Wallace State’s Talent Search program teams up with UAH’s SMAP during recent Parent Information Seminar

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search (TRIO) program recently held its annual informational seminar for parents of the program. Talent Search participants are students in 6th-12th grades from Wallace State’s service area high schools in Blount, Cullman, Marshall and Morgan Counties. These students, many of whom are first generation potential college attenders,…

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Students get look at career options

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Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times   HANCEVILLE — It’s never too early for students to begin thinking about their career options, and many local students got the opportunity to get an up-close look at many Tuesday. Almost 1,000 eight-graders from every Cullman County school explored different career paths they can follow at the Cullman…

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Wallace State conference center named in honor of Dr. William F. Peinhardt

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Cullman Savings Bank Foundation pledges $250,000 for scholarships HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College unveiled a new name for the conference center located in the School of Nursing and Center for Science, as well as new scholarship opportunities for area students. The Dr. William F. Peinhardt Conference Center is the new name of the…

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Achieving the Dream Recognizes Community Colleges as Exemplars ATD Network Institutions Named 2017 Leader Colleges

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Achieving the Dream (ATD) today announced that Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, Ala., is one of eight community colleges in the ATD Network to have earned Leader College status, the organization’s highest designation awarded to institutions that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that…

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Wallace State hosts approximately 1,400 high school sophomores during 3rd annual college Showcase

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently hosted its third annual college Showcase at Tom Drake Coliseum, allowing approximately 1,400 sophomores from the area a chance to preview the programs and opportunities available at the college. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived…

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Pictured L-R:  Congressman Gary Palmer, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris, Oneonta City Manager Ed Lowe, Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker, Blount County Economic Development Council Executive Director Don Mitchell (Governor's Office, Hal Yeager).

Governor Ivey Presents $2.3 Million Grant for Wallace State-Oneonta Campus at Groundbreaking

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ONEONTA, ALA.—Wallace State Community College, the City of Oneonta and Blount County celebrated the groundbreaking for a new 20,000 foot Wallace State-Oneonta facility on Thursday. Oneonta Mayor Ross Norris welcomed Governor Kay Ivey to the event, during which she presented a grant for $2.3 million for the project. “This is a great day for Alabama,” said…

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Wallace State Community College to offer Logistics short-term training as Barry May of ACCS visits campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College welcomed Barry May, the Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development for the Alabama Community College System, to campus on Thursday morning during the Cullman Chamber of Commerce’s Biscuits and Business outing. May discussed the manufacturing jobs and opportunities available in Alabama and the prospective outlook for the industry,…

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Wallace State Community College Named One of 150 Top US Community Colleges Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Dollar Aspen Prize

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Alabama’s Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, was named today one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Wallace State Community College was selected from a…

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Author/athlete Tricia Downing delivers inspirational message during Common Read presentation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Author Tricia Downing delivered an inspiring presentation at Wallace State Community College recently as she was welcomed to campus in conjunction with the annual Common Read initiative. Downing was an avid cyclist, competing in prestigious events across the U.S., when her life was altered in 2000. She was hit by a motorist…

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