Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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Wallace State Steps Up To Ease Commercial Driver Shortage

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A nationwide shortage of long-haul truck drivers is hitting home for trucking company owners.  To help address the problem, Wallace State College-Hanceville has a plan to assist individuals needing training and companies who need drivers trained. “The college made a decision to increase the number of trucks, instructors and to…

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Wallace State Continuing Education to offer Physical Therapy Aide program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The non-credit Workforce Skills division at Wallace State Community College has announced it will offer a comprehensive 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide Program to prepare students for the growing field of Physical Therapy. The Physical Therapy Aide is generally responsible for carrying out the non-technical duties of physical therapy, such as preparing treatment…

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WSCC’s Continuing Education schedule filled with classes for everyone; classes start soon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — From cake decorating to graphic design to genealogy to CPR classes and more, the Wallace State Continuing Education program has a full schedule of classes for the spring semester. You can learn a new skill, train for a new career or take a class for the pure enjoyment of learning. The wide…

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ARC Grant Awarded to Wallace State Community College for ‘Winston County Works!’ Project

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala. has been awarded a $748,965 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for “Winston County Works!,” a project to increase employability of Winston County residents through basic workplace skills training and advanced technical training in high-growth, high-demand automotive manufacturing fields. “The potential for the Winston County residents to increase their standard of…

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Wallace State’s Genealogy Collection set to receive new additions; Community Education genealogy classes also available in fall

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s extensive Genealogy and Family and Regional History Collection will feature some new additions in the upcoming months. Wallace State’s Robert Davis, a long-time history and genealogy professor, said the college is set to receive a collection of Civil War spy reports from the Union, federal court cases dating back to…

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Wallace State Continuing Education Offers Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Back by popular demand at Wallace State Community College’s Continuing Education program will host a one-day workshop entitled “Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People.” This 3-hour workshop will be Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the WSCC campus. The workshop is intended for ages 15 and up. To…

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