University and Liberty College & Career Academy Announce New Partnership


(Jan. 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University and the Liberty College and Career Academy in Hinesville, Ga. announced a special partnership on Thursday, Jan. 9 that will enable Liberty County high school students to get college credit for the Engineering Pathway program and the Teaching as a Profession Pathway program.

Created by a start-up charter under the Georgia Charter Schools Act, the Liberty College & Career Academy operates with the consultation of an Advisory Board of Directors that meets quarterly under the supervision of the Liberty County School System in collaboration with Savannah Technical College, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty County Development Authority. Through cooperative efforts with various local organizations, the Liberty College & Career Academy provides students with the skills, training and ethics necessary to secure viable employment in the workforce of Liberty County.

Memorandum of Agreement documents were signed by Liberty College & Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander, Liberty County Superintendent of Schools Valya Lee, Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken, Armstrong College of Education Dean Charles Ruch and Armstrong College of Science and Technology Dean Jane Wong.