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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There are many paths to a degree

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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

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

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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Austin Monk to lead Wallace State Workforce Development

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Austin Monk joined Wallace State Community College this month as Director of Workforce Development. In Monk’s new role, he will oversee training for business and industry, short-term non-credit training and continuing education. “Wallace State strives always to meet the ever changing talent development needs of our business and industry community,” said Wallace…

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Cynthia Arrington named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Cynthia Arrington has been named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director. Arrington, a Hanceville native, inherits the position after serving as an Adult Education instructor for Wallace State since last November. Before joining Wallace State, Arrington previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Miles College, Virginia College and UAB after retiring from…

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Wallace State conducts annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting for business and industry partners

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s administrators and instructors presented to local businesses and industries last week during their annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting. “This is an important meeting mandated by the federal Carl D. Perkins Act and an important day for us to get together with some of our industry partners. We share…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2017 graduation

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Oneonta

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

in Academic, Admissions, Adult Education, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines

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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