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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Wallace State Dental students, instructors touched by service trip to Kenya

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dental Hygiene students from Wallace State Community College embarked on an international service learning trip to Kenya earlier this semester where they worked as part of a global health outreach team providing dental care to scores of patients, many of whom were receiving dental care for the first time. This was the…

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Wallace State’s Dr. Lance Boyd reflects on Classroom Lessons

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – An essay by Dr. Lance Boyd, math instructor at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, was recently published in “Innovation Abstracts,” a publication of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development of the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.  In “As I Watch My Students Leave,” Boyd…

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Group tour planned to Discover Washington, D.C.

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is now taking reservations for a June 2018 group tour of the nation’s capital. The “Discover Washington, D.C Tour” is scheduled for June 7-12, 2018, and includes visits to the U.S. Capitol Building, war memorials, the Smithsonian, Arlington National Cemetery, Ford’s Theatre and more. “This…

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Wallace State’s Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith earns NC3 Master Trainer status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith has been named a National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Master Trainer. Smith is a Master Trainer certifier in Battery Starting and Charging and Torque after recently completing training in North Carolina. “As a Master Trainer, I’m able to administer the training for instructors and…

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Wallace State’s Communications and Marketing Department wins eight medallion awards at NCMPR District 2 Conference

in Alumni, Comm Marketing, Community, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville was recently recognized by the National Council for the Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the organization’s district conference in Louisville, Ky. Wallace State earned eight Medallion awards, including gold awards for the college’s promotional brand video and successful recruitment and or marketing program. Regarding Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State conference center named in honor of Dr. William F. Peinhardt

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Cullman Savings Bank Foundation pledges $250,000 for scholarships HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College unveiled a new name for the conference center located in the School of Nursing and Center for Science, as well as new scholarship opportunities for area students. The Dr. William F. Peinhardt Conference Center is the new name of the…

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Record amount raised at 13th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Hundreds of supporters of Wallace State Community College gathered Wednesday, Nov. 1, for the 13th annual Future Foundation Student Investment Luncheon and raised more than $253,000 for scholarships, technology, entrepreneurship and opportunity to improve the lives of students and enhance opportunities for surrounding communities. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the outpouring…

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Achieving the Dream Recognizes Community Colleges as Exemplars ATD Network Institutions Named 2017 Leader Colleges

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Achieving the Dream (ATD) today announced that Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, Ala., is one of eight community colleges in the ATD Network to have earned Leader College status, the organization’s highest designation awarded to institutions that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that…

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