Coastal Alabama Community College

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Coastal Alabama Community College
TypeCommunity College
Established1965
PresidentDr. Warren C. Pouncey
Academic staff
200
Location, ,
30°51′N 87°47′W / 30.85°N 87.78°W / 30.85; -87.78Coordinates: 30°51′N 87°47′W / 30.85°N 87.78°W / 30.85; -87.78
MascotSun Chiefs, Eagles, Warhawks
Websitewww.coastalalabama.edu

Coastal Alabama Community College (also known as Coastal Alabama Community College – South) is a public community college with nine campuses in southern Alabama: Bay Minette, Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Atmore, Brewton, Gilbertown, Jackson, Monroeville, and Thomasville. It is a member of the Alabama Community College System. Coastal Alabama was formed through the consolidation of Alabama Southern Community College, Faulkner State Community College, and Jefferson Davis Community College.

History

Jefferson Davis Community College

The college was founded in 1964 as Jefferson Davis Community College, named in honor of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America.

Consolidation

On December 6, 2016 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools voted to approve the consolidation of three institutions: Jefferson Davis Community College, Alabama Southern Community College, and Faulkner State Community College. All of which would now collectively be referred to as Coastal Alabama Community College. This merger took effect officially on January 11, 2017.

Brewton

Coastal Alabama Community College - Brewton Campus
Location
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United States
Information
School typeCommunity College
MottoStart here, go anywhere!
Established1965
PresidentDr. William Blow
CampusBrewton & Atmore
Color(s)red and blue
NicknameWarhawks
Websitehttps://www.coastalalabama.edu/about/locations/brewton/

The Coastal Alabama Community College Brewton (also known as Coastal Alabama Community College – East) has campuses in Brewton, Alabama. The Woodfin Patterson Auditorium hosts cultural events. There is also a new One-Stop Student Services Center, a recreational and experiential learning park, and a three- hole practice golf course.

The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Warhawks.

Monroeville

Coastal Alabama Community College - Monroeville Campus
Alabama Southern seal.jpg
MottoTradition, Innovation, Excellence
TypeCommunity college system
Established1991
PresidentDr. Reginald Sykes
Vice-presidentDr. Lee Taylor
ProvostRoger Chandler
Students1400
Address
2800 South Alabama Avenue Monroeville, AL 36460
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U.S.A.
CampusFour commuter campuses
MascotEagle
Websitehttps://www.coastalalabama.edu/about/locations/monroeville/

Coastal Alabama Community College Monroeville,[1] (also known as Coastal Alabama Community College – North) formerly Alabama Southern Community College, is a community college system. Alabama Southern was formed in 1991 by the merger of Patrick Henry Junior College in Monroeville, Alabama and Hobson State Technical College in Thomasville, Alabama.[2] The Thomasville campus is home to the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum.[3] In addition to two full service campuses located in these cities, learning centers are located in Gilbertown and Jackson, Alabama.[4]

Accreditation

The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award three different types of Associate degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Applied Science Degrees (AAS).[5]

Additional accreditations include those of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • American Culinary Federation Educational Institute
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Surgical Technologist
  • Commission on Accreditation of Hospitality Management

Undergraduate majors

Learning Resources Center on the Monroeville campus

Alabama Southern offers undergraduate majors in Business Management and Marketing, Computer and Information Sciences, Construction Trades, Engineering, Engineering Technologies, Health Professions and Clinical Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Mechanic and Repair Technologies, Personal and Culinary Services, and in Security & Protective Services.[6]

Athletics

The College offers athletics programs in the following fields: Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis, and Cheerleading. In 2010 longtime Head Coach Wayne Larker led the baseball team to its first-ever appearance in the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Notable people

John Bale is a baseball pitcher who has played for the Toronto Blue Jays among others.

References

  1. ^ "Monroeville Campus". Archived from the original on 2019-01-19. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  2. ^ "Clarke County, Alabama: Education". Official website for Clarke County, Alabama. Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
  3. ^ "Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum". Archived from the original on 2006-06-23. Retrieved 2006-08-25.
  4. ^ "Alabama Southern Community College". Alabama Southern Community College. Archived from the original on 30 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
  5. ^ "Institution Details: Alabama Southern Community College". Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
  6. ^ "Alabama Southern Community College". Collegeboard.com. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-31.

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