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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Wallace State Continuing Education revamps Lifelong Learning program for area senior citizens

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Continuing Education department at Wallace State Community College is revamping its Lifelong Learning program for area residents ages 50 and over, offering a new membership plan that grants participants access to all of the programs and courses presented each semester. Rather than paying for each service or course, the members…

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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 Jamie Robertson named 2016 Alabama Adult Education Staff Person of the Year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson, the Adult Education Program’s Administrative Assistant, recently received the most outstanding Staff Person of the Year at the 2016 Alabama Adult Education Awards Luncheon held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Ballroom. The Staff Person of the Year Award recognizes individuals for their work and personal growth from being…

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Christie Thomas, right, receives her Adult Education diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during the GED commencement. Thomas also received the Hope House Scholarship.

Wallace State’s Adult Education conducts 2016 GED Commencement, 178 students graduating this year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Christie Thomas, like many GED (general education development) graduates, let the smiles and tears of joy flow abundantly last week as a new class was recognized by the Wallace State Adult Education Department at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “I don’t know how to put into words how much it means to…

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