Wallace State prepares for Lions’ Pride fall orientation

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College mailed out letters this week, inviting incoming new students to its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions. Wallace State conducts a Lions’ Pride information session before each semester, but the one preceding the fall semester attracts the most students. Each incoming Wallace State student is invited to a specific date,…

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Four Wallace State students set to compete this month at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Technical Division has made it an annual tradition to send multiple students to the SkillsUSA national competition. This year is no different. James Foster (Welding), Matt Phillippo (CNC Milling) and Vincent Ponder (Precision Machining) each finished first recently during the statewide SkillsUSA competition, and along with second-place winner Seth Pillow…

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Increasing number of high school students graduate WSCC Fast Track program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Weeks before area high schools held their graduation ceremonies, dozens of students had already made a big dent in their college education Through the Wallace State Fast Track Academy program, 48 students are as much as a year or two ahead of their fellow high school graduates in their collegiate career. Many…

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Youth Leadership Development Program proves successful in first year at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The inaugural class of the Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) for Cullman County facilitated by Wallace State Community College proved to be a great success, with its students earning 21 percent of all scholarships and walking away with some of the larger awards offered. Overall, they earned more than $100,000 in scholarships.…

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Wallace State’s second MOOC course to offer free Math 090 class to all

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s first massive open online course, or MOOC, was so successful that a second one, Math 090, is planned this summer. The free math 090 course begins Monday, June 9 and continues until August 4. The MOOC movement, led by some of the nation’s most prestigious universities – Stanford, MIT and…

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Museum Director Donny Wilson Receives Chamber Tourism Award

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HANCEVILLE, AL.–Donny Wilson, director of The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College, was presented the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s Superior Service Award at its first Tourism Awards Breakfast on May 6 at Stonebridge Farms. Wilson has served as Director of the Burrow Museum at Wallace State since 2005, and was previously director…

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Open Enrollment Runs Through June 30 for UAB-Wallace State Joint Admission Program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Freshman students at Wallace State Community College looking to transfer to UAB after completing their associate degree can now take advantage of the Wallace State-UAB Joint Admission program. Joint Admission with UAB is a program available to freshmen students (who have earned less than 24 credit hours at Wallace State) and who have not…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services spring semester group visits Atlanta as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s TRiO/Student Support Services program received a history lesson in Atlanta during the group’s annual spring semester Educational Excursion. The TRiO/SSS group enjoyed a pair of busy days in Atlanta, visiting the High Museum of Art, the Jimmy Carter Museum and Library, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic District…

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