Wallace State biology students gaining valuable genetics research experience with HudsonAlpha representatives

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Thanks to Wallace State graduate Casey Smith teaming up with Dr. Jeremy Prokop at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a group of current biology students at Wallace State are getting a leg up in genetics research. Every other Tuesday since late September, interested students within the biology department are meeting at Wallace State’s School of…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Tuesday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Dr. Thea Hall, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Christine Wiggins, the Staff member recipient; Allen Keener, the college’s Career Faculty recipient and Dr. Kelley Jones, the college’s Director/Administrative Staff recipient.

Wallace State’s 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized Tuesday as Chancellor Award recipients at the 2016 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Wallace State’s recipients were Dr. Kelley Jones, Christine Wiggins, Dr. Thea Hall and Allen Keener. Jones is the director of the Wallace State-Oneonta campus and the Director/Administrative…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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From left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics shares a conversation with Bill St. John and Scotty Hooper during Wednesday’s Student Investment Luncheon and Auction.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $185,250 during 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Future Foundation hosted its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction on Wednesday, raising more than $185,250 to fund student scholarships at the college. Future Foundation donors and scholarships continue to increase each year as money is raised at the event through a live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and…

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Gudgers part of Wallace State’s history, success

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Between the two of them, Dot and Garlan Gudger, Sr., spent 30 years at Wallace State Community College, educating students and building programs as the college grew. Dot Denning Gudger worked there first, hired in 1965 by Ben Johnson after his appointment to head the new trade school. She had one more…

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Students, employers appreciate getting chance to mingle at job fair

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — For the employers, the job fair hosted Wednesday at Wallace State Community College was a chance to get their name on the minds of potential employees. For the students, it was a chance to get their names and faces in front of a potential employer. About a dozen area employers were on…

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National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

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Students, community members welcome at Oct. 5 job fair at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — An upcoming job fair at Wallace State Community College is shaping up as an event that will offer students and community members a chance to check into employment in a number of different areas. So far, almost a dozen area employers have signed up to attend the job fair. The companies have…

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