Wallace State’s 2015-16 Teaching and Learning Academy participants are, front row, from left, Karen Morris, Penny Rodgers, Sally Warren, Kelli Rich, Cynthia Smith, Susan Copeland and Carrie Bentley, back row, from left, Jacob Keisler, Aaron Nichols, Michael Johnson, Randy Hammond and Jeremy Wilt. Not pictured are Leah Gann, Emily Johnston, Kelly Krigbaum, Alicia Standridge and Megan Zerillo.

Wallace State begins second year of Teaching and Learning Academy for new faculty

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A new group of Wallace State instructors was recently welcomed to the college’s Teaching and Learning Academy for the 2015-16 academic year. Wallace State’s Teaching and Learning Academy initiative, now in its second year, was established in the summer of 2014 to merge new faculty together, help them learn more about the college…

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ARC Grant Awarded to Wallace State Community College for ‘Winston County Works!’ Project

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala. has been awarded a $748,965 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for “Winston County Works!,” a project to increase employability of Winston County residents through basic workplace skills training and advanced technical training in high-growth, high-demand automotive manufacturing fields. “The potential for the Winston County residents to increase their standard of…

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Wallace State streamlines ACT prep courses

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — High school students wanting to brush up on skills in advance of taking the ACT tests can now choose to take either the English and reading portion, the math and science portion or both. The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association, which presents workshops for students preparing for the ACT, have…

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Wallace State conducts initial Learning Communities event of semester with softball game

in Academic, Athletics, Baseball, Headlines, Softball, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College conducted the first Learning Communities event of the semester for its students on Tuesday at the James C. Bailey baseball stadium. Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams combined to play softball against each other, along with the Wallace State Pep Band and Wallace State Cheerleaders providing entertainment. Wallace State’s…

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Dr. Tim Alford, Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Economic Development, tours select Wallace State programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Dr. Tim Alford, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Economic Development, visited Wallace State Community College recently and toured multiple departments, including technical and health programs. Alford was joined by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith and Dean of Applied Technologies Jimmy…

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Wallace State Respiratory Therapy program marks 100 percent pass rate for graduating students

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program continues to prove itself as a top-notch program, with all of the students in the 2015 graduating class successfully completing the National Certification Exam. 2015 is the second consecutive year for a 100 percent pass rate from the program. It also holds the highest pass…

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WSCC Diagnostic Imaging earns 100 percent pass rate for third consecutive year

in Academic, Admissions, Graduation, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students graduating from Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Imaging program once again earned a 100 percent licensure rate on their National Register exam, marking the third consecutive year the program has attained a perfect rating. “We work very hard to make sure our students are prepared to pass the licensure exam their…

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Wallace State students, faculty and staff settled into new fall semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Rodney Lubert has worked previously as a quality control car technician and also remodeled homes. Lubert, 50, is now a Wallace State freshman, enrolled in the college’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) program. Lubert’s daughter, Jessilyn, and son, Cameron, are also Wallace State students. Jessilyn is approaching…

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