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January 25, 2016
ACCS ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN CALCULATING PASSING SCORES FOR THE GED TEST

The Alabama Community College System joins the GED Testing Service today to announce major changes to the GED Test which will help to provide greater opportunities for those successfully passing the test.  The changes take effect immediately.

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January 19, 2016
Wallace - Dothan Recognized Among “Fastest Growing” Community Colleges in the Nation

Wallace Community College-Dothan (WCCD) has been recognized as one of the fastest growing community college in Alabama according to the 2015 Fastest Growing Colleges report published in Community College Week. The report is based on the most recent complete figures from the U.S. Department of Education and includes the top 50 colleges in four categories based on enrollment size. WCCD’s credit enrollment grew by 3.5% in the 2013-2014 school year, the largest increase in community colleges in Alabama with credit enrollments of 2,500-4,999.

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January 12, 2016
Wallace State ranked among nation’s fastest growing colleges by Community College Week

Wallace State Community College has earned a place among Community College Week’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing community colleges with enrollments of 5,000 or more, the only community college in Alabama to do so.

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January 12, 2016
Fulbright scholar to speak at Calhoun MLK tribute

Calhoun Community College will pay tribute to slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the school's annual celebration program.

Dr. Creigs C. Beverly, Fulbright scholar and professor emeritus of social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, will be the keynote speaker.

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January 12, 2016
Wallace-Dothan developmental math program wins award

When Sarah Heims returned to Wallace Community College 18 years after her last school experience, the prospect of taking math courses – even developmental level ones - intimidated her, and the prospect of taking them via computer intimidated her even more.

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January 5, 2016
Wallace-Dothan among top 100 nursing schools in the East
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January 5, 2016
New Wallace-Dothan class combines literature, gardening
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December 15, 2015
FIAT Chrysler, NC3 and Lawson State Partner to Establish Mopar CAP Local Program

FIAT Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) and Lawson State Community College recently announced formation of a new education partnership for the state of Alabama and the Mopar CAP (Career Automotive Program) Local national program that will advance employment readiness for automotive students.

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December 10, 2015
Governor Bentley announces $200,000 to expand job-training programs at Calhoun Community College

Calhoun Community College will expand two programs that prepare north Alabama students for in-demand careers with the help of grants totaling $200,000 announced by Gov. Robert Bentley.

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December 9, 2015
Appalachian Regional Commission to Announce $368,000 Federal Grant in Workforce Development Effort for Hale County

On Friday, December 11, 2015, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl will visit Greensboro, Alabama, to announce funding for a workforce training program to recruit, train, and prepare workers for Alabama’s automotive industry.

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