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Goss named director of career services at Wofford

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Darrin Goss has been named director of career services at Wofford College, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Roberta Bigger has announced.

Goss, a 1993 graduate of Wofford, had served as acting director over the past six months while serving as director of multicultural affairs and leadership programs. He will assist in the development of a Center for Leadership, Career and Calling at Wofford while working to help students and graduates with employment opportunities, offers of admission to graduate schools and special internship programs.

A native of Charleston, S.C., Goss is the senior pastor of The Kingdom Builders Baptist Church in Spartanburg. He received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Wofford, where he played football and was an ROTC cadet. Upon graduation, he earned a commission in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps. He earned the Bronze Star for service in Kuwait in 1994 and the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters.

After his military career, Goss joined the human resources department at Sunoco Inc., where he served as a training and development consultant for the Tulsa, Okla., refinery.

He is a member of the Spartanburg County Library Board of Trustees, the Leadership Spartanburg Board of Regents, and the Oakbrook Preparatory and School Community Leadership Committee. He writes a monthly article, titled “Reflections,” in the weekly Community Voice. He also is a speaker for educational and spiritual conferences and seminars.

Goss and his wife, Martetha L. Goss, have a son, Darrin Jr., age 12.