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ASMS Announces Virtual Summer Camps

May 7, 2021
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The Alabama School of Math and Science (ASMS) is launching two virtual summer camps available to sixth- through 12th-graders throughout Alabama. National Cybersecurity Teacher of the Year, ASMS instructor Deb Gray, is teaching a cybersecurity camp on June 21-25, which will culminate in a CyberPatriot competition. Participants will meet each day at 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,…

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Local Student Wins $40,000-Per-Year Scholarship

April 30, 2021
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Mobile’s Alabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS) senior Anna Peeples from Baldwin County has been named a 2021 Cooke College Scholar. The only recipient from Alabama, Peeples will receive up to $40,000 annually to cover costs associated with an undergraduate education, be advised from foundation staff and have access to a network of active…

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Local Colleges Get High Marks For Nursing

March 5, 2021
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Spring Hill College in Mobile and Coastal Alabama Community College in Bay Minette rank number one in the state for their BSN and ADN nursing programs, respectively, according to an RN Careers report recently covered by AL.com. Spring Hill College was notable for its high first-time passing rates of the NCLEX-RN test. Coastal’s score was…

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CACC, Auburn Team Up On Culinary Degrees

February 19, 2021
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Business Alabama reports that Coastal Alabama Community College (CACC), which has its main campus in Bay Minette, and Auburn University have signed a culinary science agreement that will allow CACC students to take courses toward a new Bachelor of Culinary Science Degree at Auburn. Taking advantage of Auburn’s 142,000-ft2 under-construction culinary instruction facility, the complex…

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Bishop State Foundation Adds Director

January 22, 2021
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The Bishop State Community College Foundation recently added Christopher Mayfield to its board of directors. Mayfield is the director of existing industry for theMobile Area Chamber of Commerce. His primary role is to serve as a liaison and advocate for local industries. Before joining the chamber in 2019, he worked for Kellogg’s, Boston Scientific, and,…

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USA College Of Medicine Receives $50 Million For New Facility

November 27, 2020
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Last week, Gov. Kay Iveyannounced a $50-million allocation to the University of South Alabama (USA) to assist with the construction of a newCollege of Medicine facility. This amount is part of a total of $298,317,492 that has been awarded to Public School and College Authority projects to 20 entities around the state.

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ASMS New Science Research Center Funded

November 27, 2020
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TheAlabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS) in Mobile has announced that the school received a $6.2-million appropriation from the State of Alabama to build a science research center within the next three to five years. ASMS is one of just 20 entities in Alabama that received funding as part of Gov. Kay Ivey’s Public…

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Deadline Nears For Community College Automotive Scholarships

November 27, 2020
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The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and Alabama Community College System are providing $189,000 for scholarships to help 52 students pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree in automotive manufacturing, Business Alabama reports. The system’s 23 community colleges around the state are eligible. Students interested must use the scholarship toward an automotive-related program, such as…

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