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January 25, 2017
Acker Electric Company Inc. donates $30,000 to scholarship fund

Anniston business Acker Electric Co. Inc. has donated $30,000 to the Gadsden State Community College’s Cardinal Foundation

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January 24, 2017
Search continues for new Shelton State leader

The Alabama Community College System has posted a job description for the Shelton State Community College presidency.

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January 24, 2017
Community colleges seek more workforce development support from Legislature
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January 24, 2017
SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHEERLEADERS WIN TENTH CONSECUTIVE TITLE

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – It’s been about the number TEN all year. Their team word is TENacious.” Their inspirational thought for competition was “inTENsity.”

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January 24, 2017
Alabama community colleges to seek more funding, powers

Leaders of the state’s community college system will push for about $28 million in funding increases, particularly for workforce development, and powers similar to those enjoyed by the state’s four-year institutions.

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January 20, 2017
LBW, CARCAM partners to educate

LBW, CARCAM partners to educate

LBW Community College is now partnered with the Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing (CARCAM).

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December 15, 2016
Approval of Consolidation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – At the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission On Colleges (SACSCOC) Annual Meeting December 3-6 in Atlanta, Georgia, the Commission Board of Trustees approved the Substantive Change Request for the final approval of the consolidation of Faulkner State Community College with Jefferson Davis Community College and Alabama Southern Community College.

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November 18, 2016
Actually, There Are Still Good Blue-Collar Jobs

By Justin Fox

Tom Berryman knows how to put young people in some pretty sweet blue-collar jobs. Graduates of the two-year auto-mechanics’ training courses he oversees at Lawson State Community College’s campus in Bessemer, Alabama,1 all get work at auto dealerships, most with starting salaries in the high-40s. If they’re lucky enough to end up at a Toyota dealership, they make over $60,000. That’s in a state with a median household income of $44,765.

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November 10, 2016
Reverse Transfer

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Officials of the Alabama Community College System, public universities, and Huntingdon College across the state gathered today to announce a new agreement that will allow students to transfer credits from four-year institutions back to a two-year institution in order to complete a degree.

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March 29, 2016
Alabama Community College System to Host Second Annual ACCS Day in Montgomery

Montgomery, AL -- In recognition of April as National Community College Month and to communicate the importance of the state’s two-year colleges to Alabama’s workforce and economic development efforts, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) will host the second annual ACCS Day on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 10am – 2pm in Montgomery.

More than 2,000 students, faculty and staff representing the System’s 25 member colleges, Marion Military Institute and the Alabama Technology Network are expected to attend the event, set to be held on the lawns of the Alabama State Capitol and State Archives and History building.

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