Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Our Work In Alabama In partnership with the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, ARC is supporting 35 projects in Alabama totaling over $6.8 million in fiscal year 2020. These investments have been matched by $8.7 million and are attracting an additional $122.5 million in leveraged private investments in…
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Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey

A native of Camden, Alabama, Governor Ivey received her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University. Her early career included service as a schoolteacher, as a bank officer, and as the reading clerk for the Alabama House of Representatives. She then served as assistant director of the Alabama Development Office (now the…
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Kenneth Boswell, Alabama Governor's Alternate
Alabama

Kenneth Boswell

Kenneth Boswell was named Director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs by Governor Kay Ivey in May 2017, bringing a proven background in business and successful leadership in municipal government.As ADECA Director, Boswell has the broad responsibility of guiding dozens of grant programs, including the Appalachian Regional…
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Alabama

Crystal Talley

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
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Alabama

Jefferson

Jefferson State Community College: Powering Career Training in Alabama

Line workers hold one of the essential positions in a region’s critical infrastructure by safely maintaining their communities’ electricity access. In Jefferson County, Alabama and the Greater Birmingham region, there is a tremendous need for skilled line workers due to the high rate of retirements. Furthermore, with an average annual…
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Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Harlan

$1 Million Awarded to Five Projects Through Joint Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Welding Workforce Initiative

Recipients will use funds to expand skilled workforce capacity for Appalachia’s Energy, Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, and Petrochemical Industries Washington, D.C., March 2, 2021 – Today, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced five grant awards for the …
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Jefferson

Jefferson State Community College: Meeting Industry Demand

Alabama’s Jefferson State Community College (JSCC) enrolls nearly 14,000 students annually at its campuses in Jefferson, Chilton, St. Clair and Shelby counties. Over half of JSCC attendees are first-generation college students. The College offers more than 33 certificate and training programs in vast array of fields including manufacturing, health care,…
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Alabama

Bibb, Fayette, Hale, Lamar, Pickens, Tuscaloosa,

West Alabama Regional Commission

Executive Director Dennis Stripling Email dennis.stripling@westal.org…
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