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LBW Community College Announces “ReignitED” Initiative with Free Course Offering to Encourage College Completion

LBW Community College Announces “ReignitED” Initiative with Free Course Offering to Encourage College Completion

Earning an education is the key to securing your future. If you’ve ever considered returning to complete your degree or certificate, it’s time for you to get ReignitED at LBW.

LBW Launches Bass Fishing Team

LBW Launches Bass Fishing Team

LBW Community College is proud to announce the addition of its first-ever Bass Fishing Team, providing a new avenue for students to excel.

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LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Spring 2024

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2024 semester.

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LBW ANNOUNCES 2024 COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS

LBW Community College will welcome two speakers at commencement on Friday, May 10, 2024. Chief Warrant Officer Four (Retired) Eugene M. Murphy and Auburn University Professor Dr. Leslie Ann Cordie.

LAIRD ANNOUNCED AS LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS 2024

LAIRD ANNOUNCED AS LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS 2024

LBW Community College’s 2024 Outstanding Alumnus is Wesley Laird, a 1981 associate in arts graduate.

2024 Student Awards

2024 Student Awards

LBW Community College proudly recognizes students' academic achievements throughout all campus locations annually. Congratulations to these students for achieving these honors and awards.

LBW Announces 2024 All-Alabama Academic Team Representatives

LBW Announces 2024 All-Alabama Academic Team Representatives

Clay Herrington and Alana Wheeler of Andalusia were named as 2024 All-Alabama Academic Team members with the Alabama Community College System at the recognition program on Friday.

State rehabilitation services, community college system streamline access to credentials for in-demand jobs

State rehabilitation services, community college system streamline access to credentials for in-demand jobs

“It is imperative that individuals with disabilities are a focus in our efforts to meet the workforce needs in our communities throughout the state,” said Dr. Brock Kelley, President of LBW Community College. "We are committed to providing support and training for all."

LBW Announces President

LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Fall 2023

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2023 semester.

GREENVILLE, COMMUNITY CANDID SERIES SCHEDULED

GREENVILLE, COMMUNITY CANDID SERIES SCHEDULED

LBW Community College presents Community Candid, a free lecture series scheduled each Tuesday in February, developed to provide vital information to the public, fostering educational and career advancement, family health and wellness, substance use prevention, and mental health awareness.

LBW’S NEW CENTER FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TO FUEL TRAINING FOR STATEWIDE, IN-DEMAND CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION

LBW’S NEW CENTER FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TO FUEL TRAINING FOR STATEWIDE, IN-DEMAND CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION

Shovels broke ground in Andalusia on Tuesday, January 11, at the Lurleen B. Wallace (LBW) Community College Center for Building Construction, a 3.5 million, 10,000-square-feet project that will facilitate the construction industry’s training needs in the state’s southeastern region.

Enrollment up across Alabama Community College System academic courses, workforce programs

Enrollment up across Alabama Community College System academic courses, workforce programs

Spring enrollment in Alabama’s community and technical colleges is already surpassing last year’s numbers, following a record level of enrollment in fall semester classes and a third consecutive year of enrollment increases statewide.

The Camellia City Classic Golf Tournament Raises Over $60,000 for LBW Community College Foundation

The Camellia City Classic Golf Tournament Raises Over $60,000 for LBW Community College Foundation

The annual Camellia City Classic 4-person scramble golf tournament, organized by the LBW Community College Foundation, achieved resounding success this year, bringing in over $60,000 in proceeds. The event took place at the stunning Robert Trent Jones at Cambrian Ridge golf course and drew support from dozens of local businesses and individuals through sponsorships and donations.

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FULLY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF BELOVED STUDENT

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FULLY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF BELOVED STUDENT

LBW Community College is proud to announce the establishment of the Ms. Sierra Newman Memorial Scholarship, a testament to the enduring memory of Sierra Newman, a cherished member of the LBW Ensemble, who tragically lost her life in a car accident in November 2019.

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE, U.S. FOREST SERVICE PARTNERSHIP

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE, U.S. FOREST SERVICE PARTNERSHIP

LBW Community College and the U.S. Forest Service have partnered to increase awareness and knowledge of natural resource career opportunities.

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LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Summer 2023

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Summer 2023 semester.

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST CONSTITUTION DAY PROGRAM WITH LOCAL LEGISLATORS

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST CONSTITUTION DAY PROGRAM WITH LOCAL LEGISLATORS

LBW Community College will celebrate the 236th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a program, presented by the Business, IT and Social Science department, supporting Constitution Day on Monday, September 18, 2023, at the Martha & Solon Dixon Center for the Performing Arts on the Andalusia Campus beginning at 10 a.m.

LBW ANNOUNCES THE “SAINTS IN ACTION” INITIATIVE

LBW ANNOUNCES THE “SAINTS IN ACTION” INITIATIVE

LBW was confronted this year with a growing concern many colleges are facing among its student body—addressing reported high levels and frequency of mental health distress.

LBW Adult Education and Military Recruiters Team Up

LBW Adult Education and Military Recruiters Team Up

The LBW Community College Adult Education program and service area military recruiters are teaming up to provide students and recruits with the education and training skills needed to enter the military forces.

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LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Spring 2023

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2023 semester.

Shaw Celebrates LBW Student Apprenticeships with Signing Day Ceremony

Shaw Celebrates LBW Student Apprenticeships with Signing Day Ceremony

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) and Lurleen B. Wallace (LBW) Community College welcomed six student apprentices at a recent signing day ceremony.

KENNEDY ANNOUNCED LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS 2023

KENNEDY ANNOUNCED LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS 2023

LBW Community College names second-generation logger and business owner Kevin Kennedy as the 2023 Outstanding Alumnus and will recognize him at the annual commencement ceremony in Andalusia on May 12.

$50,000 Wing Solar Scholarship Opens Opportunities for LBWCC STEM Students

$50,000 Wing Solar Scholarship Opens Opportunities for LBWCC STEM Students

The Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) Foundation announces the new $50,000 Wing Solar Scholarship by Origis Energy and PowerSouth Energy Cooperative. The endowment is a result of the Wing Solar project completed in Covington County, Alabama in March 2023.

LBW’s Ensemble invited to perform at State Capitol for ACCS anniversary kickoff

LBW’s Ensemble invited to perform at State Capitol for ACCS anniversary kickoff

The LBW Ensemble will perform on the Alabama State Capitol steps during the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) 60th anniversary kickoff celebration, called the ACCS Diamond Jubilee Kickoff. At the request of the ACCS, the LBW Ensemble will perform at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 17.

LBW Announces All-Alabama Academic Team Representatives

LBW Announces All-Alabama Academic Team Representatives

Two LBW Community College students will soon receive prestigious recognition in Montgomery for exceptional academic achievement, distinguished leadership, and community service. Jordan Freeman of Troy and Jaden Williams of Enterprise are named as 2023 All-Alabama Academic Team members with the Alabama Community College System.

LBW Graduation Speaker Announced

LBW Graduation Speaker Announced

LBW Community College will welcome the founder and CEO of Transfr Inc., Bharani Rajakumar as the keynote speaker for the 2023 graduation ceremonies on May 12.

LBW Diversity Committee Offers Community Lecture Series

LBW Diversity Committee Offers Community Lecture Series

President Kelley’s Community Leaders Diversity Committee invites you to attend Community Candid, a lecture series dedicated to providing parents and guardians with the knowledge needed to support modern parenting.

LBW and ACCS Release Economic Impact Results

LBW and ACCS Release Economic Impact Results

Students and alumni of colleges within the Alabama Community College System add $6.6 billion to Alabama’s economy, supporting one out of every 27 jobs in the state, according to an economic impact report released Monday.

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LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Fall 2022

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2022 semester.

District SkillsUSA Competition

District SkillsUSA Competition

The 2023 South District Competition will be held on the LBW MacArthur Campus in Opp, Alabama on February 17.

Welding Apprenticeship Now Offered with Dorsey Trailer in Elba, AL

Welding Apprenticeship Now Offered with Dorsey Trailer in Elba, AL

This new partnership only strengthens our community and represents Dorsey Trailer's investment in our students as well as their willingness to create valuable new opportunities for them. Connecting our students to employment through high-quality work-based learning gives them the ability to earn money while they are learning and allows our employer partners to train within the company.

Alabama RC&D Councils partner with Alabama’s community colleges to help veterans

Alabama RC&D Councils partner with Alabama’s community colleges to help veterans

Councils to fund active-duty military, Guardsmen, Reservists and veterans’ workshops to share available resources

LBW Holds PTK Honor Society Induction

LBW Holds PTK Honor Society Induction

LBW Nursing students enjoy the PTK Induction Ceremony at LBW Community College. 72 students were recently inducted into the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society.

LBW Reports Highest Enrollment in College History

LBW Reports Highest Enrollment in College History

Historic Headcount: LBW Community College reports the highest enrollment in history this fall semester. “Our faculty and staff are to be commended for our recent increase in headcount and registration rate."

LBW Announces Improvements to Nature Trail

LBW Announces Improvements to Nature Trail

The LBW Community College nature trail located at the Andalusia campus will temporarily be closed for improvements. Beginning Friday, November 18, the trail will be closed only on the east side of Dannelly Blvd., the section closest to Wal-Mart, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The trail will reopen on Saturday, November 19.

LBW Cross Country Coach Announced

LBW Cross Country Coach Announced

LBW Community College has announced that Anthony Sanders will serve as the men’s and women’s cross country coach.

LBWCC Foundation Raises Over $30,000 for Students

LBWCC Foundation Raises Over $30,000 for Students

The LBW Community College Foundation had 88 golfers participate in the 17th Annual Camellia City Classic at the Robert Trent Jones Cambrian Ridge Golf Trail in Greenville.

LBW Announces Josh McLendon as Golf Coach

LBW Announces Josh McLendon as Golf Coach

LBW Community College announced at the LBWCC Foundation Camellia City Classic that Josh McLendon from Greenville will serve as the golf coach.

Camellia City Classic Golf Tournament

Camellia City Classic Golf Tournament

The LBWCC Foundation would like to invite you to the beautiful Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Cambrian Ridge in Greenville as we "Drive for Excellence in Education" on November 2nd for the 17th annual Camellia Classic Scholarship Golf Tournament. 

Shaw Industries Donates to LBW Foundation

Shaw Industries Donates to LBW Foundation

Shaw Industries in Andalusia recently made an investment in the future of the community’s workforce by donating to the LBW Community College Foundation.

LBW Athletics Adds Cross Country and Golf

LBW Athletics Adds Cross Country and Golf

LBW Community College announces the addition of men’s and women’s golf as well as men’s and women’s cross country to its intercollegiate athletic program.

LBW received a $10,000 grant by Rep. Mike Jones

LBW received a $10,000 grant by Rep. Mike Jones

Representative Mike Jones Jr. presented LBW Community College with a $10,000 Community Service Grant.

Storage Shed Bid Sale

Storage Shed Bid Sale

LBW Community College will hold a sealed bid sale, Bid #388, (2) Storage Sheds.

Alabama Supreme Court to hold Special Session at LBW Community College

Alabama Supreme Court to hold Special Session at LBW Community College

LBW Community College will host the Alabama Supreme Court for a special session on September 15 on the Andalusia campus.

Little Saints Open House

Little Saints Open House

Little Saints Preschool registration will be Monday, August 15 from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Child Development Center.

LBW Forms Nursing Apprenticeship with Andalusia Health

LBW Forms Nursing Apprenticeship with Andalusia Health

LBW Community College and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship have partnered to form an RN and LPN Apprenticeship.

Andalusia Health Services Contribution to Health Programs

Andalusia Health Services Contribution to Health Programs

Andalusia Health Services recently awarded LBW Community College with a $10,000 contribution check designated to be applied to the purchase of equipment needed for the College’s Nursing, EMS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Physical Therapist Assistant Programs.

LBW Community College Recognizes Dixon Foundation Contribution

LBW Community College Recognizes Dixon Foundation Contribution

LBW Community College and the LBWCC Foundation recognized the Dixon Foundation for contributions to the theater and celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Martha and Solon Dixon Center for the Performing Arts.

LBW ANNOUNCES MASCOT NAME

LBW ANNOUNCES MASCOT NAME

LBW Community College has announced the name of the College’s first-ever mascot – a Saint Bernard named Blue.

LBW Announces Junior Office Clerk Position

LBW Announces Junior Office Clerk Position

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College announces the following position: Junior Office Clerk (Temporary: Summer Youth Employment Program)

CAMP LBW

CAMP LBW

LBW Community College will host "Camp LBW" this summer for rising 4th-6th graders. 

LBW Announces Apprenticeship with Covington Gin

LBW Announces Apprenticeship with Covington Gin

Covington Gin Company, Inc. has become an employer partner in LBW Community College's registered diesel mechanic apprenticeship through the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship (AOA).

LBW UNVEILS MASCOT AND REQUESTS COMMUNITY INPUT

LBW UNVEILS MASCOT AND REQUESTS COMMUNITY INPUT

LBW Community College recently unveiled a new mascot. “Once again, LBW is taking our next steps to enhance the LBW brand within the community,” said President Dr. Brock Kelley. Through the College’s social media accounts, the mascot revealed through illustrations was a Saint Bernard.

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Sealed Bid Sale

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will hold a sealed bid sale of used and surplus equipment.

BASS ANNOUNCED AS LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS

BASS ANNOUNCED AS LBW OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS

LBW Community College’s 2022 Outstanding Alumnus is Charles C. “Tripp” Bass, III of Andalusia, a 1982 graduate with an associate in arts degree.

ELEBASH TO SERVE AS LBW COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER

ELEBASH TO SERVE AS LBW COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER

LBW Community College will welcome Opp native, Rosemary Elebash as the keynote speaker for the 2022 graduation ceremonies on May 13.

BLAIR, MOUNT NAMED TO ALL-ALABAMA ACADEMIC TEAM

BLAIR, MOUNT NAMED TO ALL-ALABAMA ACADEMIC TEAM

LBW Community College students Garyn Blair and Megan Mount were named 2022 All-Alabama Academic Team members and received statewide recognition for exceptional academic achievement, distinguished leadership, and community service during the 2022 All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Winfrey Hotel on Friday, April 22.

Vehicle Surplus Sealed Bid Sale

Vehicle Surplus Sealed Bid Sale

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will hold a sealed bid sale of used vehicles on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 2:00 PM.

PTA Program Update

PTA Program Update

Due to a recent policy revision eliminating the ACT requirement for program admission, the PTA Program will accept applications for the Summer 2022 cohort from April 13 until April 27.

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Surplus Equipment Sealed Bid Sale

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will hold a sealed bid sale of used and surplus equipment.

Online Application System - Coming Soon

Online Application System - Coming Soon

Effective April 1, 2022, the Alabama Community College System and Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will release an online web-based recruiting process. The system will replace the College’s outdated manual paper application process.

LBW Surplus Used Vehicle Sealed Bid Sale

LBW Surplus Used Vehicle Sealed Bid Sale

A sealed bid sale of used vehicles will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the MacArthur Campus in Opp, AL.

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LBW Announces President's, Dean's Lists for Fall 2021

LBW Community College is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2021 semester.

Tori Hobbs Crowned Ms. LBW 2022

Tori Hobbs Crowned Ms. LBW 2022

Ms. LBW 2022 was crowned Thursday, January 20. Tori Hobbs of Wicksburg, Ala was awarded the title.

Representative Jones Presents Community Service Grant

Representative Jones Presents Community Service Grant

Representative Mike Jones, Jr. presented LBW President Dr. Brock Kelley with a $10,000 Community Service Grant

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NOTICE: ACEN Accreditation Review Visit

The LBW Nursing Department will host a virtual site visit for initial accreditation of its Practical Nursing (PN) Program by the ACEN, February 7, 2022-February 10, 2022.

Who will be crowned Ms. LBW 2022?

Who will be crowned Ms. LBW 2022?

LBW Community College will hold the Ms. LBW Pageant on January 20.

LBW to Offer CDL Training to Employers

LBW to Offer CDL Training to Employers

LBW Community College in partnership with Enterprise State Community College (ESCC) will offer CDL training to employees at Andalusia Distributing Company (ADC) Inc.

Merrill Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Merrill Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Merrill Family Memorial Fund is at this moment established to promote the education of a deserving student attending Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.

LBW forms Apprenticeship with Shaw Industries

LBW forms Apprenticeship with Shaw Industries

LBW Community College has formalized a competency-based apprenticeship with Shaw Industries, Inc. Andalusia Plant 65.

Winter Mini Term

Winter Mini Term

3 two-week online courses offered this winter.

LBW Foundation Raises $26,250 for Scholarships

LBW Foundation Raises $26,250 for Scholarships

The LBW Community College Foundation had 68 golfers participate in the 16th Annual Camellia City Classic at the Robert Trent Jones Cambrian Ridge Golf Trail on Wednesday, October 20.

LBW Hires Campus Police Officer

LBW Hires Campus Police Officer

LBW Community College welcomes Chad Duffell as the newly appointed campus police officer.

LBW & Coastal Forest Products Apprenticeship Formed

LBW & Coastal Forest Products Apprenticeship Formed

LBW Community College formalized a partnership with Coastal Forest Products in Chapman, AL to provide apprenticeship opportunities to Diesel Technician students.

Shaw Industries Donates to LBW Foundation

Shaw Industries Donates to LBW Foundation

Shaw Industries in Andalusia recently made an investment in the future of the community’s workforce by donating to the LBW Community College Foundation.

Fall 8-Week Classes Available

Fall 8-Week Classes Available

The 8-week term begins on Monday, October 13, and ends on December 16, at the same time as the full 16-week courses.