Wallace State graduate and PSA Airlines pilot Aaron Mathis visits Flight Technology/Aviation program

in Alumni, Aviation/Flight Technology, Community, Future Foundation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Aaron Mathis once navigated through Wallace State’s Flight Technology/Aviation program and ultimately wanted to serve as a strong ambassador for the college. He’s definitely fulfilling that promise to himself. After establishing a Wallace State Future Foundation scholarship for future flight professionals earlier this year, Mathis visited the Flight Technology/Aviation program last week,…

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Richard Jerome Burkett Memorial Scholarship established at Wallace State Community College; supports students in Building Construction or HVAC programs

in Admissions, Building Construction, Community, Financial Aid, Future Foundation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The family of the late Richard Jerome Burkett has created a memorial scholarship in his honor at Wallace State Community College, providing an annual scholarship for students in the Building Construction or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) programs at the college. “My brother would be happy about this,” said his brother…

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WALLACE STATE MEDIA ADVISORY – Groundbreaking Friday for Wallace State Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical, Welding

HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College will break ground on a new Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. behind the School of Nursing and Center for Science on the north end of the campus in Hanceville. Wallace State estimates the Center will create approximately 98 new jobs and…

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More than $270,000 raised at annual Wallace State Student Investment Luncheon

in Alumni, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than $270,000 was raised during the 14th annual Student Investment Luncheon hosted by the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation, with support from presenting sponsor Jackson & Williams and dozens of other sponsors, faculty and staff. Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics welcomed the more than 600 in attendance at this year’s…

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Wallace State student Amie Willoughby spending week at NASA’s Langley Research Center

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State student Amie Willoughby is interacting with and learning from NASA astronauts this week at Langley Research Center in Virginia. Willoughby was one of three Wallace State students to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) five-week program this summer. Willoughby successfully stood out among her peers, earning her…

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Congressman Aderholt and the EDA Announce $2 Million for Wallace State for Job Training

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Technical, Welding

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Wallace State Community College (WSCC) of Cullman, Alabama, to build a technical education center that will help workers gain new, in-demand skills. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 68…

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