New location added for Wallace State Adult Education classes in Winston County

in Adult Education, Community, Headlines

LYNN, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education program has added additional Adult Education classes in Winston County at Lynn High School. Adult Education offers free classes for GED, non-traditional high school diploma and Work Readiness Skills. Classes at Lynn High School will be held Monday through Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. With…

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Pictured at the Tyson Foods, Inc.- Blountsville Plant (L-R):  Josh Witley, Tyson Foods Complex Manager; Cindie Light, Tyson Foods Human Resources Manager; Cynthia Arrington, Director of Adult Education at Wallace State; and Mark Bromley, Tyson Foods Plant Manager.

Wallace State Announces New Adult Education Partnership with Tyson Foods

in Adult Education, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education program and Tyson Foods, Inc. in Blountsville have announced a new partnership. Starting this month, Wallace State will be providing ESL classes to employees onsite at the Tyson Foods facility. Employees will also be encouraged to take advantage of free GED prep and job skills development classes at…

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Wallace State-Oneonta’s CDL program, Alabama Guardrail, Inc., form valuable partnership

in Adult Education, Community, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Alabama Guardrail, Inc., and Wallace State-Oneonta’s Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program have been a perfect fit for nearly a year, sparked from Alabama Guardrail looking to consistently employ drivers full-time. “We would advertise for a driver, making them understand the job here also required you had to work on crew and construction,…

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Wallace State’s Career Services hosting Job Fair on March 14 at Peinhardt Conference Center

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Career Services is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peinhardt Conference Center inside the Center for Science and Nursing. The event is open to the public! Job Fair exhibitors include health services corporations, multiple law enforcement agencies and four-year universities,…

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Wallace State recognizing Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is recognizing Sept. 23-29 as Adult Education and family Literacy Week. The week is held during National Literacy month, and raises public awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy. The goal is to leverage resources that support access to basic education programs…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2018 graduation

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Adult Education Graduation video: 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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There are many paths to a degree

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Headlines

By Anna Parrish Deciding to get my GED wasn’t something that was planned for but it ended up being very beneficial. When I was growing up, there were certain assumptions and stigmas associated with receiving a GED rather than a high school diploma, but I didn’t fit any of those. I was actually very smart…

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Wallace State Community College’s Job Fairs generate excitement for students, employers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – It was all about employment during job fairs held last week at Wallace State Community College, with dozens of area employers on hand to meet hundreds of potential employees. The Wallace State Community College Student Resource Center hosted the two-day event, splitting the job fairs between the Health Science programs on Wednesday…

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