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Student Success: McKenzie Umphlett

February 12, 2018

McKenzie Umphlett

McKenzie Umphlett enrolled in College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Basic and Transitional Studies program in July 2017. What sets Umphlett apart from other students is her ability to listen and […]

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Student Success: Nina Ervin

September 17, 2017

Nina Ervin didn’t expect to become an expert about the Outer Banks when she left her home in the Ukraine in 2014, but after successfully completing the Workforce Development’s Hospitality […]

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Student Success: Anna Doll

August 28, 2017

Anna Doll has done a lot of traveling, and like many folks she brings home souvenirs. But unlike most, her souvenirs become permanent artistic representations of where she’s been. Whether […]

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Student Success: Louise Sanderlin

August 22, 2017

“I don’t know that I could have been able to go to college right out of high school elsewhere if COA had not given me this incredible option.” These are […]

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Student Success: Linda Gard

June 17, 2017

After retiring from public service a few years ago, Linda “Sammie” Gard was interested in reinventing herself and starting a new career. Although she didn’t think there was anything new […]

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How COA’s Reading Horizons Elevate Program Can Transforms Lives

April 10, 2017

Dalutha Joseph Since 2014, Dalutha Joseph has been a fixture in the computer lab at College of The Albemarle (COA), where she could be found practicing her reading skills and […]

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Basic & Transitional Studies Student to Pursue Higher Education

February 21, 2017

Brittni Jackson Brittni Jackson enrolled in the Basic and Transitional Studies program at the Edenton-Chowan Campus in April 2016. Although she enrolled as a student and was committed to working […]

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Student Success: Paige O’Neal

February 7, 2017

When Paige O’Neal graduated from Currituck High School in 2011, she already knew where she was going to pursue her college education and what she was going to study. Her […]

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