Wallace State students Challie Johnson, Taylor Urech recognized at All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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PRATTVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State students Challie Johnson and Taylor Urech were recognized recently at the Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Prattville. The All-Alabama Academic Team recognition program was founded in 1995 to complement the All-USA Academic Team Program sponsored by USA Today, Phi Theta Kappa…

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Wallace State Community College’s Job Fairs generate excitement for students, employers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – It was all about employment during job fairs held last week at Wallace State Community College, with dozens of area employers on hand to meet hundreds of potential employees. The Wallace State Community College Student Resource Center hosted the two-day event, splitting the job fairs between the Health Science programs on Wednesday…

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Proclamation Signing Kicks off Community College Month at Wallace State-Oneonta

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – April is National Community College Month, and on Wednesday, April 4, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris kicked off the celebration with a proclamation recognizing Wallace State Community College. Wallace State Community College expanded to open a thriving new campus in Oneonta in 2016, serving Blount County and surrounding areas. Since that time, an…

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Wallace State Child Development holding information session at Oneonta Center

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ONEONTA, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Child Development program will host an informational meeting on Thursday, April 12 at 4 p.m., at the Oneonta Campus Center. The Child Development program at Wallace State can be completed entirely online, but many classes within the curriculum can also be completed on the Oneonta campus. During…

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Wallace State students Kaitlyn Richards, Ryan Ratliff selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students Kaitlin Richards and Ryan Ratliff have each been selected as National Aeronautics and Space (NASA) Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS). Both Richards and Ratliff began the five-week online program on March 21. Through April 25, they’ll participate in a myriad of online activities, including completing short quizzes and discussions…

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Attorney, author Liz Huntley to speak at Wallace State Community College on April 10

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College will welcome attorney, child advocate and author Liz Huntley to campus on Tuesday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m. during a Learning Communities event. Huntley’s upcoming visit is sponsored by the English Department, the Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society and Wallace State’s Learning Communities and open to the…

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Wallace State’s Dana Adams named recipient of inaugural AACC’s Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructor Dana Adams has been named a recipient of the inaugural Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award, as presented by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Adams is one of only 50 community college instructors across the United States to earn the designation. “It’s a huge honor to…

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Wallace State’s English, math honor societies induct new members

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HANCEVILLE, AL — The Wallace State chapters of Mu Alpha Theta and Sigma Kappa Delta recognized new members during a March 1 Induction Ceremony in the Bailey Center Auditorium. Mu Alpha Theta is the mathematics honor society for community colleges. The organization provides members with various avenues to showcase their mathematical knowledge and talents, while…

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Wallace State’s Dianne Wood named Student of the Year by Alabama Chapter of American Culinary Federation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dianne Wood was ready to pursue a passion. After two decades of juggling different jobs and being laid off in one industry, Wood decided to enroll in Wallace State’s Academy of Culinary Arts at 45 years old. She’s flourished ever since and was recently named the Student of the Year by the…

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