Dr. Walter Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, visited Wallace State for the first time on Monday and served as the keynote speaker for the college’s Fall Convocation.

Wallace State employees treated to keynote speaker Dr. Walter Bumphus of AACC during Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s employees officially kicked off the 2016-17 academic year Monday by attending Fall Convocation at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State was honored to have Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, serve as the Convocation’s keynote speaker.…

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Individuals participating in the ribbon cutting included, from left, Senator Paul Bussman, Winston County Superintendent Greg Pendley, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Senator Tim Wadsworth and Winston County Circuit Clerk J.D. Snoddy.

Wallace State Community College celebrates Winston County Works project with Gov. Bentley in attendance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Celebrating a project that will provide workforce training to approximately 250 students over the next year, Wallace State Community College held an Open House and ribbon cutting for its Winston County Works initiative at Winston County Technical Center in Double Springs on Wednesday. “Education is so vital to producing skilled workers in…

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Wallace State’s “Winston County Works!” project hosting Open House on Aug. 3

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is hosting a “Winston County Works” project Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Winston County Technical Center in Double Springs. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and local and state legislators are expected to attend the event. The Winston County Works project was established…

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Talent Search program receives $415,000 grant to help area students

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A program that helps students who may not normally think they could attend college do just that has been extended at Wallace State Community College thanks to a federal grant. WSCC has been awarded $415,920 to continue funding for its Talent Search program during 2016-2107. The grant is expected to be extended for…

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Wallace State students at the 2016 Alabama Deans of Students SLI were, from left, Jessica Vice of Blountsville, Nicholas Parrott of Vinemont, Callie Allen of Cullman and Jasmine Zavala of Cleveland.

Wallace State students attend 2016 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

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COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott, Jessica Vice, Jasmine Zavala and Callie Allen represented the college this week at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. The theme of this year’s event, which wrapped up Friday morning, was “Fully Charged,” allowing…

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Johnston combines education, legal experience as new chair of WSCC Paralegal program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Emily Neizer Johnston has come full circle in her new role as department chair for the Paralegal/Legal Assistant program at Wallace State Community College. The Cullman native earned a degree in secondary education before going on to earn her law degree and practicing in a few firms, including her own. Now she’s…

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Wallace State’s Lions’ Pride sessions underway this summer

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is preparing for the fall 2016 semester by conducting its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions for new students. The college has hosted a pair of Lions’ Pride sessions this summer in Hanceville and three more opportunities (Thursday, July 25 and July 27) remain for students to attend before…

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Wallace State athletics has six teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had six teams recognized this week as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention programs for the 2015-16 academic year after a record 36 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a school-best 3.48 GPA during 2015-16. The Lions,…

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