Bevill State Community College administrators recently unveiled plans for a new program that will expose high school students to job opportunities in industry. The Bevill State Career Pathways Academy allows students in Walker, Fayette, and north Tuscaloosa Counties to encounter new career pathways through experiences in career fairs, exploration camps, internships, and industry relevant training.
Pickens County high school students now have greater access to a career in welding thanks to a grant awarded to Bevill State Community College.
The Alabama Community College System (ACCS), along with member colleges and other GED® testing centers supported by ACCS, announces that now through March 31, 2016, students across the state can save 50% on the cost of the GED Ready® practice test.
College joins the first consortium dedicated specifically to advancing success of men of color in community colleges
Calhoun Community College President Dr. James Klauber announced that the college has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color.
“Participation in the M2C3 Consortium will enhance our commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color,” Klauber commented.
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.