Education

New Health Offerings, Four-day Week among UM Changes

The University of Mobile recently announced a major expansion of academic programs, opened a health care learning lab and changed to a four-day academic week.

Skills Standards for Manufacturers

Adopting national training standards for manufacturing jobs tops priorities for Alabama Community College System workforce division.

Health Programs Make the Grade

When it comes to nursing and radiologic technology education, several of Alabama’s community colleges are making the grade with a high number of...

Graduating Businesses

Once upon a time, young entrepreneurs — like any other college students — sat through four years of classes, then donned a...

Luring Outdoor Enthusiasts

A new recruiting tool, the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program seeks out students who love fishing and hunting.

A New Vision for Samford

Samford University, a private, Christian institution based in the Birmingham area community of Homewood, is in growth mode as it celebrates...

Students’ Life-Enhancing Application of 3-D

Back in the 1970s two science fiction TV shows were all the rage — “The Six Million Dollar Man, ” featuring an injured test...

Scholar in Orbit, Out of Centerpoint

Christopher Gray landed more than $1.3 million in scholarships and used that expertise to devise an...

CollegeCounts — Alabama’s Rebuilt 529 Plan

When Jamie Duboise was in third grade, her parents put money in the Alabama 529 Prepaid Affordable College Tuition plan. She received a...

College Management Reformation

Mark Heinrich, who has been the chancellor of the Alabama Community College System since 2012, this year began one of his toughest...

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