Debbie Gulick Named Georgia Tech DoPP Interim Executive Director

Georgia Tech Vice Provost for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Ray Vito has announced the appointment of Debbie Gulick as interim executive director of the Georgia Tech Division of Professional Practice (DoPP), replacing Thomas M. Akins, who retired from Georgia Tech after 34 years of service.

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Debbie Gulick, director of the Department of Professional Practice's Work Abroad Program.

Gulick will continue in her current position as Director of the DoPP Work Abroad Program while serving as DoPP interim executive director. Gulick, who joined Georgia Tech in 2005, earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from Appalachian State University (NC), and holds a master’s degree in international communications from American University School of International Services.

According to Vito, a national search for Akins’ replacement is underway and the search committee will soon begin reviewing the resumes submitted in application for the position.

The Division of Professional Practice offers Georgia Tech students the opportunity to earn income to help cover education expenses while gaining valuable work experience related to the student’s major field in a professional work environment. The division’s programs include co-op, an internship program, work abroad, and graduate co-op.