Bevill State Community College

BSCC-Hamilton partners with northwest Alabama homebuilders

An agreement was signed on Jan. 28 between homebuilders from northwest Alabama and Bevill State Community College-Hamilton Campus to partner in an effort to reduce employee turnover and implement the Ready-to-Work (RtW) program to enhance the pre-screening process to develop a strong workforce. Shown posing following the agreement signing are (from left) BSCC President Dr. Kim Ennis, BSCC Dean of Workforce Solutions and Economic Development Al Moore, Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, BSCC Adult Ed Instructor (Ready-to-Work) Randall Muck and BSCC Director of Adult Education Patrick Bolack.

HAMILTON - Bevill State Community College (BSCC) signed an agreement with homebuilders from northwest Alabama on Monday, Jan. 28, to partner in an effort to reduce employee turnover and implement the Ready-to-Work (RtW) program to enhance the pre-screening process to develop a strong workforce. The area homebuilders included in the partnership include Buccaneer Homes, Hamilton; Deer Valley Homebuilders, Inc., Guin; Platinum Homes, Lynn; Southern Homes-Russellville; Sunshine Homes, Inc., Red Bay; and Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc., Red Bay and Winfield.

APCO provides grant to BSCC, challenges community

Bevill State Community College President Dr. Kim Ennis and Alabama Power Company western Division Vice President Mark Crews speak on Jan. 22 after the two announced that APCO is awarding the BSCC-Hamilton Campus a $50,000 Challenge Grant that will go towards building a Student Success Center on the campus.

HAMILTON - Alabama Power Company and the Bevill State Community College-Hamilton Campus are partnering to expand opportunities for workforce development and provide resources to bridge the gap between students and employers. 
Officials from Alabama Power (APCO) and BSCC met in the campus’ library on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to announce a $50,000 Challenge Grant from the Alabama Power Foundation that will kick-start the endeavor.  

Trial will go to Montgomery Co.

HAMILTON - Circuit Court Judge Lee Carter of the 25th Judicial Circuit approved a motion by defendants Bevill State Community College (BSCC) President Dr. Kim Ennis and Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Jimmy Baker to move an Alabama open records case out of Marion County.
The community college’s motion was heard and granted by Carter during a trial hearing held at the Marion County Courthouse on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

BSCC, Mercedes-Benz introduce apprenticeship co-op


Shown at the donation of a Mercedes-Benz trial vehicle to Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Hamilton Campus on Thursday, Dec. 6, are (from left) BSCC Dean of Workforce Solutions and Economic Development Al Moore, BSCC Dean of Instruction Dr. Leslie Hartley, House District 17. Rep. Tracy Estes, Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, BSCC President Dr. Kim Ennis, Mercedes-Benz Vice-President of Human Resources Rolf Wrona, Mercedes-Benz Organizational Development Specialist Steve Colburn and BSCC Automotive Instructor Chad Bryant.

HAMILTON - Automotive Technician students at Bevill State Community College (BSCC)-Hamilton Campus and Sumiton Campus can now train and learn using new Mercedes-Benz SUV vehicles, which were donated to the school.
BSCC and Mercedes-Benz held a special event on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Bevill State Business and Career  Center in Hamilton, introducing the new Mercedes-Benz Technician and Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program available on the Hamilton and Sumiton campuses.

BSCC Fall enrollment down

HAMILTON - The enrollment for Bevill State Community College for its Fall 2018 semester was lower on most of its campuses than 2017 figures.
The Hamilton Campus enrollment decreased by 1.2 percent.
Of BSCC’s four campuses (which does not include the remote center in Carrollton), the Hamilton Campus has the lowest enrollment, at 461 students.
For 2017, the Hamilton Campus enrollment was 531 students.

BSCC launching Mercedes-Benz Co-op program Dec. 6

HAMILTON - Bevill State Community College (BSCC) students—and soon local high school students—now have access to a course which can take them from a student to a Mercedes-Benz technician in two short years.
BSCC will be officially launching its Mercedes-Benz’s Technician and Mechatronics apprenticeship program on Thursday, Dec. 6.
BSCC Dean of Instruction Dr. Leslie Hartley told the Journal Record that the Mercedes-Benz manufacturing plant located in Vance is now in co-op partnerships with BSCC and Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.

 

BSCC answers nursing shortage

HAMILTON - According to information released from the Alabama Department of Labor in October, there is a consistent market-demand for nurses in the state.
Bevill State Community College-Hamilton Campus plays an important role in meeting the need for skilled nurses in the current economical environment.
According to the ADOL, registered nurses earn an average wage of $28.43 per hour.