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Chancellor to deliver State of ACCS at Gadsden State

Gadsden, Ala. —  Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker will speak about the state of Alabama’s 24 community colleges at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center on the Wallace Drive Campus of Gadsden State Community College. The public is invited to attend.

Baker will discuss how community colleges are working to increase the state’s labor force, strengthen apprenticeships and workforce training. He will also cover the additional $512 million being invested in projects across every community college in Alabama, including the 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Skills Training at Gadsden State.

The State of the Community College System is a statewide speaking tour with Gadsden State being the second stop. This is currently the tour’s only scheduled stop in central and northwest Alabama.

The media is invited to cover the Chancellor’s speech and interview him after his remarks.

WHO: Jimmy H. Baker, Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System

WHAT: State of the Community College System

WHERE: Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center at Gadsden State’s Wallace Drive Campus (991 George Wallace Dr., Gadsden, Ala.)