Kristi Barnett, right of Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation, is presented with a $25,000 check from Jacob Smith, left, and Melanie Bridgeforth of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham.

The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham presents $25,000 to Wallace State

in Community, Financial Aid, Future Foundation, Headlines, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation was among the recipients of The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham’s 2019 Community Impact Grants aimed at supporting programs and initiatives that strengthen families by integrating services for women and their children. The Women’s Fund’s 2019 Community Impact Grants included investments that address some of the…

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Wallace State students embrace opportunities available through Transfer Summit

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Abby Herring, a Wallace State Fast Track student from Good Hope, wasn’t sure what to expect before she stopped by this week’s Transfer Summit at the Bailey Center lobby. “This is a great set-up. I love the convenience of all the colleges coming to Wallace State. It gives me a good idea…

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Scholarship to fund 50 high school, college students’ paths to Automotive Manufacturing Careers

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

MONTGOMERY – The path to fill more than 10,000 automotive manufacturing jobs within two years will be even more affordable in 2019 for 50 students in Alabama. The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and Alabama Community College System have partnered to provide a total $180,000 in scholarships, as well as mentors, to 50 students who want…

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Scholarships available for single mothers interested in STEM-related fields

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

ONEONTA, Ala. — The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham recently donated $25,000 to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to benefit single mothers with an interest in continuing their education in STEM-related fields. The fund is offering five $5,000 scholarships to single mothers in Blount County who enroll in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

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Richard Jerome Burkett Memorial Scholarship established at Wallace State Community College; supports students in Building Construction or HVAC programs

in Admissions, Building Construction, Community, Financial Aid, Future Foundation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The family of the late Richard Jerome Burkett has created a memorial scholarship in his honor at Wallace State Community College, providing an annual scholarship for students in the Building Construction or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) programs at the college. “My brother would be happy about this,” said his brother…

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Altec pledges donation for scholarships for three WSCC programs

in Alumni, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Financial Aid, Headlines, Welding

HANCEVILLE, Ala — Altec recently donated to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to provide scholarships to students in three applied technology programs: Collision Repair, Diesel Technology and Welding. Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs and tree care markets. Altec employs several Wallace…

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Hannah Bates Memorial Scholarship started at Wallace State Community College

in Academic, Alumni, Community, FastTrack, Financial Aid, Headlines, Nursing

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Live fearless was one of Hannah Bates’s life mottos and she did just that every day of her 21 short years on Earth. To honor her memory, her zest for life and her giving spirit, her family and friends are giving back with the establishment of the Hannah Bates Memorial Scholarship…

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Enrollment Boost From Summer Pell

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Financial Aid, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

** This article from Inside Higher ED references Wallace State  For many college students, summer is a time to pursue internships, work full-time or otherwise take a break from classes. Not so this year for many students at Louisiana community colleges. The state’s system of two-year institutions has seen a 10 percent increase in enrollment over…

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Wallace State’s Susan Copeland establishes endowed scholarship for Nursing students

in Alumni, Financial Aid, Headlines, Nursing

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students at Wallace State Community College in need of some financial assistance to make their dream of becoming a nurse come true have will one more option in the form of a new scholarship. Susan Copeland, an instructor for the WSCC Department of Nursing, recently established the Susan M. Copeland Endowed…

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