Run raises funds for Grant Brown Memorial Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A group of 30 dedicated runners gathered Saturday morning at Wallace State Community College to participate in the third annual Grant Brown Memorial Scholarship 5K. The run is held each year in honor of Grant Brown, who passed away shortly after graduating from Hanceville High School in 2013. The scholarship funds a…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering the newly-created nontraditional high school diploma

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education program had added a new alternative for students who didn’t complete their high school education. The nontraditional high school diploma, which was recently approved by the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama State Department of Education, allows students who either dropped out of high school without earning…

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UAB offering two Presidential Scholarships to WSCC grads

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HANCEVILLE — The University of Alabama at Birmingham will offer two outstanding Wallace State Community College students a UAB Presidential Scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters beginning the 2017 Fall Semester. The application packet should be turned in to Wallace State’s Financial Aid office by Feb. 17.…

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Give the gift of education through WSCC Future Foundation Fund a Need program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation recently introduced a new option for supporters to help meet the needs of students working toward completing their education. Fund a Need offers supporters a breakdown of specific needs students can face each semester. These needs range from basics such as food and gas to assistance…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus hosting CDL orientation on Dec. 20

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ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta is hosting a Commercial Driver License (CDL) orientation meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m., as the campus prepares to offer CDL classes beginning in January. Wallace State’s CDL classes train individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles and other…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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Wallace State’s Veterans’ Corner gaining popularity on campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s efforts to serve its student veterans continue to expand. The college has set aside the sixth floor of the library as a Veterans’ Corner where veterans can stop by at their convenience to study, congregate, share stories and unwind. Wallace State’s Success Coaches also hosted a Veterans’ Club…

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Talent Search program receives $415,000 grant to help area students

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A program that helps students who may not normally think they could attend college do just that has been extended at Wallace State Community College thanks to a federal grant. WSCC has been awarded $415,920 to continue funding for its Talent Search program during 2016-2107. The grant is expected to be extended for…

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