Shelton State Community College (SSCC) is in the process of transitioning to a new system that will streamline processes and information.  The new pilot platform, OneACCS, is a single, cloud-based system that will be used throughout the Alabama Community College System (ACCS). 

The Shelton State Community College Foundation hosted its first annual Wine Women & Shoes event on Thursday, March 28 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The final fundraising total of $200,084.00 was announced at the Foundation’s May Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 15. All proceeds from the event will benefit Shelton State students through scholarship opportunities and support the mission of the College.

Shelton State Community College’s Bass Fishing Sports Club is making the sport’s inaugural year at the College a success.  The team is currently ranked 11th in the nation.

The Shelton State Community College Cheerleaders were named the 2019 Open Coed National Champions at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship on Saturday, January 19, in Orlando, Florida. This is the team’s twelfth consecutive national title.

Shelton State Community College Community Education is offering a one-night-only course, “Chocolate: Your Holiday How-to,” on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on the College’s Fredd Campus. 

Theatre Tuscaloosa Academy will hold five workshops this fall for acting, dancing, and house management training.

Shelton State Community College’s Terrific Tuesday Concert Series will host Ruth Washington Mayhew on Tuesday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m. in the Martin Campus Alabama Power Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. 

The Shelton State Community College (SSCC) Association of Nursing Students (SSANS) hosted a campus-wide Diabetes Walk on World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14. Held on the Martin Campus, the walk raised both disease awareness and money for Tuscaloosa’s Good Samaritan Clinic.

The American Red Cross of Shelton State is holding a hurricane relief drive through Friday, Nov. 10. Donations will be included in “comfort kits.” They’ll be delivered to victims of the recent hurricanes.

 It’s been about the number ten all year. Their team word is “TENacious.” Their inspirational thought for competition was “inTENsity.” For the Shelton State Cheerleaders and their coach, Christa Grizzle Sanford, working toward a tenth consecutive national title was business as usual, but it meant protecting a legacy ten years in the making.

“I really wanted ten,” Coach Sanford laughingly recalled. “The pressure was no different than it ever is, but it was hard to ignore that ten in a row is a big deal.”

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