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Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

TALLADEGA, AL – U.S. News and World Report listed Talladega College among the nation’s “most innovative schools” for 2020. In addition, the Princeton Review has named Talladega College one of the best colleges in the Southeast, a distinction the College has earned for two consecutive years. Although Talladega has been known for academic excellence for… Continue reading Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

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Talladega College Names Dr. Monique L. Akassi Assistant to the President/Tenured Professor of English

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College is pleased to announce that Dr. Monique L. Akassi has joined the College as assistant to the president and a tenured professor of English. Dr. Akassi is an award-winning, transformative servant leader and manager in higher education with over a decade of experience in academic and student affairs. She is… Continue reading Talladega College Names Dr. Monique L. Akassi Assistant to the President/Tenured Professor of English

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Talladega College named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College was named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger, a national publisher of business forecast and personal finance advice. Kiplinger ranked Talladega second among the nation’s “10 Best College Values with the Lowest Average Graduating Debt, 2019.” “I was very pleased but not surprised that Talladega College was listed among… Continue reading Talladega College named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger

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Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Dr. Perry W. Ward, President of Lawson State Community College participated in a workforce development event at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The event marked the one-year anniversary of the Pledge to America’s Workers, an initiative created by the White House to educate and train the… Continue reading Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

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Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

TALLADEGA, AL. – Talladega College is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr., has joined the College as Vice President for Student Affairs. Dr. Burgin, who will serve as a member of the institution’s leadership team, will provide direction for the development and administration of a wide range of academic support programs. He… Continue reading Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

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Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – At its meeting on June 13, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) took a number of actions regarding the accreditation status of applicant, candidate, and member institutions in its region. Shelton State Community College was reaffirmed with no additional reports required.… Continue reading Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

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New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State

HUNTVILLE, Ala. – Separated by only a fence, two Alabama historically black colleges and universities have become even closer when it comes to innovative programs that lead toward the success of their students. The presidents of Alabama A&M University and J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College, both located in Huntsville, Alabama signed a Memorandum… Continue reading New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Billy C. Hawkins, President of Talladega College

Every Monday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President: … Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Billy C. Hawkins, President of Talladega College