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Jane Sosebee to Deliver Spring Commencement Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            4/21/2019

CLEMSON --- Jane S. Sosebee, state President, AT&T South Carolina, will deliver Tri-County Technical College's spring commencement address.

The ceremony will be held Monday, May 6, at 6 p.m. at Clemson University’s Littlejohn Coliseum.  

Graduates will be awarded degrees, diplomas and/or certificates during the College’s commencement.  In addition to families and guests of the graduates, alumni and other friends of the College are invited to attend the ceremony. 

Mrs. Sosebee is responsible for the company’s regulatory, economic development, legislative, and community affairs activities in the State. She works closely with State and community leaders to help bring new technology and jobs to the state and improve the quality of life for South Carolinians.

She brings a diverse background to her position, having joined AT&T’s predecessor company, Southern Bell, in 1979. She initially served in the business marketing group, moving through positions of increasing responsibility over 11 years before becoming the branch manager for sales and service teams in the Upstate of South Carolina. She moved to the external affairs organization in 1998 and was appointed director of external affairs for the State of SC in 2007. She was subsequently named director-legislative affairs, where she worked directly with members of the S.C. General Assembly on public policy matters. She was named to her current position in October 2018.

Mrs. Sosebee’s numerous honors and awards include Clemson University’s Distinguished Service Award, Business Person of the Year by Greenville Magazine, and, in 2007, she was named a South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development for Greenville County by the Governor.

She is a member of the Board of the SC Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Executive Committee of the Palmetto AgriBusiness Council and a member of the Palmetto Business Forum. She is also a past chair and board member of the Upstate Alliance, the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, and the Clemson University Foundation. Organizations for which she has previously served as a board member include, the Urban League of the Upstate, the Tri-County Technical College Foundation, and the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Clemson University, and she is an alumna of Leadership South Carolina and Leadership Anderson.

She is a member of Fort Hill Presbyterian Church, where she is an elder.

She and her husband, Greg, an alumnus of Tri-County, live in Clemson.  They have two adult daughters and one grandson.

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