Austin Monk to lead Wallace State Workforce Development

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Austin Monk joined Wallace State Community College this month as Director of Workforce Development. In Monk’s new role, he will oversee training for business and industry, short-term non-credit training and continuing education. “Wallace State strives always to meet the ever changing talent development needs of our business and industry community,” said Wallace…

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Wallace State’s short-term Logistics training gaining popularity

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s logistics training classes are growing in popularity since it was announced in October that the Alabama Community College System was partnering with the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSCC) for short-term manufacturing logistics training for students. Wallace State offers the training each Tuesday and Thursday night. The training is a three-week…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus offering new welding opportunity to single mothers in Blount County

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ONEONTA, ALA. –Wallace State-Oneonta is offering single mothers in Blount County an opportunity to jump start their welding careers, through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. The first five women to enroll in the program for the Spring 2018 semester can take advantage of this recently-established initiative. Candidates must be single mothers,…

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Wallace State’s Dr. Lance Boyd reflects on Classroom Lessons

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – An essay by Dr. Lance Boyd, math instructor at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, was recently published in “Innovation Abstracts,” a publication of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development of the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.  In “As I Watch My Students Leave,” Boyd…

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Wallace State’s Computer Science program debuting Swift App Development program during spring semester

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. –Wallace State’s Computer Science program is offering a new Swift App Development class beginning with the spring 2018 semester. Through a partnership with the Alabama Community College System and Apple, students can register for CIS 157 and learn to code and design fully functional apps, gaining critical job skills in software development and…

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Wallace State’s Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith earns NC3 Master Trainer status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith has been named a National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Master Trainer. Smith is a Master Trainer certifier in Battery Starting and Charging and Torque after recently completing training in North Carolina. “As a Master Trainer, I’m able to administer the training for instructors and…

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Wallace State’s Talent Search program teams up with UAH’s SMAP during recent Parent Information Seminar

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search (TRIO) program recently held its annual informational seminar for parents of the program. Talent Search participants are students in 6th-12th grades from Wallace State’s service area high schools in Blount, Cullman, Marshall and Morgan Counties. These students, many of whom are first generation potential college attenders,…

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Wallace State hosts Transfer Fair for its students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College hosted a Transfer Fair for its students at the James C. Bailey Center lobby on Wednesday, allowing them the opportunity to become acquainted and familiar with four-year colleges and universities. Twenty-five schools were present at the event.     For more information about Wallace State, visit www.wallacestate.edu. ______________________________…

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Students get look at career options

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Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times   HANCEVILLE — It’s never too early for students to begin thinking about their career options, and many local students got the opportunity to get an up-close look at many Tuesday. Almost 1,000 eight-graders from every Cullman County school explored different career paths they can follow at the Cullman…

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