UAB Nurse Manager Jamie Hammock: A Wallace State success story

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times   BENJAMIN BULLARD bbullard@cullmantimes.com   There’s a sort of positive feedback loop between the Wallace State Nursing program and its lengthy list of successful graduates, and no one epitomizes it better than Hanceville’s Jamie Hammock. A 1990 graduate of Wallace State’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, Hammock continues…

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A turning point of knowledge, success

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times   DAVID PALMER dpalmer@cullmantimes.com   Dale Greer had been in the workforce 15 years when he made career change, a move that was accompanied by the courage to go back to college. At first, Greer, who serves as director of the Cullman Economic Development Agency, was skeptical about…

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Wallace State dual enrollment student Grayson Phillips succeeding in welding and with outdoor equipment foundation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State dual enrollment welding student Grayson Phillips is an avid hunter, outdoorsman and loves playing basketball. More importantly, Phillips also has a passion for helping others who, like him, are physically disabled. Phillips, who is currently in his fourth semester in Wallace State’s welding program, was born with Spina Bifida, a…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Nashville as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) students recently visited Nashville as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. During the two-day trip, the group visited multiple Nashville landmarks including the Nashville Farmer’s Market, The Hermitage, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the historic RCA Studio B, the Country Music Hall of…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball forward Jonathan Andre signs with Northern Arizona

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball forward Jonathan Andre signed a letter of intent with Northern Arizona this week, marking the 14th consecutive season a Lions’ player has inked with a Division I program. Andre, a 6-foot-6 forward from Miami, averaged 12.9 points and 5.8 rebounds for Wallace State during the 2017-2018 season. He…

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Wallace State Machining Graduates Celebrated as Met-South’s First Certified Apprentices Achieve Milestone

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Fabian Cervantes and Justin Burnett are halfway through their four-year, 8,000 hour paid apprenticeship program at Met-South in Hanceville. They already have associate in applied science degrees in machining from Wallace State Community College and are well on their way to full time employment and a journeyman’s card upon completing the program. An event celebrating their significant milestone –…

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