Wallace State’s men’s basketball team recognized by ACCS for nation’s top GPA

in Academic, Athletics, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Men's Basketball

Wallace State’s men’s basketball team was recognized in Montgomery on Wednesday at the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) monthly board meeting for being named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Team of the Year for men’s basketball after compiling a cumulative 3.48 GPA this past season. John Meeks’ squad is one of 27…

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Mini Term II registration is Wednesday, Oct. 10, classes begin Oct. 11

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall semester Mini Term II classes takes place Wednesday, Oct. 10 and Thursday, Oct. 11. Classes begin Oct. 11. Wallace State has a variety of options, including online courses, for students to register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses…

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Congressman Aderholt and the EDA Announce $2 Million for Wallace State for Job Training

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Technical, Welding

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Wallace State Community College (WSCC) of Cullman, Alabama, to build a technical education center that will help workers gain new, in-demand skills. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 68…

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Lance Self, founder and CEO of Zero RPM, named 2018 Wallace State Most Outstanding Alumni

in Academic, Alumni, Engineering Technology, Graduation, Headlines, Mechatronics, Electronics, Robotics Technology, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Lance Self, founder and CEO of Cullman-based Zero RPM, has earned the 2018 Most Outstanding Wallace State Alumni award. Self was recognized as the recipient at Wallace State’s annual Convocation this month. “I was obviously surprised when I received the email I was going to be named the Outstanding Alum. I’ve never…

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Dozens graduate WSCC Nursing program; applications for Spring 2019 being accepted

in Graduation, Headlines, Health, Nursing

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 70 students from the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education recently took the Nightingale Pledge during the pinning ceremony for the August 2018 Associate Degree Nursing graduates. The ceremony marks the end of their education and Wallace State and the beginning of their careers and/or further education.…

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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 Releases Spring 2018 President’s and Dean’s Lists

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 740 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2018 graduation

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Adult Education Graduation video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uklD_F9P2BE HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education Department recently conducted its 2018 commencement, conferring degrees for 41 GED (general education development) graduates in attendance. Overall, Wallace State’s Adult Education had 100 individuals complete their GED during the 2017-2018 academic year. “This graduation is about recognizing a dream deferred. Life happens.…

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Wallace State Nursing pins more than 75 graduates, recognizes Nightingale Award winners

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing pinned more than 75 students during its recent ceremony for Associate Degree Nursing candidates, recognizing three students with the coveted Nightingale Award. Carrie Leighann Ward of Hartselle, Jay Benjamin Terry of Cullman, and Andrew Dalton Smith of Trussville were each presented with the Nightingale…

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