Lisa Williams (BIT-2003, AASIT-2002, IT Certificate-2002) passed away on Nov. 5, 2014 after an extended illness.
She was founder and director of training for On-Site Computer Training, a learning center which provided her students with computer skills and certifications that enhanced job placement opportunities. She held leadership roles in non-profit and civic organizations such as Lupus Foundation, Clayton County Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Council, and Southern Regional Foundation Women Connecting Women Committee. She participated in the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce Principal Partner Day since its inception and as a result of her school partnerships, provided 25 weeks of computer literacy training (free of charge) for parents. In addition she served on CTAE advisory boards for Mount Zion and Charles Drew High Schools and worked in partnership with Unidos Dual Language Elementary School. She was the 2012 Distinguished Alumna for the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences.
Ms. Williams was deeply committed to making things better in Clayton County. She was a true Laker and loved Clayton State University. Even in illness, she was an inspiration to all with her undaunted spirit and broad smile.
Viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at Williamson Mortuary, 1410 Hwy. 138 NW, Riverdale. Her Going Home Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2014 at Ben Hill United Methodist Church, 2099 Fairburn Rd. SW, Atlanta.