New Wallace State Dance Program Begins this Fall, Headed by Former American Ballet School in Paris Director BROOKE DESNOËS

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HANCEVILLE – Brooke Desnoës, founder and artistic director of the Academie Americaine de Danse de Paris, today known as the Académie de l’Art de la Danse et de sa Pédagogie (AADP), is returning home to the Cullman area twenty years in France to head up a new dance program at Wallace State Community College. “We intend…

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Former West Point, Wallace State student Parrott returns back, relishes fun World Cup experience

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*Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times  By JAKE WINFREY Sports Editor When Nicholas Parrott ultimately made his decision to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer, it was about more than simply his love for soccer. It was about going home. Parrott, who graduated from West Point in 2014 and spent…

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Wallace State hosts annual Strategic Analysis meeting for business and industry partners

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had administrators and select instructors present to local businesses and industry during their annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting. “Wallace State is always interested in improving our students’ experiences in their fields. Our programs sometimes need the latest tool or simulator to help students have the skills they…

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Wallace State students represent college at 2018 Student Leadership Institute at Eufaula’s Lakepoint Resort

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EUFAULA, ALA. – Wallace State students Emily Dia, Challie Johnson, Jada Golden, Katie Burden, Griffin Morris and Truman Boyd represented the college recently at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Lakepoint State Park in Eufaula. This year’s theme was “The Nature of Leadership,” as approximately 200 students…

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Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wes Rakestraw Appointed Interim Director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus

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ONEONTA, AL—Wallace State Community College announces the appointment of Wesley (Wes) Rakestraw as interim director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus Center.  He takes over the position following the retirement of Dr. Kelley Jones, who had served as the director since the opening of the Oneonta campus in 2016. Rakestraw joined Wallace State in 1993 as…

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Wallace State’s Success Coaches/Inside Track host advising strategies summit

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Success Coaches and InsideTrack hosted a two-day summit workshop during the spring semester in Hanceville, highlighting coaching strategies for coaching and advising teams. Advisors and employees from multiple colleges in both Alabama and Tennessee attended the summit, which featured advising sessions, methodologies, a pair of roundtable discussions and collaboration among…

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Wallace State’s Kaitlin 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 been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this summer to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience. Richards and Ratliff are two of only 280 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of the…

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