By Sherry Kughn
Department of Continuing Education Receives Award
April 7, 2004 -- Jacksonville State University's Department of
Continuing Education received notice that the University Partnership for
Alabama Continuing Education (UPACE) program won a top honor for the
training of county officials statewide.
Ann Wells is director of
JSU's continuing education program, and it was her nomination of the program
that resulted in the award, which is called the 2004 Association for
Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) Region VII Distinguished Program Award
for a noncredit program.
The program, which combines JSU's efforts with
Troy State University in Dothan and the University of North Alabama in
Florence, won for its outstanding quality and scope of UPACE and for its
possible use as a possible template for developing similar
The award will be given at ACHE's Annual Conference in Atlanta
on April 19.
Since the inception of UPACE, it has provided ongoing
training for sheriffs, county engineers, and county revenue officials.
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