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August 02, 2018

EDENTON — The operating deficit at College of The Albemarle’s Edenton-Chowan campus appears to have grown by more than $9,500 during the 2017-18 budget year, according to unaudited preliminary figures.

The campus started 2017-2018 with a negative balance of $2,871, and by the close…

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July 21, 2018

Gov. Roy Cooper said the state’s new Finish Line grants will help ensure community college students aren't thrown off track from graduating or pursuing a career when emergency expenses arise.

“A car repair should not determine your future,” Cooper said of the program during a…

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July 06, 2018

Thanks to a co-admission agreement between College of The Albemarle and East Carolina University, some COA students will have the opportunity starting next fall to be both a Pirate and a Dolphin at the same time.

COA President Robert Wynegar and ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton signed the agreement June…

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July 01, 2018

College of The Albemarle and Dare County officials hoping to get started on a new campus in Dare will have to wait until next year to move the project forward.

A bill allowing state bond proceeds to be spent on the new COA campus in Dare was still languishing in the Senate Rules Committee when the…

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June 27, 2018

Theater patrons who caught College of The Albemarle’s recent production of “Beauty and the Beast” were also the first to see the campus Performing Arts Center’s brand new lobby.

COA recently completed the lobby renovations, part of a $625,000 upgrade of the Performing…

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June 26, 2018

A new College of The Albemarle initiative known as Alumni Connect is beginning to build an alumni chapter for the community college.

The point of the initiative is to identify COA alumni and encourage them to become more involved in promoting the college, its programs and activities.

Alumni Connect…

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June 22, 2018

Passage of a bill to authorize use of state bond funds for a new College of The Albemarle campus in Dare County could come down to the wire as the legislative short session winds down in Raleigh.

A similar bill last year that authorized the use of NC Connect funds for a public safety education…

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June 22, 2018

MANTEO — A task force’s final report on College of The Albemarle’s Dare County campus calls for expanded curriculum offerings in areas ranging from hospitality and the trades to commercial truck driving.

Dare County commissioners plan to move forward next year with…

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June 21, 2018

A 2018 graduate of College of The Albemarle’s high school equivalency diploma program told her classmates Wednesday night that the most important trait one can have is persistence.

“It’s OK to fall and fail sometimes as long as you get back up and try again,” McKenzie…

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June 21, 2018

The College of The Albemarle Board of Trustees has opted for experience in its next chairman, tapping Marion Harris Jr., a former board chairman, to succeed outgoing Chairman Paul O’Neal.

Harris, a resident of Pasquotank County, replaces Currituck resident Paul O’Neal beginning July 1.…

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