Cogdell Learning Center

Whether your goal is to read better, get your GED, learn English, or earn a certificate or degree from Midland College, Cogdell can help you get started! Cogdell Learning Center (CLC) also houses the Business and Economic Development Center which provides free counseling and technical assistance and training to small businesses, entrepreneurial ventures and non-profit organizations.

Established in 1992, the Cogdell Learning Center and the scholarship in his name were made possible through the generosity of Bill Pace Cogdell, a local businessman whose wish was to help residents of South and East Midland pursue a college education.

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Programs at Cogdell Learning Center

The Midland College Adult and Developmental Education (ADE) program assists students and members of the community with English as a second language, citizenship, and GED preparation. There is no charge for these classes. All ABE classes require pre-registration.

Adult & Developmental Education

The Midland College Business and Economic Development Center (BEDC) promotes economic development in the community by providing comprehensive management, financial, and technical assistance and training to small businesses, entrepreneurial ventures, and non-profit organizations in the form of seminars and free, confidential counseling.

Business and Economic Development Center


Cogdell Learning Center offers FREE assistance to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online. We understand that sometimes this application can be a bit overwhelming for students and parents, so we are ready to help complete this application and explain the process that will occur after it has been submitted.

Please call (432) 684-4100 to make an appointment for assistance with completing this application.

Midland Need to Read is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting adult literacy in Midland County by providing trained volunteer tutors for adult leaners. The tutors work with learners, individually or in groups, to reach their personal literacy goals.

Midland Need to Read

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