July 20 meeting offers information about short-term health courses

in Continuing Education, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Continuing Education program will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 20, for anyone interested in learning about short-term health courses. These non-credit courses can be completed in 10 weeks or less and provide instruction in a number of entry-level healthcare professions. The meeting will be held at…

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Train to be a phlebotomist in only 7 weeks

in Continuing Education, Headlines, Health

Information Session on Wednesday, July 20   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Continuing Education department is now accepting students for its seven-week phlebotomy course. Classes will begin on Aug. 9. The phlebotomy course offered through the Continuing Education department trains individuals to collect blood samples properly and interact with healthcare personnel, and…

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Wallace State students at the 2016 Alabama Deans of Students SLI were, from left, Jessica Vice of Blountsville, Nicholas Parrott of Vinemont, Callie Allen of Cullman and Jasmine Zavala of Cleveland.

Wallace State students attend 2016 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott, Jessica Vice, Jasmine Zavala and Callie Allen represented the college this week at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. The theme of this year’s event, which wrapped up Friday morning, was “Fully Charged,” allowing…

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Wallace State’s Lions’ Pride sessions underway this summer

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is preparing for the fall 2016 semester by conducting its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions for new students. The college has hosted a pair of Lions’ Pride sessions this summer in Hanceville and three more opportunities (Thursday, July 25 and July 27) remain for students to attend before…

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Wallace State program changes name to Medical Laboratory Technician

in Admissions, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Beginning in Fall 2016, the Clinical Laboratory Technician program at Wallace State Community College will be referred to as Medical Laboratory Technician. The change affects colleges statewide on the request of Alabama Community College System to better fit with industry standards. Wallace State’s Medical Laboratory Technician program is a five-semester associate degree program that…

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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

in Academic, Admissions, Community, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

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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Nursing program welcomes new students at orientation; launches new concept-based curriculum

in Admissions, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Around 150 students were welcomed to Wallace State Community College this week during their first orientation session in the WSCC Nursing program. The students will start classes in the fall in the Practical Nursing (PN) program or Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program for registered nursing. A small contingent of the latter group…

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