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

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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

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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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Wallace State students earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists for summer semester

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  HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 263 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Summer 2018 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours.…

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Wallace State Nursing Grad Now Naval Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) and Member of U.S. President’s Medical Team

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Christopher Lynn, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, CEN, has a lot of initials behind his name that help to tell his remarkable story and how he came to be serving on the medical team to the President of the United States. In many ways, this story begins with the first set…

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Lance Self, founder and CEO of Zero RPM, named 2018 Wallace State Most Outstanding Alumni

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Lance Self, founder and CEO of Cullman-based Zero RPM, has earned the 2018 Most Outstanding Wallace State Alumni award. Self was recognized as the recipient at Wallace State’s annual Convocation this month. “I was obviously surprised when I received the email I was going to be named the Outstanding Alum. I’ve never…

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Wallace State employees treated to keynote speaker Brittany Wagner, formerly of Netflix’s “Last Chance U,” during Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s employees officially kicked off the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year last week at the college’s annual Convocation, welcoming Brittany Wagner as the keynote speaker. Wagner earned worldwide fame as an academic counselor at East Mississippi Community College through the popular Netflix series “Last Chance U.” Wagner was heavily featured…

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Altec pledges donation for scholarships for three WSCC programs

in Alumni, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Financial Aid, Headlines, Welding

HANCEVILLE, Ala — Altec recently donated to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to provide scholarships to students in three applied technology programs: Collision Repair, Diesel Technology and Welding. Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs and tree care markets. Altec employs several Wallace…

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WaLLi members volunteer with Meals on Wheels

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Lifelong Learning Institute (WaLLi) members and good friends Linda Smith and Pat Mitchell, each enjoy the activities and fellowship offered by the program. They love to socialize with other members, take classes and go on day-trips. They also find a way to fit in some time to volunteer a…

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