Public notice of upcoming accreditation review visit by the ACEN

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree and Practical nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about…

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More than 100 graduate from Wallace State Nursing program

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 100 new nurses flew the nest of the Department of Nursing Education at Wallace State Community College Monday night. The program pinned 100 Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) candidates and about 15 Practical Nursing certificate candidates. In her speech to the students and family and friends gathered for the pinning…

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Wallace State offering Building Construction courses, degree beginning with Fall 2017 semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has added a Building Construction to its program offerings. Five Building Construction classes will be offered this fall 2017 semester, and students can pursue an associate’s degree or certificate in the new program, which falls under the umbrella of Engineering Technology. “We are excited to add this program, and I believe it will become a popular option. I want people…

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New students get insight, information from WSCC OTA, PTA grads, professionals

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Alumni of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) programs recently met with current and incoming students of the programs, providing them with special insight into the program and the careers the students have chosen. The event is aimed at providing students with the opportunity…

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Drinking Water Operators class graduates 10 students; new course starts in September

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Ten students recently completed the new Drinking Water Operators course offered through Wallace State Community College’s Training for Business and Industry program. Since April, the students have met weekly to learn all the aspects of what is required to treat water so that it can be safely consumed by customers. The training…

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Wallace State named Innovation of the Year Award winner for Guided Pathways Model

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College has been named a 2017 Innovation of the Year Award winner for its Guided Pathways Model initiative. The award is given by the League for Innovation in the Community College. Wallace State won in the Leadership and Organization category. “We are deeply honored to have been recognized by…

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Wallace State OTA graduates ready to change people’s lives

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The 37 graduates of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program’s Class of 2017 are entering a field that turned 100 years old this year, said program director Dr. Allen Keener. “The very first OT practitioners worked with injured World War I soldiers who were returning from combat,” Keener said.…

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Cynthia Arrington named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Cynthia Arrington has been named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director. Arrington, a Hanceville native, inherits the position after serving as an Adult Education instructor for Wallace State since last November. Before joining Wallace State, Arrington previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Miles College, Virginia College and UAB after retiring from…

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