Barber–Scotia College is a historically black college located in Concord, North Carolina, United States. The College was founded as Scotia Seminary in January, 1867, by Reverend Luke Dorland who was commissioned by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to establish in the South an institution for the training of Negro women. It’s mascot is Saber-Tooth Tiger. Their colors are Royal Blue and Grey and their motto is Knowledge, Truth, and Service.
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145 Cabarrus Ave West
Concord, North Carolina 28025
Type: 4-year, Private
- Barber-Scotia College was founded as Scotia Seminary in January, 1867, by Reverend Luke Dorland who was commissioned by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to establish in the South an institution for the training of Negro women.
- The second period of academic development came in 1916 when the name of the institution was changed to Scotia Women’s College.
- In 1930, Barber Memorial College of Anniston, Alabama, merged with Scotia Women’s College.
- The present name, Barber-Scotia College, was adopted in 1932.
- The North Carolina Board of Education granted the College a four-year rating in 1946, which made it possible for graduates who plan to teach to receive the ‘A’ certificate.
The Business Entrepreneurship program at Barber-Scotia College is designed to fulfill the needs of not only its students and the nation but also the global Community. The program provides both academic specialization in Renewable Energy and foundational skills in the technology associated with the varied entities of business, industry and government. The collaborative partnership will enable graduates to unite their educational and business philosophies with their career aspirations.
Barber-Scotia College’s Energy Institute offers a comprehensive Renewable Energy Educational Training Program to meet the demands of the newly emerging renewable energy industry. The program is designed to:
- Train and assist future leaders of a globalize economy in meeting the Energy demands of the 21st century.
- prepare a competent work force to meet the challenges in moving energy resources toward a more sustainable economy.
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