Podcast: Tim Sweeney, dean of COA Dare

Welding is one of several trades programs that are continuing face-to-face at COA with added COVID-19 safety measures. [submitted photo]

Tim Sweeney, dean of College of the Albemarle – Dare, was a recent guest on OBX Today which can be heard weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. on News Talk 92.3 WZPR.

While academic classes at COA began the fall semester online-only, a number of the technical trades courses that require hands-on learning are still being conducted at the campus on Roanoke Island.

HVAC instructor Luther Daniels with a student. [submitted photo]

Sweeney also discussed the other programs offered by COA on the Outer Banks, and excitement about the construction of a new campus along U.S. 64 in Manteo.

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