Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering the newly-created nontraditional high school diploma

in Academic, Admissions, Adult Education, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education program had added a new alternative for students who didn’t complete their high school education. The nontraditional high school diploma, which was recently approved by the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama State Department of Education, allows students who either dropped out of high school without earning…

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Brooke Edwards named 2017 Wallace State Homecoming Queen

in Academic, Community, FastTrack, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Brooke Edwards is Wallace State Community College’s 2017 Homecoming Queen. She was crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game Sunday afternoon vs. Southern Union. Edwards, a business major, has been active on campus since enrolling in Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy. As a Fast Track Academy student, Edwards will graduate from…

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Wallace State students earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 839 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement on the…

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Wallace State-Oneonta conducting first welding classes during spring semester

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Technical

ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta has its first welding classes underway. The 10-booth welding station at Oneonta features state-of-the-art Lincoln Electric equipment. Like in Hanceville, welding students spend part of the day in the classroom and the other half working in the welding lab. “The welding classes are going great so far. The students enrolled…

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Women thriving, enjoying experience in Wallace State’s Technical Division’s male-dominated fields

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Maci Key wasn’t sure of the career field she wanted to pursue until Wallace State’s Jonathan Minyard visited her high school to discuss the college’s Machine Tool Technology program. Meanwhile, Melanie Patterson was ready for a new challenge after working nearly 20 years in the newspaper industry. Key and Patterson both decided…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has won three straight tournaments this semester

in Academic, Community, Health, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently accomplished a feat sponsor Christine O’Leary hasn’t witnessed in 20+ years as the coach. Wallace State’s team, made up of four freshman, won all three tournaments its competed in this fall, including the 2016 Desoto Disquietude tournament at Central Alabama Community College on Dec. 2. “I…

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Wallace State’s Horticulture program continues tradition of adorning state Capitol with poinsettias

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Horticulture/Agricultural Production Department has continued its holiday tradition of adorning the Governor’s Office and Capitol building rotunda with its poinsettias recently. The horticulture program grows and delivers approximately 300 poinsettias each Christmas season. Students start growing the red, pink and white plants in the spring of each year and nurture…

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Wallace State biology students gaining valuable genetics research experience with HudsonAlpha representatives

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Thanks to Wallace State graduate Casey Smith teaming up with Dr. Jeremy Prokop at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a group of current biology students at Wallace State are getting a leg up in genetics research. Every other Tuesday since late September, interested students within the biology department are meeting at Wallace State’s School of…

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