Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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

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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…

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Wallace State fall semester underway at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Prior to transferring to Wallace State, student Justin Harris researched the college online and was immediately impressed. “I had always heard Wallace State was a great place to attend and had a nice campus. Once I found out for myself and visited for the first time, I knew it was the right…

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Wallace State night programs provide flexibility for students seeking a degree; registration continues through Aug. 23

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Machine Tool Technology instructor Gary McMinn relied significantly on night classes when he was pursuing his degree.  Night classes are great options for students seeking a flexible schedule. “I came to school at night the entire time. I worked full-time (at Nicholson File) during the week and came to school…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus experiencing strong fall registration numbers

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ONEONTA, ALA. –  The inaugural fall semester at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus is shaping up to be a momentous one. With fall classes scheduled to begin on Wednesday, courses are filling up quickly in Oneonta with fall semester enrollment having greatly exceeded expectations. “We are excited about our enrollment and have great numbers so far. People…

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Dr. Walter Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, visited Wallace State for the first time on Monday and served as the keynote speaker for the college’s Fall Convocation.

Wallace State employees treated to keynote speaker Dr. Walter Bumphus of AACC during Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s employees officially kicked off the 2016-17 academic year Monday by attending Fall Convocation at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State was honored to have Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, serve as the Convocation’s keynote speaker.…

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Talent Search program receives $415,000 grant to help area students

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A program that helps students who may not normally think they could attend college do just that has been extended at Wallace State Community College thanks to a federal grant. WSCC has been awarded $415,920 to continue funding for its Talent Search program during 2016-2107. The grant is expected to be extended for…

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Wallace State’s Lions’ Pride sessions underway this summer

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is preparing for the fall 2016 semester by conducting its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions for new students. The college has hosted a pair of Lions’ Pride sessions this summer in Hanceville and three more opportunities (Thursday, July 25 and July 27) remain for students to attend before…

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Wallace State program changes name to Medical Laboratory Technician

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Beginning in Fall 2016, the Clinical Laboratory Technician program at Wallace State Community College will be referred to as Medical Laboratory Technician. The change affects colleges statewide on the request of Alabama Community College System to better fit with industry standards. Wallace State’s Medical Laboratory Technician program is a five-semester associate degree program that…

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