Wallace State’s Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In early August, Wallace State student Cole Shivers was determined to enroll in the welding program for the fall semester. The main obstacle standing in Shivers’ way from attaining that goal was earning his GED (General Education Development) degree through Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Shivers began taking Adult Education evening classes…

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National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

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Health fair a big hit at Wallace State Community College

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — There are not many times when in just a matter of hours you can have blood drawn, get behind the wheel of a vehicle to understand the impact of impaired or distracted driving, and then have a massage to ease any stress the previous activities may have caused. But that and more…

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Wallace State volleyball continues to roll in ACCC play; WSCC golf teams each finish 4th in respective tournaments

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kelsea Bivins tallied 12 kills, Cierra Davis had eight kills and six digs and Alicia Charles and MaKenzie Bearden each added seven kills as Wallace State’s volleyball team cruised to a 25-18, 25-13, 25-12 victory over Gadsden State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Wednesday night. Wallace State (21-1, 7-0 Alabama Community College…

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Wallace State’s Campus Ministries conducts “See You at the Pole” gathering at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Campus Ministries hosted an opportunity Wednesday for students and employees to congregate at the college’s flag pole in observance of national “See You at the Pole” day. The same opportunity was offered at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus, where general studies student Joe Colunga led the prayer and general studies student…

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UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society raising awareness about heroin usage for college project

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter  adopts a college project each academic year and is raising awareness about heroin usage this semester, informing the student body and the community about the drug’s addictive and deadly properties. Heroin-related deaths doubled in Alabama in 2014 and have been on the rise ever since. According…

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Daniel Wilhite, left, and Mavon Copeland both recently visited Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, discussing a handful of career topics with the program’s current students.

Program graduates visit WSCC’s Electronics Technology Department to offer professional advice, encouragement

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, instructor Joe Hendrix appreciates having graduates return to campus, encouraging and mentoring the new students in the program. Mavon Copeland and Daniel Wilhite, both graduates of the program now working at the Yates Nissan Battery plate in Smyrna, Tenn., visited the program at the outset of…

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Students, community members welcome at Oct. 5 job fair at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — An upcoming job fair at Wallace State Community College is shaping up as an event that will offer students and community members a chance to check into employment in a number of different areas. So far, almost a dozen area employers have signed up to attend the job fair. The companies have…

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