Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wes Rakestraw Appointed Interim Director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus

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ONEONTA, AL—Wallace State Community College announces the appointment of Wesley (Wes) Rakestraw as interim director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus Center.  He takes over the position following the retirement of Dr. Kelley Jones, who had served as the director since the opening of the Oneonta campus in 2016. Rakestraw joined Wallace State in 1993 as…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball named NJCAA Academic Team of the Year, eight WSCC teams earn honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is a champion in the classroom for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Lions have earned distinction as 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…

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Wallace State Health Science division hosts meeting to spotlight programs with openings for Fall 2018

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dozens of area residents took advantage of an opportunity to see what options they may have to enter a health science program at Wallace State Community College this fall. More than 30 attended a Second Opportunity meeting hosted by the Health Science division at Wallace State to learn about the programs that…

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Wallace State’s Success Coaches/Inside Track host advising strategies summit

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Success Coaches and InsideTrack hosted a two-day summit workshop during the spring semester in Hanceville, highlighting coaching strategies for coaching and advising teams. Advisors and employees from multiple colleges in both Alabama and Tennessee attended the summit, which featured advising sessions, methodologies, a pair of roundtable discussions and collaboration among…

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Wallace State’s Kaitlin Richards, Ryan Ratliff selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students Kaitlin Richards and Ryan Ratliff have been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this summer to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience. Richards and Ratliff are two of only 280 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of the…

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Enrollment Boost From Summer Pell

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** 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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The Evelyn Burrow Museum opens biennial sculptors exhibition “Rendezvous”

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College announces its biennial sculptors’ exhibition “Rendezvous” on display through Aug. 31, 2018. The exhibit features the work of 12 acclaimed sculptors from across the region. Included in the exhibit are Gokden Alpman Matthews, Walter Black, Everett Cox, Casey Downing Jr., Glenn Dasher, Howard…

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