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August 17, 2017

College of The Albemarle students started classes for the fall semester Wednesday amid a number of facility-related changes on the Elizabeth City campus.

One big change is the opening of the new Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Early College High School, which is housed on the second floor of Building C.…


August 17, 2017

Fall enrollment at College of The Albemarle is up from last year, with a surge in the number of high school students taking college courses at COA offsetting a slight decline in the number of traditional community college students.

The information was part of a report presented to the COA Board of…

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August 06, 2017

An administrator at N.C. State University believes College of The Albemarle is on track to put together an agriculture curriculum that could help students either transfer to the university or go directly into the workforce.

John Dole, assistant dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences…

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July 27, 2017

Gov. Roy Cooper has signed legislation allowing College of The Albemarle to use NC Connect bond proceeds for construction of a Public Safety Center in Currituck County.

The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, originally included a provision for a Dare County facility also, but…


July 02, 2017

Work is expected to begin in just a few weeks on a major renovation of the lobby at College of The Albemarle's Performing Arts Center.

July 01, 2017

An outgoing College of The Albemarle trustee from Chowan County is expressing concern that Chowan is losing representation on the college’s 19-member governing board.

June 30, 2017

State lawmakers have approved state funding for a new College of The Albemarle facility in Currituck, but have withheld that approval for a new facility in Dare County.

“Well, it's half a loaf,” COA Board of Trustees Chairman Paul O'Neal said of the General Assembly's passage of House…


June 28, 2017

Graduates of College of The Albemarle's Basic and Transitional Studies program were urged Tuesday to keep learning and growing by someone who walked their same path just a year ago.

"Your personal journey does not have to end here," Mike Jones told graduates at the 2017 Basic and Transitional…


June 28, 2017

It appears a bill to enable College of The Albemarle to use NC Connect Bond funds toward the construction of county-owned facilities could be headed to the Senate floor for a vote.

Although The Daily Advance was unable to reach state Sen. Bill Rabon, R-Brunswick, chairman of the Senate Rules…

June 25, 2017

MANTEO — The chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners says he and his colleagues are baffled by their elected representative’s opposition to a bill that would allow College of The Albemarle to use state bond proceeds to build new college facilities in both Dare and Currituck counties.


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