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HELPFUL NEWS: Senator Doug Jones and Team Hosting FAFSA Workshops Across Alabama

U.S. Senator Doug Jones announced his local staff members will host a series of workshops across Alabama to assist students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We’re told these events are free and open to the public. In 2018, Alabama high school graduates missed out on an estimated $57.5 million in federal grants…

Auburn ends season with four losses, Minnesota wins Outback Bowl 31-24

TAMPA, Fla. — Tyler Johnson had 12 receptions for 204 yards and two touchdowns Wednesday to become Minnesota’s career receiving leader and propel the 16th-ranked Gophers to a 31-24 victory over No. 9 Auburn in the Outback Bowl. Johnson broke Eric Decker’s school record for receiving yards on his second catch of the day and became Minnesota’s all-time leader for scoring receptions…

Trenholm State helps displaced Virginia College students

Meetings to be held Tuesday Dec.18

There are still many unanswered questions for Virginia College students. Earlier this month the college announced that it would be closing its doors for good nationwide. Many students were shocked and confused. Students do not not know if credits or financial aid will transfer. Trenholm State Community College is here to help these students. Trenholm will be holding information meetings…

Strayer University Opens in Montgomery

Strayer University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, September 25 to celebrate the opening of their newest campus.  Montgomery joins Birmingham and Huntsville as the third location in Alabama. Strayer University’s unique curriculum caters towards working adults. The university offers online classes and support resources at the University. Strayer University offers associates, bachelors, and masters degrees. The university has…

College Students Participating in Maxwell International Orientation Program

Students from Alabama State University, Alabama University-Montgomery and Trenholm State Community College are helping the children of foreign soldiers transition to life in America at Maxwell Air Force Base. The families of the students enrolled in the Maxwell Air University’s International Officer School attend a week long program over the summer to help them learn about their new home. The…

ASU Holds “Lunch And Learn” Financial Seminar For Students

One of the best ways to attract a crowd of college students is with free food. Today, Alabama State used the lure of free food to get college and high school students hooked on their financial futures. The student government association at Alabama State, wants students to really dig in to financial literacy. “I saw an interesting curiosity with our…

AUM SGA President Upset with University Response to Alleged Sexual Assault

An email sent to students from school official at Auburn Montgomery following allegations of a sexual assault on campus  has many students upset. The AUM Police Department is investigating the alleged sexual assault that happened in a female student’s dorm room October 21st.   The university’s comments were included in a public safety email sent to the student body.  In…

State College Merger Postponed

Officials say the proposed merger of three two-year colleges in eastern Alabama is being postponed indefinitely. According to the Opelika-Auburn News, the decision was announced Thursday during a conference call for workers at Southern Union State Community College, Chattahoochee Valley Community College and Central Alabama Community College. The interim president at Southern Union, Glenda Colagross, told workers the timing isn’t…