New location added for Wallace State Adult Education classes in Winston County

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LYNN, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education program has added additional Adult Education classes in Winston County at Lynn High School. Adult Education offers free classes for GED, non-traditional high school diploma and Work Readiness Skills. Classes at Lynn High School will be held Monday through Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. With…

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AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers serving in Cullman County include, from left, in front: AriPlex VISTA members Serena Knedlik, Sierra Newton, Sonya Nail, and Markus Doering; in back: WSCC VISTA members Garrett Johnson, Bree Harbison, Heather McAfee.

Thank You, VISTAs! AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers recognized

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The North Alabama AgriPlex and Wallace State Community College celebrated National Service Recognition Day this week by providing lunch for all of the VISTAs at work in our community. AmeriCorps VISTA, or Volunteers in Service to America, is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty in America. Founded in 1965 by…

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Wallace State celebrating Community College Month in April with many campus events

in Academic, Admissions, Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Cheerleading, Community, Financial Aid, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Health, Men's Tennis, Oneonta, Softball, Student Activities, Technical, The Evelyn Burrow Museum, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College is excited to celebrate many events during National Community College Month in April! The mayors of Cullman, Hanceville and Oneonta are once again planning to join in the festivities by issuing proclamations recognizing Wallace State Community during Community College Month. This month Wallace State will introduce Rapid Enroll…

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Overcoming Adversity: Future Wallace State student looking ahead

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Engineering Technology, Headlines, Oneonta

Reprinted with permission of The Blount Countian   By Cheryl Helton, The Blount Countian Locust Fork senior Hannah Wells (right) is not your average 19-year-old. Looking forward to graduation in May, Wells maintains a 3.9 GPA, is senior class and Beta Club secretary, yearbook editor, and active in the Camp Fire Program. She is also…

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Wallace State alum Timothy Alexander visited campus to present during TRIO Day.

Wallace State alum Timothy Alexander presents inspiring message to college’s Talent Search participants

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Timothy Alexander began his story at Wallace State and continues to inspire individuals every day. Alexander, a 2011 Wallace State graduate, recently returned to campus to speak during TRIO Day, addressing Talent Search students within the college’s Student Support Services organization. While attending the former Erwin high school in Birmingham, Alexander was…

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Wallace State students among Automotive Scholarship Recipients

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Headlines, Technical

MONTGOMERY – Four students at Wallace State Community College are among 48 students statewide who have each been awarded a $3,600 scholarship to study in automotive manufacturing programs at Alabama’s community colleges. The scholarships, along with a mentorship program led by seasoned automotive manufacturing professionals, were provided through the combined efforts of the Alabama Automotive…

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A group of eight made up of Wallace State Nursing faculty and students will travel to Kenya March 27-April 7 for a global health outreach with Kenya Relief. A week of events were held March 18-22 in advance of their trip. Pictured from left are, in front, students Holly Smith, Nicole Stoddard, Ashley McClintock and Karly Payne; in back, Health Science Dean Lisa German, student Melinda Fulford, instructors Bonnie Bibb and Kelly Walker, student Kierra Baswell, Kenya Relief founder Steve James, Nursing program director Deborah “Pepper” Hoover and Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics.

Wallace State Nursing sends team on global health outreach with Kenya Relief

in Community, Future Foundation, Headlines, Health, Nursing, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Before six students and two instructors from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education embark on a global health outreach project this week with Kenya Relief, their fellow students, faculty and staff showed their support with a special week of events. The Kenya Kick-Off Week included presentation of research projects…

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Jacob Okorley enrolled in Wallace State’s Building Construction program after beginning his collegiate path as a general studies student.

Wallace State’s Building Construction program steadily on the rise

in Building Construction, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

Watch recent student work at Wallace State’s Building Construction program: HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Jacob Okorley was scanning the college’s website one afternoon when he encountered the Building Construction program. Okorley has been invested in the program ever since. “I was a general studies student, looking for a major I could get…

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