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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

Talladega Alumni & Friends

Recent graduates, long-time alumni, and friends, your experience, insight and expertise make you a tremendous asset to Talladega College. Here are just a few ways in which you can help the College fulfill its mission of equipping graduates for the global community through academic excellence, moral values, community service and professional development.


Talladega College owes so much of its excellence and growth to gifts made by alumni and friends. Your gifts support capital improvements, academics, student scholarships and much more. Your generous donations may be unrestricted or designated for a specific department or project. If you would like to make a gift to the college please visit


No one knows Talladega College and can serve as recruitment ambassadors better than you. Student referrals help the College recruit bright stars to the Alpha Lyrae Vega of them all. If you have high potential candidates, please reach out to us and we will connect with them and you. Alumni who successfully refer and recruit 3 or more students who are admitted to Talladega College will receive recognition and induction into the annual 1867 Society for contributing to the College’s mission. Membership into the 1867 Society will remain active as long as the 3 or more students are currently enrolled. Upon enrollment, each student must indicate one alumnus/alumna who made the referral in order for credit to be given.


Engaging alumni with students provides tangible opportunities for students to connect and network with alumni. You are the greatest resource for Talladega College and you are able to share the rich history of this institution. Stay connected by asking what you can do as alumni for your academic department or organizations. Examples may include volunteering, mentoring, or creating job shadowing opportunities for students. This is a great way to share your expertise while providing perspectives that will clearly impact the personal and professional development of current students.


Talladega College has had a tradition of developing and producing renowned leaders since 1867. Professional networking is essential to maintaining this tradition and enhancing the career development of our students. If you are connected to a company or entity that has internships, job or even potential consulting opportunities, please contact us to get you connected with talented Talladega College students.

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Admissions Contact Information

By Mail:
Office of Institutional Advancement
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160




The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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