College reports new high in enrollment
The Daily Progress is reporting: Lon Morris College officials marked 2010 in their history books as the year the college reached and passed 1,000 students.
LMC President Dr. Miles McCall said it is one of the first of many long term goals for the two-year school.
“It looks like another banner year,” McCall said.
Director of Public Relations Afton Barber said as of Tuesday the student population reached 1,006.
“We feel great,” Barber said. She also stated the college has 896 beds available, including beds at a residency hall scheduled to be completed in September.
McCall said there are procedures Lon Morris College has done to prepare for so many students.
“There are a lot of things the community doesn’t see,” McCall said. “We have had to increase the number of faculty. We have 16 or 17 Ph.D.s on campus. Five years ago we only had two.”
He said the current goal for the college is consistent improvement in as many places as possible.