Wallace State’s Talent Search program teams up with UAH’s SMAP during recent Parent Information Seminar

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search (TRIO) program recently held its annual informational seminar for parents of the program. Talent Search participants are students in 6th-12th grades from Wallace State’s service area high schools in Blount, Cullman, Marshall and Morgan Counties. These students, many of whom are first generation potential college attenders,…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 4th consecutive year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc., for the fourth consecutive year. As Veterans Day approaches, Wallace State was recognized with the distinction this week for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies…

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Wallace State hosts Transfer Fair for its students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College hosted a Transfer Fair for its students at the James C. Bailey Center lobby on Wednesday, allowing them the opportunity to become acquainted and familiar with four-year colleges and universities. Twenty-five schools were present at the event.     For more information about Wallace State, visit www.wallacestate.edu. ______________________________…

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Students get look at career options

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Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times   HANCEVILLE — It’s never too early for students to begin thinking about their career options, and many local students got the opportunity to get an up-close look at many Tuesday. Almost 1,000 eight-graders from every Cullman County school explored different career paths they can follow at the Cullman…

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Achieving the Dream Recognizes Community Colleges as Exemplars ATD Network Institutions Named 2017 Leader Colleges

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Achieving the Dream (ATD) today announced that Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, Ala., is one of eight community colleges in the ATD Network to have earned Leader College status, the organization’s highest designation awarded to institutions that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that…

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Spain Park High wins BEST Award for 2nd straight year at WSCC, Marshall Technical School and Good Hope Middle also advance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Spain Park High School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday, earning the 2017 BEST Award. Matching its total from last year, Spain Park took home trophies in nine categories. Along with the BEST Award, Spain Park was…

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Wallace State hosts approximately 1,400 high school sophomores during 3rd annual college Showcase

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently hosted its third annual college Showcase at Tom Drake Coliseum, allowing approximately 1,400 sophomores from the area a chance to preview the programs and opportunities available at the college. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived…

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Pictured L-R:  Congressman Gary Palmer, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris, Oneonta City Manager Ed Lowe, Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker, Blount County Economic Development Council Executive Director Don Mitchell (Governor's Office, Hal Yeager).

Governor Ivey Presents $2.3 Million Grant for Wallace State-Oneonta Campus at Groundbreaking

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ONEONTA, ALA.—Wallace State Community College, the City of Oneonta and Blount County celebrated the groundbreaking for a new 20,000 foot Wallace State-Oneonta facility on Thursday. Oneonta Mayor Ross Norris welcomed Governor Kay Ivey to the event, during which she presented a grant for $2.3 million for the project. “This is a great day for Alabama,” said…

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Wallace State Community College recognizes Phi Theta Kappa fall inductees

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed new members during its annual fall induction ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s honor society, and Wallace State students are eligible for consideration if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12 or more credit hours the previous semester. New Wallace State inductees…

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