Gadsden State Community College http://apr.org en 3 Alabama Community Colleges Change Leaders http://apr.org/post/3-alabama-community-colleges-change-leaders <p>Three of <font color="red">Alabama's</font> community colleges have new leaders.</p><p></p><p>Community college Chancellor Mark Heinrich says the State Board of Education has approved the appointment of Andrea Mayfield as president of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa. She had been at East Mississippi Community College for 18 years, including serving as a dean and a vice president.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:55:32 +0000 Associated Press 53738 at http://apr.org 3 Alabama Community Colleges Change Leaders Change In President Made At Gadsden State http://apr.org/post/change-president-made-gadsden-state <p>The president of Gadsden State Community College is out on paid administrative leave and an interim president is taking over.</p><p>The chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, Mark Heinrich, announced Monday that President Ray Staats was placed on paid administrative leave. Heinrich named William Blow acting president.</p><p>Blow is a retired executive from the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. He served as interim president at Gadsden State before Staats was hired in 2011. His appointment is effective Aug. 1.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 21:43:09 +0000 The Associated Press 34631 at http://apr.org Change In President Made At Gadsden State Ala. Community Colleges Expanding Business Courses http://apr.org/post/ala-community-colleges-expanding-business-courses <p>Alabama community colleges are expanding their course offerings that prepare students to start and run their own businesses.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/10MrpTO ) the Alabama Community College System plans to add classes in entrepreneurship and support programs. Gadsden State Community College this semester rolled out an entrepreneurship program to train students how to deal with common financial and marketing issues.<br> Mon, 20 May 2013 13:16:36 +0000 The Associated Press 30723 at http://apr.org Ala. Community Colleges Expanding Business Courses