Fort Valley State University Partners With Albany Technical College

fvsuFort Valley State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has signed an agreement with Albany Technical College. Under the agreement, students who earn an associate’s degree in the electronic engineering technology program at Albany Tech will be able to enroll at Fort Valley State University with their earned credits applying to a bachelor’s degree in same discipline.

According to the latest U.S. Department of Education statistics, Albany Technical College enrolls about 3,900 students. African Americans make up 79 percent of the student body.

griffith_ivelaw-thumbIvelaw Lloyd Griffith, president of Fort Valley State University, said that “by strengthening our partnership with Albany Technical College, we are providing a valuable venue for students to have more access to higher education opportunities. It also shows that at Fort Valley State University, we are in the partnership business and in the business of helping students to dream as well as do.”

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