The College

H. Councill Trenholm State Community College serves as an educational and economic asset for the State of Alabama by offering associate degrees and certificate programs that prepare students for further education, fulfilling careers, and lifelong learning. Our students reflect our diverse local and global community, and the College integrates the strengths of many cultures, age groups, lifestyles, and learning styles into the life of the institution. The College provides inclusive and affordable access to higher education, supports the success and achievements of all students, and maintains vibrant partnerships and pathways with educational institutions, community organizations, and local businesses and industries. The College is part of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), a statewide system of postsecondary colleges governed by the ACCS Board of Trustees.

The College provides instruction in multiple locations, including the main Trenholm Campus, the Patterson Site, and various off-campus instructional sites for credit programs, workforce development, dual enrollment, and adult education. The College provides educational services for Montgomery, Macon, Lowndes, Bullock, and Elmore Counties.

H. Councill Trenholm State Community College is authorized by the State of Alabama to provide vocational, technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities; promote economic development; and enhance the quality of life for the people of central Alabama. The College, operating as a single entity and integrating all programs and services where feasible into a single delivery system, is committed to providing comprehensive academic and technical services to its community.

Through its open-door admission policy and special recruitment efforts, Trenholm State helps multitudes of students obtain real educational opportunities, offering promising students a better beginning. The college’s efforts are focused by its mission and vision statements and guided by the values and goal statements developed and reviewed regularly by its employees as part of the college’s annual planning process.