Public notice of upcoming accreditation review visit by the ACEN

in Community, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree and Practical nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about…

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Wallace State offering Building Construction courses, degree beginning with Fall 2017 semester

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has added a Building Construction to its program offerings. Five Building Construction classes will be offered this fall 2017 semester, and students can pursue an associate’s degree or certificate in the new program, which falls under the umbrella of Engineering Technology. “We are excited to add this program, and I believe it will become a popular option. I want people…

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Drinking Water Operators class graduates 10 students; new course starts in September

in Community, Continuing Education, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Ten students recently completed the new Drinking Water Operators course offered through Wallace State Community College’s Training for Business and Industry program. Since April, the students have met weekly to learn all the aspects of what is required to treat water so that it can be safely consumed by customers. The training…

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Wallace State named Innovation of the Year Award winner for Guided Pathways Model

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College has been named a 2017 Innovation of the Year Award winner for its Guided Pathways Model initiative. The award is given by the League for Innovation in the Community College. Wallace State won in the Leadership and Organization category. “We are deeply honored to have been recognized by…

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Cynthia Arrington named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Cynthia Arrington has been named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director. Arrington, a Hanceville native, inherits the position after serving as an Adult Education instructor for Wallace State since last November. Before joining Wallace State, Arrington previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Miles College, Virginia College and UAB after retiring from…

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Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn participates in 2017 Mountains to Gulf expedition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn recently had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Mountains to Gulf: Helping Teachers Make Connections expedition, hosted by the Montgomery-based Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education. Briehn was one of 20 high school or college instructors selected across Alabama to explore the state’s watersheds and popular…

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Stan Narewski back for second stint as Wallace State’s cross country coach

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State cross country is turning to a familiar face to lead its program. Stan Narewski has been named the men’s and women’s cross country coach as Wallace State reintroduces the program in August. Narewski is returning to Hanceville after leading Wallace State cross country to multiple conference championships before the program…

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Maci Key is the first Wallace State student to serve as a SkillsUSA National Officer delegate.

Maci Key becomes Wallace State’s first National SkillsUSA Officer; WSCC trio wins national medals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students made a mark recently at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Ky., where students compete against the very best of the best in their fields. Wallace State Machine Tool Technology student Maci Key was selected as the National SkillsUSA Secretary for…

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