Wallace State-Oneonta campus generating community interest during inaugural semester

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The inaugural semester at Wallace State-Oneonta is in full swing, and interest in the college is growing daily in the community according to campus Director Dr. Kelley Jones. “Everything is going as smoothly as possible. It’s an exciting time. The students love the environment, and we’ve had many compliments on our building.…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus hosting FAFSA Workshop on June 16

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HANCEVILLE, AL –  Wallace State-Oneonta is conducting a come-and-go FAFSA Workshop on Thursday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wallace State financial aid representatives will be on hand at the Oneonta site to help students prepare for the fall semester and answer any questions or concerns pertaining to financial aid. The FAFSA, or…

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Christie Thomas, right, receives her Adult Education diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during the GED commencement. Thomas also received the Hope House Scholarship.

Wallace State’s Adult Education conducts 2016 GED Commencement, 178 students graduating this year

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Christie Thomas, like many GED (general education development) graduates, let the smiles and tears of joy flow abundantly last week as a new class was recognized by the Wallace State Adult Education Department at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “I don’t know how to put into words how much it means to…

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Summer courses start at Wallace State campuses in Hanceville, Oneonta

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 3,000 students have enrolled in summer classes at Wallace State Community College at its main campus in Hanceville and the new Oneonta campus center in Blount County. Classes started on Thursday for the summer semester, and will continue through August 5. Regular and Mini Term (two, five-week terms) classes are…

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Wallace State Announces New Fine and Performing Arts Academy in Partnership with Cullman County Schools

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Continuing Education, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — After the success of Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry programs that give area high school students the opportunity to start their collegiate careers early, the college is again partnering with Cullman County Schools to offer high school students another pathway for success, as well as…

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Wallace State Academic Excellence award winner began college career decades after dropping out of high school

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Jeffrey Johns, 55, dropped out of school in the 10th grade and didn’t attempt to earn his GED until three years ago when a genetic disease forced him to give up his job as a truck driver. During the recent commencement exercises for the Class of 2016 at Wallace State Community College…

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Wallace State’s Talent Search program recognizes students with annual TRIO Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search department celebrated its annual TRIO Day recently, inviting participating students from the 6th-9th grades to campus. Talent Search students who attended TRIO Day at Wallace State were welcomed by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. Guest speaker Melissa Arnold, a Wallace State math instructor, followed Karolewics,…

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Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) Selected for U.S. Department of Education’s “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment”

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala.—On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wallace State Community College in Hanceville is one of 44 colleges in the nation—and the only college in Alabama—to be selected as an experimental site for the use of Federal Pell Grants for dual enrollment. As part of the “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment…

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Athletic Scholarships
Row 1 (L-R): Emily Graves-Cullman, Jeanie Rakestraw-Cullman, Tempie Ennis, Kelsi Wilson, and Annalee Stephens-Jasper
Row 2 (L-R): Donnie Camp-Cullman, Damon Calvert-Crane Hill, Clint Watson-Vinemont, Austin Odom-Lawrenceburg, TN, and Tothan Matthews-Stevenson

Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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Hanceville, Ala.—Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized during a ceremony on campus recently. “This is an occasion that we look forward to every year. We are honored that you have chosen Wallace State,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics.  The third largest community college in the…

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