Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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Brock forging new path with nursing degree

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mark Brock isn’t your typical college graduate. At 50 years old, he’s already graduated college once and worked for 25 years supporting the Department of Defense’s Space Defense Missile Shield, or Star Wars, program and other security and intelligence programs. But this week, Brock will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree…

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Wallace State Signs MOU with Bioprist to Explore Partnership in Jamaica

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics, President of Wallace State Community College, and Dr. Guna S. Muppuri, President and CEO of Bioprist and Indies Pharma Group, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding reflecting a willingness for both parties to explore opportunities for partnerships in education and training over the next several months. Bioprist Knowledge Parks, an…

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Wallace State Community College celebrates Open House at Oneonta campus

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Oneonta, Ala. –  In a historic day in Blount County that caused Denny Kelley, founder of Hometown Bank, to observe, “Wallace State is to Oneonta what Mercedes was to Alabama,” Wallace State Community College celebrated an Open House at its new Oneonta campus on Tuesday. If the excitement among the huge crowd of community members…

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Take pre-requisite courses this summer for fall admission to EMT paramedic program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students wishing to enter into the Wallace State Emergency Medical Technician’s Paramedic program this fall are encouraged to take summer courses in order to complete pre-requisite courses. “We’re staring a fall paramedic program, so anyone interested in that would need to take their EMT classes in the summer,” said Allen Patterson, head…

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