Scholarships available for single mothers interested in STEM-related fields

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

ONEONTA, Ala. — The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham recently donated $25,000 to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to benefit single mothers with an interest in continuing their education in STEM-related fields. The fund is offering five $5,000 scholarships to single mothers in Blount County who enroll in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team continues to impress with tournament runner-up finishes

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team continues to post impressive results this semester, recently finishing tournament runner-up at both Central Alabama and Enterprise State. Billy Ellis, a West Point High grad, was the top individual scorer at Enterprise, tallying 66.36 points. He finished second overall at Central Alabama and has been Wallace State’s…

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1)   Director of Cullman Economic Development Dale Greer, Senator Garlan Gudger, Mercedes-Benz Organizational Development Specialist Steve Coburn, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Vice President Rolf Wrona, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Wallace State Dean of Applied Technologies Jimmy Hodges, Alabama Community College System Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development Barry May.

Wallace State Community College, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International announce new co-op partnership

in Academic, Automotive Service Technology, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

The video of today’s announcement can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFY1X5mG_fg&feature=youtu.be HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College and Mercedes-Benz US International, Inc., announced a new partnership on Friday morning, officially kicking off a Mercedes-Benz Tech Co-Op Program. Beginning in the Fall 2019 semester, Wallace State’s Automotive Service Technology students will be eligible to apply for…

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Wallace State Community College debuting Geospatial Technology degree in Spring 2019 semester

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is unveiling a new Geospatial Technology degree during the Spring 2019 semester. Prospective students interested in the degree can earn a Geospatial Technology associate in applied science degree or a short-term certificate in the field. “This is a multi-discipline degree. There are business courses involved, and it’s heavy…

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Wallace State-Mercedes Partnership Announcement on Friday

in Academic, Automotive Service Technology, Collision Repair, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. will announce a new partnership at an event at the Burrow Center on the campus of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville on Friday, November 30 at 8:30 a.m. The partnership will include not only a co-op program for Wallace State students but also the donation…

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Wallace State’s Small Farmer Training program offering six scholarships for 2019 sessions

in Academic, Admissions, Agriculture Production/Horticulture, Community, Continuing Education, Headlines, Small Farmer Training, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Small Farmer Training is ready to grow abundantly during the Spring 2019 semester. The Small Farmer Training program, one of the newest on campus, is offering six scholarships, totaling $1,000 each. The certification is divided into four different sessions or growing seasons and includes day and night-time classes. The program…

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Wallace State IT Director Kirk Nugent earns CGEIT credentials

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kirk Nugent, Wallace State’s new Director of Information Technology, has earned the status of Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT). Nugent joined Wallace State earlier this semester. The CGEIT certification is administered by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and recognizes professionals for their knowledge and application of…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 5th at season-opening tournament, competes in Enterprise on Friday

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has a brand new roster, yet is producing the same impressive results. Wallace State recently finished fifth at the Alabama College Bowl League (ACBL) Gulf Coast Kickoff Tournament in Bay Minette, racking up 274.44 total points. Billy Ellis, a West Point High grad, finished fourth individually, earning…

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Wallace State Holds Groundbreaking for New Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical, Welding

HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $7.7 million Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship on Friday. The new facility will be located on the north end of campus behind the School of Nursing and Center for Science. “This groundbreaking today is a sign of more groundbreakings to come from new industry…

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