Wallace State Community College fall semester underway, still time to mark your new beginning

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Fall semester welcome from Dr. Vicki Karolewics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbxltE-guEQ HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s fall semester is underway. Incoming freshmen are enrolled in postsecondary courses for the first time, while others may be entering their final semester before graduation. No matter the step in a students’ academic journey, the fall semester is a new…

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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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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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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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Dozens attend meeting to learn about WSCC Health Science programs

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 40 potential students attended a meeting on Wednesday to find out about Health Science programs at Wallace State Community College that still have openings for the Fall 2017 semester. Each year, the Health Science division hosts the meeting to give students either a second opportunity to enter one of…

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Secular Union among newest Wallace State student organizations

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One of Wallace State’s newest campus organizations is the Secular Union. The Secular Union is a group of students devoted to encouraging acceptance, dialogue, goodwill, peace and understanding with everyone and working to eliminate the issues of intolerance and freedom of speech across the nation. Plans for the Secular Union include coordinating with fellow organizations…

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