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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.

09/18/2014

Pay all Tuition & Fees by Sept. 19th!

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

09/18/2014

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

09/13/2014

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

Congratulations to the 2014 Chancellor Award Nominees. Click here to read more.

09/12/2014

2014 Chancellor Award Nominees: Academic Faculty – Mr. Kelvin King; Technical Faculty – Mr. Leevell Dansby; Staff – Mrs. Rebecca Anderson; Administrator – Dr. Jeff Shelley

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

09/10/2014

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

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

09/10/2014

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

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

09/03/2014

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.

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.

08/23/2014

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

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

08/22/2014

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

08/16/2014

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

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.

08/14/2014

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

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.

08/13/2014

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

08/10/2014

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.

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

07/10/2014

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

07/02/2014

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

07/01/2014

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

06/19/2014

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

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

06/15/2014

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

05/31/2014

2013 ASIST Scholarship Winners

08/12/2013

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

Coty Clark Signs

08/12/2013

Coty Clark Signs

Cougar Chronicle

08/12/2013

Cougar Chronicle

Cougar Run

08/12/2013

Cougar Run

Falcons Name New Assistant Baseball Coach

08/12/2013

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

Farmers Market Opens

08/12/2013

Farmers Market Opens

Finding New Chancellor

08/12/2013

Finding New Chancellor

Fun Run

08/12/2013

Fun Run

Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order

08/12/2013

Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order

Graduation Set

08/12/2013

Graduation Set

IAAP Report

08/12/2013

IAAP Report

Interfaith Scholarship

08/12/2013

Interfaith Scholarship

JUCO Forward Committs

08/12/2013

JUCO Forward Committs

Lawson State mechanic program

08/12/2013

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

Lawson State Presents A Joyful Festival of Christmas Music

08/12/2013

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.

Legislative Update

08/12/2013

Legislative Update

Poker Playing Professor

08/12/2013

Poker playing professor from...

President's Trophy

08/12/2013

President's Trophy

Skills USA

08/12/2013

Skills USA

Students Design Green Modifications to Restaurant

08/12/2013

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.

Students Recognized

08/12/2013

Students Recognized

Students Recognized for Annual Achievements

08/12/2013

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.

Susan Price Graduation Speaker

08/12/2013

Susan Price Graduation Speaker

Thrower signs with Talladega College

08/12/2013

Thrower signs with Talladega College

Upward Bound Grant

08/12/2013

Upward Bound Grant

Vincent’s Rogers Signs Scholarship with Lawson State

08/12/2013

Shelby County Reporter

Gov. Riley to Visit With Gustav Evacuees

08/21/2012

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.

Men's basketball loses three players in pre-season

10/24/2011

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.

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.

White House honors Lawson State Community College

09/21/2011

White House Recognizes Dr. Perry W. Ward

09/21/2011

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.

JDCC volleyball falls at home to Lawson State Monday

09/20/2011

Tuscaloosa tornado victims urge more coordinated relief efforts

09/20/2011

Junior college forward visits BU, leaves with offer

09/17/2011

Volleyball Team Struggles

09/15/2011

Lawson State approved for $587K grant

09/09/2011

Farmers Markets Opens in Southwest Birmingham for Fall

09/08/2011

Lawson State Receives NSF Grant

09/08/2011

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.

Clahar Brings Swagger to DePaul

09/02/2011

Northridge grad chooses Lawson State

06/09/2011

Lawson State Offers 21st Century Robotics Academy

06/05/2011

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.

'Dogs Sign Three

05/23/2011

Mayor William 2011 Spring Commencement Speaker

05/06/2011

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.

Lawson State Assists Jefferson County Storm Site

05/05/2011

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.

Baseball Team Loaded with Local Talent

04/05/2011

Lawson State Hosts Annual Career and Wellness Fair

03/10/2011

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.

Southwest Corridor Community Forums

02/22/2011

Lawson State Hosts 2011 AlaMATYC Conference

02/15/2011

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.

Alabama creates program to train media production workers

02/08/2011

Archibald: Hall's Legacy

02/02/2011

Lawson State Gears Up for Free Income Tax Program

01/15/2011

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.

Lawson State Unveils Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station

09/28/2010

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.

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

09/14/2010

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.

Lawson State Awarded $3.1 Million for Student Support Services

09/13/2010

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.

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

09/01/2010

Lawson State Named to Nation’s Top 50 Community Colleges

08/26/2010

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

Lawson State Named to Nation’s Top 50 Community Colleges

08/26/2010

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

Lawson State Receives State Energy Sector and Partnership Grant

08/26/2010

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.

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

05/21/2010

Lawson State Signs Volleyball Player

05/15/2010

Lawson State Foundation and Wachovia Dedicate West Bessemer Building

05/12/2010

Lawson State Gala: A Celebration of Services

05/10/2010

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

05/07/2010

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

Lawson State Gala: A Celebration of Services

05/02/2010

Recognition Certificate: 2010 Census

01/05/2010

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.

Lawson Launches Program to Train Alternative Fuel Mechanics

08/05/2009

Birmingham, Alabama Camp Helps Fatherless Boys

08/04/2009

State Board of Education Appoints Interim Chancellor

05/05/2009

Chancellor Bradley Byrne Announces Resignation

05/04/2009

William Bell to Address Adult Education Graduates

05/03/2009

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).

QEM Taps Lawson State’s Creer for Washington Internship

05/02/2009

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.

Lawson State Students Recognized at Honors and Awards Day

04/15/2009

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.

High Fashion and Fierce Modeling Rip the Runway at Lawson State

04/05/2009

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).

Lawson State Family Shares Loss of Miriam Witherspoon

04/04/2009

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.

Lawson State Leads the Way in Alternative Fuels Training

01/15/2009

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).

Lawson State’s Berryman Receives Snap-on Certification

01/05/2009

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

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.