Gregory L. Singleton is employed with The University of Alabama, College of Engineering as Director of Engineering Student Services. Mr. Singleton has been in this position since June 1997. Prior to 1997 Mr. Singleton was the founding Director of the UA Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) from 1987 to 1997. His current responsibilities include central management and administrative oversight of academic support programs related to the orientation, academic advisement, registration, student records and scholastic progress of all undergraduates, and graduate students enrolled in the College of Engineering. He is also responsible for the general oversight of student undergraduate student recruitment and scholarships for the College of Engineering. Mr. Singleton’s previous responsibilities for the multicultural engineering program included pre-college services, student recruitment and retention programs, tutorial services, student counseling, MEP scholarships, and advisor to several student organizations (NSBE, SHPE, African American Graduate Student Association). Singleton is a founding member of the 100 Black Men of American West Alabama Chapter (2010).
Mr. Singleton is a native of Tuscaloosa, although he grew up in Flint, Michigan. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Alabama State University (Montgomery, AL). Mr. Singleton moved back to Tuscaloosa in 1987 after being employed for eleven years at Alabama State University as Director of Admissions.
Singleton has served in numerous leadership roles including serving on several local and national Boards including the National GEM Consortium, SECME Board of Directors and the Child Abuse Protection Services (CAPS).
Mr. Singleton is married to the former Belinda Mathis. They have two children, Amani nineteen, and Brandon twenty five.