Wallace State to welcome Harper Lee biographer Charles J. Shields to campus on April 19-20

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Charles J. Shields, the author of the Harper Lee biography “Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee,” will speak at Wallace State Community College on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. each day at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. The events are free and open to the public. Shields’s…

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Healthcare workers learn about dementia, human trafficking at Wallace State Alumni Connection

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As healthcare professionals working in an area nursing and rehab facility, Debbie Hamilton and Christy St. John weren’t sure how a lecture on human trafficking would relate to their work. The pair attended the Wallace State Alumni Association’s Alumni Connection event for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy professionals in the area, where…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services students recently visited Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. Over the two-day, guided trip, the group visited the Tennessee Aquarium, the Battles of Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum at the top of Lookout Mountain, Rock City, the Pont Park Visitor Center and the…

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Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan delivered one of the keynote student speeches at the ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery. Grattan, 17, is enrolled in Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program, majoring in the college’s medical assisting program, in addition to being a junior at Good Hope High School.

Wallace State Community College highlighted at ACCS Celebration in Montgomery

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College was represented by approximately 90 students and members of its faculty and staff at the 2016 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery this week. Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan, a Fast Track for Industry medical assistant student from Good Hope High School, was among the keynote…

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Dr. Kelley Jones named Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site director

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dr. Kelley Jones has been named the first director of the Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site. Jones has served as Wallace State’s Adult Education Director since April 2006 and been employed at the college since 2002, when she began an electronics technology instructor. The Wallace State-Oneonta campus is scheduled to conduct its first…

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Child Development program offers semester-long stackable certificates; addresses need for qualified professionals nationwide

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In the midst of rebuilding the Child Development program at Wallace State Community College, program director Dr. Marcie Hill created new options for students majoring in early childhood education and professionals who need to earn credentials to advance their career. Over the last few years, state and national governments have put an…

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April 6 job fair offers employment opportunities

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the School of Nursing and Center for Science Conference Center. Area businesses seeking employees are welcome to attend the job fair to recruit new personnel. Registration fees are $50 through April 1…

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WSCC Occupational Therapy Assistant program earns 100 percent pass rate on board exam

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The latest graduates of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Wallace State Community College provided the program with a 100 percent pass rate for the national board certification exams. Almost 40 students graduated from the program in 2015 and all of the students who took the National Board for Certification in Occupational…

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OTA/PTA Alumni Connection planned at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Occupational Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapist Assistants in the area can earn continuing education credits and network with others in their fields at an April 14 event at Wallace State Community College. The Wallace State Alumni Association and the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant programs will host the OTA/PTA Alumni…

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