Alabama State University Capabilities Report Joe A. Lee, President Alabama State University Presenter William Brock, Vice President Planning & Institutional Advancement 334.229.4431 email@example.com ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY Alabama State University began in 1867 as Lincoln Normal School, a private school for Negroes located in Marion, AL. In 1878, William Burns Paterson was named President. President Paterson is revered a “founder” of Alabama State University. Today, ASU has nine major units: University College, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, the School of Music, the School of Graduate Studies, Continuing Education and the Division of Aerospace Studies. The university has conferred some 98 associates degrees, 27,080 baccalaureate degrees and 7,973 graduate degrees through 2002. Colleges of Arts and Sciences To offer services to outside businesses, agencies, companies and other entities. Department of Social Work Child Welfare Social Welfare Policies and Services, particularly, Social Security, Child Abuse Mental Health Developing Social Policies HIV/AIDS in the African American Community Community Development Alcohol and Drug Abuse Case Management Counseling Adolescents Youth Violence Foster Parent Training Counseling serious juvenile offenders History and Political Science Local and State Politics Foreign Affairs, International Relations, Middle Eastern Politics African Culture and Politics Computer Technology, European History African-American History and Culture Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Symbolic Dynamics, Combinatorics, Mathematical Social Science including Economics and Game Theory Super Computer Technology for Optimization, Parallelism, Rectorzation Thermal Stress Analysis Pattern Recognition, Motion Control Statistical Modeling, Distance Learning and Education Technology Telecommunications, Distributed Computer Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Optical Network Technologies, Web Database Fuzzy Logic and Statistics, Linear, Non- Linear and Network Optimization, General Consulting Multimedia Computer-Assisted Instruction Department of Languages and Literatures Expertise in 19th Century American Literature Theories of Travel Expertise in Writing and Editing India, Indian Literature and Global Issues in General Mental Health Agencies, Hospitals Workshops Department of Visual Arts and Theatre Offer expertise in judging visual art exhibitions, consulting with museums and galleries on show and proper setups Provide workshops, lectures and consultations to government, universities and private businesses Conduct summer programs for children involving theatrical productions and special performances for students Department of Biological Sciences Faculty members advise and judge science fairs to provide workshop assistance Faculty members include specialists in immunology, environmental microbiology and toxicology, genetics, physiology, molecular biology and cell biology The Biomedical Research Program - involved with the Montgomery School System for training of students in local schools, and summer training and research programs Department of Physical Sciences Faculty members advise and judge science fairs, and provide workshop assistance Consultants to local science teachers Assists in scientific information in the areas of chemistry and physics Specialties of faculty members - organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry and nuclear physics The Alabama Science in Motion program - provide training for secondary school chemistry and physics teachers Department of Communications Qualitative and quantitative social research analysis Media Campaign Analysis Opinion Polling and Analysis Media Performance Analysis/Critique Public Relations Campaign Management Speechwriting and Copywriting Newspaper Journalism and copy Editing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) To provide technical and management assistance to disadvantaged/women business owners interested in doing business with the Alabama Department of Transportation. Contract Opportunities Monitors procurement opportunities through ADOT, state and federal agencies Bid tracking systems identify contractual opportunities One-on-one counseling sessions DBE/WBE Certification Business owners are eligible to participate in contract opportunities allocated for minority and women-owned businesses Counselors assist with ADOT certification on highway, road construction and other contractual opportunities Services and Service Areas Material Take-Off Financing Metric Assistance Construction Scheduling Marketing to Prime Contractors Plan Reading Project Management Cash Flow Analysis Bonding Contract Law and Negotiations Personnel Planning Project Estimation Bid Preparation Internet Assistance Counseling sessions and computer-related demonstrations Contractual and marketing opportunities via the Internet Small Business Development Center To provide high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and prospective small businesses in order to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. SBDC Program Organization Small Business Tax Workshops Pre-Business Workshops for Veterans General Business Training Workshops Basics of Procurement Women in Business Networking Central Alabama Procurement Conference Business & Technology Center To provide businesses, government, educational institutional and individuals with technological tools to manage effectively in the 21st century. Program Operation Software Training Computer-Aided Telephone Research Technology Outreach Videoconferencing Center for Leadership and Public Policy To improve the overall socioeconomic status of the citizens of Alabama and its neighbors through leadership in public policy, by promoting greater cooperation and enhancing communication between academia and the community. Client List Alabama Administrative Office of Courts Alabama Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Division Alabama Department of Public Health – Bureau of Family Health Services Division Alabama Development Office Autauga County Commission Federal Highway Administration Montgomery County Commission Montgomery County School Board Re-Apportionment Group College of Health Sciences Health Information Management Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy First professional degree (Masters – waiting approval for the Clinical Doctorate) Related activities and programs Thanks for your attention and interest in Alabama State University. We stand ready to serve you.
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