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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Dr. Christopher Parker, NJCAA CEO/Executive Director, impressed with WSCC athletics programs, facilities during visit

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Dr. Christopher Parker, the new CEO/Executive Director of the National Junior College Athletic Association, visited Wallace State recently, meeting the college’s coaches and touring the athletics facilities on campus. Parker joined the NJCAA in July and is making an effort to visit NJCAA member schools across the United States. During his trip…

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Pictured L-R:  Congressman Gary Palmer, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris, Oneonta City Manager Ed Lowe, Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker, Blount County Economic Development Council Executive Director Don Mitchell (Governor's Office, Hal Yeager).

Governor Ivey Presents $2.3 Million Grant for Wallace State-Oneonta Campus at Groundbreaking

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ONEONTA, ALA.—Wallace State Community College, the City of Oneonta and Blount County celebrated the groundbreaking for a new 20,000 foot Wallace State-Oneonta facility on Thursday. Oneonta Mayor Ross Norris welcomed Governor Kay Ivey to the event, during which she presented a grant for $2.3 million for the project. “This is a great day for Alabama,” said…

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WSCC Future Foundation hosting annual Student Investment Luncheon Nov. 1

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation will host its 13th annual Student Investment Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tom Drake Coliseum. The event is the Future Foundation’s largest fundraising event and includes silent and live auctions on hundreds of items ranging from…

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Wallace State volleyball setter Abby Borden named NJCAA Division I Player of the Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State setter Abby Borden was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Player of the Week on Wednesday. Borden, a 5-foot-9 sophomore from Arab, earned national recognition after also garnering Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Player of the Week honors for the third time this season. Borden leads the ACCC…

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Wallace State Community College Named One of 150 Top US Community Colleges Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Dollar Aspen Prize

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Alabama’s Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, was named today one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Wallace State Community College was selected from a…

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Lost history found at Wallace State through research collection under Robert Davis’ guidance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The family and local history research collection in the library of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville draws questions and researchers from far and near. It has received national recognition from the National Archives of the United States, the Church of Latter-Day Saints, and the American Association for State and Local History…

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