Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wallace State’s Success Coaches/Inside Track host advising strategies summit

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Success Coaches and InsideTrack hosted a two-day summit workshop during the spring semester in Hanceville, highlighting coaching strategies for coaching and advising teams. Advisors and employees from multiple colleges in both Alabama and Tennessee attended the summit, which featured advising sessions, methodologies, a pair of roundtable discussions and collaboration among…

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Alabama Community College System hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

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MONTGOMERY – Last week, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) served as host for the annual Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)’s National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL.  Alabama is the first state in the nation to offer MSSC credentials at community colleges statewide, and the ACCS was selected to host this year’s…

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Wallace State Releases Spring 2018 President’s and Dean’s Lists

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HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 740 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement…

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‘Inspiring’ students graduate from Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy/Fast Track for Industry programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry students were recognized recently during a special graduation ceremony honoring 23 Fast Track Academy graduates and 26 Fast Track for Industry graduates. Both programs allow high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to simultaneously earn their high school and college…

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Wallace State Community College wins record 31 gold medals, 55 overall at SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s students continue to shine at the state SkillsUSA competition. Wallace State recently had a record 31 first-place finishers at the event, each winning a gold medal, and the college once again collected the Highest Participation Award and Highest Membership Award. “SkillsUSA brings out the best in students. Each…

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Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College were recognized during a celebration of student achievement on campus recently. For the 2018-2019 academic year, Wallace State will award more than $1.2 million in Presidential, Leadership, Academic Excellence, Leadership, Health, Career Technical, Performing Arts, Athletic, Summer Honors and other scholarships in addition to…

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Lovell family proud of Wallace State roots

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — What do a management major at Athens State, a neuroscience major at Belmont University in Nashville and a lighting tech currently on tour with Kenny Chesney all have in common? They all currently attend or attended Wallace State Community College. Oh, and they are all from the same family. Lynicia Lovell and…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Nashville as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) students recently visited Nashville as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. During the two-day trip, the group visited multiple Nashville landmarks including the Nashville Farmer’s Market, The Hermitage, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the historic RCA Studio B, the Country Music Hall of…

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