Wallace State sophomore Ryder Jones named recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Ryder Jones is Wallace State’s recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship. Jones, 20, is a West Point High graduate who plans to major in civil engineering at Alabama and eventually apply for medical school. “I was very surprised when I learned I received the scholarship. I had my mind made…

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Wallace State sophomore MaKenzie Bearden named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  MaKenzie Bearden spent two seasons shining on the volleyball court for Wallace State Community College. Bearden has also excelled in the classroom. She is one of two Wallace State students to earn the UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall.…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce cross country programs beginning in August 2017

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s cross country programs beginning with the 2017 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before being discontinued in June 2008, Wallace State previously fielded cross country teams and won a men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title during its…

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Dr. Whit Gibbons visits Wallace State for annual Earth Day activities

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welcomed Dr. Whit Gibbons as a special guest to campus Thursday as the college continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day. Dr. Gibbons is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Georgia and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). Gibbons has written or edited more than 20 books and…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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Wallace State Community College participates at ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery

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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…

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

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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…

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