Women thriving, enjoying experience in Wallace State’s Technical Division’s male-dominated fields

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Maci Key wasn’t sure of the career field she wanted to pursue until Wallace State’s Jonathan Minyard visited her high school to discuss the college’s Machine Tool Technology program. Meanwhile, Melanie Patterson was ready for a new challenge after working nearly 20 years in the newspaper industry. Key and Patterson both decided…

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Katie Fine, who attended Wallace State from 2009-2011, is the owner of Karma’s Coffee House in Cullman.

Wallace State graduate Katie Fine, owner of Karma’s Coffee House, among the youngest entrepreneurs in the area

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Katie Fine made it a point to participate in campus activities when she was enrolled at Wallace State from 2009-2011. “It made me feel good to get involved any way I could. It helped me become more confident in myself and around my peers.” Fine said. “I’ve always felt it’s good to…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Tuesday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Dr. Thea Hall, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Christine Wiggins, the Staff member recipient; Allen Keener, the college’s Career Faculty recipient and Dr. Kelley Jones, the college’s Director/Administrative Staff recipient.

Wallace State’s 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized Tuesday as Chancellor Award recipients at the 2016 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Wallace State’s recipients were Dr. Kelley Jones, Christine Wiggins, Dr. Thea Hall and Allen Keener. Jones is the director of the Wallace State-Oneonta campus and the Director/Administrative…

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From left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics shares a conversation with Bill St. John and Scotty Hooper during Wednesday’s Student Investment Luncheon and Auction.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $185,250 during 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Future Foundation hosted its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction on Wednesday, raising more than $185,250 to fund student scholarships at the college. Future Foundation donors and scholarships continue to increase each year as money is raised at the event through a live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and…

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Wallace State Theatre presenting “Singin’ in the Rain” Nov. 3-6

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A classic musical from the silver screen will come to life early next month when the Wallace State Community College Theatre Department presents “Singin’ in the Rain.” The characters of the beloved Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film will take the stage Nov. 3-6 at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre, with shows at 7 p.m. Thursday…

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UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Daniel Wilhite, left, and Mavon Copeland both recently visited Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, discussing a handful of career topics with the program’s current students.

Program graduates visit WSCC’s Electronics Technology Department to offer professional advice, encouragement

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, instructor Joe Hendrix appreciates having graduates return to campus, encouraging and mentoring the new students in the program. Mavon Copeland and Daniel Wilhite, both graduates of the program now working at the Yates Nissan Battery plate in Smyrna, Tenn., visited the program at the outset of…

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Wallace State fall semester underway at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Prior to transferring to Wallace State, student Justin Harris researched the college online and was immediately impressed. “I had always heard Wallace State was a great place to attend and had a nice campus. Once I found out for myself and visited for the first time, I knew it was the right…

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