A group of eight made up of Wallace State Nursing faculty and students will travel to Kenya March 27-April 7 for a global health outreach with Kenya Relief. A week of events were held March 18-22 in advance of their trip. Pictured from left are, in front, students Holly Smith, Nicole Stoddard, Ashley McClintock and Karly Payne; in back, Health Science Dean Lisa German, student Melinda Fulford, instructors Bonnie Bibb and Kelly Walker, student Kierra Baswell, Kenya Relief founder Steve James, Nursing program director Deborah “Pepper” Hoover and Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics.

Wallace State Nursing sends team on global health outreach with Kenya Relief

in Community, Future Foundation, Headlines, Health, Nursing, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Before six students and two instructors from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education embark on a global health outreach project this week with Kenya Relief, their fellow students, faculty and staff showed their support with a special week of events. The Kenya Kick-Off Week included presentation of research projects…

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Kristi Barnett, right of Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation, is presented with a $25,000 check from Jacob Smith, left, and Melanie Bridgeforth of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham.

The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham presents $25,000 to Wallace State

in Community, Financial Aid, Future Foundation, Headlines, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation was among the recipients of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham’s 2019 Community Impact Grants aimed at supporting programs and initiatives that strengthen families by integrating services for women and their children. The Women’s Fund’s 2019 Community Impact Grants included investments that address some of the…

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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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