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Encyclopedia > Talladega College
Talladega College
Image:Tally logo.jpg
Motto An Education of Distinction
Established 1867
Type Private, United Church of Christ
President
Undergraduates 642
Location Talladega, Alabama, USA
Campus Rural 50 acres main campus
Athletics
Website Website

Talladega College is Alabama's oldest private, historically black, liberal arts college. The school is located in Talladega County Alabama. A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination principally in the United States, generally considered within the Reformed tradition, and formed in 1957 by the merger of two denominations, the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Congregational Christian Churches. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Talladega is a city located in Talladega County, Alabama. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Talladega County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ...


History

Founded by former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant in November 1867 as the Swayne School it was issued a charter in 1889 to become Talladega College. The school holds the distinction of being the only school in Alabama to issue degrees regardless of race until 1916. 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Campus

Talladega College is located on the outskirts of the city of Talladega. The campus consists of 50 acres with 17 primary buildings 3 of which are National Historic Landmarks. The Savery Library completed in 1939 was built to replace a 1907 structure built with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. The Library houses hundreds of thousands of serials, a record Room, a fully equipped computer laboratory, a unique Archives Room, and the historic Amistad murals painted by Hale Woodruff. Embedded in the floor of the library is a mural of the Amistad that school tradition says must never be stepped upon. The revolt that took place upon the ship is depicted upon the surrounding walls. Finally the mezzanine floor of the library houses the Galangue Room. This room contains an extensive collection of Angolan and Nigerian artifacts. The school itself offers all the usual student organizations and Greek letter societies found at larger schools. Talladega is a city located in Talladega County, Alabama. ... The USS Arizona Memorial. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hale A. Woodruff (August 26, 1900 - September, 1980) was an African American artist known for his mural, paintings, and prints. ... Amistad is a Spanish word meaning Friendship. ...


Sources

  • Official Website
  • Petersons

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Talladega College (898 words)
The College began in a one-room schoolhouse and later moved to Swayne Hall, formerly the Talladega Baptist Male High School, built by slaves as a primary school for white males.
Talladega College’s mission is to foster leadership and instill in its graduates the values of morality, intellectual excellence, and hard work.
Talladega College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees.
Talladega, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (453 words)
Talladega is a city located in Talladega County, Alabama.
The city is home to the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, Talladega Superspeedway and the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
Talladega College, founded in 1865, is a historically fl liberal arts college located in Talladega, Alabama.
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