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Title III

Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program
Title III, Part B, a program of the U. S. Department of Education, is funded by the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). This program provides financial assistance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to establish or strengthen their physical plants, financial management, academic resources, and endowment-building capacity.

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA)
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3221 ("The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009") on September 17, 2009. H.R. 3221 amends HEA, Title III, Part F to annually provide mandatory funding for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU s) and other minority-serving institutions (MS Is) through FY2019.

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Program Administration/Title III Office

This Title III Director's Office is the executive arm of the College's Title III Strengthening Grant Program. The Project Director manages all aspects of the Title III program. The Director reports directly to the President of the college, thereby assuring a holistic focus of the College's Strategic Planning goals and ensuring compliance with the regulations and guidelines of the U.S. Department of Education. All Tittle III funds are used to help accelerate the College's progress toward effectively and efficiently achieving its goals as outlined in the five activities of the current grant.

The Title III office is responsible for ensuring that the overall Title III program follows the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Education. Additionally, it is responsible for ensuring the integration of the directives of our president in relation to stipulated college policies and procedures and federal compliance mandates.

Program administration personnel are available to assist all Title III Activity Directors as they work to accomplish Activity goals.

Title III Administration

Arlinda K. Knight
Director, Title III
Telephone: (334)420-4235

Danielle M. McCord
Program Assistant, Title III
Telephone: (334) 420-4441

Selena R. Hartley
Secretary, Title III
Telephone: (334)420-4240

Alpha D. Washington
Web Developer, Title III
Telephone: (334) 420-4239

2012 - 2017 Grant
The current grant (2012 - 2017) has five project activities designed to meet the various strategic goals of the institution and carry out its mission of providing accessible educational opportunities for career preparation, advancement, and life-long learning; to promote economic growth and enhance the quality of life for people in Central Alabama.

Title III Operating Manual


History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108