Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announces changes in calculating passing scores for the GED Test

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) joined the GED Testing Service this week to announce major changes to the GED Test which will help to provide greater opportunities for those successfully passing the test.  The changes take effect immediately. According to the GED Testing Service, there has been a recalibration to the…

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WSCC’s Continuing Education schedule filled with classes for everyone; classes start soon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — From cake decorating to graphic design to genealogy to CPR classes and more, the Wallace State Continuing Education program has a full schedule of classes for the spring semester. You can learn a new skill, train for a new career or take a class for the pure enjoyment of learning. The wide…

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Wallace State ranked among nation’s fastest growing colleges

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College has earned a place among Community College Week’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing community colleges with enrollments of 5,000 or more, the only community college in Alabama to do so. Wallace State placed 39th on the list of U.S. public community colleges with enrollments from 5,000 to 9,999, which…

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Wallace State student Jordan Johnson named a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar, earning $1,000 scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Jordan Johnson has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. Johnson, a 2014 Hartselle graduate, was also recently crowned Miss Wallace State 2016, which earned her a one-year scholarship at Wallace State valued at $5,000.…

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Winners of haiku poetry contest announced

in Academic, Headlines, Student Activities, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A few Wallace State students celebrated Christmas as winners in the haiku poetry contest sponsored by the WSCC English Department, the Sigma Kappa Delta English honor society and The Lion’s Den Writing Club. The contest featuring the Japanese style of literature was held in conjunction with the exhibit “Fleeting Pleasures: Japanese Woodblock…

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Wallace State sonography students donate funds to support families of preemies

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In their future careers, students in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Wallace State Community College will undoubtedly one day assist an obstetric patient dealing with a premature birth. Through the exams they will give as sonographers, they may discover conditions that put an unborn child at risk of a early delivery.…

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Wallace State hosts transfer fair for its students

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State hosted a college transfer fair for its students on Thursday, allowing those interested to learn more about the four-year universities and colleges on hand. Four different states were represented by the four-year institutions. The event was held at the James C. Bailey Center lobby. Colleges represented at the fair were…

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Wallace State’s 2015 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recently recognized as Chancellor’s Award recipients at the 2015 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Wallace State’s nominees were Jennifer Hill, Jim Malone, Sally Warren and Kim Kahler. Hill is Wallace State’s Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and was the Director/Administrative Staff nominee…

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Wallace State Community College striving to serve veterans through special luncheons, upcoming Veterans Corner

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – “Wallace State is a special campus to me because it does have such a large base of support for veterans,” said Marcus O’Hair, who has been enrolled in Wallace State Community College’s Machine Tool Technology program since 2014 after serving a stint in the Marines. Wallace State was recently designated as a Military Friendly…

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