Randy Hammond

Wallace State Welding instructor Randy Hammond chosen to attend the AWS Instructors’ Institute

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Welding instructor Randy Hammond has been selected to attend the American Welding Society’s (AWS) Instructors’ Institute from July 19-21 in Miami. Hammond, 42, has taught welding at Wallace State since May 2014 after spending six years as an instructor at the Blount County Career Technical Center. Hammond will represent the…

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Potential health program students speak with Tracie Fuqua, director of the Medical Assistant program at Wallace State during the Second Opportunity for Health Science Programs informational meeting. Programs that have openings for the Fall 2015 semester met with students interested in entering health programs at Wallace State.

Students take advantage of ‘Second Opportunity’ at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Jennifer Love of Cullman chose two of the most competitive health science programs to apply to at Wallace State Community College this fall. When she didn’t get into either program, she didn’t give up. She took a look at the other health programs offered at Wallace State and found one she thought…

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New Wallace State program provides leadership skills, scholarships

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A new program being offered at Wallace State Community College will give select students opportunities to develop leadership skills as well as earn scholarship funds towards their education. The Lions Leader program of the Wallace State Community College Alumni Association will kick off this fall as the college gears up for a…

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Wallace State volleyball, softball teams earn NJCAA All-Academic team status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball and softball teams were each recognized Thursday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic teams, a day after 10 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a cumulative 3.47 GPA. Wallace State’s softball team finished the 2014-15 academic year with…

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Wallace State has 10 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had 10 players recognized Wednesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their academic achievements. Volleyball’s Kaci Kirk and Olivia Walker and softball’s Amanda Medders were each named Superior Academic Achievement honorees for earning a GPA between 3.80-3.99 during the 2014-15 academic year. Exemplary Academic…

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New nursing students attend orientation session

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — About 200 new nursing students attended orientation Tuesday at Wallace State Community College. During the day-long event, the students were given information about when to expect certain classes to be taught, their uniform scrubs, text books and equipment they will need, financial aid and more. The incoming students were provided time…

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Registration for Mini Term II begins Friday

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Registration for Mini Term II  begins Friday, June 26 at Wallace State Community College. Summer Mini Term II will run for five weeks, from June 29 through July 31. Each semester, mini terms are offered over a matter of weeks rather than the normal span of a semester, providing students an opportunity to complete select…

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GED graduate Dustin Burney, right, of Cullman, receives his diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during Thursday night’s ceremony at the Burrow Center.

Wallace State’s Adult Education program conducts 2015 GED Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education program conducted GED (general education development) graduation ceremonies Thursday night, recognizing the latest class set for new beginnings. “Graduates, once you walk across this stage, life is forever changed. Please take this accomplishment and put it to work by encouraging the next person you know who…

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Wallace State’s priority online fall registration begins Monday, June 22

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Priority online registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall 2015 semester begins Monday, June 22. Wallace State students with 45+ previously earned credit hours can register first during priority registration. Students with 30+ hours can register beginning Wednesday, June 24 and those with 15+ previously earned hours can register on June 26.…

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