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Patricia Sims Named President of J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College in Alabama

Patricia Sims Named President of J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College in Alabama

Dr. Sims has 25 years of experience in K-12 and higher education. Most recently, she was the dean of the College of Education at Athens State University in Alabama. Before that, she was the director of student services management and dean of instructional and student services at Drake State.

Helen McAlpine Takes the Reins of Leadership at Gadsden State Community College in Alabama

Helen McAlpine Takes the Reins of Leadership at Gadsden State Community College in Alabama

Since 2000, Dr. McAlpine has served as president of J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville, Alabama. She was the first woman president at J.F. Drake.

Two HBCUs Enter Into a "Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement"

Two HBCUs Enter Into a “Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement”

Students at Alabama A&M University, who took courses but did not complete a degree at J.F. Drake State Technical College, can use credits earned at Alabama A&M and use them towards an associate’s degree at J.F. Drake.

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

The alliance is being organized by Louis Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Two Alabama HBCUs Form a Partnership

Two Alabama HBCUs Form a Partnership

After earning an associate’s degree students at J.F. Drake State Technical College will be able to transfer to Oakwood University to pursue a bachelor’s degree.