Wallace State holding commencement exercises May 12

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  Kenya Relief Founder Steve James to be honored with Distinguished Alumni Award   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College and President Vicki Karolewics will host Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Tom Drake Coliseum, starting at 6 p.m.  More than 500 students are expected to participate in the ceremony, with nearly…

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Wallace State’s Rotaract Club gaining popularity as organization serves campus and community

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. –  One of the newest organizations on Wallace State’s campus has evolved into one of the most active. Wallace State’s Rotaract Club recently capped a busy spring semester by supporting Spirit Night at the Cullman Chick-fil-A by honoring and raising money for the Saving Forgotten Warriors of Cullman County. “The Rotaract Club is…

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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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