The state of Alabama is working to help prepare college graduates to join the workforce. Representatives with the Alabama Community College System visited Gadsden State Community College to speak with companies to ensure that the school is preparing students for their future careers. Workforce and Economic Development Vice Chancellor Jeff Lynn says it’s important for students to be ready for what awaits them after graduation. Lynn also says they are focused on offering the best programs possible to students. The Alabama Community College System has 24 community colleges statewide.