The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs is proud to announce that Dr. Audra Pittman, of the Savannah College or Art & Design, will be visiting our club on Monday, September 28th at 12:15.
Dr. Audra Pittman is Vice President for SCAD Atlanta, where she oversees the quickly growing campus's academics and administration. She brings to her post more than 20 years of arts, education, and business experience.
Prior to accepting the VP position at SCAD, Dr. Pittman served as Executive Director for the Tallahassee Council on Culture & Arts, a clearinghouse for arts and culture in the entire Big Bend region. Prior to the Council, Dr. Pittman chaired the Department of Professional Education at SCAD, where she facilitated the university's first online teacher certification program for Art & Drama concentrations and ensured its accreditation.
Dr. Pittman is an active volunteer in the community. She has served on the board of numerous organizations, including Boys Town North Florida, Thomasville Center for the Arts, United Way of the Big Bend, and the Dean's Advisory Board for the Florida State University College of Fine Arts.
Dr. Pittman has been recognized as one of Florida Trend magazine's "People to Know" in Tallahassee and Leon County, and was also selected as one of the Tallahassee Democrat's "25 Women You Need to Know." She has been featured on the cover of both Tallahassee Magazine and Tallahassee Woman Magazine for her efforts in the arts and cohosted Fox 49's AM Break with Ann & Audra. The Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle honored Dr. Pittman as a "Woman of Distinction" for her service in the arts.
Dr. Pittman's education comprises a BFA from the University of Connecticut, an MA in Teaching from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a PhD in Arts Administration and Art Education from Florida State University. She is married to Attorney Sean Pittman. They have three daughters - Paloma (8) and twins Phoebe and Pilar (6).
Please join us and give Dr. Pittman a warm Rotary welcome.
More about the Savannah College of Art & Design can be found here: https://www.scad.edu/