Wallace State Announces New Fine and Performing Arts Academy in Partnership with Cullman County Schools

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — After the success of Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry programs that give area high school students the opportunity to start their collegiate careers early, the college is again partnering with Cullman County Schools to offer high school students another pathway for success, as well as…

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Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) Selected for U.S. Department of Education’s “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment”

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wallace State Community College in Hanceville is one of 44 colleges in the nation—and the only college in Alabama—to be selected as an experimental site for the use of Federal Pell Grants for dual enrollment. As part of the “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment…

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Athletic Scholarships
Row 1 (L-R): Emily Graves-Cullman, Jeanie Rakestraw-Cullman, Tempie Ennis, Kelsi Wilson, and Annalee Stephens-Jasper
Row 2 (L-R): Donnie Camp-Cullman, Damon Calvert-Crane Hill, Clint Watson-Vinemont, Austin Odom-Lawrenceburg, TN, and Tothan Matthews-Stevenson

Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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Hanceville, Ala.—Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized during a ceremony on campus recently. “This is an occasion that we look forward to every year. We are honored that you have chosen Wallace State,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics.  The third largest community college in the…

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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 CLT students celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

in Academic, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Clinical Laboratory Technician program recently celebrated Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. As part of the celebration, the students competed to see who had the steadiest hand and best eye for accuracy, who could best spell the medical terms associated with their field and if they could recognize…

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Pictured at the 2016 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet are, from left, Wallace State Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith, Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez and Callie Allen and Alabama Community College System Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich.

Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez, Callie Allen recognized at 2016 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez and Callie Allen were recognized recently at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS). The…

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Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan delivered one of the keynote student speeches at the ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery. Grattan, 17, is enrolled in Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program, majoring in the college’s medical assisting program, in addition to being a junior at Good Hope High School.

Wallace State Community College highlighted at ACCS Celebration in Montgomery

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College was represented by approximately 90 students and members of its faculty and staff at the 2016 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery this week. Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan, a Fast Track for Industry medical assistant student from Good Hope High School, was among the keynote…

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Dr. Kelley Jones named Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site director

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dr. Kelley Jones has been named the first director of the Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site. Jones has served as Wallace State’s Adult Education Director since April 2006 and been employed at the college since 2002, when she began an electronics technology instructor. The Wallace State-Oneonta campus is scheduled to conduct its first…

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Callie Allen of Wallace State Named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Callie Allen, a dual enrollment student at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000…

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