Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2017 graduation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Like his fellow GED (general education development) completers, Josh Chadwick is prepared for the next chapter in his life after recently being recognized at the 2017 Wallace State Adult Education Department graduation. “This is a big accomplishment for me and an important one. It’s a step I should have taken years ago,…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering the newly-created nontraditional high school diploma

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education program had added a new alternative for students who didn’t complete their high school education. The nontraditional high school diploma, which was recently approved by the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama State Department of Education, allows students who either dropped out of high school without earning…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Tuesday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Dr. Thea Hall, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Christine Wiggins, the Staff member recipient; Allen Keener, the college’s Career Faculty recipient and Dr. Kelley Jones, the college’s Director/Administrative Staff recipient.

Wallace State’s 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized Tuesday as Chancellor Award recipients at the 2016 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Wallace State’s recipients were Dr. Kelley Jones, Christine Wiggins, Dr. Thea Hall and Allen Keener. Jones is the director of the Wallace State-Oneonta campus and the Director/Administrative…

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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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Wallace State’s Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

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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…

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

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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…

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John Glasscock named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  John Glasscock is Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator. Glasscock, 40, comes to Wallace State after previous stops at Central Alabama and Enterprise State and extensive General Education Development (GED) work in Colorado, where he served as an Adult Education instructor in prisons through the Colorado Department of Corrections in Denver. “I’m…

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Individuals participating in the ribbon cutting included, from left, Senator Paul Bussman, Winston County Superintendent Greg Pendley, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Senator Tim Wadsworth and Winston County Circuit Clerk J.D. Snoddy.

Wallace State Community College celebrates Winston County Works project with Gov. Bentley in attendance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Celebrating a project that will provide workforce training to approximately 250 students over the next year, Wallace State Community College held an Open House and ribbon cutting for its Winston County Works initiative at Winston County Technical Center in Double Springs on Wednesday. “Education is so vital to producing skilled workers in…

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