Winston County Works welding program has produced the best job yet for graduate LaShanda Harrison

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Technical

DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. –  LaShanda Harrison has worked multiple years as a boilermaker. She’s also been employed as a mechanic, carpenter and for a landscaping company. After completing the welding program through the Winston County Works project, Harrison can now boast she’s a certified welder. Harrison, 36, was among the first graduates of the welding…

Read More →

Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce recognized at 2017 All-Alabama Academic Team Banquet

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce were recognized today at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Birmingham. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Career Services hosts successful Job and Career Fair

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Sharon Hester takes online classes through Wallace State Community College. Once she noticed Wednesday’s Job and Career Fair being held on campus – via her Blackboard announcements – Hester made sure to take advantage of the event. “It’s a great way to get a head start on a potential job and to…

Read More →

Wallace State Community College participates at ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Student Activities, Technical

MONTGOMERY, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College had students from both the Hanceville and Oneonta campuses and members of its faculty and staff participate at the 2017 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery on Thursday. The annual event took place at the Alabama State Archives and History Building lawn, where Wallace State…

Read More →

Wallace State student David Schwaiger selected to visit NASA’s Stennis Space Center in April

in Academic, Community, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College student David Schwaiger has been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this spring to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Project (NCAS). Schwaiger has been chosen among select community college students from across the U.S. to be part of NCAS in Mississippi. The five-week…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program adds flight simulator for helicopter training

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program has recently added a flight simulator for its helicopter training. “This training device is a great asset to our program. A helicopter makes for a poor classroom because it’s vibrating and so noisy. Therefore, students can learn the basic procedures and maneuvers of helicopter control on the…

Read More →

Jasmine Zavala

Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

Read More →

Burrow Museum receives grant from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

in Academic, Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, Ala.—The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College was recently awarded a $2,000 grant by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association.  The grant will be used to promote exhibitions and tourism in the region.  Burrow Museum Director Donny Wilson was on hand to receive the award from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association President…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter earns REACH status, Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructors Dr. Stacey Sivley and Brandon Smith were recently recognized for earning REACH status for the Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of their Phi Theta Kappa math honor society. The REACH program was established in 2016 to recognize and reward Phi Theta Kappa chapters excelling in membership development. Specific chapters…

Read More →