Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program adds flight simulator for helicopter training

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program has recently added a flight simulator for its helicopter training. “This training device is a great asset to our program. A helicopter makes for a poor classroom because it’s vibrating and so noisy. Therefore, students can learn the basic procedures and maneuvers of helicopter control on the…

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Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

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Burrow Museum receives grant from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College was recently awarded a $2,000 grant by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association.  The grant will be used to promote exhibitions and tourism in the region.  Burrow Museum Director Donny Wilson was on hand to receive the award from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association President…

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Wallace State’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter earns REACH status, Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructors Dr. Stacey Sivley and Brandon Smith were recently recognized for earning REACH status for the Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of their Phi Theta Kappa math honor society. The REACH program was established in 2016 to recognize and reward Phi Theta Kappa chapters excelling in membership development. Specific chapters…

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Leadership Wallace State group meets with acting Chancellor Jimmy Baker; enjoys Economic Development day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Over the past few months, Wallace State’s 2016-2017 Leadership Wallace State group has toured the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) office in Montgomery, where they met with acting Chancellor Jimmy Baker, and toured Alabama Cullman Yutaka Technologies (ACYT) as part of an Economic Development day trip. In Montgomery, the group was also…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 9th at NAQT Community College Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finished ninth nationally at the 2017 National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship last weekend. The event was held at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Wallace State’s team, made up of freshmen Zakk Waddell, Ross Wallace, Derik Arendall, Paul Knetter and Caleb Still, racked up…

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Registration for Wallace State’s spring Mini Term II is March 2-3, classes begin Friday, March 3

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Registration for Wallace State Community College’s spring semester Mini Term II classes takes place Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3. Classes begin March 3. Wallace State has multiple options, including online courses, that students can register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses and conclude…

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Wallace State and Auburn University Explore Aviation Partnership

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Officials from Wallace State Community College and Auburn University met in Hanceville recently to discuss potential partnerships related to aviation. “We are here today to look for ways to partner,” said Dr. Bill Hutto, Director of the Auburn Airport and Aviation Center. “One of the missions of the Aviation Center is outreach, including providing…

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Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division hosting second annual Signing Day on Feb. 16

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Applied Technologies Division is hosting its second annual Career Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the James C. Bailey Center 12th floor. Modeled on an athletics signing, the Technical Division Signing Day allows incoming students in the summer or fall to officially secure…

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