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Getting to know: Doug Baird

 

By Kayla Oliver

BPC Marketing staff writer

 

Doug Baird
Doug Baird

Name: Doug Baird

Job Title/Department: Vice President for College Advancement

BPC center/campus: Mount Vernon

Years Employed at Brewton-Parker: Since October 1, 2007

Age: 39  

Hometown: Vidalia

Family Info: Wife, Maranda, and four children: James, Anna, Helen, and Hughston.

Any pets? “I have an English bulldog named Bubba-Grit. Now that’s a true Southern name.”

Campus involvement: “I oversee the Development Office, Office of Alumni Relations, Annual Funding and Athletics.

Favorite Restaurant/Food: “I like a Cowboy rib eye cooked medium rare.”

Ideal or Dream Vacation: “A road trip with my family in an RV discovering the unique aspects of the history of the U.S.”

Favorite Singer/ Group: “Casting Crowns”

Favorite Current TV show:  “Lost” and “24”

Current Vehicle: Chevy Suburban

Dream Vehicle: “I’d love to own a Ferrari.”

Hidden Talent: “I’m a people person.”

Favorite Movie: “I don’t necessarily have a favorite movie. My favorite movies are inspiring true stories.”  

Favorite Book:  “My favorite book is ‘The Hobbit’ because it’s the first book I ever read. However, I am currently reading ‘Made to Stick’.”

Favorite part of working at BPC: “Now that I am reaching 40, I am looking back on my time in high school and college and truly appreciating the value of education and the sacrifices my teachers and professors made. I am realizing that there needs to be higher education when you graduate from high school followed by additional higher education when you reach 40.”

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM