Newnan's Roland named KSU Director of Development
From Staff Reports
John Roland of Newnan was recently named the Director of Development at the College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.
Roland will lead the College in raising funds to create new scholarships for continuing education students, including the new Barbara S. Calhoun Scholarship Fund, named for the dean of the college.
“Our College is positioned as the natural choice to provide important career training to people who are looking for work or are employed in a variety of jobs.
From project management to the Microsoft Office suite software, we can improve business in metro Atlanta,” he said.
Roland comes most recently from the Boys Scouts of America serving as Senior District Executive with the Flint River Council for one year and as a District Executive with the Atlanta Area Council for four years.
He has been active in his community serving as a member of the Roswell Rotary from 2006-2010, Newnan Kiwanis Club in 2011, and he recently joined the Rotary Club of Marietta.
He is a volunteer with the Boy Scouts, Southcrest Church and the Newnan Recreation Department youth baseball program.
He graduated cum laude from Samford University with a Bachelor of Science degree and he received a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages, Preaching and Leadership from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also has completed significant graduate hours toward a juris doctorate at Florida State University College of Law, a Master of Business Administration at Mercer University and a Doctor of Ministry degree at Beeson Divinity School.
Roland and his wife, Amy, reside in Newnan. They have two daughters and one son.