Christie Thomas, right, receives her Adult Education diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during the GED commencement. Thomas also received the Hope House Scholarship.

Wallace State’s Adult Education conducts 2016 GED Commencement, 178 students graduating this year

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Christie Thomas, like many GED (general education development) graduates, let the smiles and tears of joy flow abundantly last week as a new class was recognized by the Wallace State Adult Education Department at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “I don’t know how to put into words how much it means to…

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Tony Franklin named Wallace State men’s and women’s tennis coach

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Tony Franklin, a long-time high school tennis coach in Alabama, has been named Wallace State’s new men’s and women’s tennis coach as the college prepares to field men’s and women’s tennis this fall for the first time since 2004. Franklin will lead the Wallace State tennis programs after spending 26 seasons as…

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Summer courses start at Wallace State campuses in Hanceville, Oneonta

in Academic, Admissions, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 3,000 students have enrolled in summer classes at Wallace State Community College at its main campus in Hanceville and the new Oneonta campus center in Blount County. Classes started on Thursday for the summer semester, and will continue through August 5. Regular and Mini Term (two, five-week terms) classes are…

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Wallace State men’s golf finishes 9th in nation; WSCC women’s golf finishes 12th in nation during inaugural season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished ninth in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship on Friday, shooting a 4-over par 1156 during the four-day event at the Duran Golf Club in Melbourne, Fla. Wallace State, making its 21st national tournament appearance under coach Dan York, wrapped…

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Wallace State softball’s quest for a 3rd national title comes to end in Utah after pair of Thursday losses

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball

ST. GEORGE, UTAH. – Wallace State softball’s quest for a third national title came to an end Thursday night after a pair of losses at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship at the Canyons Complex in Utah. After advancing to the winner’s bracket with a thrilling victory late Wednesday night,…

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Wallace State graduate Carley McQueen overcomes learning disabilities to earn cosmetology degree

in Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Carley McQueen isn’t sure which accomplishment means more – graduating from Wallace State with a cosmetology degree after overcoming hearing, speech and reading challenges throughout her life or becoming the first college graduate in her immediate family. “Both are on a high level and very important to me. When I came to…

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