UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society raising awareness about heroin usage for college project

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter  adopts a college project each academic year and is raising awareness about heroin usage this semester, informing the student body and the community about the drug’s addictive and deadly properties. Heroin-related deaths doubled in Alabama in 2014 and have been on the rise ever since. According…

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John Glasscock named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  John Glasscock is Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator. Glasscock, 40, comes to Wallace State after previous stops at Central Alabama and Enterprise State and extensive General Education Development (GED) work in Colorado, where he served as an Adult Education instructor in prisons through the Colorado Department of Corrections in Denver. “I’m…

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Wallace State hosts “Back to Class Bash” for students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Alumni Association, Student Government Association and Success Coaches hosted a “Back to School Bash” this week in front of the Student Center. Wallace State students had the opportunity to relax and participate in various entertaining activities, including outdoor checkers and cornhole. Cullman Medial Regional Center was on site during the…

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Wallace State Community College conducting donation drive for Baton Rouge Community College flood victims

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After the April 2011 tornadoes, Wallace State Community College understands how drastically Mother Nature can affect a campus and its employees. Therefore, Wallace State is currently conducting a donation drive to assist Baton Rouge Community College in Louisiana as it rebounds and cleans up from the devastating floods that struck its state.…

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Wallace State student Alexander Perez is a native of Louisiana and enrolled in the Aviation/Flight Technology program.

Wallace State student Alexander Perez sparks college’s donation drive for Louisiana, Baton Rouge CC flood victims

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Wallace State student Alexander Perez discussing relief efforts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc7uHJJpjGE  HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Aviation/Flight Technology student Alexander Perez knows first-hand how flooding can be devastating and life-altering. Perez and his family lost all of their possessions during the Katrina flooding 11 years ago and his sister’s house was recently flooded with three feet of…

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Wallace State fall semester underway at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Prior to transferring to Wallace State, student Justin Harris researched the college online and was immediately impressed. “I had always heard Wallace State was a great place to attend and had a nice campus. Once I found out for myself and visited for the first time, I knew it was the right…

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Wallace State night programs provide flexibility for students seeking a degree; registration continues through Aug. 23

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Machine Tool Technology instructor Gary McMinn relied significantly on night classes when he was pursuing his degree.  Night classes are great options for students seeking a flexible schedule. “I came to school at night the entire time. I worked full-time (at Nicholson File) during the week and came to school…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus experiencing strong fall registration numbers

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ONEONTA, ALA. –  The inaugural fall semester at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus is shaping up to be a momentous one. With fall classes scheduled to begin on Wednesday, courses are filling up quickly in Oneonta with fall semester enrollment having greatly exceeded expectations. “We are excited about our enrollment and have great numbers so far. People…

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