Altec donates $5,000 to benefit Wallace State Welding

in Alumni, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. —The Wallace State Future Foundation recently received a donation of $5,000 from Altec to assist female welding students in completing their education at Wallace State Community College. Altec is a leading manufacturer of utility equipment such as bucket trucks, cranes, tree equipment, etc., and employs a number of graduates from the Wallace…

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Students with advanced degrees fulfilling new career paths at Wallace State Community College

in Academic, Admissions, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Stroll through Wallace State Community College programs like welding or nursing and it’s not unusual to stumble upon a student who has returned to college with an advanced degree in their back pocket. Welding sophomore Jason Sanford and nursing freshman Nicole Stoddard are among the current Wallace State students in that category who…

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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

in Alumni, Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

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

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

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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