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'''Miles College''' is a historically black college founded in [[1905]]. Located at 5500 [[Myron Massey Blvd]] in [[Fairfield]] in western [[Jefferson County]], it is a private liberal arts institution of the CME Church.  
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'''Miles College''' is a historically black college founded in [[1905]]. Located at 5500 [[Myron Massey Blvd]] in [[Fairfield]] in western [[Jefferson County]], it is a private liberal arts institution of the CME Church with between 1600 and 1800 students.  
  
Miles College offers degrees in education, business, biology, and in various sciences. Their mascot is the Golden Bears, and the marching band is the Miles Purple Marching Machine. Their current [[List of Miles College presidents|president]] is Dr. [[George French, Jr]]. According to a recent non-profit organization, Miles College ranks 4th in the nation for graduating black college students.
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Miles College offers 25 different degrees in education, business, biology, and in various sciences. Their mascot is the Golden Bears, and the marching band is the Miles Purple Marching Machine. Their current [[List of Miles College presidents|president]] is Dr. [[George French, Jr]]. According to a recent non-profit organization, Miles College ranks 4th in the nation for graduating black college students.
  
 
In [[2006]], Miles College purchased the former [[HealthSouth]] MetroWest Hospital which doubled the size of the campus to 76 acres.  In July, [[2007]], college officials were in talks to have the 41 acres of what is also known as the [[Lloyd Noland Hospital]] site deannexed from Fairfield and annexed into the City of [[Birmingham]] [http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/118336495522530.xml&coll=2].  
 
In [[2006]], Miles College purchased the former [[HealthSouth]] MetroWest Hospital which doubled the size of the campus to 76 acres.  In July, [[2007]], college officials were in talks to have the 41 acres of what is also known as the [[Lloyd Noland Hospital]] site deannexed from Fairfield and annexed into the City of [[Birmingham]] [http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/118336495522530.xml&coll=2].  
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.miles.edu Official website]
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*[http://www.miles.edu Miles College] website
*[http://www.myspace.com/milescollege website created by Miles College students]
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*[http://www.myspace.com/milescollege Miles College] on MySpace.com
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Miles_College&oldid=122604915 Miles College]. (April 13, 2007). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:58, July 2, 2007.  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Miles_College&oldid=122604915 Miles College]. (April 13, 2007). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:58, July 2, 2007.  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:05, 7 July 2007

Miles College is a historically black college founded in 1905. Located at 5500 Myron Massey Blvd in Fairfield in western Jefferson County, it is a private liberal arts institution of the CME Church with between 1600 and 1800 students.

Miles College offers 25 different degrees in education, business, biology, and in various sciences. Their mascot is the Golden Bears, and the marching band is the Miles Purple Marching Machine. Their current president is Dr. George French, Jr. According to a recent non-profit organization, Miles College ranks 4th in the nation for graduating black college students.

In 2006, Miles College purchased the former HealthSouth MetroWest Hospital which doubled the size of the campus to 76 acres. In July, 2007, college officials were in talks to have the 41 acres of what is also known as the Lloyd Noland Hospital site deannexed from Fairfield and annexed into the City of Birmingham [1].

Miles College is also a member of the United Negro College Fund.

Notable Alumni

External links

References

  • Miles College. (April 13, 2007). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:58, July 2, 2007.
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