ACCS CELEBRATES NATIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION MONTH

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Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Community College System joins other educational institutions across the nation this month in celebration of national Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM.  In recognition of the month, ACCS Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich today visited the campus of Trenholm State Community College, where he was accompanied by several of the college’s…

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Wallace State ranked among nation’s fastest growing colleges

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College has earned a place among Community College Week’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing community colleges with enrollments of 5,000 or more, the only community college in Alabama to do so. Wallace State placed 39th on the list of U.S. public community colleges with enrollments from 5,000 to 9,999, which…

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Wallace State hosts transfer fair for its students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State hosted a college transfer fair for its students on Thursday, allowing those interested to learn more about the four-year universities and colleges on hand. Four different states were represented by the four-year institutions. The event was held at the James C. Bailey Center lobby. Colleges represented at the fair were…

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National Apprenticeship Week: Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program a success during inaugural semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The U.S. Department of Labor is recognizing this week as the first National Apprenticeship Week, and Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track for Industry students are prime candidates to fulfill future apprenticeships or workforce experiences in industry or business or in the career path they choose. The inaugural semester of Wallace State’s Fast…

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National Apprenticeship Week: REHAU Academy Update

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The U.S. Department of Labor has deemed this week as the first National Apprenticeship Week, which is focused on creating awareness on how important it is to develop an innovative and highly-skilled workforce through apprenticeships. Since 2013, Wallace State Community College has partnered with REHAU Inc., in Cullman, to provide apprenticeship opportunities for…

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WSCC Future Foundation scholarship application process moves to online format

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The process of applying for scholarships through the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation is getting a little bit easier. The entire process is completely online for current and prospective students to the college. Instead of compiling piles of papers and filling out the applications by hand, students can complete the process…

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Good Hope Middle School students celebrate their overall BEST award after Friday’s competition.

Good Hope Middle School wins second straight North Alabama BEST Robotics competition, Fairview High also advances

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Good Hope Middle School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday. Good Hope Middle School, competing in only its third BEST event, earned high marks in every competition category to claim the overall award. Meanwhile, Fairview High School…

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Students who received scholarships from the Wallace State Future Foundation helped served the supporters who attended the meeting, each dressed in a T-shirt featuring “You Make My Dreams Come True” on the back.

More than $200,000 received for WSCC Future Foundation Scholarships

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Hundreds of Wallace State Future Foundation supporters helped make dreams come true Wednesday for multiple Wallace State Community College students by raising around $215,000 for scholarships at the 11th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction held at Tom Drake Coliseum. Supporters enjoyed a catered lunch served to them by thankful students who are…

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Students attending the Showcase visit the Wallace State Performing Arts booth.

Wallace State hosts college Showcase for approximately 1,500 local high school sophomores

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently held its first ever campus Showcase, allowing approximately 1,500 high school sophomores the chance to learn more about the college’s programs and organizations in a two-hour visit. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman, Morgan and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived at…

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