New students get insight, information from WSCC OTA, PTA grads, professionals

in Alumni, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Alumni of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) programs recently met with current and incoming students of the programs, providing them with special insight into the program and the careers the students have chosen. The event is aimed at providing students with the opportunity…

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Drinking Water Operators class graduates 10 students; new course starts in September

in Community, Continuing Education, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Ten students recently completed the new Drinking Water Operators course offered through Wallace State Community College’s Training for Business and Industry program. Since April, the students have met weekly to learn all the aspects of what is required to treat water so that it can be safely consumed by customers. The training…

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Wallace State named Innovation of the Year Award winner for Guided Pathways Model

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College has been named a 2017 Innovation of the Year Award winner for its Guided Pathways Model initiative. The award is given by the League for Innovation in the Community College. Wallace State won in the Leadership and Organization category. “We are deeply honored to have been recognized by…

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Wallace State OTA graduates ready to change people’s lives

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The 37 graduates of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program’s Class of 2017 are entering a field that turned 100 years old this year, said program director Dr. Allen Keener. “The very first OT practitioners worked with injured World War I soldiers who were returning from combat,” Keener said.…

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