Good Hope seniors, from left, Jacob Stewart and Colton Kugler listen intently as they are geared up at Cullman Fire and Rescue during the job shadowing event.

Wallace State Community College’s job shadowing event allowed more than 600 high school seniors to observe possible career choices

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A recent job-shadowing event in the area, organized by Wallace State Community College, provided 618 high school seniors an opportunity to get a glimpse of potential career choices. The event lasted from Jan. 26-30 and Feb. 2 and was made up of seniors from Cullman, Cold Springs, Danville, Fairview, Falkville, Good Hope,…

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Wallace State First Choice Among Alabama’s Community College

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – According to a report released recently by The American College Testing service (ACT), Wallace State Community College in Hanceville is the first choice among Alabama’s community colleges by high school students in the graduating class of 2014. More students indicated Wallace State as their first choice preference for college than any other…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering GED practice test for $1 and GED test for $10 through Feb. 28

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – February is a convenient month for individuals interested in studying for and attempting their GED (general education development) test. Wallace State’s Adult Education program is part of a national initiative, which allows individuals to take the GED Ready practice test for only $1 through Feb. 28, and to save $10 when they…

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Film series resumes with free screening of “Brothers Hypnotic”

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The South Arts’ Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Film at Wallace State Community College resumes in February with a free screening of the documentary “Brothers Hypnotic.” The movie will be screened on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing. Admission…

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Entries sought for 2015 Arts in April Celebration at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — This Spring, thoughts will turn to “Piet, Pixels & Polygons” at Wallace State Community College, as preparations begin for the 2015 Arts in April Celebration. The annual exhibition will be held Monday, March 30 through Saturday, April 11. “We want to encourage all of the artists in and around Cullman County to…

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Increased funding for Pre-K could mean more jobs for teachers, assistants

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration speech and President Barak Obama’s State of the Union, both mentioned the importance of early childhood education and providing affordable childcare for working families.   “We will work to give young children a ‘new, strong foundation’ with the opportunity for a good education in a voluntary Pre-K…

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Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature

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An article titled “Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature,” by Dr. Mary P. Barnes, English Instructor at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, was published in the Jan. 23, 2015, NISOD Innovation Abstract publication. The article explains how literature can improve student self-confidence and engagement while offering sage advice on how to live their lives.…

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Wallace State hosts transfer fair for its students

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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. The event was held at the Student Center. Colleges represented at the fair were Faulkner University, Samford University, UAB, UNA, UNA-Disciplinary Studies, Jacksonville State University, Athens…

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Students to participate in Cullman Area Job Shadowing Event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – What would your life look like now if you could have “test-driven” a job?  Would you have taken another path?  That’s exactly what the Career Coaches at Wallace State want high school students at 10 schools in their service area to experience. Students at Fairview High School, for example, have spent one day a…

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