Fortis College Columbia Appoints Vincent Femia as President

COLUMBIA, S.C. – (August 5, 2021) – Vincent Femia has been named President of Fortis College in Columbia, South Carolina. In his role, Femia will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations of the campus, located at 246 Stoneridge Drive.

Among other duties, Femia will execute directly or by delegation, all executive and administrative duties in connection with the operation of the college including budget, admissions and board representation. He will foster an innovative learning culture within the campus by utilizing state-of-the-art education tools, hands-on training, and a change-oriented approach that prepares Fortis graduates for their chosen professions. He will also be actively involved in recruiting faculty who are passionate about giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. He is excited to work with the Fortis team to impact students’ lives for the better.

Prior to his new role, Femia held similar leadership positions in Alabama, Louisiana, Florida and South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J.

Femia resides in Chapin, S.C. with his wife, son and dog. He enjoys traveling and coaching youth basketball.

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About Fortis Colleges and Institutes

A leading post-secondary network of colleges and institutes that engages students in powerful learning and training experiences, Fortis delivers focused career education programs in nursing, dental, healthcare, and the skilled trades at more than 30 schools in 11 states. The Fortis network offers career-based certificate, diploma and degree-granting programs. Program offerings and programmatic accreditations vary by campus. Each Fortis campus is accredited by a nationally recognized body.


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