Garth Stein, author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” visits Wallace State in conjunction with the college’s Common Read

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had the opportunity to welcome best-selling author Garth Stein to campus.  Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” is Wallace State’s campus-wide Common Read selection for the 2016-17 academic year, and for the second year in a row, Wallace State was privileged to have the Common…

Read More →

spain-park-high-school-celebrates

Spain Park High finishes 1st in North Alabama BEST Robotics debut, Good Hope Middle School and Fairview High also advance

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Spain Park High School put together an impressive debut at the 2016 North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition on Friday at Wallace State Community College, winning the 2016 Best Award. Spain Park made its first appearance in the event at Wallace State after competing in previous years at…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Connie Briehn participates in NHGRI Short Course in Genomics at National Institute of Health

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn was recently selected to participate in the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Short Course in Genomics at the National Institutes of Health. Briehn was one of only 25 faculty members selected across the United States to participate in the course. The course is designed to…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Student Government Association distributes backpacks to campus police department as part of “Props for Cops” campaign

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently participated in the “Props for Cops” state-wide initiative, distributing backpacks filled with goodies for the college’s police department. The backpacks contained the following items: a Wallace State T-shirt and hat, candy and crackers, a lanyard, a water bottle, tissues, hand sanitizer, an umbrella and thank-you…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In early August, Wallace State student Cole Shivers was determined to enroll in the welding program for the fall semester. The main obstacle standing in Shivers’ way from attaining that goal was earning his GED (General Education Development) degree through Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Shivers began taking Adult Education evening classes…

Read More →

National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

Read More →

UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

Read More →

Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society raising awareness about heroin usage for college project

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter  adopts a college project each academic year and is raising awareness about heroin usage this semester, informing the student body and the community about the drug’s addictive and deadly properties. Heroin-related deaths doubled in Alabama in 2014 and have been on the rise ever since. According…

Read More →