Bishop State Community College

The First Bank Donates $75,000 To Bishop State

June 7, 2024
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The First Bank has donated $75,000 to Bishop State Community College for scholarships and program support as part of a major giving campaign launched by the bank for historically black colleges and universities across the Southeast, the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce announced. The donation, accepted through the Bishop State Community College Foundation, will create…

PRCA Hosting Toolkit 2024 On June 21

June 7, 2024
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The Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) Mobile Chapter will be hosting the PRCA Toolkit 2024 on June 21 at the Bishop State Community College Center for Advanced Manufacturing. This year’s theme is “Anchors Aweigh!” as a call to set sail toward new horizons. The event will cover diverse topics designed to enhance skills and…

Austal Holding Hiring Event Tomorrow At Bishop State

May 31, 2024
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Mobile-based Austal USA has partnered with Bishop State Community College to host a hiring event on June 1 at Bishop State’s Downtown Campus at 351 North Broad Street in Mobile. Residents with and without experience in shipbuilding, welding and engineering are invited to register and choose a timeslot between 7 and 11 a.m. for an…

Details Given On MLK Avenue Cultural District In Mobile

May 24, 2024
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Mobile County officials recently held a public meeting featuring consultants who provided a “sneak peek” of a “civil rights and cultural heritage” district around Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Avenue in Mobile, AL.com reported. The unveiling of the conceptual master plan follows the announcement of the City of Mobile’s “Complete Streets” project earlier this…

Contractor’s College Applications Open

May 10, 2024
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Applications are open for the June-December cohort of the Contractor’s College, a partnership between the City of Mobile’s Office of Supplier Diversity and Bishop State Community College. The 137-hour weekly training program will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is designed to help contractors develop the skills needed to…

BSCC For Culinary Arts Program Reaccredited

April 19, 2024
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 Bishop State Community College (BSCC) has announced that its culinary arts program has qualified for a five-year reaccreditation by the American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACFEF). During the visit of the accreditation team, zero noncompliance issues were found. Accreditation by ACFEF assures that the program is meeting standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum and…

Mobile Chamber Names Bishop State Innovator Of The Year

Mobile Chamber Names Bishop State Innovator Of The Year

December 22, 2023
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Bishop State Community College has been named the 2023 Innovator of the Year by the Mobile Chamber’s Economic Development Department. The award is presented to a business committed to innovation and dedicated to positively impacting Mobile’s economic growth. Bishop State noted that it has become an innovator in aviation and advanced manufacturing. Through its aviation…

Bishop State: High Enrollment

Bishop State: High Enrollment, Opening Of Tech Facility

October 27, 2023
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Bishop State Community College announced a surge in fall enrollment, with a total of 3,608 students currently enrolled. This represents a 22% increase from the fall 2022 enrollment of 2,968 students. Nationally, community colleges are making a modest resurgence from pandemic enrollment decreases. According to spring 2023 data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center,…

Bishop State Furthers Partnership With GCU

Bishop State Furthers Partnership With GCU

July 14, 2023
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Bishop State Community College has signed an agreement with Grand Canyon University (GCU) in Phoenix to create scholarships for Bishop State employees, faculty and graduates pursuing bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs at GCU. The “educational alliance participant agreement” provides a 10% discount on GCU tuition prices. GCU will also provide marketing literature and informational…

Bishop State Partners With TMCF

Bishop State Partners With TMCF

June 16, 2023
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Alabama residents attending any of its six historically black community colleges (HBCC), including Bishop State Community College, will now have access to more scholarships and professional development opportunities through a national partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). TMCF, a nationally recognized nonprofit membership that supports more than 50 historically black colleges and universities,…

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