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Gary Palmer: Campus protests part of a ‘vast left wing conspiracy’

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) believes that the anti-Israel protests and encampments on college campuses around the country are not organic uprisings, but are...

Building Alabama’s future workforce: Over 5,300 companies partner with ACCS

Across Alabama, businesses of all sizes are facing a crucial challenge: Finding skilled workers. More than 5,000 businesses who collaborate with the Alabama Community...

New classrooms for 2024-25 funded by P-3 approach to early learning

As the school year winds down and classrooms are empty, 17 schools will have new Pre-K to third-grade classrooms for the upcoming school year,...

Vape detection systems working in Limestone County schools

The Limestone County school system has invested more than $130,000 into vape detection systems in bathrooms and school areas over the last year. Schools Superintendent...

Ivey signs ‘common sense’ First Grade Readiness bill

Legislation that will profoundly reshape early childhood education in the state was signed into law Wednesday. The First Grade Readiness bill establishes a readiness assessment...

‘Most significant investment in West Alabama in decades’: Ivey signs bill creating Alabama School of Healthcare Sciences

After much excitement and anticipation on her part, Governor Kay Ivey has signed legislation officially creating the Alabama School of Healthcare and Sciences. The...

Alabama Science and Engineering Fair promotes STEM education, workforce development in state

Can broadband noise be mitigated through novel acoustic metamaterials? Can voxel-based morphometry and time-frequency analysis of epilepsy better detect ictal impaired consciousness? How can machine...

UA, Auburn issue joint cease and desist to UAW over trademark infringement

The University of Alabama and Auburn University have issued a rare joint statement over the misuse of their registered trademarks. The United Auto Workers...

Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees elects new leadership

The Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees has announced that Mr. Goodrich ‘Dus’ Rogers has been elected to be its new Chairman while...

Alabama A&M University makes $52 million offer to purchase Birmingham-Southern College

Alabama A&M University has made an offer to purchase Birmingham-Southern College, valued at approximately $52 million.  If accepted by the BSC board of trustees, the...

NFL Hall of Famer John Stallworth donates $1.2 million to Alabama A&M University, his alma mater

Alabama A&M, the largest HBCU in the state, was the recent recipient of a $1.2 million endowment. The sizeable donation comes from the John Stallworth...

Senate passes record Education Trust Fund budget

The Alabama Senate passed a $9.3 billion education budget Thursday which includes teacher pay raises and increased funding. It is the largest education budget...

Alabama Community College nursing pass rates surpass national average

In big news for the Alabama Community College System, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing recently published test results indicating that nursing...

Students’ career plans take flight at Wallace Community College Selma’s Aviation Day

With hopes of setting sights high, Wallace Community College Selma hosted more than 700 middle and high school students Thursday at Craig Field Airport....

After Senate approval, Alabama School of Healthcare Sciences set to open in 2026

The Alabama School of Healthcare Sciences is officially coming to Demopolis after a 28-3 vote of approval Thursday in the state Senate. The high school...

Alabama A&M at Birmingham: State’s largest HBCU prepared to acquire Birmingham-Southern campus

Alabama A&M University is prepared to acquire the campus of soon-to-be shuttered Birmingham-Southern College. According to Shannon Reeves, Alabama A&M vice president of government...

UA Shelby Institute for Policy and Leadership officially opens, leadership team completed

The much-anticipated Shelby Institute for Policy and Leadership at the University of Alabama has officially opened its doors with an inaugural leadership team fully...

Alabama House passes bill to outlaw obscene material, behavior in schools and libraries

On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation that would protect children from being exposed to sexual, or otherwise explicit, material or behavior...

Time to purchase BSC license plate running short

As Birmingham Southern College begins the inevitable process of shutting down the university by May 31, the school is offering alumni and fans one...

Alabama School of Cyber Tech and Engineering recipient of $200,000 RTX donation

The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering Foundation has received a $200,000 donation from defense and aerospace giant RTX. The gift comes after...

Alabama Community College System launches new programs to boost employment with DHR partnership

The Alabama Community College System introduced three new programs designed to address employment, child care, and recidivism. Supported by the Alabama Department of Human Resources,...

Chairman Garrett breaks down $9.3 billion education budget, previews future ETF decisions

Chairman of the Alabama House Education Trust Fund Committee, State Rep. Danny Garrett joined Capitol Journal last Friday to discuss the state's educational trust...

Auburn’s McCrary Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory to build cybersecurity center to protect electricity grid

Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security was awarded a $10 million Department of Energy grant in partnership with Oak Ridge...

Tribute to Jim Wilson III installed at Bryant-Denny Stadium – ‘big heart, big vision, and big influence’

On Saturday, the University of Alabama System unveiled a plaque at Bryant-Denny Stadium honoring late trustee Jim Wilson, a longtime member of the board...