SC State Alumnus to be Awarded at MEAC Tourney

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Retired Lt. Col. David Doctor, an SC State alumnus, will be among the outstanding Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference alumni recognized during the league’s 2018 basketball tournament scheduled for March 5-10 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia.

daviddoctorDoctor, along with alumni from each of the league’s 13 schools, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award on March 8 at 8 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the court during the quarterfinal contest at halftime. The MEAC alumni will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and notable contributions made to their respective universities.

An avid supporter of his alma mater, Doctor has made significant financial and other contributions to SC State. He is a member of the university’s prestigious Miller Society, which houses individuals who have contributed $100,000 in cumulative philanthropic gifts to SC State through the SC State Foundation.

A member of the SC State University National Alumni Association and the Tidewater Peninsula Alumni Chapter, Doctor has been involved in alumni activities on the national and local levels for decades. He served as chairman of the 2008 SC State National Alumni Convention and has been the chairman of the SCSUNAA Awards Committee for nine years.

A native of Camp Branch in Hampton, South Carolina, he was featured on SCSUNAA’s first Stellar Alumni Calendar in 2007 and was recognized as its Alumnus of the Year in 2008.

Doctor has been a millennium-level member of the STATE Club for 12 years. The STATE Club is a nonprofit organization that provides support and scholarships to the student athletic groups at SC State.

In 2007, he established the ROTC Uniform and Book Scholarship in memory of his late father. The scholarship provides funds annually to deserving SC State ROTC students.

Doctor earned a bachelor’s degree from SC State in 1974 and was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a second lieutenant through the university’s ROTC program. He later received a master’s degree from Hampton University.

While in the military, he held a wide variety of essential command and staff positions and was awarded numerous meritorious honors during 22 years of service. Doctor currently works for Technical and Project Engineering as the TRADOC project manager of the Institutional Training Resource Model. The model is used to calculate the costs of institutional training and education requirements necessary to fund training for soldiers in the U.S. Army.

Additionally, he is an active member of the ROCKS Inc., SC State University Military Alumni Association and is active in his church and community.

Doctor is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He and his wife, Camilla Moore Doctor, have three children: David, Tosha and Derrick; and a grandson, Glenn Sean.