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FREE Hunter Education Course in Opp

09/18/2014
LBWCC in Opp is teaming up with the Alabama Conservation Department's Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division for a FREE hunter education course Nov. 3-6. Read more for details.


LBW/Troy University enter agreement

09/16/2014
LBWCC, Troy University sign Reverse Transfer Agreement, creating a pathway for students who transfer before earning an Associate Degree to transfer credits back to LBW while working on a Bachelor Degree.


Marketing/ PR win statewide awards

09/08/2014
LBWCC's LeMaire, Patterson win ACCSPRA Pyramid Awards, highest category recognition for three categories among all colleges in the Alabama Community College System.


Basic Welding for Farm and Home

09/06/2014
If you want to learn basic welding and cutting skills to complete minor repairs and/or fabrication projects, plan to attend 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 7 through Nov. 6 at LBWCC in Opp.


ABE is Top 100 PTK Chapter

08/26/2014
The Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LBWCC in Andalusia is a Top 100 Chapter among nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide.


Kelley completes 'Master Teacher'

08/12/2014
Angela Kelley represented LBWCC at this year's Alabama Master Teacher Experience.


Start here and save!

08/10/2014
Anyone starting the path for a four-year degree can save more than half the cost for the first two years by obtaining an Associate Degree at LBWCC before transferring. Using the STARS guide, all credits will transfer!


Jackson joins English faculty

08/01/2014
Tanner Jackson of Opp brings education full circle -- LBWCC as student, now as instructor.


Carter new LBWCC librarian

07/21/2014
Hugh Carter returns to Alabama, joins LBWCC as librarian.


Bess new division chair

07/11/2014
John Bess named chair of business, information technology and social science division.


Owen is ALACRAO president-elect

06/26/2014
LBWCC's Director of Recruitment Heather Owen is serving this year as the president-elect of the Alabama Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.


Aikido Black Belts

06/25/2014
Dr. Herb Riedel achieves fifth-degree black belt in Aikido, student Shawn Geohagan is promoted to first-degree black belt.


Spring Semester 2014 Academic Honors

05/27/2014
LBWCC names honors students on the President's List and Dean's List for Spring Semester 2014.


Curry named 2014 Outstanding Alumna

04/16/2014
Jennifer Carroll Curry, 1997 LBWCC grad, to be recognized at the 2014 commencement ceremony on May 9 at 7 p.m., Kiwanis Community Center in Andalusia


Rent Textbooks Online!

04/10/2014
LBWCC now offers a textbook rental service. Rent your textbooks online and have them delivered to your door. Click "More" below for a link to the bookstore page and learn how!


Cook named first 'TRIO Champion'

03/17/2014
For her many years of supporting student-focused federal programs at LBWCC, Diaon Cook was recently named the College's first "TRIO Champion."


Hiring boom expected for Gulf Coast

03/16/2014
The Fox News reports an expected boom in hiring for the next five years by oil rig companies in the Gulf Coast. LBWCC's welding and industrial electronics programs prepare students for these high-wage jobs! Continue for article link.


Hale, Smith named to All-Alabama Academic Team

03/06/2014
Thomas Hale of Straughn and Nathan Smith of Florala are LBWCC's two students named to the Alabama Community College System's All-Alabama Academic Team.


LBW partners with AUM

01/22/2014
LBWCC and AUM officials signed a partnership agreement to establish new transfer scholarships and make a smoother transfer transition.


Fall Semester 2013 Honors Students

01/15/2014
LBWCC names Fall Semester 2013 President's List and Dean's List honors students.


LBWCC Foundation 2014

01/08/2014
The LBWCC Foundation elected 2014 officers and welcomed new board members at the January meeting.


Stay eligible!

12/18/2013
If you want to keep receiving your federal student aid, make sure you stay eligible. That includes completing the online FAFSA each year.


ACCS invites alumni to submit stories

12/18/2013
The Alabama Community College System marks 50th anniversary with alumni scholarship contest. Alumni invited to share their story for a chance to win a scholarship in their name for a deserving Alabama student.


Sonography Graduates!

12/12/2013
Congratulations on the December 2013 Diagnostic Medical Sonography graduates!


Non-Diagnostic OB Ultrasounds spring semester

12/10/2013
For Spring Semester, LBWCC's Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program in Opp is offering free non-diagnostic OB ultrasounds on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings. Read more to find out requirements.


LBWCC is national finalist!

12/04/2013
LBWCC is one of 10 national finalists for the prestigious Bellwether Award in one of three categories and will be recognized by the Community College Futures Assembly in January.


Mini-Grant funds six projects

12/03/2013
Thanks to both the LBWCC Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, six new projects were funded for 2013-2014 through the annual Mini-Grant program.


LBWCC increases scholarships for 2014-2015

11/21/2013
A new scholarship plan increases direct institutional support for students by 4.5 percent and brings the total budgeted amount to more than $1 million.


Ms LBWCC 2013-2014

11/21/2013
Sydney Dawn Rogers of Highland Home is Ms. LBWCC 2013-2014


Students pledge to complete

11/20/2013
LBWCC pledge to complete a degree or certificate before leaving community college for transfer or to enter the job market, part of a national movement sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.


Hall named ALAPCAE president-elect

11/06/2013
LBWCC's Jennifer Hall fills the vacant president-elect officer position with the Alabama Association for Public Continuing and Adult Education.


Fall PTK induction in Andalusia

10/08/2013
Several students participated in the fall induction of the Alpha Beta Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in Andalusia.


Newly established endowed scholarship

09/16/2013
The LBWCC Foundation recently established the Seth Hammett Endowed Scholarship


LBWCC ranks high among peers

09/10/2013
LBWCC has several distinct high-ranking institutional strengths, according to a report by NCCBP.


LBWCC's automotive program re-accredited

09/10/2013
NATEF and ASE recently re-accredited LBWCC's automotive mechanics program in Opp.


Summer Semester 2013 Honors Lists

08/14/2013
Both the President's and Dean's Lists for Summer Semester 2013 can now be viewed.


iPad training

08/08/2013
"Beginner's Guide to the iPad," a continuing education class, will be offered in Andalusia on Oct. 7 and 8, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $35 for both sessions. Advance registration requested. Register in Student Services Office


Saints Hall taking applications

08/04/2013
Applications are now being accepted for the LBWCC Foundation's Saints Hall student apartments located adjacent to the Andalusia campus. Move-in date set for Aug. 18, classes begin Aug. 21.


Mullins is making it happen

07/28/2013
Meet Betty Mullins of Opp. She is not like most students attending LBWCC, and her story is both admirable and inspiring.


Need a math boost?

07/08/2013
LBWCC in Andalusia is offering a free math booster camp again, Aug. 13-15.


Outdoor office with forestry

07/06/2013
LBWCC's forest technology students enjoyed a field demonstration by official from Conecuh National Forest.


SkillsUSA National Gold Medalist

07/02/2013
Emily Driggers of Elba brings home the gold in SkillsUSA esthetics competition.


Spring Semester 2013 Honors Lists

06/06/2013
Both the President's List and the Dean's List can now be viewed.


New uploads for 2013-2014

06/02/2013
LBWCC's College Catalog/Student Handbook and the Academic Calendar for 2013-2014 are now uploaded.


New Program for Working Adults

05/31/2013
A new program designed for adults working full time during the day begins this fall. Successfully complete a degree by committing two nights a week for two years.


Saints Hall residency applications now online

05/27/2013
Students interested in living in the new Saints Hall apartment complex adjacent to the Andalusia campus can now apply online.


Russell is Outstanding Alumna

05/02/2013
Cara Beste Russell of Andalusia is named LBWCC's 2013 Outstanding Alumna and will be recognized at the commencement ceremony on May 10.


Driggers is state esthetics winner

04/29/2013
Emily Driggers wins SkillsUSA esthetics competition for Alabama, goes to national competition in June. Photo by Frank Couch, Birmingham.


Tax exempt bill passes

04/26/2013
LBWCC Foundation to be tax exempt, helping to keep rents down at the new Saints Hall apartment complex adjacent to the Andalusia campus.


Students bring home awards

04/09/2013
From the international conference of Phi Theta Kappa, the Alpha Beta Eta chapter brought home several awards for 2013.


Chancellor to be commencement speaker

03/27/2013
Dr. Mark Heinrich, Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, will be the keynote speaker at this year's graduation ceremony, 7 p.m., May 10, 2013, at Kiwanis Community Center in Andalusia.


From terrified to elite

03/26/2013
Anna Mitchell of Dozier took a giant leap from being a “terrified” nontraditional college student to joining an elite national group by earning the maximum ACT score in English.


All-Alabama Students

03/22/2013
LBWCC congratulates Jessica Williamson and Ethan Powell for achieving All-Alabama Academic Team recognition.


Biggest Fish

03/21/2013
SkillsUSA fishing tournament results in catch of large-mouth bass weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces, caught by Kenneth Smith of Opp.


PTK's Beta Pi Nu Spring Induction

03/20/2013
An induction to the Beta Pi Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was recently held at LBWCC in Greenville.


PTK's Alpha Beta Eta Spring induction

02/27/2013
A Spring induction ceremony was held at LBWCC in Andalusia for the Alpha Beta Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.


Saints Hall student housing

02/13/2013
The LBWCC Foundation will build student housing to accommodate a total of 96 students next to LBWCC in Andalusia, with opening set for Fall Semester 2013.


LBWCC gets new DMS equipment

01/31/2013
LBWCC now has two new ultrasound machines, thanks to a grant from the Governor's Office of Workforce Development.


Student aid approved

01/23/2013
LBWCC's culinary arts and vascular technology programs are now approved for federal student financial aid.


Blood Drive in Opp

01/22/2013
LBWCC in Opp is hosting a LifeSouth community blood drive, Jan. 31, 2013, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Fall 2012 Honors Lists

01/16/2013
Both the President's and Dean's Lists for Fall Semester 2012 can now be viewed.


New leadership with LBWCC Foundation

01/16/2013
The LBWCC Foundation recently elected new board members and officers.


Hudson is innovation champion

01/11/2013
LBWCC's first Innovation Champions Award winner is Mary Ann Hudson


Beginning Computer in Opp

01/01/2013
A seven-week beginning computer class will be held on Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Jan. 28-March 11, 2013.


Canvas replaces Blackboard

01/01/2013
LBWCC changes from Blackboard to Canvas, effective Spring 2013. This affects all distance education students, whether online or hybrid classes. Continue reading to learn how to access.


Hendersons endow two scholarships

12/31/2012
An Andalusia family generously endows two scholarships with the LBWCC Foundation.


PTK's ABE chapter collects books

12/31/2012
Books are recycled, reused, and PTK chapter earns donation to local food bank.


Shaw Industries supports education

12/30/2012
Shaw Industries recently made a donation to both the MacArthur Foundation and LBW Community College in support of higher education.


Fall 2012 Practical Nursing grads

12/09/2012
A practical nursing pinning ceremony at LBWCC in Opp recognizes 13 graduates.


22 ADN grads in Greenville

12/04/2012
LBWCC in Greenville held the Fall 2012 nursing pinning for 22 Associate Degree Nursing graduates.


Legislators visit LBWCC

12/03/2012
Two elected representatives with the Alabama House visited LBWCC in Andalusia, Opp.


Arc flash suits

12/02/2012
LBWCC has two new arc flash suits in the Industrial Electronics Program.


10 Mini-Grants

12/01/2012
The College's two supporting foundations awarded $13,300 in mini-grants for 10 projects on three campuses.


Medical Coding completers

11/30/2012
Eight students complete medical coding training. Next class starts Jan. 8, 2013.


Culinary Arts 'Artisan Breads'

11/26/2012
Learn about various types of breads in this one-day class on Dec. 18, 5-8 p.m., in the Carriage House kitchen of Springdale Estate.


Purvis earns award for art

11/26/2012
LBWCC Art Instructor Misty Purvis received second place in the Chancellor's Art Exhibit this year


Chancellor's Award Nominees 2012

11/26/2012
Several LBWCC employees were recognized at the 2012 Chancellor's Awards in Birmingham


Cuevas sculpture places second

11/26/2012
Linda Cuevas of Andalusia earned second place in the student category of this year's Chancellor's Art Exhibit


Moseley is Ms. LBWCC

11/16/2012
Chelsea Moseley of Brantley was crowned Ms. LBWCC 2012-2013.


Honors Program: Honesty

11/16/2012
First-year Honors Program students create "honesty" program for Fleeta School first- and second-grade students.


Culinary Arts 'Holiday Menu Showcase'

11/16/2012
A continuing education class for culinary arts will feature holiday selections. Class size is limited to 9, so register now in student services at any LBWCC location.


LBWCC in Andalusia celebrates

11/14/2012
Dignitaries, donors gathered to celebrate the completion of the pedestrian safety and campus enhancement project at LBWCC in Andalusia.


Greenville blood drive

11/08/2012
"Iron bowl" rivalry results in extremely successful blood drive at LBWCC in Greenville.


2013 Spring & Summer schedules

11/05/2012
LBWCC's 2013 Schedule of Classes for Spring and Summer are now available. Go to "myLBWCC" at the top right of this page to access.


Honors Program visits Fleeta

10/29/2012
First-year Honors Program students recently paid a visit to Fleeta School.


MacArthur Foundation event successful

10/01/2012
The MacArthur Foundation's second annual Scholarship Clay Shoot successfully raised more than $17,500 in scholarship funds.


Making history

09/27/2012
The LBWCC Foundation recently made a historic investment with the purchase of property adjacent to the College in Andalusia.


LBWCC part of TAACCCT grant

09/20/2012
LBWCC to receive $1.7M of the $10.08M TAACCCT grant from U.S. Dept. of Labor as part of the AF-TEN consortium of colleges to develop a future workforce and meet emerging technical needs.


LBWCC is 'Military Friendly School'

09/19/2012
LBWCC is among top 15 percent named to 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools®


LBWCC Foundation raises $20K+

09/12/2012
The 2012 LBWCC Foundation-Camellia City Classic Golf Tournament raised more than $20,000 in scholarship funds.


Academic Honors Summer 2012

08/23/2012
Congratulations to students recognized on the President's List and Dean's List for Summer 2012.


Training brings in 100+

08/15/2012
More than 100 students and faculty participated in recent training for four LBWCC programs in Opp.


Partnering with ATN

08/15/2012
LBWCC in Luverne partnered with Alabama Technology Network to provide training for area businesses.


Little Saints Preschool

08/13/2012
LBWCC's Child Development Center in Andalusia to house Little Saints Preschool on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for ages 3 and 4.


Attention Alabama Veterans!

08/03/2012
The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs is asking for the help of Alabama veterans to determine the feasibility of expanding the college scholarship program for dependents.


LBWCC Summer 2012 PN Grads

08/01/2012
Graduates were all smiles as they received their practical nursing pins at the LBWCC ceremony in Opp.


Whelan to teach culinary arts

07/30/2012
LBWCC selects Chef Michael Whelan as faculty for the new culinary arts program


Andalusia campus day care closing

07/29/2012
LBWCC announces the day care option at the Child Development Center on the Andalusia campus will end August 31st -- short certificate and AAS child development programs remain available.


Truck Driver Program Highlighted

07/27/2012
LBWCC's truck driver training program was highlighted in a recent news article


DPE officials visit LBWCC

07/26/2012
Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education officials visited LBWCC in Opp and Andalusia.


Upward Bound seeks to update

07/26/2012
LBWCC's Upward Bound program is planning an exciting event and wants to make sure all former students and faculty know about it.


New way to log in

07/25/2012
Now use the myLBWCC link at the top of this page to log in!


LBWCC hosts FFA conference

07/22/2012
LBWCC in Opp was the site for high school students from southern Alabama to attend the summer FFA conference.


GED test changes coming

07/22/2012
By January 1, 2014, adult learners can expect big changes to the high school equivalency GED test.


LBWCC honors adult learners

07/16/2012
LBWCC recognized the accomplishment of adult learners and GED recipients at a graduation ceremony held in Opp.


New 5-year Scholarship Funded

07/12/2012
LBW Community College Foundation recently established the Gail S. Jones Five-Year Scholarship Fund through a generous donation from the Solon and Martha Dixon Foundation.


GED, then scholarship

07/11/2012
Adult Ed grad gets ALAPCAE scholarship, accepted into Honors Program


Honors Program: Year Two

07/11/2012
Both new and returning Honors Program scholars were recognized at a recent luncheon.


Orientation Sessions

07/10/2012
LBWCC will hold orientation sessions for new students who have completed admission requirements for Fall Semester.


Dreaming of a job outdoors?

06/26/2012
Achieve your dream through LBWCC's Forest Technology program, the only such program of its kind in Alabama and surrounding areas. Get started today by calling George Showalter, instructor, (334) 881-2275.


ACCSPRA Pyramid Award

06/25/2012
LBWCC was recently recognized by the Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association


Honors Lists Spring 2012

06/13/2012
The President's List and Dean's List Honor Students announced for Spring Semester 2012.


Marcum is Outstanding Alumna

05/20/2012
Debbie Ferguson Marcum, 1985 LBWCC graduate, is the 2012 Outstanding Alumna


Upward Bound continues

05/08/2012
Upward Bound will continue its 36-year history of service at LBWCC, thanks to a Federal TRIO Programs grant


SkillsUSA Alabama winner

05/03/2012
Zach Ludmun of Florala won the SkillsUSA Alabama Gold Medal in HVACR


Ammons is All-USA

05/01/2012
B.J. Ammons of Red Level is one of only 20 community college students in the nation to be named to the 2012 All-USA Academic Team


Reverse Transfer in place

04/30/2012
LBWCC and Athens State University is partnered in a reverse transfer agreement to benefit students


Students complete Medical Coding

04/30/2012
A 10-week Summer Medical Coding Class is May 24-July 31, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Call today for more information.


Owen recognized

04/23/2012
LBWCC's Heather Owen, director of recruitment, was recently recognized as PTK Distinguished Advisor.


Honors Program bird houses

04/23/2012
Students in LBWCC's Honors Program added their own design to bird houses now displayed along the scenic walking trail in Andalusia.


Opp's Readers' Theater

04/23/2012
LBWCC students in Opp took a Readers' Theater production of "The Adventures of Mouse Deer" to Opp Middle School.


Get the most from your iPad

04/22/2012
Learn more about your iPad with a continuing education course at LBWCC in Andalusia.


Medical Coding

04/21/2012
Interested in becoming a medical coder? Register now for the next training session to begin May 24-July 31, 2012.


Students visit State House

04/16/2012
Several students enjoyed meeting with their representative in Montgomery during the ACCS Leadership Day.


Ammons is New Century Scholar

04/09/2012
B.J. Ammons of Red Level holds the state's single highest recognition as a New Century Scholar, one of only 50 in the nation.


Sanders is Gold Scholar

04/08/2012
Brooke Sanders of Coffee Springs named one of 50 Coca-Cola Gold Scholars.


Learn to Drive!

04/07/2012
The next Truck Driver Training course begins May 7. Limited number of scholarships available.


Author discusses Titanic

04/05/2012
100 years later, we learn of the survival story of a family on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, presented by author Dr. Julie Hedgepeth Williams.


Virtual welder added

04/04/2012
LBWCC's welding program adds green technology


Attention Alumni

04/03/2012
LBWCC wants your current mailing address. A new issue of the Alumni & Friends Newsletter will be mailed within the next couple of months!


LBWCC's All-Alabama Students

B.J. Ammons and Brooke Sanders

03/22/2012
Two LBWCC students recognized as All-Alabama Academic Team members, sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.


Free Boating Safety Course

03/22/2012
A two-night, FREE boating safety course will be held in Opp on April 23-24, 6-9:30 p.m. Participants must attend both sessions. Advance registration requested. Call (334) 493-5347 for more information.


LBWCC impacts area economy

03/22/2012
LBWCC contributes almost $54 million to local economy every year.


National TRIO Day

03/06/2012
Faculty, staff and students recently celebrated two federally-funded TRIO programs at LBWCC, Upward Bound and Student Support Services. Both programs help students be successful in college.


Relaxation Thursdays

03/06/2012
Relax on Thursdays and give students needed clinical hours by scheduling a therapeutic massage. Call 334-493-5318 to make an appointment.


Complete FAFSA now

03/06/2012
In order to allow adequate processing time, students planning to register for Fall semester 2012 classes should complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


Barnes adds to endowment

03/05/2012
George Barnes of Andalusia increased the level of endowment for the Evans Barnes Memorial Scholarship.


Students win literary awards

02/21/2012
Olivia Fleming and Jessica Williamson were named first and second place winners of ACETA's McMillan Undergraduate Writing Award.


PTK Alpha Beta Eta Chapter inducts new members

02/21/2012
Phi Theta Kappa ABE chapter on the Andalusia campus added 32 students to the membership list for spring semester.


Career Fair held at Luverne Center

02/21/2012
LBWCC instructors and staff attended the career fair recently held at the Luverne Center.


77 seniors visit Greenville campus

02/17/2012
There were 77 students from five area high schools attending College 101 on the Greenville Campus recently.


Mini-Grant sponsors Roads Scholar

02/16/2012
An Alabama Humanities Roads Scholar makes presentation on Greenville campus.


Greenville CMS gets DVDs

02/16/2012
The Greenville campus Christian Student Ministries purchases videos through Mini-Grant Program.


Get Heart Healthy

02/16/2012
Andalusia campus Adult Re-Entry Club recently served heart healthy food items.


New technical physics equipment

02/07/2012
Thanks to the Mini-Grant Program, funded by the LBWCC Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, new technical physics equipment is now available in the diagnostic medical sonography program.


PN students help at health fair

02/01/2012
Several LBWCC practical nursing students assisted at a recent community health fair held on the MacArthur campus in Opp.


Fostering future science, engineering majors

01/31/2012
The Science and Engineering Club on the Andalusia campus is sponsoring a science fair contest among middle school and high school students.


'Ready to Work' offered in Luverne

01/24/2012
LBWCC Luverne Center offers a free program designed to provide entry-level skills required for employment with many Alabama businesses and industries.


Current email address required

12/17/2010
All students should make sure their email address is current and check frequently for important college notifications


LBWCC to begin Vascular Technology program

10/21/2010
LBWCC will begin a new vascular technology program for diagnostic medical sonography graduates and professional sonographers already in the field.


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