The Alabama Community College System joins other educational institutions across the nation this month in celebration of national Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM. In recognition of the month, ACCS Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich visited the campus of Trenholm State Community College, where he was accompanied by several of the college’s students as he signed a resolution designating February 2016 as Career and Technical Education Month for the Alabama Community College System.
On February 2, 2016, the Dothan City Commission approved an appropriation of $400,000 to Wallace Community College - Dothan to support the purchase of clinical equipment for the college's new Health Science Building.
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Northeast Alabama Community College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges, eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds, as well as Siemens Technical Scholars Program Student Scholarships.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and Calhoun Community College (CCC) have announced plans for a partnership that will make it easier for Calhoun students to earn an advanced degree from UAH.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.