Wallace State and Cullman County Schools announce the REHAU Academy apprenticeship partnership

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CULLMAN, ALA. — This week, REHAU, Wallace State Community College, and Cullman County Schools announced a new REHAU Academy that will offer paid apprenticeship opportunities to Fast Track for Industry dual enrollment students beginning this fall. REHAU officials from Cullman and Germany have been in intensive meetings with representatives from Wallace State and Cullman County Schools for several…

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Wallace State’s Collision Repair students in high demand as industry embraces new technological advances

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Tim Grace has a list of collision repair job opportunities posted on his office window, ranging from businesses and industries seeking employment from as close as Cullman to as far away as Fort Walton Beach, Fla. All have recently called Grace looking to fill employment gaps with potential Wallace State students. “I’ve never…

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Morgan Smith Goodwin, a former Wallace State dual enrollment student and Wendy’s spokesperson, visits campus during Learning Communities event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After three and half years and more than 100 commercials as Wendy’s spokesperson, Morgan Smith Goodwin is recognized frequently in airports, restaurants and stores. “That fire-engine red hair is kind of like a beacon. People recognize me from those Wendy’s spots, but on the flip side people see me and can’t figure…

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Cullman County schools, WSCC team for ‘Fast Track for Industry’

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Special to Wallace State website. Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times. By Trent Moore | Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 5:30 am  In this Times March 2015 file photo, Cullman County Schools superintendent Dr. Craig Ross is seen during a meeting at Good Hope Schools. On the heels of the long-running Fast Track academic…

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Increased funding for Pre-K could mean more jobs for teachers, assistants

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration speech and President Barak Obama’s State of the Union, both mentioned the importance of early childhood education and providing affordable childcare for working families.   “We will work to give young children a ‘new, strong foundation’ with the opportunity for a good education in a voluntary Pre-K…

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Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature

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An article titled “Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature,” by Dr. Mary P. Barnes, English Instructor at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, was published in the Jan. 23, 2015, NISOD Innovation Abstract publication. The article explains how literature can improve student self-confidence and engagement while offering sage advice on how to live their lives.…

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Students to participate in Cullman Area Job Shadowing Event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – What would your life look like now if you could have “test-driven” a job?  Would you have taken another path?  That’s exactly what the Career Coaches at Wallace State want high school students at 10 schools in their service area to experience. Students at Fairview High School, for example, have spent one day a…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Sunday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith, Alabama Community College Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich, Wallace State’s Barbara Ebert, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Wallace State’s Diana Majerik, the Director/Administrative Staff recipient; Wallace State’s Teresa Gibbs, the Staff Member recipient; Wallace State’s Ricky Burks, the Academic Faculty recipient and Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karloweics.

Wallace State’s 2014 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized this week as the college’s Chancellor Award recipients at the 2014 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Wallace State’s nominees were Ricky Burks, Barbara Ebert, Diana Majerik and Teresa Gibbs. Burks is Wallace State’s Music Department Chair and the Academic Faculty…

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Decatur’s Emily Davis crowned Miss Wallace State 2015

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Emily Davis, a sophomore in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, earned the title of Miss Wallace State 2015 Sunday night in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. Davis, of Decatur, won a $300 cash scholarship, plus a renewable one-year scholarship to Wallace State. She will move on…

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