Prince elected president of the Rotary Club of Greenville

August 9, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Dr. Judith Sosebee Prince, director of academic engagement at the University of South Carolina Upstate Greenville Campus, has been elected to serve as the 98th president of the Rotary Club of Greenville. It is one of the 50 largest Rotary clubs in the world.

Prior to being elected president, Prince served as chair of the Rotary Foundation, chair of Rotary Read-to-Me, director of Service Projects, and chair of Women for Rotary. She has served in other roles such as facilitating Career Day, working with Holiday Lights, fundraising for End Polio Now, and more.

Prince has served the University of South Carolina Upstate for 33 years in various roles, including interim executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and vice chancellor for the USC Upstate Greenville Campus. Prince has been awarded Leadership Greenville Alumni of the Year Award, the Amy K. Stubbs Woman of Achievement in Education Award, Woman Making History Award, one of Greenville’s 50 Most Influential from Greenville Business Magazine, and the ATHENA Award from Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

The Rotary Club of Greenville is the original and largest Rotary Club in South Carolina. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Atlanta, it was organized January 7, 1916 as Rotary Club #205. Greenville leads District 7750 in fundraising, both locally through its Roper Mountain Holiday Lights project, and internationally through contributions to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The club has sponsored many landmark projects in the Greenville community, including the orignal Textile Hall, Furman’s original gymnasium and Manly Field, Rotary Lake at Camp Greenville, a YMCA Health Center, and the Rotary Family Literacy Center at the YWCA.

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