Wallace State graduate Rob Glenn, left, with Dr. Ben Carson earlier this year.

WSCC graduate Rob Glenn’s 2016 has included flying Dr. Ben Carson during Presidential run, being named Jet-Pep’s chief pilot

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Rob Glenn’s thoughts on flying Dr. Ben Carson and his admiration for WSCC’s Flight Technology program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj1IXIgJekA HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Earlier this year, Wallace State Flight Technology graduate and instructor Rob Glenn spent a grand total of five nights at his Hayden home between January and February. Why was he away from home for so…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus generating community interest during inaugural semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The inaugural semester at Wallace State-Oneonta is in full swing, and interest in the college is growing daily in the community according to campus Director Dr. Kelley Jones. “Everything is going as smoothly as possible. It’s an exciting time. The students love the environment, and we’ve had many compliments on our building.…

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Wallace State graduate Carley McQueen overcomes learning disabilities to earn cosmetology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Carley McQueen isn’t sure which accomplishment means more – graduating from Wallace State with a cosmetology degree after overcoming hearing, speech and reading challenges throughout her life or becoming the first college graduate in her immediate family. “Both are on a high level and very important to me. When I came to…

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Wallace State Community College celebrates Open House at Oneonta campus

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Oneonta, Ala. –  In a historic day in Blount County that caused Denny Kelley, founder of Hometown Bank, to observe, “Wallace State is to Oneonta what Mercedes was to Alabama,” Wallace State Community College celebrated an Open House at its new Oneonta campus on Tuesday. If the excitement among the huge crowd of community members…

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Nursing alumni gather to learn and reminisce

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — When Virginia Henderson entered the nursing program at Wallace State Community College in 1973, the college wasn’t even 10 years old and the facilities were a far cry from what they are today. Last week, Henderson and several other early graduates of the Wallace State Associate Degree program for registered nurses reminisced…

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