George Schwartz Named Director of Professional Studies
Immaculata University announces that George Schwartz, of Lancaster County, PA, has been appointed chair of Professional Studies. As an associate faculty member in the College of LifeLong Learning at Immaculata, he is responsible for designing, developing, planning, and delivery of educational programs that lead to a professional degree. He will also manage and teach in the Emergency Planning and Management undergraduate degree program.
Schwartz is also a U.S. Army Brigadier General serving in the Pennsylvania National Guard and simultaneously serves as the Deputy Commanding General for Reserve Affairs at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA. He was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mansfield University in 1984. He then served in a variety of leadership roles with units in Germany.
He ended his active service in 1993 and began a career in human resources including working as a human resources manager for GE and in a variety of HR positions for Rohm and Haas Company. In 1999, Schwartz returned to service starting in the U.S. Army Reserve. Since joining the PA National Guard in 2002, he has mobilized for several state emergencies and two overseas missions: a 2003 peacekeeping mission in Kosovo and a security force assistance mission in Afghanistan in 2007.
Schwartz really values education, and has earned a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development from Villanova University and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. He is currently a doctoral student in Higher Education at Immaculata University.
“I feel privileged to be part of this terrific community of scholars at Immaculata, first as a student and now as a member of the faculty,” commented Schwartz on his appointment at Immaculata University.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.