Alabama Community Colleges Ask for $95M in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Tech ImprovementsJuly 10, 2020 |
by Caroline Beck
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Community College System is asking Gov. Kay Ivey for over $95 million in coronavirus relief funds to improve its distance learning and technology capabilities in light of growing challenges created by the pandemic.
The ACCS is requesting around $95.8 million to improve remote instruction and learning, including developing a ACCSOnline Innovation Center with virtual and augmented reality studios for colleges to use for instructional purposes.
The ACCS includes 24 community colleges.