If you are a junior or senior high school student, mark your calendar and plan to join us for an Open House to learn all about LBWCC on Saturday, October 29. Read more for details and how to register.
Instead of having to wait until January, students planning to attend LBWCC in fall 2017 can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) NOW using 2015 tax year information. Read more for details.
LBWCC's Diagnostic Medical Sonography senior-level students all passed the first of two required registry exams on the first try! Read more for details.
Several students were named to the LBWCC President's List and Dean's List for summer 2016. Read more for details.
LBW Community College representatives recently earned five awards from the statewide Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA).
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is awarded a $2.25 million, five-year Title III “Strengthening Institutions Grant” from the U.S. Department of Education, paving the way for a new Occupational Therapist Assistant training program, additional options in the Industrial Electronics program, and improving academic advising and student success.
LBW Community College welding program graduates now have an improved pathway to journeymen certification through the United Association apprenticeship program.
LBWCC continues to show an increase in both numbers of students and the amount of credit hours they are taking this fall.
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College and Andalusia Health have successfully obtained an innovations grant of $33,100 awarded through the Alabama Community College System to fund a one-year professional development program.
Students helped 63 families in the Greenville area by participating in the SaveFirst free tax preparation on campus.
LBWCC's night program is designed to help working adults achieve a college credential. Read how it made a difference to this recent graduate.
Jennifer Hall, adult education specialist and continuing education coordinator, discussed adult education while at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
July at LBWCC is busy as students take necessary steps to become a college student. Read more for necessary steps and dates.
Nearly $200,000 in grant funds will help meet emerging industry needs for increased energy efficiency by improving the quality of technician education in industrial electronics and diesel mechanics.
President's List and Dean's Lists for Spring Semester 2016 are now available.
LBWCC in Greenville recently hosted a Parent's Scholar Night informational session on GEAR UP Alabama for Butler County.
LBW Community College named April Wise as Nursing Division Chair with responsibility for all aspects of the nursing program.
Nursing program transitions to concept-based curriculum and changing admission requirements effective January 2017.
Dr. Jim Krudop, LBWCC vice president, received the PTK lifetime achievement award.
The Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of PTK returned from international convention with several awards.
LBWCC welcomes Chrissie Duffy as the 2016 commencement speaker on May 13, 2016.
LBW Community College’s recent spring induction ceremony in Andalusia for the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa included 58 new members. Read more for names.
LBWCC's Shannon Lightsey, English faculty, was recognized at the 2016 League for Innovation's national conference in Chicago.
LBWCC's Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Beta Eta and Beta Pi Nu chapters received awards at the regional conference held in Rainsville.
Judah, Davis receive Advisor Team Award for the Beta Pi Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
LBWCC in Greenville celebrates the Phi Theta Kappa five-star rating for the Beta Pi Nu Chapter.
Dr. Arlene Davis, PTK Beta Pi Nu Chapter advisor, received regional award.
Chelsea Powell of Andalusia and Sarah Elizabeth Godwin of Greenville are named as 2016 All-Alabama Academic Team members with the Alabama Community College System.
LBWCC student Daniel Lawrence of Greenville was awarded the 2016 Mary Evelyn McMillian Undergraduate Writing Award from the Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) for his essay titled "The Weight of a Lesson."
Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich signed a resolution designating February 2016 as Career and Technical Education Month for the Alabama Community College System.
LBW Community College’s enrollment growth continues for spring semester, with a 14 percent increase in total number of students enrolled and the same level increase in total credit hours taken by students compared to the same semester a year ago.
The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. The number obtained after completing the online application must be included if applying for LBWCC scholarships!
"Basic Welding for Farm and Home" will be held in Opp on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Feb. 16-March 17, 2016. Read more for details and how to register.
Students recognized fall term 2015 for President's List and Dean's List are now available. Click "view more" for details.
LBWCC ranked as the third-highest among all the public two-year colleges in the state for dual enrollment credit hours during the 2015 summer term.
A 15-week, non-credit Medical Coding study course to prepare for the national Certified Professional Coder exam will start in January. Read more for details.
LBW Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program recently had a site visit and evaluation for continuing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
"I believe you don’t have to have perfect sight to have a vision." Jeffrey Hall, totally blind since birth in one eye and legally blind in the other, overcame many obstacles in his pursuit of an education.
LBWCC in Andalusia recently became a space camp for about 150 sixth- and seventh-graders in Covington County.
Four LBWCC employees received state-wide recognition at the 2015 Chancellor's Award ceremony held in Birmingham.
Lindsey Magnolia (Maggie) Holmes of Andalusia is crowned 2016 Ms. LBWCC. Click "more" for details.
Heather Owen receives Athens State University Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association's first Outstanding Commitment to Service Award.
LBWCC's Beta Pi Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently hosted a leadership conference on the Greenville Campus with Darryl Forges of WAKA-TV as keynote speaker.
Shannon Lightsey, English and speech faculty, is LBWCC's 2015 Innovations Champion, selected for her creation of "Savvy Saints" online community for students. Click "more" for details.
LBWCC’s Paramedic program was recently awarded continuing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Click "more" for details.
Want to learn to basic welding for jobs around your house or on the farm? This is a 10-session course that will teach you how! Click "more" for details.
Students recognized summer term for President's List and Dean's List are now available. Click "more" for details.
LBWCC staff received seven awards at the 2015 Pyramid Awards ceremony, part of the annual conference of the Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA).
Students who need help in paying for classes at LBW now have a new option, effective for fall semester! Time is critical, so act NOW. Click 'more' for details.
LBWCC is implementing a direct deposit system for all disbursements to students. If you anticipate any type of refund, such as Pell Grant funds, it is critical you learn about this change. Click "more" for details.
Mark Hainds brings his love of forestry to LBWCC.
Dr. Greg Powell of Andalusia achieves a first-degree black belt in Aikido.
A classroom is far different than runways of the fashion world or inside a courtroom, but teaching became a career that was a perfect fit for Diaon Cook at LBW Community College. Now, after 37 years teaching English and reading, she is closing the classroom door.
If you are interested in selling books used in summer classes, click "more" for dates and times for LBWCC bookstores.
Ramona Franklin of Lockhart is completing a circle of education at LBW Community College with as much enthusiasm and excitement as when she started more than three decades ago.
LBWCC's welding program in Opp added 'steps' in obtaining short certificates as students progress through the program, and added a couple of night classes. Read more for details.
LBWCC in Opp is offering the first of the diesel mechanics courses as a night class, a great opportunity for those who work full time, veterans, and military personnel. Read more for details.
LBWCC reopens the surgical technology career training program with classes beginning Aug. 17. Registration runs July 17-Aug. 13. Read more for details.
LBWCC's new responsive website is designed to work across all platforms -- on desktops, laptops, and all mobile devices. As you access pages, please let us know if you encounter any problems. Our goal is to make the site as user friendly as possible! Read more for details.
LBW is now offering a tuition payment plan solution through NelNet Business Solutions (NBS) to assist students with the cost of tuition. This provides our students a great opportunity to spread tuition costs over time. For fall semester, applications open on July 17. The number of payments allowed depends on when you apply. Don't delay!
Germany's CBYX student exchange program is seeking a host family for a student to attend LBWCC in Andalusia.
LBWCC is now taking applications for non-traditional scholarships valued at $3,000 ($1,500 fall semester, $1,500 spring semester) for the 2015-2016 academic year. Deadline is July 1, 2015. Read more for details.
LBWCC received a grant for a developmental math innovation that will ultimately save students cumulatively up to $380K a year.
Congratulations to LBWCC students recognized on the academic honors President's List and Dean's List for Spring Semester 2015. Read more to view each list.
Recent LBWCC graduate Courtney Slaughter of Andalusia is among five transfer students nationwide to be named recipient of the Mu Alpha Theta Scholarship.
Fall 2015 applications for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program are due by June 15. Please note this is for ONLY those students who have completed all prerequisite classes by the end of summer term.
LBWCC in Opp is providing required continuing education for electrical contractors by offering a "NEC 2014 Updates, NFPA 70#, and NEC Calculations" course on July 28 and 29, 2015, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, MacArthur Campus Conference Center.
LBW Community College students recently participated in the state competition of SkillsUSA, bringing home medals for their efforts.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society presented the highest recognition to LBWCC President Dr. Herb Riedel during national convention in April 2015.
Dr. Rex Butler, 1973 LBW graduate, is the 2015 "Outstanding Alumnus" and was recognized during the College's 50th anniversary commencement program.
Previous and current LBW presidents attended the Golden Gala, an event of the LBWCC Foundation.
LBWCC's upcoming summer term is expanded with additional course offerings at all locations. Read more for details.
Tara Moseley turned tragedy and heartache into pursuit of a dream to create a safe day care for children. Read more for the rest of her story.
Ty Hammett of Andalusia and Chloe Langston of Honoraville are the 2015 LBWCC students named to the All-Alabama Academic Team.
LBW Community College offers training for the top two in-demand jobs in the state as identified by the Alabama Department of Labor. Read more for details.
LBWCC is now offering more credit courses in Luverne! Check out welding, culinary arts, and more transfer classes. Read more for details.
If you are graduating high school soon, you are in a unique group that may be eligible for Pell Grant funds for summer semester! Read this to learn about free financial funds for summer college classes....
Congratulations to LBWCC honor students named for Fall Semester 2014.
Four 'outstanding' employees recognized by ACCS at the 2014 Chancellor's Award program in Birmingham.
Christian Cook of Andalusia wears the crown of Ms. LBWCC 2015 and will represent Lurleen B. Wallace Community College during its 50th anniversary year.
Jason Jessie joins LBWCC as the new Dean of Student Affairs.
Marketing and Public Relations staff Renée LeMaire brought home a gold, silver, and six bronze awards, and Lisa Patterson earned four bronze awards in recognition of their work.
A grant-funded mobile welding lab creates opportunity to offer welding classes for the first time in Luverne for both traditional and dual enrollment students.
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.
LBWCC's LeMaire, Patterson win ACCSPRA Pyramid Awards, highest category recognition for three categories among all colleges in the Alabama Community College System.
The Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LBWCC in Andalusia is a Top 100 Chapter among nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide.
Angela Kelley represented LBWCC at this year's Alabama Master Teacher Experience.
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!
Tanner Jackson of Opp brings education full circle -- LBWCC as student, now as instructor.
Hugh Carter returns to Alabama, joins LBWCC as librarian.
John Bess named chair of business, information technology and social science division.
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.
Dr. Herb Riedel achieves fifth-degree black belt in Aikido, student Shawn Geohagan is promoted to first-degree black belt.
LBWCC names honors students on the President's List and Dean's List for Spring Semester 2014.
The newly dedicated Renaissance Sundial is an attraction for the Andalusia campus.
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
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!
For her many years of supporting student-focused federal programs at LBWCC, Diaon Cook was recently named the College's first "TRIO Champion."
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.
LBWCC and AUM officials signed a partnership agreement to establish new transfer scholarships and make a smoother transfer transition.
The LBWCC Foundation elected 2014 officers and welcomed new board members at the January meeting.
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.
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.
The LBWCC Foundation recently established the Seth Hammett Endowed Scholarship
LBWCC has several distinct high-ranking institutional strengths, according to a report by NCCBP.
Meet Betty Mullins of Opp. She is not like most students attending LBWCC, and her story is both admirable and inspiring.
LBWCC's forest technology students enjoyed a field demonstration by official from Conecuh National Forest.
Emily Driggers of Elba brings home the gold in SkillsUSA esthetics competition.
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.
Cara Beste Russell of Andalusia is named LBWCC's 2013 Outstanding Alumna and will be recognized at the commencement ceremony on May 10.
Emily Driggers wins SkillsUSA esthetics competition for Alabama, goes to national competition in June.
Photo by Frank Couch, Birmingham.
From the international conference of Phi Theta Kappa, the Alpha Beta Eta chapter brought home several awards for 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.
LBWCC now has two new ultrasound machines, thanks to a grant from the Governor's Office of Workforce Development.
LBWCC's first Innovation Champions Award winner is Mary Ann Hudson
LBWCC is among top 15 percent named to 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools®
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.