CIU Board Member Honored

February 05, 2015

A member of the Columbia International University Board of Trustees has received one of South Carolina’s highest honors. The Order of the Palmetto was presented to Dr. Marshall (Sonny) White Jr. by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. The award is the state’s highest civilian honor given to those exhibiting extraordinary lifetime achievement and service to the state.

White was recognized for his work as president of Midlands Technical College, a position he held for nearly nine years before retiring in early 2015. White has also served as chair of the South Carolina Technical Education System’s Presidents’ Council. A native of South Carolina, White’s extensive background includes work in business and industry, and a commitment to community service.

Read more about the award at: http://midlandsbiz.whosonthemove.com/midlands-technical-colleges-white-presented-with-order-of-the-palmetto/.