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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…

Community College Tuition Increases Across State

It is never something students like to hear, but college tuition is increasing again. The Alabama Community College System board of trustees approved a $2 increase per credit hour. The increase aims to improve community colleges across the state, but not everyone is on board with the new prices. Some students, like Nursing Student Jeannette Whetstone, are still on the fence about the…