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Snead State Alumni Association Hosts Annual Chili Fundraiser

02/11/2016

The Snead State Alumni Association invites the community to support the annual chili fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 18.

Snead State Community College President Dr. Robert Exley, center, congratulated the participants in the Alabama Youth Tour Competition, sponsored by Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative. Pictured include, from left, Carlie Feemster of Crossville; Cassie Norris of Geraldine; Cheyanne Cuzzort of Albertville; Devin Rios of Boaz, who was chosen as an alternate in the competition; Malari Lewis of Douglas, and Alli Riggins of Douglas, who was chosen as one of the winners of the competition. Not pictured is Andra Williams of Albertville, the second winner, and Pamela Rivera of Boaz.

Snead State Presents Scholarships to Youth Tour Winners

02/09/2016

Snead State Community College recently presented two one-year full tuition scholarships to the winners of the Alabama Youth Tour Competition, sponsored by Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative.

Congratulations to Students Who Made Fall 2015 Dean's List

02/09/2016

Snead State Community College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester. Students must hold a minimum 3.50 – 3.99 grade point average and be enrolled in 12 or more hours of regular college level courses to be eligible for the Dean’s List.

Congratulations to Students Who Made the Fall 2015 President's List

02/09/2016

Snead State Community College is pleased to announce its President’s List for the Fall 2014 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must maintain a perfect grade point average of a 4.00 (all As) and be enrolled for 12 or more credit hours of regular college-level courses.

Douglas High School student Jailin Jimenez has earned hands-on experience working with the pre-kindergarten program at the Marshall County Schools, thanks to her participation in Snead State Community College’s dual enrollment program. Jailin is on track to earning an Associate degree in Child Development one week before her high school graduation.

Snead State’s Dual Enrollment Program Offers Douglas Student Unique Opportunity

02/09/2016

Jailin Jimenez is not your typical high school senior. Not only will she graduate from Douglas High School in May, but also she’s on track to earn her Associate degree from Snead State Community College one week before her high school graduation.

Snead State Names 2016 Homecoming King and Queen

02/08/2016

Caleb Tarvin and Brooke Hubbard, both of Boaz, were named the 2016 Snead State Homecoming King and Queen Thursday night.

Wind Band Begins Spring Rehearsals

02/08/2016

The Snead State Community College Fine Arts Department announces the rehearsal schedule for the Community Wind Band for the spring.

Baseball Set to Open at Home Feb. 14

02/03/2016

The Snead State baseball team will open its 2016 season on Feb. 14 at home against Martin Methodist College.

Snead State Kicks Off Softball Season

02/03/2016

The Snead State softball team went 2-3 over the weekend in Texas taking down powerhouse Navarro College and Kilgore College to kick off their 2016 season.

Dance Team Tryouts Announced

02/02/2016

Snead State Community College will host dance team tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Presidential Scholars Featured

01/14/2016

The Snead State Presidential Scholars have been featured on the League For Innovation's website as the member spotlight.

Basketball Teams Wrap Up First Half of Season

12/16/2015

The Snead State Parsons took home two wins on Dec. 11 with victories over Wallace-Selma Community College.

Snead Pair Named ACCC Players of the Week

12/16/2015

Two Snead State student-athletes have been named players of the week by the Alabama Community College Conference.

Snead State Foundation Reports Successful Giving Tuesday

12/11/2015

On the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Snead State Foundation hosted a giving challenge for employees, students and community supporters during the global Giving Tuesday challenge on Dec. 1.

History Class Welcomes Pearl Harbor Speaker

11/19/2015

Thanksgiving Tournament Bracket

11/19/2015

Snead State will host the Thanksgiving Classic Basketball Tournament on Nov. 25 and 27.

Snead State Community College Financial Aid Specialist and Veterans Affairs Certifying Official Megan Light talks with Chad Perry, left, and Megan White during the open house of the new Veterans Services office at SSCC.

Snead State Announces New Veterans Services Office

11/18/2015

Snead State Community College announces its new Veterans Services office through two community events honoring veterans.

MBB Defeats LaGrange 94-83

11/17/2015

The Snead State men’s basketball team defeated LaGrange College 94-83 Saturday to move to 3-2 on the season.

Parrish Named ACCC Player of the Week

11/17/2015

Snead State freshman Hunter Parrish has been named the Alabama Community College Conference Player of the Week.

Women’s Basketball Moves to 5-1

11/17/2015

The Snead State Lady Parsons moved to 5-1 with a 68-58 win over Andrew College Saturday.

Students with the History@Snead organization glimpsed into the future as well as the past during a trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.

Snead State History Students Look to the Future and the Past During a Trip to Huntsville

11/16/2015

The Snead State Community College students with the History@Snead club spent time recently looking into the future as well as the past.

JSU Scholarship Available

11/02/2015

The JSU Presidential Scholarship Program for Fall 2015 is for graduating community college students.

Snead State TRiO Program Collects Items for Food Pantry

10/28/2015

The TRiO Program at Snead State Community College is collecting non-perishable foods for the Marshall County Food Bank. Items can be dropped off at the TRiO Office in the Student Union Building on the Boaz campus between now and Dec. 11.

Free Tickets Available to Basketball Game

10/27/2015

The Snead State Athletic Department has released a limited number of free tickets to Snead State’s home games against Motlow on Monday, Nov. 2.

Snead State Hosts Veteran’s Appreciation Program

10/27/2015

Snead State Community College will host a Veteran’s Appreciation Program on Thursday, Nov. 5.

Snead Hosts Halloween Hoopla

10/26/2015

Snead State Community College is inviting the community to join them Friday, Oct. 30, for its annual Halloween Hoopla.

Volleyball Tryouts Announced

10/26/2015

Snead State Community College will have volleyball tryouts on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 4-6 p.m.

Get Ready for Spring Registration

10/23/2015

Registration for the Spring 2016 semester is two and half weeks away. Snead State wants to help you plan your spring classes and schedule by making available new software called Navigate designed specifically for SSCC students.

Snead State Releases Statement on Security Threat

10/15/2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, Snead State Community College in Boaz, AL, was contacted by the Birmingham Police Department after they had been alerted of the existence of an online threat directed toward Snead State Community College.

NASA Seeks Community College Scholars

10/07/2015

Community college students interested in exploring a STEM career at NASA can apply today to become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar (applications close December 15)

mySnead down Tuesday-Thursday

09/29/2015

mySnead will be offline today through Thursday.

Snead State Nursing Students Receive Scholarships

09/19/2015

Snead State Community College recently recognized two nursing students who were awarded scholarships through special awards established through the Snead State Foundation.

Members of the 2015-16 College Street Singers include, from left, first row, Abbie Latta of Oneonta, Jenny Carbajal of Albertville, Sidney Strickland of Albertville, Alyssa Coppett of Arab, Jasmine Mitchell of Attalla, Chloe Davis of Albertville, Madison Hunt of Boaz; second row, Dylan Hitchcock of Guntersville, Colin Karr of Albertville, David Wooten of Henagar, David Cherry of Altoona, and Adam Rosson of Boaz.

Snead State Announces 2015-16 College Street Singers

09/16/2015

The College Street Singers from Snead State Community College began preparations for a new academic year before the fall semester began in August.

Snead State Public Relations Team Wins Pyramid Awards

09/16/2015

Snead State Community College won two Pyramid Awards during the annual Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA) Pyramid Awards brunch on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Inman Named ACCC Player of the Week

09/15/2015

Snead State’s Kirsten Inman has been named the Alabama Community College Conference Player of the Week for Sept. 7-13.

Snead State Partners with JSU for New Grant-Funded Program

08/12/2015

Snead State Community College and Jacksonville State University have partnered to expand cybersecurity education for industrial systems, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Snead State TRiO Student Support Services Program Receives Grant Funding for Five More Years

08/12/2015

The successful TRiO Student Support Services Program at Snead State Community College was notified recently that it has been federally funded for another five years.

Snead State Community College President Dr. Robert Exley (front) welcomes participants in the Presidential Scholars program for the 2015-16 academic year. Participants include from left, middle row, Kacee Mashburn of Boaz, Brandon Matthews, Justen Girard, Sydney Daugette, Alicia Underwood of Boaz, McKenzie Morrow of Sardis, Brooke Hubbard of Sardis, Jessica Clontz, Marshall Cater of Arab; back row, Cole Bodine, Wesley Burns of Boaz, Trey Willoughby of Boaz, Cameron Whitt of Boaz, Jacob Beam of Sardis, Hallie Nelson of Blountsville, Tori Pendley of Haleyville, Brady Williams, Brock Colvin of Albertville, and Nick Williams. Not pictured is Eli Jones of Grant.

Presidential Scholars Begin Preparations for Academic Year

08/07/2015

Students with Snead State Community College’s Presidential Scholars program has already begun preparations for a new academic year.

Snead State Announces Summer Dean's List

08/07/2015

Snead State Community College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the Summer 2015 semester. Students must hold a minimum 3.50 – 3.99 grade point average and be enrolled in 12 or more hours of regular college level courses to be eligible for the Dean’s List.

Snead State Announces Summer President's List

08/07/2015

Snead State Community College is pleased to announce its President’s List for the Summer 2015 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must maintain a perfect grade point average of a 4.00 (all As) and be enrolled for 12 or more credit hours of regular college-level courses.

Snead State Hosts Elite Basketball Camps

08/06/2015

Snead State Community College will host Elite Basketball Camps for players entering grades 9-12 this year.

Participants in the Northeast Alabama Early Childhood Conference, co-sponsored by Snead State Community College, heard from keynote speakers, back row center, Dan St. Romain, center left, and Shawn Brown, center right.

Early Childhood Conference Records Over 200 in Attendance

07/24/2015

Snead State Community College co-sponsored the Northeast Alabama Early Childhood Conference held Thursday, July 23, at the Big Spring Lake Kindergarten School in Albertville.

Jason Cannon

Snead State Vice President Named President of Alabama Deans Association

07/24/2015

Snead State Community College’s Vice President for Student Services Jason Cannon was recently elected to serve as the new president of the Alabama Deans of Student Affairs Association.

Baseball Team Sponsors Annual Golf Tournament

07/01/2015

The annual Snead State Baseball Golf Tournament will be held on August 29 at 8 a.m. at Big Spring Lake Golf Course in Albertville

Fall Baseball League Registration Now Open

07/01/2015

Registration for Snead State’s fall baseball league is now open.

SSCC Student-Athletes Continue to Excel in the Classroom

06/25/2015

Snead State Community College student-athletes continued to raise the bar in the classroom when the National Junior College Athletic Association announced their annual academic awards Wednesday.

Snead State Sets Dates for Parson Days

06/10/2015

Parson Days is the new student orientation at Snead State Community College. During Parson Days, students receive valuable information about advising, class registration, parking, student IDs, and campus engagement. Students are able to map their course to graduation.

Snead’s DeBruin Named to Minor League All-Star Team

06/10/2015

Washington Nationals affiliate the Hagerstown Suns announced Tuesday that former Snead State baseball player Grant DeBruin would be headed to the 56th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game later this month.

Snead State Holds Spring Commencement Ceremony

05/08/2015

The annual Spring Commencement Ceremony at Snead State Community College brought students, faculty and staff, family and special guests together to share in the successes and accomplishments of the approximately 250 graduates participating. The event was held Thursday, May 7, in the Plunkett-Wallace Gymnasium.

RN Class of 2015

Snead State Pins Class of 2015 Registered Nurses

05/08/2015

A special pinning ceremony for the 2015 Class of RN students was held Tuesday, May 5, at the Bevill Center. More than 40 students participated in the special ceremony that symbolized months of struggles, hardships and triumphs.

The efforts of Snead State’s Pan Latino student organization earned Snead State the designation of a “Mix It Up Model School” by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Members of the organization  include, from left, front row, Liliana Guevara of Albertville, Micaela Juan of Albertville, Maria Miguel of Albertville, Pan Latino Sponsor and SSCC Career Coach Patti Morgan, and Erika Alvarez of Horton; back row, Perla Crump of Albertville, Alberto Castellon of Albertville, Nora Atrisco of Boaz, Jessica Hopper of Boaz, Eduardo Bravo of Crossville, Colton Pendley of Albertville and Erick Calderon of Crossville.

Snead State Community College’s Pan Latino Student Organization Recognized for Tolerance Efforts

05/07/2015

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has named Snead State Community College as a Mix It Up Model School thanks to the Pan Latino student organization’s exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among its students and throughout its campus during the 2014-15 school year.

Snead State Students Honored for their Achievements

05/07/2015

Students were honored for their achievements during the annual Awards Day ceremony at Snead State Community College on Wednesday, April 22.

Summer Softball Camps

05/06/2015

The Snead State Community College softball team will host three camps during this summer.

Summer Volleyball Camps

05/06/2015

The Snead State volleyball team will hosts several camps this summer. All camps must be registered for by June 28.

Baseball Team Conducts Tryouts for 2015-2016

05/04/2015

The Snead State baseball team will hold tryouts for 2015-2016 on Wednesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. at the Snead State Baseball Field.

Snead State Alumni Boogie to the ‘70s at the Annual Homecoming Event

05/03/2015

It was a disco inferno at Snead State Community College on Friday, May 1, as the Alumni Association celebrated the decade of the 1970s during the annual Alumni Homecoming event. The 2015 Alumni Homecoming wasn’t just a time to pay tribute to the 1970s. It was a time to recognize the significant contribution of two Snead alumni. The 2015 Alumna of the Year award was given to Jaime Smitherman of Boaz, and the 2015 Distinguished Service Award was given to Mary Wells Malone, also of Boaz.

2015 Spring Inductees into Sigma Kappa Delta

Snead State Sigma Kappa Delta Hosts Spring Installation

05/03/2015

Snead State Community College’s chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society, inducted approximately 103 new members – the largest class of inductees to date - during a spring installation ceremony on Sunday, April 26.

Snead State Softball Team to Host Camps

04/23/2015

The Snead State softball team will host two camps in June.

Snead State Community College sophomores Colton Pendley and Mallory Hambrick were honored during the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program in Birmingham.

Snead State Students Selected to All-Alabama Academic Team

04/23/2015

Two sophomores represented Snead State Community College during the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 10, in Birmingham. Colton Pendley of Albertville and Mallory Hambrick of Crossville were among 50 students representing two-year colleges within the Alabama Community College System. All-Alabama Academic Team students are nominated by their respective colleges.

Baseball Team Hosts Successful Camp

04/16/2015

The Snead State Community College baseball team welcomed almost 200 kids to its free camp on Sunday, April 12.

Tennis Team Claims Eighth Title in a Row

04/16/2015

The Snead State tennis team recently won the NJCAA Region XXII Women's Tennis Championship at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Center in Decatur.

Snead Athletic Program Continues to Excel

04/10/2015

Thanks to the support and commitment from fans, donors and the community, Snead State Community College has been able to take big strides toward its goal of providing a first-class student-athlete experience.

Parsons Go 4-2 on the Week

04/06/2015

The Snead State baseball team split a four-game series against conference rival Wallace Hanceville last week. The 2-2 series comes on the heels of a shutout over Shorter on Tuesday.

Dr. Bobbie Glassco

Snead State Community College Foundation Welcomes New Member

04/04/2015

The Snead State Community College Foundation announces an appointment to its Board of Directors. Dr. Bobbie Glassco of Horton was appointed to a vacancy on the Board of Directors.

Baseball Team Hosts FREE Baseball Camp

04/01/2015

The Snead State baseball team will host a free baseball camp on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m. at the Boaz Recreation baseball fields across from Corley Elementary School.

Basketball Teams Hold Tryouts for 2015-2016

03/31/2015

Tryouts for the 2015-2016 Snead State basketball teams will be on Saturday, April 11, in the Plunkett Wallace Gymnasium.

Golden Living Center in Boaz presented a $1,000 scholarship to the Snead State Foundation to benefit a nursing student at SSCC. On hand for the scholarship presentation were, from left, Foundation Treasurer Jack Hancock, SSCC President Dr. Robert Exley, Golden Living Director of Admissions Lisa Morris, Snead State Director of Health Sciences Dr. Amy Langley, Golden Living Assistant Director of Nursing Pam Estes, and SSCC Foundation President Pat Courington.

Snead State Foundation Receives Nursing Scholarship from Golden Living Centers

03/27/2015

Snead State Community College accepted a scholarship from Golden Living Centers to aid a first-year student in the College’s Nursing Program.

Monthly Softball Awards

03/24/2015

Softball Player of the Week

03/24/2015

Former Parsons in the News

03/18/2015

Catch up on the latest news with former Snead State baseball players.

2015 spring inductees into Phi Theta Kappa

Snead State Inducts Record Number of Students into Phi Theta Kappa

03/18/2015

Snead State Community College inducted a record number of students into the Theta Iota chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during the spring induction held Tuesday, March 10.

Snead State Announces Dance and Cheer Tryouts

03/03/2015

Snead State Community College has announced the dates for the 2015-2016 dance and cheerleading tryouts.

Underwood Named Assistant Coach of the Year

01/26/2015

Parsons Extend Win Streak to Four

01/21/2015

The Snead State Community College men’s basketball team extended their win streak to four games in a row Monday night with a 68-60 win at West Georgia Technical College.

Snead Sophomore Signs Early

12/01/2014

Snead State sophomore forward Duke Thomas has signed to play Alabama A&M in Huntsville, a NCAA division one school.

Cazenave Signs with Sanford

11/20/2014

Snead State sophomore Mikhail Cazenave has signed a scholarship to Samford University in Birmingham.

Parsons Down Itawamba 60-56

11/19/2014

The Snead State men’s basketball team defeated Itawamba Monday night 60-56 in a close match to earn their first win of the season. The Lady Parsons lost to Itawamba 78-61.

Volleyball Tryouts Announced

11/13/2014

Volleyball tryouts will be held on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 3-5 p.m.

Lady Parsons Prepare for 2014 Season

08/21/2014

Coach Dee Ayres is excited about her third season at Snead State.

Snead State Baseball Sponsors Golf Tournament

08/21/2014

The Snead State Community College baseball team is sponsoring a third annual three-man scramble golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Boaz Country Club. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m.

Student-Athletes Awarded for Academic Efforts

07/30/2014

NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., recently released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athletes Awards. Eight students at Snead State were named to the list that honors their individual academic honors.

Parson Basketball Players See Success

07/16/2014

A pair of Snead State basketball players will be able to continue their success on the court next year.

Softball Players Earn Post-Season Awards

07/16/2014

Snead State’s Caitlyn Roe was named to the All-Region Second Team for the 2014 season. Roe and four other teammates received recognition for their success this season.

Softball Team to Host Hitting Camp

07/16/2014

The Snead State Lady Parsons will host a hitting camp on Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Snead State softball field.

Snead State Baseball Closes Out a Successful 2014 Season

07/01/2014

Three Snead State baseball players received post-season accolades following a highly successful 2014 season, and nine baseball players have committed to continue their baseball careers at the next collegiate level of play.

Snead Volleyball Holds Camp

06/19/2014

The Snead State volleyball team is hosting an individual camp on June 30 and July 1 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Snead State Names New Dance Coach

05/21/2014

Snead State Community College has named Hannah Blackmon as its new dance team coach.

Basketball Team Recognized for Service

05/14/2014

The Snead State men’s basketball team was recently recognized by the Boaz City Board of Education for their service to Corley Elementary School.

Snead Baseball Closes Out 2014 Season

05/14/2014

For the third year in a row, the Snead State baseball team closed out their record-winning season at the Alabama Community College Conference State Tournament. The Parsons went 1-2 at the tournament in Ozark.

Softball Team to Host Camp

05/14/2014

The Snead State softball team will host a softball camp open to ages 6-18 on Wednesday, June 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Snead State softball field.

Ledbetter Gets 500th Win of Snead Career

05/13/2014

Snead State Baseball Coach Gerry Ledbetter was recently recognized for winning his 500th baseball game.

Lady Parsons Capture 2014 ACCC Women’s Tennis Title

04/15/2014

The Snead State Lady Parsons captured their seventh consecutive Alabama Community College Conference title over the weekend, winning eight of the nine championship matches.

Lady Parsons Go 1-1 Against Marion Military

04/15/2014

A 10-run explosion in the ninth inning carried the Snead State Lady Parsons to a 13-5 win over Marion Military on Friday.

Parsons Go 1-1 at Martin Methodist

04/15/2014

The Snead State baseball team went 1-1 against Martin Methodist College on Sunday.

Baseball Team Picks Up Big Wins

04/03/2014

The Snead State baseball team moved to second place in the northern division of the Alabama Community College Conference on Sunday after an intense game three with Calhoun Community College. The Parsons also split a double header Thursday night against Wallace Hanceville.

Lady Parsons Battle in Conference Play

04/03/2014

The Lady Parsons went 0-2 against Shelton Thursday and 2-0 against Marion Military Tuesday.

Volleyball Holds Camp

03/21/2014

The Snead State volleyball team will host a middle school spring volleyball camp on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – noon in the Plunkett Wallace Gymnasium.

Lady Parsons Down Motlow State

03/20/2014

The Snead State Lady Parsons defeated Motlow State Wednesday 14-6 and 9-2.

Men’s Basketball Tryouts Slated for April 12

03/20/2014

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Snead State Community College men’s basketball team will be Saturday, April 12, from 1-4 p.m. at the Plunkett Wallace Gymnasium.