Tag: J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College
Alabama A&M University and J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow students to begin their academic careers at Drake State to earn course credit as they prepare to transfer to AAMU.
Dr. Sims has 25 years of experience in K-12 and higher education. Most recently, she was the dean of the College of Education at Athens State University in Alabama. Before that, she was the director of student services management and dean of instructional and student services at Drake State.
Since 2000, Dr. McAlpine has served as president of J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville, Alabama. She was the first woman president at J.F. Drake.
Students at Alabama A&M University, who took courses but did not complete a degree at J.F. Drake State Technical College, can use credits earned at Alabama A&M and use them towards an associate's degree at J.F. Drake.
The alliance is being organized by Louis Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
After earning an associate's degree students at J.F. Drake State Technical College will be able to transfer to Oakwood University to pursue a bachelor's degree.