About Bishop State Foundation
The Bishop State Foundation has provided Bishop State Community College with private philanthropic support since 1994, serving as the vehicle through which individuals and organizations may invest in the college and its students.
As an independent 501(c)(3), the Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides funding and resources annually for scholarships, book grants, emergency funds, and other critical needs of the College.
The Bishop State Foundation advances the College’s mission by creating community awareness, building and nurturing meaningful relationships, and connecting community partners with giving opportunities to fulfill their philanthropic objectives.
- Enhance financial support for students.
- Engage and interact with alumni, friends, and businesses to provide opportunities for students and the College by continuously identifying possibilities for advancement.
- Partner with the College in meeting employer needs by providing a skilled workforce.
Chairman of the Board
Retired Aerospace Engineer Executive
Ex-Officio and President of Bishop State Community College
Reginald Sykes, Ph.D
Restaurant Owner of
SOCU Restaurant &
CEO of Southern Culture Foods
Retired Project Manager
Department of Defense:
US Army Tank & Automotive Command
Human Resources Manager
Wal-Mart Import Distribution Center
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
University of South Alabama
Dr. Jeremy Fletcher
Springhill Medical Center
Director of Human Resources
Director of Existing Industry
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Southern Oil Exploration
Mobile County Department of Human Resources
Adams and Reese, LLP
Workplace Solutions Officer
Alabama Gulf Coast, BBVA