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“The LPN Launch program is unique because it gives opportunities that many other colleges and organizations do not offer. It has been life changing for me.”

Kerreca Myhand , Licensed Practical Nursing Student

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  • Drake State, Madison County, and Huntsville City Schools partner to offer free CDL classes

    February 6, 2024
    Drake State Community and Technical College, Madison County, and Huntsville City Schools (HCS) have partnered to address the growing demand for a skilled workforce in Madison County. As a notable […]
  • Drake State Names Fall 2023 Pesident’s and Dean’s List

    January 30, 2024
    Congratulations to our Fall 2023 President’s List students! Your academic performance deserves a spotlight. In order to qualify for the President’s List a student must attain a semester GPA of […]
  • The NAFEO-Amesite Alliance Announces Strategic Five-Year Partnership to Enhance Workforce Education with Drake State Community and Technical College

    December 19, 2023
    Amesite Inc. (NASDAQ: AMST), a leading artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based learning platform for business and education markets, announces a five-year partnership with Drake State Community and Technical […]
  • Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association® gives back to Drake State Veteran students during the holidays

    December 19, 2023
    For the fourth year, The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA)® 28-2 has teamed up with Drake State Community & Technical College’s Veteran & Military Affairs office to bring Christmas to […]
  • Drake State Community and Technical College and Yulista Forge Innovative Partnership to Foster Workforce Development

    December 19, 2023
    Drake State Community and Technical College and Yulista, a leading defense and aviation solutions provider, have collaborated to create a robust talent pipeline and foster mutual growth. This unique partnership […]
  • Drake State Highlights Veteran Student in Honor of Veterans Day 2023

    November 9, 2023
    In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to introduce you to Drake State student Dustin Ellis. Dustin’s story is one of dedication, service, and achievement. Dustin Ellis served in the United States Army from 2009 to 2016. During those seven years, he completed two tours in Afghanistan, serving in a Field Artillery Unit. Like many of our country’s veterans, Dustin’s time in the military was challenging and marked by sacrifice and bravery.
  • Summer 2023 President’s & Dean’s List Students

    November 6, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations to our Summer 2023 President’s List students! Your academic performance deserves a spotlight. In order to qualify for the President’s List a student must attain a semester GPA […]
  • Spring 2023 President’s and Dean’s Lists

    November 6, 2023
    CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations to our Spring 2023 President’s List students! Your academic performance deserves a spotlight. In order to qualify for the President’s List a student must attain a semester GPA […]
  • Drake State and Huntsville Utilities Join Forces to Fuel Gas and Water Operation Scholarship Program

    October 11, 2023
    Drake State is proud to announce its collaboration with Huntsville Utilities to introduce the Gas and Water Operation Certification Scholarship Program. This innovative four-week program aims to provide alternative pathways […]
  • Drake State President selected to join TVA Regional Energy Resource Council

    August 24, 2023
    Dr. Patricia Sims, President of Drake State Community and Technical College, has been selected to join the 6th term of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC). […]