Wallace State’s Career Services hosts successful Job and Career Fair

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Sharon Hester takes online classes through Wallace State Community College. Once she noticed Wednesday’s Job and Career Fair being held on campus – via her Blackboard announcements – Hester made sure to take advantage of the event. “It’s a great way to get a head start on a potential job and to…

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Wallace State student David Schwaiger selected to visit NASA’s Stennis Space Center in April

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College student David Schwaiger has been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this spring to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Project (NCAS). Schwaiger has been chosen among select community college students from across the U.S. to be part of NCAS in Mississippi. The five-week…

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Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

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Katie Fine, who attended Wallace State from 2009-2011, is the owner of Karma’s Coffee House in Cullman.

Wallace State graduate Katie Fine, owner of Karma’s Coffee House, among the youngest entrepreneurs in the area

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Katie Fine made it a point to participate in campus activities when she was enrolled at Wallace State from 2009-2011. “It made me feel good to get involved any way I could. It helped me become more confident in myself and around my peers.” Fine said. “I’ve always felt it’s good to…

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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 Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In early August, Wallace State student Cole Shivers was determined to enroll in the welding program for the fall semester. The main obstacle standing in Shivers’ way from attaining that goal was earning his GED (General Education Development) degree through Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Shivers began taking Adult Education evening classes…

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National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

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UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Daniel Wilhite, left, and Mavon Copeland both recently visited Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, discussing a handful of career topics with the program’s current students.

Program graduates visit WSCC’s Electronics Technology Department to offer professional advice, encouragement

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, instructor Joe Hendrix appreciates having graduates return to campus, encouraging and mentoring the new students in the program. Mavon Copeland and Daniel Wilhite, both graduates of the program now working at the Yates Nissan Battery plate in Smyrna, Tenn., visited the program at the outset of…

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