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Interim President Named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College

An interim president has been named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.  Chancellor Jimmy Baker ha announced the appointment of Dr. Chris Cox as interim president until a permanent president is named. Cox has more than 24 years of higher education administration experience and currently serves as the Executive Director of Workforce Solutions and Innovations for the Alabama Community College…

Legacy of Greenville’s Jeddo Bell to Live on through LBWCC Scholarship

Officials at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College and Jeddo Bell's family have formed a memorial scholarship in his memory

IMG_0340 IMG_0342 Jeddo Bell will be remembered for his commitment to education for generations to come. Monday, Bell’s family stood alongside Lurleen B. Wallace Community College staff to officially establish the Jeddo Bell Memorial Scholarship. “My father would be pleased about the scholarship program,” said Bell’s son Tracey Burnett. “He cared about nothing more than the education which is an…

LBWCC Gives High School Seniors Glimpse Into College Life

College 101 schools prospective LBWCC students on everything from finances to courses to student activities

IMG_0495 Lurleen B. Wallace Community College leads the state in student retention — and one reason could be their recruitment program. Every year, the college gives high school seniors a sneak peek into what it’s really like to be a college student. One of those is McKenzie High School senior Camryn Reaves. “I really want to be a plastic surgeon,”…

LBW Community Colleges Losing Upward Bound Programs

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College campuses are losing funding for the Upward Bound program this year. Upward Bound has been at LBWCC for 40 years and helped thousands of students, according to the LBWCC Upward Bound Director Bridges Anderson. “So I was in the first summer residential program in 1977,” Anderson adds. “I’ve been part of this program over half…