Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC) was established by an act of the Alabama Legislature during its 1973 legislative session. Located in Phenix City, Alabama, CVCC serves the citizens of Phenix City, Russell County, and parts of Bullock, Lee, Macon and Barbour counties. Its primary service area is Russell County, the eastern one-third of Macon County and the southeastern corner of Lee County. It also provides a variety of educational opportunities for the citizens of the Ft. Benning – Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area.
The College opened in temporary facilities in January of 1974. In 1976, the College moved to its present location at 2602 College Drive. The College is located on 103 acres that includes nine instructional and academic/student services buildings including the following: Owen Hall, Industry Training Center, Fine Arts, Brassell Hall, Wilson Hall, Wallace Hall, Instructional and Performing Art Center (IPAC) Building, Key Hall, and the recently purchased Adams Building. There are two campus support facilities (Security Building and a Greenhouse). Additionally, there are two athletic fields (Baseball and Softball).
During its history, CVCC has had six permanent presidents. The current president is Jacqueline Screws.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College promotes student success and is committed to enriching our community by offering accessible quality and engaging educational opportunities through academic transfer, career and technical education, workforce development, and adult education.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC) will be a dynamic engaged institution of higher learning dedicated to serving the community and students by providing excellent educational cultural and career opportunities allowing individuals to be successful and achieve their goals. CVCC will provide quality services through innovative practices state-of-the-art facilities and an understanding of meeting individuals where they are. CVCC will enhance the lives of its students, faculty, staff and the community by:
- Promoting instructional excellence in all program areas.
- Expanding and enhancing programs to meet the needs of the area’s workforce.
- Strengthening partnerships to advance the mission of the College.
- Creating a supportive teaching and learning environment.
- Integrating technology to support all programs and services.
- Implementing the use of evidence-based decision-making and.
- Providing exceptional student support services.