For the second year in a row, Wallace Community College-Dothan has been recognized by Auburn University as one of the Top 10 Feeder Schools for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
This ranking places Wallace Community College-Dothan (WCCD) among the top schools whose students go on to enroll in engineering programs at Auburn University.
“This recognition is a testament to the dedication and commitment of each faculty and staff member at our institution to successfully guide and prepare our students to meet their educational goals,” said WCCD President Dr. Linda Young. “We are very proud of our students and their continued success.”
Auburn University College of Engineering recruiting administrator Andrew McGill acknowledged that the College of Engineering’s success was directly tied to the potential of the students who come from its top feeder schools.
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“We are very excited to have Wallace as one of our top feeder schools for two consecutive years,” McGill said. “The recruitment of transfer students is critical to our college and our student experience. We believe that incoming students from Wallace are prepared to earn their engineering degrees and are able to make the transition seamlessly. We look forward to excelling at Wallace We look forward to continuing our efforts to recruit and retain students and are grateful for the support of our faculty and staff.
Auburn’s College of Engineering is the highest-ranked engineering program in the state, and consistently ranks among the nation’s top institutions, a news release said. The college produces over one-third of Alabama’s engineering graduates. The College of Engineering is the largest on the Auburn University campus with approximately 5,300 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students. Prominent alumni include four astronauts and Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.