The SPACE Center--(Student Persistence through Assistance and Collaborative Efforts)

A Title III Sponsored Program


One of the reasons why Lawson State Community College is a Top 5 College is the SPACE Center.  The SPACE Center, which is part of Lawson State Community College's QEP, is designed to equip, engage and empower students through it outreach services.  The SPACE Center is available on both campuses and provides students with tutoring, advising, counseling and targeted seminars.   This multi-faceted center is dedicated to providing students with the necessary support in order to stay in school and excel academically and socially.

SPACE Center Informational Video:

For more information, view this short information video on the SPACE Center

The  S.P.A.C.E Center (Student Persistence through Assistance and Collaborative Efforts) is a centralized resource center used to combine academic and non-academic support services to aid students in achieving their academic goals.  

SPACE Services:

  • First Term Registration Tutoring
  • Counseling & Academic Advisement 
  • Mentoring Technology Based Services
  • Computer Access
  • Student Seminars
  • Academic Support Services Referrals
  • Faculty/Staff Awareness Collaboration and Resource Sharing

 SPACE Center Locations & Hours of Operation:      


Birmingham Campus:  Leon Kennedy Building Rm. 207.  The Birmingham location is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

 Bessemer Campus:  Building "A", Rm. 105. The Bessemer location is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


    Lesley D. Harper
Student Persistence Counselor 

   Janine McCoy
Student Services Specialist