Wallace State Community College wins record 31 gold medals, 55 overall at SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s students continue to shine at the state SkillsUSA competition. Wallace State recently had a record 31 first-place finishers at the event, each winning a gold medal, and the college once again collected the Highest Participation Award and Highest Membership Award. “SkillsUSA brings out the best in students. Each…

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Wallace State Dental Hygiene program pins 25 graduates

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — With bright smiles, more than two dozen young women were pinned as graduates of the Class of 2018 from the Dental Hygiene program at Wallace State Community College. In her remarks, instructor Susan Brewer complimented the graduates on the teamwork they exhibited throughout their two years in the program. “That was…

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Wallace State Diagnostic Imaging graduates 27 from program

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Diagnostic Imaging program graduated 27 students from its program on Tuesday, May 1, during its pinning ceremony. For them all it was a culmination of 21 months of lessons, exams and clinical rotations as they worked to earn their degree. “One of my favorite quotes I’ve reminded…

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Accreditation of Wallace State Nursing programs affirmed through 2025

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing recently received affirmation of accreditation for both its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and Practical Nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Deborah “Pepper” Hoover, chair of the Department of Nursing, said they chose to work on the accreditation process for both…

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Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College were recognized during a celebration of student achievement on campus recently. For the 2018-2019 academic year, Wallace State will award more than $1.2 million in Presidential, Leadership, Academic Excellence, Leadership, Health, Career Technical, Performing Arts, Athletic, Summer Honors and other scholarships in addition to…

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Wallace State Diagnostic Imaging students fare well at annual conference

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Diagnostic Imaging students from Wallace State Community College made a strong showing at the recent annual conference held by the Alabama Society of Radiologic Technologists. The Student Bowl team brought home a first-place trophy for their win in the scholar’s bowl competition and student Rebecca Watkins brought home the first-place prize…

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UAB Nurse Manager Jamie Hammock: A Wallace State success story

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times   BENJAMIN BULLARD bbullard@cullmantimes.com   There’s a sort of positive feedback loop between the Wallace State Nursing program and its lengthy list of successful graduates, and no one epitomizes it better than Hanceville’s Jamie Hammock. A 1990 graduate of Wallace State’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, Hammock continues…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Nashville as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) students recently visited Nashville as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. During the two-day trip, the group visited multiple Nashville landmarks including the Nashville Farmer’s Market, The Hermitage, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the historic RCA Studio B, the Country Music Hall of…

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Wallace State students Challie Johnson, Taylor Urech recognized at All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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PRATTVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State students Challie Johnson and Taylor Urech were recognized recently at the Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Prattville. The All-Alabama Academic Team recognition program was founded in 1995 to complement the All-USA Academic Team Program sponsored by USA Today, Phi Theta Kappa…

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