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

in Alumni, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

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

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

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

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

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

in Headlines, Health

  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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Wallace State conducts annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting for business and industry partners

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s administrators and instructors presented to local businesses and industries last week during their annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting. “This is an important meeting mandated by the federal Carl D. Perkins Act and an important day for us to get together with some of our industry partners. We share…

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Wallace State-Hanceville certified as Official Campus Site for MLD Certification

in Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College has been declared an Official Campus Site for MLD Certification Campus of Alabama, making it the only school in North Alabama that will offer the MLD Institute International Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Certification. The declaration was granted by the Manual Lymph Drainage Institute International after a campus visit…

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Wallace State students earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville congratulates the 761 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement on the…

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