From The Cullman Times: Career coach program eyeing statewide expansion

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  Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times   By Trent Moore The Cullman Times The career coach program that aims to help educate students about training needed for real-world job opportunities is expanding — and the coaches themselves are getting a first-hand look at local industry. Career coaches from Wallace State, Calhoun Community College…

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Wallace State Announces Plans to Open New Center in Oneonta 

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College in Hanceville will soon be opening its first campus center in Oneonta, WSCC President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced recently.  The college expects to begin classes in January 2016, subject to approval by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, Alabama Commission on Higher Education, and Southern Association…

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Wallace State’s priority online fall registration begins Monday, June 22

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Priority online registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall 2015 semester begins Monday, June 22. Wallace State students with 45+ previously earned credit hours can register first during priority registration. Students with 30+ hours can register beginning Wednesday, June 24 and those with 15+ previously earned hours can register on June 26.…

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Wallace State’s Talent Search program conducts annual TRIO Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State Community College recently recognized area students from the 6th-9th grades during its Talent Search TRIO Day, capping another year with a celebration day at the college. Talent Search participants who attended TRIO Day at Wallace State included high school freshmen from Cold Springs, Good Hope, Hanceville, Brewer, Falkville, Brindlee Mountain…

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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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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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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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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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