Fort Myers, Fla., (April 14, 2009) – Pamela King has recently accepted a promotion at Southwest Florida College as the Program Manager for Arts & Sciences/General Education.

King’s new position will enable her to support the faculty in areas such as math, science and English disciplines, in addition to supporting the educational growth of her students.

“The exciting growth in all the academic programs has demanded the increase of what is offered for many students prerequisites and electives,” said King, whose goal it is to develop the General Education Department by increasing the number of talented faculty available to teach innovative courses that support the academic focus of each of the degrees offered at Southwest Florida College.

King has been employed at Southwest Florida College for a little over a year and has held positions in Financial Aid and as a teacher for Freshmen Studies at the College before undertaking her new position as Program Manger.

She has an associate’s degree in architectural engineering and a bachelor’s degree in management of technology, both from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass., as well as a master’s degree in Higher Education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

In her free time, King enjoys spending time with her husband Kert, and her family members. She enjoys working on her new home and married life. When she can, King can be found windsurfing, boating and scrapbooking.

“I love the positive energy that so many faculty members are putting into action in their classrooms and the innovative initiatives that managers are doing in their departments at Southwest Florida College,” said King. “There is so much encouragement for advancement, training, and just simply trying new things.”

Southwest Florida College is an accredited, private institution of higher learning centrally located in Fort Myers, Tampa, Port Charlotte, and includes the Institute of Interior Design located within the Miromar Design Center in Estero. The College has been providing post secondary education to Floridians since 1974 and offers programs in Allied Health, Business, Design, Education, Information Technology and Legal Studies. Its mission is to provide educational opportunities for individuals to acquire knowledge and skills that will help prepare them for rewarding careers in fields with high growth potential. For more information, call toll free 888-526-7973 or visit

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