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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Wallace State CLT students celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Clinical Laboratory Technician program recently celebrated Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. As part of the celebration, the students competed to see who had the steadiest hand and best eye for accuracy, who could best spell the medical terms associated with their field and if they could recognize…

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Nursing alumni gather to learn and reminisce

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — When Virginia Henderson entered the nursing program at Wallace State Community College in 1973, the college wasn’t even 10 years old and the facilities were a far cry from what they are today. Last week, Henderson and several other early graduates of the Wallace State Associate Degree program for registered nurses reminisced…

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City of Oneonta presents resolution honoring Wallace State Community College

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ONEONTA, ALA. –  In celebration of Wallace State Community College’s 50th Anniversary and April as Community College Month, the Mayor of Oneonta, Ross Norris, signed a resolution honoring Wallace State. Classes will be offered in Oneonta beginning May 26 at a temporary site located at 728 2nd Ave. E., until a permanent facility is built.…

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