Alabama Community College System hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

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MONTGOMERY – Last week, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) served as host for the annual Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)’s National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL.  Alabama is the first state in the nation to offer MSSC credentials at community colleges statewide, and the ACCS was selected to host this year’s…

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Wallace State student Brye Forbes becomes first Academy of Culinary Arts SkillsUSA gold medal winner, preparing for national event

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Check out video of Brye Forbes preparing for the national SkillsUSA competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P5D8R3R7K8 HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Brye Forbes feels at home inside the kitchen. Forbes, a Wallace State Academy of Culinary Arts student, made history last semester, becoming the program’s first individual to win a gold medal at the state SkillsUSA competition, a year after…

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WSCC’s Workforce Development program offering free short-term Construction Training classes beginning June 11

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Workforce Development program is offering free short-term Construction Training classes on campus beginning on Monday, June 11. The courses, taught by Wallace State Building Construction instructor Lynn White, continue through Thursday, July 19, meeting each Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. Wallace State’s Construction Training classes provide hands-on…

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Wallace State Releases Spring 2018 President’s and Dean’s Lists

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HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 740 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2018 graduation

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Adult Education Graduation video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uklD_F9P2BE HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education Department recently conducted its 2018 commencement, conferring degrees for 41 GED (general education development) graduates in attendance. Overall, Wallace State’s Adult Education had 100 individuals complete their GED during the 2017-2018 academic year. “This graduation is about recognizing a dream deferred. Life happens.…

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Wallace State Community College unveils new Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College unveiled a new Center for Teaching and Learning recently with a special ribbon cutting and reception on the second floor of the Bailey Center. Wallace State’s Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to the support and advancement of evidence-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development…

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Recent graduate Morelia Tinajero named 2017-2018 Wallace State SSS Student of the Year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State graduate Morelia Tinajero has been named the 2017-2018 Student Support Services (SSS) Student of the Year. Last Friday night, she also became the first person in her family to graduate from college. Tinajero, 21, has five siblings, ranging from 20 years old to an infant. “I’m honored to be named…

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‘Inspiring’ students graduate from Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy/Fast Track for Industry programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry students were recognized recently during a special graduation ceremony honoring 23 Fast Track Academy graduates and 26 Fast Track for Industry graduates. Both programs allow high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to simultaneously earn their high school and college…

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Wallace State’s Talent Search students recognized during annual TRIO Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Talent Search students were celebrated recently at the annual TRIO Day on campus. TRIO Day is for students in 6th-9th grades from participating service area schools, many of whom are first generation potential college attenders, voluntarily participating in a wide variety of college readiness activities. The group was treated to…

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