Overcoming Adversity: Future Wallace State student looking ahead

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Engineering Technology, Headlines, Oneonta

Reprinted with permission of The Blount Countian   By Cheryl Helton, The Blount Countian Locust Fork senior Hannah Wells (right) is not your average 19-year-old. Looking forward to graduation in May, Wells maintains a 3.9 GPA, is senior class and Beta Club secretary, yearbook editor, and active in the Camp Fire Program. She is also…

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Pictured at the Tyson Foods, Inc.- Blountsville Plant (L-R):  Josh Witley, Tyson Foods Complex Manager; Cindie Light, Tyson Foods Human Resources Manager; Cynthia Arrington, Director of Adult Education at Wallace State; and Mark Bromley, Tyson Foods Plant Manager.

Wallace State Announces New Adult Education Partnership with Tyson Foods

in Adult Education, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education program and Tyson Foods, Inc. in Blountsville have announced a new partnership. Starting this month, Wallace State will be providing ESL classes to employees onsite at the Tyson Foods facility. Employees will also be encouraged to take advantage of free GED prep and job skills development classes at…

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Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, left, and University of Montevallo President Dr. John W. Stewart III celebrate the signing of the ContinuUM partnership agreement.

Montevallo and Wallace State-Hanceville announce partnership with ContinuUM program

in Admissions, Headlines

  MONTEVALLO, Ala. — The University of Montevallo and Wallace State Community College have announced a partnership to offer students an easy transition from the community college to the four-year public university. The formalized program, ContinuUM, offers Wallace State students guaranteed admission to UM and eligibility for scholarships after earning an associate degree or 45…

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WSCC Athletics: Men’s golf finishes tournament runner-up in Foley; softball, baseball and tennis updates

in Athletics, Baseball, Headlines, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Softball, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s men’s golf finished tournament runner-up at the GlenLakes Invitational in Foley on Tuesday, marking the team’s third runner-up finish this season. Sophomore Conner Bruce made the All-Tournament team for Wallace State, carding a 4-over par 220 (71-73-76). It’s Bruce’s second time to earn All-Tournament recognition this spring after capturing low…

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Wallace State alum Timothy Alexander visited campus to present during TRIO Day.

Wallace State alum Timothy Alexander presents inspiring message to college’s Talent Search participants

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Timothy Alexander began his story at Wallace State and continues to inspire individuals every day. Alexander, a 2011 Wallace State graduate, recently returned to campus to speak during TRIO Day, addressing Talent Search students within the college’s Student Support Services organization. While attending the former Erwin high school in Birmingham, Alexander was…

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Wallace State students among Automotive Scholarship Recipients

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Headlines, Technical

MONTGOMERY – Four students at Wallace State Community College are among 48 students statewide who have each been awarded a $3,600 scholarship to study in automotive manufacturing programs at Alabama’s community colleges. The scholarships, along with a mentorship program led by seasoned automotive manufacturing professionals, were provided through the combined efforts of the Alabama Automotive…

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Applications being accepted for most Wallace State Health Science programs for Fall 2019 entry

in Admissions, Child Development, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, Headlines, Health, Health Information Technology/Medical Coding, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Polysomnography Technologist (Sleep Lab), Respiratory Therapy, Therapeutic Massage

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The application process is open for students wishing to apply to Health Science programs at Wallace State Community College. Most of the college’s programs select new students for admission each fall through a competitive application process. In most cases, the application process runs from March 1 to June 1. Exceptions to the…

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A group of eight made up of Wallace State Nursing faculty and students will travel to Kenya March 27-April 7 for a global health outreach with Kenya Relief. A week of events were held March 18-22 in advance of their trip. Pictured from left are, in front, students Holly Smith, Nicole Stoddard, Ashley McClintock and Karly Payne; in back, Health Science Dean Lisa German, student Melinda Fulford, instructors Bonnie Bibb and Kelly Walker, student Kierra Baswell, Kenya Relief founder Steve James, Nursing program director Deborah “Pepper” Hoover and Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics.

Wallace State Nursing sends team on global health outreach with Kenya Relief

in Community, Future Foundation, Headlines, Health, Nursing, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Before six students and two instructors from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education embark on a global health outreach project this week with Kenya Relief, their fellow students, faculty and staff showed their support with a special week of events. The Kenya Kick-Off Week included presentation of research projects…

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Jacob Okorley enrolled in Wallace State’s Building Construction program after beginning his collegiate path as a general studies student.

Wallace State’s Building Construction program steadily on the rise

in Building Construction, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

Watch recent student work at Wallace State’s Building Construction program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94cKHf3NzAA&feature=youtu.be HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Jacob Okorley was scanning the college’s website one afternoon when he encountered the Building Construction program. Okorley has been invested in the program ever since. “I was a general studies student, looking for a major I could get…

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