New MSC nursing dean named

Camille Payne has been named dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Macon State College, the college announced Thursday.

Effective Aug. 1, Payne will replace Rebecca Corvey, who recently became Macon State’s associate vice president for academic affairs, according to a news release.

Payne comes to Macon State from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She began her career there in 1991 and most recently served as head of the Nursing Department.

Payne, a registered nurse, holds a doctorate in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin.