Bevill State Community College
By Scott Johnson
HAMILTON - In just two months, students can go from their couch to the road, making competitive wages as a truck driver.
Bevill State Community College-Hamilton Campus’ Truck Driver Training program has recently condensed its course into a six-week class, meaning the college can assist in solving the current trucker shortage being experienced nationwide.
“As far as the driver shortage, I don’t know if I have ever seen it like this,” said Marcus Carson, who heads up the Truck Driver Training program at Bevill State.
HAMILTON - Bevill State Community College is currently accepting registration applications for in-person classes for the Spring 2021 semester and the school is now running two initiatives to encourage students to enroll.
As a special enrollment incentive for current and future Bevill State students, and to welcome everyone back for on-campus classes and activities for the Spring 2021 semester, the college is offering a drawing for one laptop at each of its five locations.
JASPER - Bevill State Community College is excited to announce the launch of its new apprenticeship program!
Currently, Bevill State is offering a pre-apprenticeship Scholarship in the amount of $2,050.
Dr. Leslie Hartley, Dean of Instruction for Bevill State Community College said, "Bevill State Community College is excited to be offering this new opportunity to students.
MONTGOMERY - Dr. Chris Cox was announced as Interim President of Bevill State Community College on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Cox will serve in the role until a permanent president is named. His tenure at Bevill State Community College will begin on Thursday, Oct. 1.
Communications and Marketing Administrator Rachel Bunning stated that Cox has more than 24 years of higher education administration experience and currently serves as Interim President at Lurleen B. Wallace (LBW) Community College.
HAMILTON - Bevill State Community College (BSCC) President Dr. Kim Ennis received notification from Dr. Michael Hoefer, vice president of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC), that BSCC accreditation standards had been reaffirmed for the next 10 years.
SACSCOC is a regional accrediting body of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. Its mission is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions.
HAMILTON - Advanced registration for the Bevill State Community College’s (BSCC) summer semester will take place April 27 through May 14, with registration on May 26, and classes beginning as regularly scheduled on May 28.
All classes will begin in an online, virtual or remote format, with plans for classes to resume on-campus later in the semester.
“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remain flexible and know that dates, events, and locations may change,” said BSCC President Dr. Kim Ennis.
HAMILTON - In an effort to provide students with continued education tutoring services this semester, online tutoring resources have become available to students attending all Bevill State Community College (BSCC) campuses.
According to BSCC President Dr. Kim Ennis, these tutors can communicate with students, review coursework, and provide assistance through the available resources on the online tutoring platform Canvas.
Bevill State Community College (BSCC) has received a “no recommendations” evaluation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) review committee.
The committee visited BSCC campuses and several off-site locations from Oct. 28-31 and issued an evaluation of “no recommendations” for the college following their visit.
BSCC President Dr. Kim Ennis said the evaluation results were rare and a tremendous accomplishment for Bevill State.
HAMILTON - North AlabamaWorks, in partnership with Bevill State Community College-Hamilton, will host the Worlds of Work Career Expo for Marion and Winston County students on Friday, Nov. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bevill State Community College Hamilton Campus.
This event will help students learn about high-demand, high-wage career opportunities available to them in Northwest Alabama.
Companies and organizations will provide hands-on activities in which they can participate, allowing students to explore potential careers.