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November 2, 2015
Dual enrollment program holds great potential for Alabama

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Farmers Federation are coming together to encourage support for the new Career-Technical Dual Enrollment Program with tax credits for scholarships for eligible high school students who enroll in college-level career-tech courses at Alabama community colleges.

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October 28, 2015
ACCS CHANCELLOR ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR FOR ALABAMA AVIATION CENTER, GULF COAST OPERATIONS

Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich has announced the appointment of James R. Pickard as the new Director of the Alabama Aviation Center Gulf Coast Operations, Mobile.

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October 27, 2015
Alabama Aviation Students Restore Cobra AH-1 Helicopter

The Alabama Aviation Center in Ozark will conduct a dedication ceremony for a Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 11 a.m. 

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October 20, 2015
ACCS Board Approves Presidential Appointments for Three System Colleges

Dr. Mark Heinrich, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), recommended and the ACCS Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of new presidents for Bishop State Community College, Central Alabama Community College and Gadsden State Community College during the Board’s October meeting, held October 20, 2015, on the campus of Lawson State Community College in Birmingham.

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October 19, 2015
WCC Celebrates Growth with Health Science Building Groundbreaking

Wallace Community College-Dothan recently held a groundbreaking ceremony on the Wallace Campus in Dothan to celebrate a major addition to the College's profile: the Health Science Building.

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October 14, 2015
ACCS ANNOUNCES DISCOUNTED GED® PRACTICE TEST BEING OFFERED THROUGH GED TESTING SERVICE

The Alabama Community College System (ACCS), along with member colleges and other GED® testing centers supported by ACCS, announces that now through October 31, 2015, students across the state may take the GED Ready® practice test for $1 as part of a special back-to-school discount being offered by GED® Testing Service.

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October 13, 2015
Lawson State Community College Breaks Ground for New Student Success Center

Lawson State Community College conducted a groundbreaking event on a long-awaited project – the Student Success Center --  on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, on the site of Wenonah Elementary School.

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October 12, 2015
Liz Murray, author of “Breaking Night,” visits with Wallace State - Hanceville over Skype session in conjunction with college’s Common Read

Wallace State Community College students, faculty and staff recently had the opportunity to talk via Skype with Liz Murray, noted author of “Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard.”

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October 9, 2015
Chattahoochee Valley Community College ADN and LPN programs attain 100 percent pass rates on national licensure exams.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) 2015 graduates have earned 100 percent pass rates for their national licensure exams, NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN respectively.

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October 5, 2015
BEVILL STATE’S STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES NOW ON EACH CAMPUS

Four new grants awarded by the United States Department of Education are now allowing Bevill State Community College to offer its students assistance through the college’s Student Support Services (SSS) projects on each of its four campuses.  

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