ABOUT TALLADEGA

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A Moment in History

The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

Talladega College Mission Statement

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Talladega College has a tradition of developing leaders since its founding in 1867. It instills in its graduates the values of intellectual excellence, hard work, and morality.

The college provides academic programs and experiences for students, that among other outcomes, produce graduates who:

  • Think analytically and strategically
  • Speak effectively and read critically
  • Write with precision and clarity
  • Exhibit competency in their academic discipline
  • Assume leadership roles in society

The college recognizes its historic achievements in the sciences and humanities grounded in liberal arts education by preparing students not only for the world of work but also for advanced graduate studies.

The college nurtures the whole person through mentoring relations between faculty and students. It provides experiences that develop strong moral and ethical behaviors and responsibility to the local community and to the world.

The college is part of a diverse global society and seeks to instill an understanding and appreciation of diversity through its curriculum and multicultural faculty.

Talladega College is dedicated to producing well rounded leaders who think independently, who are self-assured, and who are committed to intellectual growth and service to their community.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees
July 17, 2008

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Office of Admissions
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
or (256) 362-0274
Email: admissions@talladega.edu

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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