Wallace State offering Building Construction courses, degree beginning with Fall 2017 semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has added a Building Construction to its program offerings. Five Building Construction classes will be offered this fall 2017 semester, and students can pursue an associate’s degree or certificate in the new program, which falls under the umbrella of Engineering Technology. “We are excited to add this program, and I believe it will become a popular option. I want people…

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

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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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Cynthia Arrington named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Cynthia Arrington has been named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director. Arrington, a Hanceville native, inherits the position after serving as an Adult Education instructor for Wallace State since last November. Before joining Wallace State, Arrington previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Miles College, Virginia College and UAB after retiring from…

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Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn participates in 2017 Mountains to Gulf expedition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn recently had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Mountains to Gulf: Helping Teachers Make Connections expedition, hosted by the Montgomery-based Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education. Briehn was one of 20 high school or college instructors selected across Alabama to explore the state’s watersheds and popular…

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Maci Key is the first Wallace State student to serve as a SkillsUSA National Officer delegate.

Maci Key becomes Wallace State’s first National SkillsUSA Officer; WSCC trio wins national medals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students made a mark recently at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Ky., where students compete against the very best of the best in their fields. Wallace State Machine Tool Technology student Maci Key was selected as the National SkillsUSA Secretary for…

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Wallace State athletics has seven teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College athletics had seven teams recognized Monday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention teams, a week after a record 41 student-athletes at the college earned individual academic recognition. Wallace State’s women’s tennis team compiled a school-best 3.71 grade point average (GPA) with Nicki Rakestraw and…

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Wallace State has school-record 41 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 41 student-athletes recognized recently for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 year in list released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Wallace State had 11 students achieve a 4.0 GPA, earning them NJCAA All-Academic First-Team honors. Wallace State baseball had a team-high five players…

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Seven Wallace State students represent college at 2017 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

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COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Madison Lee, Jessica Fetner, Hunter Mahaffey, Brennen Stricklin, Jodie Farnetti, Joy Sadler and Tanner Robertson represented the college last week at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. The theme of this year’s event was “Unmasking Leadership,”…

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Cullman County Sheriff’s Office utilizing Wallace State’s Firearms Training Simulator this week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Deputies from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office have been training at Wallace State this week, taking advantage of the TI Firearms Training Simulator located on campus. From potential dangerous scenes ranging from shootings at a school hallway to a movie theater, deputies have been thoroughly practicing how to handle certain real-life situations.…

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