Talladega College is located in an historic district of the city of Talladega, Alabama. The campus is on a plateau about 700 feet above sea level in the heart of a fertile valley in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The campus is a quiet place – away from the distractions and fast pace of urban living.
Would you like to have the “DEGA experience” by taking a guided tour or maybe even sitting in on a class? Well, you are more than welcome to visit our campus and have someone in the Admissions Office or a student as your tour guide. We welcome our prospective students, their families, and groups to visit our campus when it best fits your schedule during the week. Campus visits are designed to give you a snapshot of what Talladega College has to offer.
627 West Battle Street – Talladega, AL 35160
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Talladega College is excited to announce that Rickey Smiley will be the speaker for the Founders’ Day Convocation. The Founders’ Day Convocation will be held on November 3, 2016 at 11:00am in DeForest Chapel on the beautiful campus of Talladega College.
Comedy legend and entertainment mogul, Rickey Smiley is known for bringing uproarious laughter to the world through his magnetic and sharp style of humor. The powerhouse performer brings his impeccable timing to a number of successful media platforms and has the distinct ability to take everyday observations and turn them into comedic gold. As a beloved comedian, television host, actor and top rated nationally syndicated radio personality Smiley has become one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated performers. Through his brilliantly crafted career of bringing humor to the masses, Smiley has established himself as a potent pillar of talent with the capacity to reach a multitude of audiences. Smiley is one of the few “clean” comics amongst the top tier of contemporary great comedians and has amassed a deeply loyal fan base of enthusiasts who gravitate to his quick-witted delivery and captivating energy.
Coming from humble roots in Birmingham Alabama, Rickey rose to superstardom after igniting his 26-year career serving as opening act for entertainment titans such as Steve Harvey, George Wallace, and Carl Strong. Throughout his career trajectory, Rickey has been one of the entertainment industry’s most towering forces in building an impressive empire that has landed him preeminent roles on radio, television, film and on-stage performances.
When asked about being one of the busiest and most successful comics in the world, Smiley shares, “I love what I do and enjoy getting up every day with the expressed purpose of bringing joy into the lives of others through laughter. The greatest satisfaction I can receive is knowing that my talents are a form of escapism that brings happiness into so many deserving lives. To be blessed with sold out tours, a successful radio show and 2 Television platforms is more than I could ever have dreamed and I am committed to working harder than ever to continue to be a positive influence and all around best entertainer I can be.” Rickey Smiley
Mr. Smiley has served as host of the prestigious Trumpet Awards in 2012, the 29th and 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, and the 2014 NAACP Image Awards Dinner & Pre-Party, as well as presented at the NAACP Image Awards Ceremony. Off-stage, Rickey is dedicated to empowering and enriching the communities in which he serves daily. Rickey Smiley also is an esteemed and honored member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity,
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