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Mitchell “Mitch” Scott Named 2014 Albany Technical College Employee of the Year

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Mitchell “Mitch” Scott, grounds maintenance keeper in the Campus Operations department at Albany Tech, was named the 2014 Albany Tech Employee of the Year at a recent faculty/staff luncheon.

Mitch has been a consistent face of the facilities and maintenance crew of Albany Tech since the summer of 2000. Although he is listed as the grounds maintenance keeper, he does much more for the campus than simply maintaining the grounds. Being known as one of the hardest working individuals on the campus,…

Albany State Football Picked To Win SIAC; Rivers Named Preseason POY

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Montgomery, Alabama- Albany State University and its quarterback, Frank Rivers, headline the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2014 Preseason Teams. The conference made the announcement during the 2014 SIAC Football Media Day and Luncheon. In a vote by the league football head coaches, the Golden Rams were chosen to win the 2014 SIAC Championship. Rivers collected SIAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year honors.

For the predicted order to finish, in addition to receiving the most votes from the East Division,…

Albany’s Own, Trenton Thompson, is Nation’s Top Football Recruit

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Westover Comprehensive High School Senior, Trenton Thompson is the nation’s No. 1 rated football recruit for the Class of 2015, according to ESPN. The 6-foot-3, 300 pound defensive lineman has received thousands of letters from schools all over the country including top schools such as University of Georgia, Florida State University, University of Southern California, University of Notre Dame and Harvard University.  Good luck, Trenton! You’ve worked hard and we are proud of you!

But no worries, Westover fans! Although…

Darton Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges & Schools

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Darton State College announced that it has received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirming the institution’s accreditation for another 10 years.

“We are very proud that our accreditation has been reaffirmed,” Darton Interim President Paul Jones said. “This is not only a testament to the hard work and dedication our faculty and staff demonstrate on a daily basis, but also our continued commitment of providing academic excellence.”

Since 1966, Darton State College has…

Merry Acres Named Top Southern Hospitality Hotel

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Merry Acres Inn and Event Center was named one of the “Top 100 Southern Hospitality Hotels for Groups” for 2014. ConventionSouth Magazine ranks hotels based on location, aesthetics, amenities and staff. Merry Acres is one of only ten Georgia hotels earning this distinction. Congrats Merry Acres! You make Albany proud!

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