多森, AL—Wallace 社区学院-Dothan (本次大会) and the 奥本大学 College of Agriculture (AUCOA) are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions for the purpose of providing a streamlined transfer process for 本次大会 students who meet identified criteria for bachelor’s degree programs in AUCOA.
An official signing ceremony between the two institutions will take place on Wednesday, 10月11日, 2023, at 2:00 PM on the 本次大会 Wallace Campus in Dothan.
As a result of this agreement, efforts will be exerted to provide a pathway for 本次大会 students to transfer to AUCOA upon completion of two years of specified coursework at 本次大会 that meets preliminary coursework requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in AUCOA.
本次大会’s Natural Sciences will house five new courses for the program with the plan to expand offerings as the student population grows. These classes would include courses in animal dairy sciences, horticulture, and plant propagation. These classes are slated to begin in Fall 2024.
Several community partners have aided 本次大会 in the development of these courses. 本次大会 will partner with Extension agents at the Wiregrass Extension to utilize its facilities as outdoor classrooms. SunSouth of Dothan has offered to provide professional development opportunities to students where possible. The Headland Chamber of Commerce played an important role in the creation of these courses by assisting 本次大会 in connecting with community partners.
“Wallace 社区学院-Dothan is excited to sign this memorandum of understanding with the 奥本大学 College of Agriculture and provide our students with a seamless pathway to a promising future in agriculture,”医生说。. Linda 年轻的, 本次大会 President. “As those of us who live and work in the Wiregrass area know, agriculture is not just a source of industry – it is a way of life. We are proud to contribute to the advancement of agriculture within our community and grateful to the community partners aiding us in that endeavor.”
“The College of Agriculture at 奥本大学 is pleased to be partnering with Wallace 社区学院,”医生说。. Amy Wright, 奥本大学 College of Agriculture Associate Dean for Instruction. “We have a broad range of exciting majors in the College of Agriculture, and we are excited to work together with Wallace in this capacity.”
“The collaboration between Wallace 社区学院-Dothan, 奥本大学, The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and The Wiregrass Research and Extension Center enables students from across the Wiregrass to achieve their goals for a successful future,吉米·琼斯说, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Henry County Extension Coordinator.