TALLADEGA -- Talladega College alumnus Seddrick T. Hill Sr. was recently named the school’s new vice president of institutional advancement.
“My education at Talladega College gave me the academic foundation, the extracurricular experiences and the unwavering support I needed to reach my goals,” Hill said. “I am honored to be in a position to help ensure that present and future generations of Talladega students enjoy the benefits I enjoyed during my undergraduate years.”
Hill will “provide leadership and direction through the planning, organization, coordination and implementation of Talladega’s development programs,” a press release reads.
Hill has also served as director of alumni affairs and development for Talladega College.
“During his tenure, he was instrumental in increasing alumni donations from 2 percent to 13 percent and strengthening alumni relations via the implementation of a mentoring program and other initiatives,” the release states.
Additionally, Hill worked as the national director of alumni engagement and external affairs for INROADS. A nonprofit founded in 1970, the mission of INROADS is “to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership,” according to the organization’s website.
“Prior to joining INROADS, he served as director of alumni relations and planned giving at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he oversaw the organizing, planning and executing of major campus activities,” the release notes.
Hill received his Bachelor of Arts in public administration, with a minor in criminal justice, from Talladega College. He also holds a master’s in public administration from Jacksonville State University.
“Mr. Hill brings a wealth of experience,” Talladega College Billy C. Hawkins said.
For more information, contact Talladega College Public Relations Director Mary Sood at 256-761-6201.