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.”

The 1st Annual Tuscaloosa Run for Veterans will be held Saturday, November 5 at 8 a.m. at Government Plaza.

Shelton State Community College will partner with Tuscaloosa City Schools and Tuscaloosa County Schools to host a county-wide dual enrollment interest meeting at Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy (TCTA) this Tuesday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Students in grades 10-12 interested in earning academic and technical credit are invited to attend.

Shelton State Community College’s Office of Instructional Outreach is opening their summer programs by launching @theDome.  For those looking for great summer activities, @theDome offers a lot of opportunities to participate in a wide variety of programs.

April was a big month for Shelton State Community College students, with several students recognized – either individually or as part of a competition team – for their abilities. Congratulations to everyone who received awards.

Shelton State Community College students, Catherine Nafe and Viktoriya Skelton, will be honored at the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program on Friday, April 15, in Montgomery. 

Faculty, staff, and students from Shelton State Community College traveled to Montgomery on Tuesday, April 5, to participate in the second annual Alabama Community College System Day. 

During the program, students from system colleges and ACCS Chancellor, Dr. Mark Heinrich, provided comments addressing the critical role of Alabama’s community colleges in the state’s workforce and economic development initiatives. 

Annette Cook, Associate Dean of Student Services at Shelton State Community College, has been elected to serve as Vice-President of the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE). Cook accepted her position in March at NADE’s 40th annual national conference and will service a two-year term.

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