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Nolan Warner is all smiles as he receives his certificate from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. Warner is from Cullman Christian School.

Wallace State Fast Track Academy, Fast Track for Industry students recognized during ceremony

in Academic, Alumni, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry students were recognized during their certificate ceremony earlier this month at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. Wallace State honored 27 Fast Track Academy graduates and 19 Fast Track for Industry graduates. Through the program, which serves eligible high school students in Blount,…

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Wallace State’s men’s tennis team finished 10th in the nation after winning the 2019 ACCC championship.

Wallace State athletics: Men’s tennis, men’s golf and women’s tennis each finish season among Top 10 at nationals

in Athletics, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s men’s tennis, men’s golf and women’s golf teams each recently finished the 2019 season in the Top 10 at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Championships. Wallace State’s men’s tennis team was tied for first after the first day of action in Tucson, Ariz., and ultimately placed…

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Recipients of the Nightingale Award for the May 2019 graduating class from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education are from left, Ashely McClintock of Cullman, Travis Putman of Warrior, and Nicole Stoddard of Hartselle.

Almost 100 graduate from Wallace State Nursing program

in Community, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Nursing

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education recognized almost 100 students on Thursday, May 9, during a pinning ceremony that also recognized award winners. “We will celebrate this group’s accomplishments, which are many, and witness the passing of the light as these individuals symbolically enter the profession of nursing,” said…

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Makenzie Smith of Cullman accepts the Irene Newman Award during the May 9 pinning ceremony for the Class of 2019 graduating from the Wallace State Community College Dental Hygiene program.

Wallace State Dental Hygiene program graduates 27 students

in Dental Hygiene, Graduation, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Twenty-seven students were recognized at a pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 9, for graduating from the Wallace State Community College Dental Hygiene program. Dr. Sharon Alley, director of the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting program, said two words came to mind when she thought of the graduating students: grace and gratitude. “You…

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Wallace State Respiratory Therapy program pins 37 graduates

in Graduation, Headlines, Health, Respiratory Therapy

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 35 students graduated from the Wallace State Community College Respiratory Therapy program and were recognized at a special pinning ceremony on May 9. Dr. Ken Crow, former chair of the Respiratory Therapy program, served as the guest speaker, addressing students who started the program before his retirement. “He has helped…

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Wallace State student selected to visit NASA in June

in Academic, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — TRIO/Student Support Services Jon Elliott of Wallace State Community College has been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this summer to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience. Elliott has been selected as one of 403 community college students from across the United State to be…

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“My Alabama” exhibit features photographs from John Dersham; closing reception and book signing May 21

in Community, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College is winding down an exhibition featuring the photographs of acclaimed Alabama photographer John Dersham. Dozens of photographs are on display in the Exhibit Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing through Tuesday, May 21. The exhibition is a sampling of…

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Incoming Wallace State students make up inaugural F.A.M.E. class as sponsors announce selections

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Mechatronics, Electronics, Robotics Technology, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Mechatronics program recently hosted its inaugural Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (F.A.M.E.) signing as 13 students were announced as the first group to be sponsored by local business and industry. The FAME program is a five-semester program, allowing students the opportunity to earn wages while completing an associate’s degree in…

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Mark and Abigail Long, a father-daughter pair, graduate Wallace State together

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Mechatronics, Electronics, Robotics Technology, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Mark and Abigail Long circled this week for nearly a year. Both father and daughter graduated together from Wallace State on Friday night as the college celebrated its 53rd commencement. Mark Long, 44, earned a degree in Mechatronics, while Abigail, 17, graduated as a product of Wallace State’s Fast Track program with…

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