Coastal Alabama Community College Brewton Article

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Coastal Alabama Community College - Brewton Campus
Location
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Information
School typeCommunity College
MottoStart here, go anywhere!
Established1965
PresidentDr. William Blow
CampusBrewton & Atmore
Color(s)red and blue
NicknameWarhawks
Website

Coastal Alabama Community College Brewton is a community college in Brewton, Alabama. Founded in 1964, the college was originally named Jefferson Davis Community College in honor of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America.

History

The college was founded in 1964 as Jefferson Davis Community College.

On December 6, 2016 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools voted to approve the consolidation of three institutions: Jefferson Davis Community College, Alabama Southern Community College, and Faulkner State Community College. All of which would now collectively be referred to as Coastal Alabama Community College. This merger took effect officially on January 11, 2017.

Campuses

The college has campuses in Brewton and Atmore, Alabama. The Woodfin Patterson Auditorium hosts cultural events. There is also a new One-Stop Student Services Center, a recreational and experiential learning park, and a three- hole practice golf course.

Organization and administration

The college is part of the Alabama College System. It has a temporary acting president.

Academic profile

The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

Student life

Sport

The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Warhawks.

Notable people

John Bale is a baseball pitcher who has played for the Toronto Blue Jays among others.

References

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COASTAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE BREWTON Latitude and Longitude:

31°06′10″N 87°05′11″W / 31.10273°N 87.08642°W / 31.10273; -87.08642