Deborah “Pepper” Hoover, head of the Wallace State Community College Nursing Program was honored and surprised to receive the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Professional of the Year Award recently.

Hoover honored, humbled by award

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As with every other awards she’s received, Wallace State Nursing Department Head Deborah “Pepper” Hoover shares the credit with those around her. That didn’t change when she received the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Professional of the Year Award at Cullman Regional Medical Center’s State of the Hospital Address. “I certainly…

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Good Hope seniors, from left, Jacob Stewart and Colton Kugler listen intently as they are geared up at Cullman Fire and Rescue during the job shadowing event.

Wallace State Community College’s job shadowing event allowed more than 600 high school seniors to observe possible career choices

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A recent job-shadowing event in the area, organized by Wallace State Community College, provided 618 high school seniors an opportunity to get a glimpse of potential career choices. The event lasted from Jan. 26-30 and Feb. 2 and was made up of seniors from Cullman, Cold Springs, Danville, Fairview, Falkville, Good Hope,…

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From The Cullman Times: Lexy Malone looks to move up in rodeo competition

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times By Loretta Gillespie CORRESPONDENT Lexy Malone doesn’t even remember when she first got up on a horse. Her dad, Rex, shows quarter horses, and her mom, Sophia, is a barrel racer, so there were always horses available as she learned the intricacies of horsemanship. By the time she was 8…

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Increased funding for Pre-K could mean more jobs for teachers, assistants

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration speech and President Barak Obama’s State of the Union, both mentioned the importance of early childhood education and providing affordable childcare for working families.   “We will work to give young children a ‘new, strong foundation’ with the opportunity for a good education in a voluntary Pre-K…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Sunday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith, Alabama Community College Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich, Wallace State’s Barbara Ebert, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Wallace State’s Diana Majerik, the Director/Administrative Staff recipient; Wallace State’s Teresa Gibbs, the Staff Member recipient; Wallace State’s Ricky Burks, the Academic Faculty recipient and Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karloweics.

Wallace State’s 2014 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized this week as the college’s Chancellor Award recipients at the 2014 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Wallace State’s nominees were Ricky Burks, Barbara Ebert, Diana Majerik and Teresa Gibbs. Burks is Wallace State’s Music Department Chair and the Academic Faculty…

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Free workshop offered for child care workers, educators and parents

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Educators, child care workers and even parents or guardians who want to find entertaining ways to teach children will benefit from a free workshop to be offered at Wallace State Community College. The college’s Child Development program has partnered with Child Care Central to offer “Learning Games: Exploring the Senses Through Play”…

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