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October 07, 2018

BARCO — Students in College of The Albemarle’s technical education programs range from recent high school graduates to career Coast Guard personnel — but they’re all finding an opportunity to grow in their chosen careers.


October 02, 2018

A trustee committee has recommended using College of The Albemarle’s former president’s house as a temporary lab facility for health science programs, meaning the structure likely will avoid demolition for another year.

The COA trustees’ Building and Grounds Committee voted last…


September 24, 2018

WINFALL — More than 180 supporters of the College of The Albemarle Foundation gathered at The Crawfish Shack in Winfall Saturday for an evening of food, music and conversation.


September 20, 2018

The College of The Albemarle Foundation will hold its second annual Pork and Pearls extravaganza Saturday — but this year no one will be kissing a pig.

Although the pig-kissing was a centerpiece of last year’s Pork & Pearls, the focus this year — in addition to food and…


August 24, 2018

The former president’s house at College of The Albemarle has received a temporary reprieve from the wrecking ball as college officials consider whether it can be re-purposed as a simulation lab for nursing and other health sciences programs.


August 21, 2018

Students at College of The Albemarle’s main campus in Elizabeth City returned to class Monday against the backdrop of an electrical outage that affected two campus buildings.


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…


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…


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…


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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