Paine College Announces New Appointments In the Office of Student Affairs

Posted by lsuggs | 09/3/2013 05:06 AM

(Augusta, GA) – On Friday, August 30, 2013, Dr. George C. Bradley, president, shared with the Paine College Community and the CSRA new appointments to the Office of Students Affairs.  Reginald B. Beaty and Tony L. Owens now serve the College as the new Co-Deans of Student Affairs and will work to provide an environment that is conducive for academic and personal growth.

“To add to the experience that Dr. Elias Etinge, Vice President for Student Affairs brings to the campus community, we have recruited a veteran staff of education professionals to specifically engage students at Paine College for the purpose of strengthening their academic, social, and spiritual growth,” said Dr. Bradley.  “Mr. Beaty and Mr. Owens will also address the needs of a growing student population”.

Reginald B. Beaty is the President/Co-Founder Foundation for Educational Success (FFES) which is a “one-stop-shop” for program administrators and educators looking to permanently alter their school cultures and the relationships that drive them. Beaty earned his Bachelor’s at Stillman College and Master’s from Middle Tennessee State University.  The educator also is a twenty-year retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel.  Prior to his post at the College, Beaty served as the Executive Director of Performance Learning Centers® (PLCs) Communities In Schools of Georgia, the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization. He led the team that designed and orchestrated the opening of 28 PLCs and the national expansion of the initiative throughout the country.

Tony L. Owens is the Director and Co-Founder of FFES.  Owens graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor’s degree. Prior to his position at Paine College, he served as the Principal of Communities In Schools, Atlanta, Georgia for Saint Luke Academy & Therrell Academy Alternative High Schools).  Owens led the team that developed and implemented Charting For Success curriculum for non-traditional schools to help students successfully transition from high school to post-secondary options.  Owens was previously the Program Director, NFL Youth Education Town, After-School Program and has a total of 18 years with Communities In Schools of Atlanta, Georgia developing and implementing programs which emphasize improving attitudes, self-esteem, setting goals, expanding comfort zones, and preparing student for re-entry into mainstream settings.

This is just a brief history of Beaty and Owens’ extensive experience working with youth and young adults in education.

The Paine College Community welcomes Mr. Reginald B. Beaty and Mr. Tony L. Owens to Augusta and the CSRA.

For more information on Paine College, please visit http://www.paine.ede or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at (706) 821-8322, (803) 524-3195 or


Photo caption l: Mr. Reginald B. Beaty, one of two new Deans to serve the Paine College Office of Student Affairs.




Photo caption ll: Mr. Tony L. Owens, one of two new Deans to serve the Paine College Office of Student Affairs.