New Name Approved For Merged Community Colleges

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Community College System trustees approved the new name and location for three merged community colleges in the southern part of the state.

The Tuscaloosa News ( ) reports that the Coastal Alabama Community College would include Alabama Southern, Jefferson Davis, and Faulkner State community colleges. The school’s main campus will be location in Bay Minette.

Governmental and academic affairs coordinator Trish Jones says the system still plans to include Reid State in the southern consolidation, even though the resolution on Wednesday did not include the school.

Reid State is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

The resolution also included a new mission statement, identifying all campuses and instructional sites associated with the consolidation.

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