Miles College: The First Hundred Years The Miles College Centennial History Committee

ISBN: 9780738517933

Published: July 27th 2005

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128 pages


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Miles College: The First Hundred Years  by  The Miles College Centennial History Committee

Miles College: The First Hundred Years by The Miles College Centennial History Committee
July 27th 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780738517933 | 7.47 Mb

Emerging from post-Civil War America, Miles College was formally founded in 1905 by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Efforts to found the college began in 1898 as part of the struggle to create equal educational opportunities forMoreEmerging from post-Civil War America, Miles College was formally founded in 1905 by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Efforts to found the college began in 1898 as part of the struggle to create equal educational opportunities for Birminghams African-American middle class and expanding working class. Since then, the collegehas aimed to develop students intellectually, ethically, and spiritually and has remained affiliated with its founder. Originally chartered as Miles Memorial College, in honor of Bishop William H. Miles, the name of the college was changed by the trustees in 1941 to its current name, Miles College.The four-year, liberal arts Historically Black College(HBCU) is currently located in Fairfield, Alabama,six miles west of downtown Birmingham.

In recentyears, the college has had an annual enrollment ofover 1,700. The close relationship Miles Collegeestablished with the community is stillmaintained today.



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