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College Mission

 

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is a public, two-year institution in the Alabama Community College System under the governance of the Alabama State Board of Education. The College offers career-oriented certificates and associate degrees, as well as university transfer courses and associate degrees. In addition, the College provides specialized training for existing business and industry, workforce development, non-credit and continuing education, adult education and community services to the residents of its service area. With fundamental principles affirming the value of education, the freedom of teaching and learning, and the worth, dignity and personal development of each individual, the College provides an environment that emphasizes student success and achievement.

 

To accomplish the mission of the institution, LBWCC has set the following institutional priorities:

 

  • Provide and maintain educationally sound instruction and student service programs accommodating students with varying backgrounds, interests, and abilities.

  • Expand and strengthen credit program offerings which prepare students for entry to colleges and universities and/or the workforce.

  • Provide credit classes, continuing education classes and workshops, facilities, and services in cooperation with high schools and the community to promote personal development, cultural enrichment, and recreation.

  • Provide instruction in locating, evaluating, and using information to become independent lifelong learners.

  • Strive for unity of purpose and institutional effectiveness through comprehensive planning, research, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Expand financial resources and improve campus facilities.

  • Provide comprehensive professional development which facilitates quality administration, instruction, and student service programs to meet the educational, career, personal, and social needs of students.

  • Foster a climate of mutual respect that embraces and celebrates diversity.

  • Provide specialized training for new and existing business and industry.

  • Provide accessible quality adult education programs that may include Adult Education, English as a Second Language, and GED preparation.

 

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.