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Lawson State--Holiday Upcoming Holiday Closing Dates: December 23-26th

12/20/2014

Enjoy your holiday break!

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Spring Registration is Now Open!!! Click here to learn more.

11/12/2014

Note to All Online Students: A $50 additional testing fee applies to all online courses. In addition, many online courses have automatic book fee deductions.

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Earn Your Bachelors Degree on the Campus of Lawson State. Learn More about Huntingdon College's Business Degree. Click here to learn more.

11/10/2014

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Apply & Register for Dual Enrollment Spring 2015 Courses Today. The Application Deadline is NOVEMBER 21st!!! Click here to learn more.

10/21/2014

The Spring Dual Enrollment Schedule is Out!!! Apply and Register Today!

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Is Online Learning for You? Learn More--Take the Readiness Test Today! Click Here for More Information

10/16/2014

Taking an online course requires a specific skill set, self discipline, download capability, Internet access and having a personal computer. Are you prepared?

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Mini-1 Ends / Mini-2 Term Begins (This Week!!!!). Click here to learn more.

10/11/2014

All Mini-term 2 students should report to class with their textbooks the first day of class (this week).

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Great News for ONLINE Students! We have more free on-campus proctoring dates for you. Click here to learn more and register.

10/7/2014

Can't attend your instructor's on campus proctoring date (for your Mid-term), we have more dates and times.

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ATTN: Dual Enrollment Students: Click here for information on your books, i.d. and parking decals.

10/4/2014

Visit our bookstore today to secure your textbook.

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Register for Mini-2 Classes Today!!! Classes Begin the Week of October 13th. Click Here for the Registration Steps!

9/20/2014

Mini-term 2 Classes Begin the Week of October 13th. Register Now!

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Online Students: Get Your Webcam and Audio Headset Today! These items are on sale at the bookstore. Learn More about How to Prepare for Proctor U Online Testing. Click here.

9/19/2014

Purchase your testing equipment (webcam and audio headset) in our campus bookstores.

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The Acting United States Under Secretary of Commerce Visits Lawson State and Addresses Its Students. Click here to learn more.

9/18/2014

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IMPORTANT ALERT: Notice to All Non-Paid Students---Tuition and Fees Must be Paid by Today, Friday, September 19th or All Classes Will be Dropped. Read More Here.

9/18/2014

Pay all Tuition & Fees by Sept. 19th!

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It's Cougar Connection Week!!! Click Here to View This Week's Special Campus Events. Don't Miss the Fun!

9/13/2014

9/18 Thursday's Events (Click Here for Details): Cookout 11:30-12:30 p.m. (Bessemer Quad); Freshmen Mixer, Fashion Show & After 5 Affair 7-11:00 p.m. (Birmingham Cafeteria). Free food, live performances, DJ Smoove

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Join the Honors College Today! Click Here to Apply Online.

9/10/2014

We are looking for the best and brightest. Join the Honors Program at Lawson State.

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Notification of Calendar Change: The Spring Break dates have changed. View calendar by clicking here.

9/3/2014

We've changed our Spring Break dates to mirror local school districts and to help our students and staff members (who have children). View the updated dates.

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Dual Enrollment Applications are Due by Sept. 5th. A State ID or Driver's License is Required. Dual Enrollment Classes Begin Sept. 15th!!! Click here to learn more.

8/23/2014

All DE students must have a STATE issued ID or Driver's License to be eligible.

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The Drop/Add Period has Officially ENDED!!!. No more changes can be made to schedules. Click here for more information.

8/22/2014

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Welcome to the start of the fall term. All students are expected to be in class regardless of financial aid status.

8/16/2014

Regardless of your financial aid status, you need to attend all of your classes the first week.

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Register for an Online Course Today!!! It is not too late. We have numerous classes still open. It is NOT too late to add an online course. Click here to find out more.

8/14/2014

Be mindful of additional testing fees for online courses before registering. Click here to learn more.

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The Dual Enrollment Application Deadline is Fast Approaching. Career Technical High School Students Can Attend College for Free. Apply Today!!! Click Here to Learn More.

8/13/2014

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8/10/2014

Join us for on-campus registration on Tuesday & Wednesday (August 12th & 13th). Fall classes begin on Monday, August 17th. All students are expected to attend classes the first day of class, regardless of financial aid or payment status. Attend your classes.

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Welcome to the Fall Term. Fall classes begin on Monday, August 18th.

8/10/2014

The class Drop & Add period runs from August 18th through August 22nd. Check for cancelled classes via the online schedule look-up feature. Attend classes on the first day, regardless of your financial aid or payment status.

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Register for the Fall Semester Online Today!!! Click Here to Register!!! Click Here to View Registration Tutorials!!!

7/10/2014

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We Want to Hear from You! Give Us Your Feedback on Lawson's New Website. Click Here to Take Our 1-Minute Survey.

7/2/2014

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Register Online for the Fall Term--Click Here to Learn More or to View Our Registration Tutorials!!!

7/1/2014

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Explore Lawson State's New Programs!!! Click Here to Learn More!!!

6/19/2014

What's Coming in August 2014: Culinary Arts Degree!!! Hospitality Management!!! Advanced Emergency Medical Technician!!! Phlebotomy Technician!!! Pharmacy Technician!! Homeland Security!!! Recreation!!!

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eCollege is Here.....Discover What eCollege Is and Why You Should Consider eCollege....Click Here to Learn More.

6/15/2014

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Content editing and formatting begins December 20, 2013

12/20/2013

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ARE YOU WORKING ON YOUR WEBPAGE?

10/22/2013

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Robert Holmes to Deliver Lawson State’s Commencement Address

10/15/2013

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Robert Holmes Jr., Alabama Power’s senior vice president of Ethics and Corporate Concern and chairman of the Alabama Power Foundation, will speak for Lawson State Community College’s Annual Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m. to be held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center, East Exhibition Hall II.

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2013 ASIST Scholarship Winners

8/12/2013

EWI of Birmingham’s 2013 Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST)Scholarship Awards Reception...

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Poker Playing Professor

8/12/2013

Poker playing professor from...

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Vincent’s Rogers Signs Scholarship with Lawson State

8/12/2013

Shelby County Reporter

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Lawson State Reflects on Dr. King's Letter from the Birmingham Jail

8/12/2013

BIRMINGHAM, AL | Lawson State Community College will hold an observance and reading of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Lawson State Presents First Graphic Arts Show

8/12/2013

BIRMINGHAM - Lawson State Community College Graphic Arts Communications students will hold the first Graphic Art Show on Sunday, April 7 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Lawson Sweeps Snead State

8/12/2013

Lawson Sweeps Snead State

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SBA Signs Strategic Alliance with Lawson

8/12/2013

The U.S. Small Business Administration today signed strategic alliance memorandums with two Birmingham-area historically black colleges and universities, the agency’s Alabama District Office announced.

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Annual Christmas Charity 2012

8/12/2013

Annual Christmas Charity 2012

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Lawson State Presents A Joyful Festival of Christmas Music

8/12/2013

December 2012 – BIRMINGHAM, ALThe Humanities Department of Lawson State Community College will present their annual Christmas Concert featuring the Lawson State Choir and Jazz Band in "A Joyful Festival of Christmas Music" on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center.

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Lawson State mechanic program

8/12/2013

If you would like more information on the Lawson State auto mechanics program, call Tom Berryman at 929-3483.

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Falcons Name New Assistant Baseball Coach

8/12/2013

University of Montevallo baseball coach Chandler Rose announced the hiring of Blake Lewis as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator July 16....

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Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order

8/12/2013

Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order

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Students Design Green Modifications to Restaurant

8/12/2013

Bessemer, AL –Students of Hank Wade’s Advanced Architectural Drawing class presented a proposed addition to the Dave and Buster’s chain of gaming restaurants in a recent special evening exhibition.

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Graduation Set

8/12/2013

Graduation Set

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Susan Price Graduation Speaker

8/12/2013

Susan Price Graduation Speaker

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Cougar Chronicle

8/12/2013

Cougar Chronicle

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Upward Bound Grant

8/12/2013

Upward Bound Grant

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Farmers Market Opens

8/12/2013

Farmers Market Opens

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Coty Clark Signs

8/12/2013

Coty Clark Signs

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Students Recognized

8/12/2013

Students Recognized

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JUCO Forward Committs

8/12/2013

JUCO Forward Committs

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Thrower signs with Talladega College

8/12/2013

Thrower signs with Talladega College

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Lawson State to Acquire Former Wenonah Elementary

8/12/2013

Lawson State to Acquire Former Wenonah Elementary

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Board Sells Wenonah Elementary

8/12/2013

Board Sells Wenonah Elementary

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Fun Run

8/12/2013

Fun Run

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Finding New Chancellor

8/12/2013

Finding New Chancellor

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Cougar Run

8/12/2013

Cougar Run

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President's Trophy

8/12/2013

President's Trophy

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Students Recognized for Annual Achievements

8/12/2013

BESSEMER, AL - As a special year-end celebration, Lawson State Community College held its Annual Honors and Awards Day to recognize the outstanding accomplishments and achievements of students in academics, service and leadership.

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IAAP Report

8/12/2013

IAAP Report

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Legislative Update

8/12/2013

Legislative Update

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Interfaith Scholarship

8/12/2013

Interfaith Scholarship

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Skills USA

8/12/2013

Skills USA

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Gov. Riley to Visit With Gustav Evacuees

8/21/2012

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C-SPAN VISITS LAWSON STATE ON ITS HISTORIC LOCAL CITIES TOUR

10/28/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL - C-SPAN, Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, will visit Lawson State Community College as it begins its 2011 LCV Cities Tour in Birmingham during the week of October 31 through November 4.

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Men's basketball loses three players in pre-season

10/24/2011

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Lawson State to Unveil Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

10/17/2011

What: An unveiling of new electric vehicle charging stations at the Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College.

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Mekeia Fox Crowned Miss Lawson State

10/15/2011

Bessemer, AL – It was an evening of elegance and “Royalty at its Best” as the Lawson State family and friends gathered for the Coronation of Miss Lawson State 2011.

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White House Recognizes Dr. Perry W. Ward

9/21/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Dr. Perry W. Ward, president of Lawson State Community College, received recognition today at the White House as a “Champion of Change,” which is part of President Obama’s Winning the Future initiative.

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White House honors Lawson State Community College

9/21/2011

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JDCC volleyball falls at home to Lawson State Monday

9/20/2011

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Tuscaloosa tornado victims urge more coordinated relief efforts

9/20/2011

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Junior college forward visits BU, leaves with offer

9/17/2011

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Volleyball Team Struggles

9/15/2011

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Lawson State approved for $587K grant

9/9/2011

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Lawson State Receives NSF Grant

9/8/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL (Sept. 8, 2011) Lawson State Community College has been awarded a 1.6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to fund the 2-Pi STEM (2-Pathways into STEM) Project.

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Farmers Markets Opens in Southwest Birmingham for Fall

9/8/2011

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Clahar Brings Swagger to DePaul

9/2/2011

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Northridge grad chooses Lawson State

6/9/2011

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Lawson State Offers 21st Century Robotics Academy

6/5/2011

June 2011 - Lawson State Community College invites students entering the 10th, 11th and 12th grade to come and discover the world of robotics and manufacturing on the Bessemer campus in a summer camp running June 13 – 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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'Dogs Sign Three

5/23/2011

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Mayor William 2011 Spring Commencement Speaker

5/6/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 6, 2011) - Birmingham Mayor William Bell will deliver the spring commencement address for Lawson State Community College at 10:00 a.m. May 7 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, East Exhibition Hall II.

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Lawson State Assists Jefferson County Storm Site

5/5/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL - In the aftermath of the recent tornadoes and storms, the Lawson State family, including President Perry W. Ward and approximately 100 faculty, staff, and students volunteered on Thursday at Scott Elementary School with relief efforts in devastated Pratt City.

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Baseball Team Loaded with Local Talent

4/5/2011

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Lawson State Hosts Annual Career and Wellness Fair

3/10/2011

BESSEMER, AL (March 10, 2011) - Residents and students interested in jobs and health opportunities were able to meet with about three dozen company representatives at yesterday’s annual Career and Wellness Fair hosted by Lawson State Community College.

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Southwest Corridor Community Forums

2/22/2011

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Lawson State Hosts 2011 AlaMATYC Conference

2/15/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL (February 2011) —The 2011 Conference of the Alabama Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (AlaMATYC), will be held on Friday, February 18 at Lawson State Community College.

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Alabama creates program to train media production workers

2/8/2011

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Archibald: Hall's Legacy

2/2/2011

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Lawson State Gears Up for Free Income Tax Program

1/15/2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL - (January 2011) — More workers could be eligible for a special tax credit this year and not know it. As a result, many may overlook claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, which can put anywhere from $2 to more than $5,600 into their pockets.

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Lawson State Unveils Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station

9/28/2010

BESSEMER, AL (September 28, 2010) - The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College unveiled today its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Station that has now officially added a major component to its advancement of alternate fuels technology.

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Lawson State's Cleveland Selected for National Concert at Kennedy Center

9/14/2010

Center September 2010 – BIRMINGHAM, AL - James Cleveland, Jr., a Lawson State Community College student and LSCC choir member, is the selected voice to represent the college in the 2010 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Kennedy Center National Concert in Washington D.C on September 19, 2010.

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Lawson State Awarded $3.1 Million for Student Support Services

9/13/2010

September 2010 – BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College has been awarded two Student Support Services grants over a five-year funding cycle from the U. S. Department of Education to assist the educational needs and goals of students.

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Birmingham's Lawson State named one of nation's top 50 community colleges

9/1/2010

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Lawson State Named to Nation’s Top 50 Community Colleges

8/26/2010

BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 26, 2010) – Lawson State Community College has been ranked by Washington Monthly as one of “America’s 50 Best Community Colleges.”

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Lawson State Receives State Energy Sector and Partnership Grant

8/26/2010

August 26, 2010 – Lawson State Community College has been approved by the Governor’s Office for a State Energy Sector and Partnership Grant funded by the U. S. Department of Labor in the amount of $587,675 for the purpose of training for jobs in the maintenance and inspection of alternative powered vehicles such as liquefied and compressed natural gas, hybrid and electric vehicles, etc.

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Lawson State Named to Nation’s Top 50 Community Colleges

8/26/2010

BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 26, 2010) – Lawson State Community College has been ranked by Washington Monthly as one of “America’s 50 Best Community Colleges.”

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Lawson State Gala Honors Ethel Hall - 5/21/2010

5/21/2010

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Lawson State Signs Volleyball Player

5/15/2010

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Lawson State Foundation and Wachovia Dedicate West Bessemer Building

5/12/2010

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Lawson State Gala: A Celebration of Services

5/10/2010

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Lawson State Foundation Establishes Hall Endowed Scholarship Keynote Speaker Donna Brazile Presents First Contribution to Fund

5/7/2010

BIRMINGHAM, AL, MAY 7, 2010 - When the annals of time are turned, the wson State Community College Foundation Gala 2010 will have marked two significant milestones

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Lawson State Gala: A Celebration of Services

5/2/2010

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Recognition Certificate: 2010 Census

1/5/2010

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Miss Lawson State Community College Crowned

11/15/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - November 2, 2009 – Beauty and retrospect set the vibe for the Miss Lawson State Coronation that took place on Thursday, October 22, in the gymnasium of the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building at Lawson State Community College where, Miss Devon Patterson Miss Lawson State 2008, passed the crown to London Hammondez, now reigning queen.

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Lawson Launches Program to Train Alternative Fuel Mechanics

8/5/2009

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Birmingham, Alabama Camp Helps Fatherless Boys

8/4/2009

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State Board of Education Appoints Interim Chancellor

5/5/2009

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Chancellor Bradley Byrne Announces Resignation

5/4/2009

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William Bell to Address Adult Education Graduates

5/3/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Jefferson County Commissioner William Bell will address graduates of the Adult Education Program at Lawson State Community College on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building (Birmingham West Campus).

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QEM Taps Lawson State’s Creer for Washington Internship

5/2/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Ms. Marylyn Creer, a Lawson State Community College student, has been selected as a summer intern by the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network’s Health –focused Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

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Lawson State Students Recognized at Honors and Awards Day

4/15/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College recently held its Annual Honors and Awards Day, one of the college’s major year-end ceremonies, acknowledging outstanding student achievement in academics, service and leadership.

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High Fashion and Fierce Modeling Rip the Runway at Lawson State

4/5/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College will present its “4th Annual RIP THE RUNWAY” Fashion Show on Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building (Birmingham West Campus).

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Lawson State Family Shares Loss of Miriam Witherspoon

4/4/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL (April 21, 2009) - Birmingham President Pro Tempore Miriam Witherspoon leaves a tremendous void to be filled. Her untimely passing is a tremendous loss not only for family and friends, but for her district and Lawson State Community College.

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Lawson State Leads the Way in Alternative Fuels Training

1/15/2009

JANUARY 2009 - “The only school in Alabama nationally certified for alternative fuels training” will be the lead-in for tonight’s FOXe Report (FOX 6 TV) featuring Lawson State’s Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence (ACAE).

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Lawson State’s Berryman Receives Snap-on Certification

1/5/2009

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College’s Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence (ACAE) is growing at a fast pace.

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Lawson State Becomes Newest Member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium

12/15/2008

DECEMBER 2008 - The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College is the newest member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). Tommy Hobbs, Business and Industry Liaison, accepted the College's membership plaque in Dallas, Texas on December 12, 2008 while attending the Consortium's newest training on Hybrid Vehicles.

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Lawson State Becomes Newest Member of NAFTC

11/15/2008

BIRMINGHAM, AL – (November 2008) The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College is the newest member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC).

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BET Personality Jeff Johnson Visits City for Youth Vote Rally

10/15/2008

OCTOBER 2008 - As one of the most important elections in quite some time transpires just days before us, there are major efforts to register voters, our youth in particular.

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Lawson State Wellness Day and Cancer Strout

10/5/2008

OCTOBER 2008 - West Birmingham and Lawson State communities alike were delighted by the Lawson State Community College Wellness Day and Cancer Strut at the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building and throughout the Birmingham West Campus on October 15, 2008.

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Governor Riley Addresses State's Reaction to Gustav

9/2/2008

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Gov. Riley visits hurricane evacuees at Lawson State

9/1/2008

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Lawson State Alumnus Establishes Scholarship

4/15/2008

On April 1, 2008, Lawson State Community College had the pleasure of hosting the Promotion Ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Leernest Ruffin, the commander of the 78th Communications Squadron at the Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robbins, Georgia.

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Lawson State Hosts Inaugural Community Breakfast

3/4/2008

BESSEMER, AL - Lawson State Community College hosted the Inaugural meeting of the Greater Bessemer Community Forum linking education, government, business and other entities together for purposes of community advancement.

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