Jackson State University, the historically Black educational institution in Mississippi, has announced a partnership with six Alabama community colleges to help associate degree graduates transition into its bachelor degree programs. The articulation agreements aim to provide a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Jackson State after completing their two-year degrees.
The six community college in Alabama who are partnering in the program are Bishop State Community College in Mobile; J.F. Drake Community & Technical College in Huntsville; Gadsden State Community College in Gadsden; Lawson State Community College in Birmingham; Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa; and Trenholm Community College in Montgomery.
“I am excited that Jackson State University will have an opportunity to serve the students of these exceptional Alabama community colleges,” said Thomas K. Hudson, president of Jackson State University. “Community colleges are an excellent training ground for students to prepare for the rigor of campus life at the university level, and we look forward to accepting the best and brightest scholars into the Tiger family to further their education.”