Greenville Chamber's Leadership Greenville Program Names Judith Prince as Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

June 2, 2011 at 4:15 pm

Dr. Judith S. Prince, vice chancellor for USC Upstate Greenville Campus, was presented with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award at the graduation program for the Greenville Chamber’s signature Leadership Greenville program on May 26.

The Leadership Greenville Alumni annually recognize an outstanding graduate of the Leadership Greenville Program for their outstanding civic and community contributions. In her role at USC Upstate, Prince is responsible for coordinating academic and student programs offered in Greenville, operations oversight, and community relations.

 She earned a doctorate in higher education from the University of Georgia and has participated in the Harvard Management Development Program and the Millennium Institute of the Association of State Colleges and Universities. She has traveled extensively to China, Egypt, South America, Australia, Europe, Africa, and in the United States to learn about other cultures and other people, focusing on the experiences of women in other cultures.

Prince served as Chair of the Board of Regents for Leadership Development Programs and chair of the Leadership Development Issues Series. So far in 2011 alone, she has received the Amy K. Stubbs YWCA Women of Achievement in Education in 2011, the Rotary Club of Greenville Career Award, and the Calder D. Ehrmann Outstanding Individual Award for Diversity from the Riley Institute at Furman University.

Leadership Greenville is a program designed and facilitated by the Greenville Chamber to help develop informed, committed and qualified leaders for Greenville County. By taking an intensive look into the issues affecting Greenville County, Leadership Greenville prepares and motivates participants to provide quality, dynamic leadership within the area. Since the program began in 1973, there have been approximately 1,687 participants. Many alumni have served in key leadership positions within their businesses and organizations, as well as city council, county council, school board, members of Congress and judges. Leadership Greenville requires a 10-month commitment. Participants are selected through an application process based upon their past involvement in the community and their ability to set and achieve high personal goals.