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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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team undefeated during fall competitions

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently capped off its fall season with a third straight tournament championship, winning the Wallace State Invitational. Earlier in the semester, the Wallace State Quiz Bowl team also prevailed at the Alabama College Bowl League at Coastal Alabama Community College in Bay Minette and won the Cerebral Weevil…

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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’s short-term Logistics training gaining popularity

in Academic, Community, Continuing Education, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s logistics training classes are growing in popularity since it was announced in October that the Alabama Community College System was partnering with the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSCC) for short-term manufacturing logistics training for students. Wallace State offers the training each Tuesday and Thursday night. The training is a three-week…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus offering new welding opportunity to single mothers in Blount County

in Academic, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

ONEONTA, ALA. –Wallace State-Oneonta is offering single mothers in Blount County an opportunity to jump start their welding careers, through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. The first five women to enroll in the program for the Spring 2018 semester can take advantage of this recently-established initiative. Candidates must be single mothers,…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball stays hot, winning three games in five days

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team reeled off its third win in five days at Tom Drake Coliseum on Sunday, earning an 83-72 victory over Columbia State. Eight Wallace State players scored at least six points as the Lady Lions moved to 8-3 on the season. Miajah Bullock poured in a career-high 13…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Abby Borden earns NJCAA honorable mention All-American recognition

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA- Wallace State volleyball setter Abby Borden was named a National Junior College Athletic (NJCAA) Division I honorable mention All-American on Thursday. Borden, a 5-foot-10 setter from Arab, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) with a single-season school record 1,429 assists in 2017, and she added 298 digs. Over her two-year career, Borden…

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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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