Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa http://apr.org en Poison Control Center In Tuscaloosa To Close http://apr.org/post/poison-control-center-tuscaloosa-close <P>Authorities say the Alabama Poison Center at Shelton State Community College is set to close at the end of September.</P> <P>The closure comes after a decision by state lawmakers to cut the center's funding.</P> <P>The control center, which has a staff of 14, is scheduled to close Sept. 30. The center provides the public and health care professionals statewide with emergency information, via a 24-hour call center, in the case of poisonings.</P> <P>The center also provides educational resources to help prevent poisonings. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:30:33 +0000 The Associated Press 36114 at http://apr.org Poison Control Center In Tuscaloosa To Close 3 finalists Named for Shelton State President http://apr.org/post/3-finalists-named-shelton-state-president <P>The three finalists for president of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa come from Alabama, Arkansas and Kansas.</P> <P>The state Department of Postsecondary Education reports 48 people applied, and a search committee appointed by the State Board of Education came up with three finalists: Robert Gunter, who's deputy director for career and technical education at the Arkansas Department of Career Education; Linda North, who's dean of academics at Southern Union Community College in Wadley, Ala.; and Stephen Vacik, who's president of Colby Community College in Colby, Kan.</P> <P>A Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:28:53 +0000 The Associated Press 28555 at http://apr.org 3 finalists Named for Shelton State President