APR to show Siegelman documentary in Montgomery

August 23, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

The Siegelman documentary will be shown in Montgomery after all.

APR has made arrangements to show the film at Troy University’s Davis Theater Oct. 1. Tickets are on sale now through this link.

But it wasn’t easy.

“Atticus v. The Architect: The Political Assassination of Don Siegelman,” as the documentary is officially named, was originally set to be shown at the Capri Theater in Montgomery in July. But former Federal Prosecutor Leura Canary, who serves on the Capri board, convinced her fellow board members in June to rescind that rental agreement.
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New Program Could Award College Degrees to Thousands in Alabama

November 11, 2016

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

College students in Alabama can now reverse transfer credits from a four-year college or university to a two-year school in order to obtain an Associates degree, thanks to a new partnership among State colleges signed on Wednesday.

The change could immediately affect thousands of students in Alabama, allowing them to apply for Associates degrees that they’ve already earned.

“It’s a significant change that really benefits all of the parties involved,” said Glenda Colagross, the interim president at Southern Union Community College. “For the students, it allows them a credential to go on their resume that they’ve rightly earned. For the schools, it increases the graduation rates. For the State, it shows an increase in the number of degreed citizens we have in the workforce.”
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