13 Sep 2019

UPS President George Brooks to Deliver Convocation Keynote for Saint Augustine’s University

RALEIGH, North Carolina—Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) will formally mark the opening of the school year with its 153rd Fall Convocation on Thursday, September 19, 2019. George Brooks, President of UPS International Inc., Americas Region will deliver the keynote address.

“Saint Augustine’s University is honored to welcome George Brooks,” said Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, interim president. “He has distinguished himself as a strong business leader with a sustained commitment to the community.”

Mr. Brooks holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Georgia and an MBA with an emphasis in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. He also graduated from the Columbia Senior Executive Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and the Chief Executive Leadership Institute at the Yale School of Management.

An active supporter of organizations such as Junior Achievement, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, United Way and the National Urban League, Mr. Brooks has held memberships in the University of West Georgia (UWG) Foundation Inc., the National Association of Guardsmen, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the Chicago Urban League.

Mr. Brooks has been invited to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Course, the oldest and most prestigious public liaison program in the Department of Defense.


About Saint Augustine’s University

Founded in 1867 by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, the mission of Saint Augustine’s University is to sustain a leaning community in which students can prepare academically, socially and spiritually for leadership in a complex, diverse and rapidly changing world.