Penny McCallum, director
McCallum joined the outreach team in August 2005. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, she was the director of Old Dominion University’s center in Abingdon and classroom instructor and TRIO counselor/advisor for Southwest Virginia Community College. Prior to entering higher education, she served the Buchanan County Public School System as director of federal programs.
McCallum earned her master’s in educational administration and supervision from Virginia Tech. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pikeville College.
Making a difference in the lives of the people of far southwest Virginia is the ultimate goal of this longtime educator.