Dr. Walter Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, visited Wallace State for the first time on Monday and served as the keynote speaker for the college’s Fall Convocation.

Wallace State employees treated to keynote speaker Dr. Walter Bumphus of AACC during Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s employees officially kicked off the 2016-17 academic year Monday by attending Fall Convocation at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State was honored to have Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, serve as the Convocation’s keynote speaker.…

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Acclaimed Nursing program graduates around 100 students at Wallace State Community College

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Around 100 students in the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and Practical Nursing (PN) programs at Wallace State Community College were pinned on Tuesday night, marking their success in the nationally acclaimed nursing education program. “Tonight we have an additional achievement to celebrate collectively,” said Deborah Hoover, director of the WSCC Nursing…

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Wallace State graduate Rob Glenn, left, with Dr. Ben Carson earlier this year.

WSCC graduate Rob Glenn’s 2016 has included flying Dr. Ben Carson during Presidential run, being named Jet-Pep’s chief pilot

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Rob Glenn’s thoughts on flying Dr. Ben Carson and his admiration for WSCC’s Flight Technology program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj1IXIgJekA HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Earlier this year, Wallace State Flight Technology graduate and instructor Rob Glenn spent a grand total of five nights at his Hayden home between January and February. Why was he away from home for so…

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Dr. Matthew McCrickard, Wallace State’s Director of Advising, discusses placement test results recently with an incoming Wallace State freshman.

Wallace State’s Advising Center busy during summer months; preparing for Lions’ Pride orientations

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  One of the busiest departments at Wallace State during the summer semester is the Advising Center where multiple advisors are assisting current and incoming students, preparing them for the fall 2016 semester. “Summer is always an exciting time for faculty and staff on a college campus and especially for our advisors. It’s…

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Christie Thomas, right, receives her Adult Education diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during the GED commencement. Thomas also received the Hope House Scholarship.

Wallace State’s Adult Education conducts 2016 GED Commencement, 178 students graduating this year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Christie Thomas, like many GED (general education development) graduates, let the smiles and tears of joy flow abundantly last week as a new class was recognized by the Wallace State Adult Education Department at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “I don’t know how to put into words how much it means to…

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Wallace State graduate Carley McQueen overcomes learning disabilities to earn cosmetology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Carley McQueen isn’t sure which accomplishment means more – graduating from Wallace State with a cosmetology degree after overcoming hearing, speech and reading challenges throughout her life or becoming the first college graduate in her immediate family. “Both are on a high level and very important to me. When I came to…

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