From Choices to Pathways: Wallace State Helps Students Move Forward

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Each choice we make in life leads us one step farther along our path. In a perfect world, we want to make choices that get us to our desired destination as fast as possible so we can live out our dreams. One important choice we face is whether to continue our education through a degree…

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WSCC’s Let’s Pretend Hospital influencing Iowa health system program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wearing their own Let’s Pretend Hospital (LPH) T-shirts, Nancy Adams and Allyson Miller looked just like other members of faculty and staff of the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education. When people would ask them questions, Miller said she would answer them, “I don’t know. We’re from Iowa.” Adams and…

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Wallace State Physical Therapist Assistant program earns 100% pass rate

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Recent graduates of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Wallace State Community College achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate for the third year in a row, with all of them passing their licensure exam on the first try. This also marks the fifth year for an overall pass rate of…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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From left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics shares a conversation with Bill St. John and Scotty Hooper during Wednesday’s Student Investment Luncheon and Auction.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $185,250 during 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Future Foundation hosted its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction on Wednesday, raising more than $185,250 to fund student scholarships at the college. Future Foundation donors and scholarships continue to increase each year as money is raised at the event through a live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and…

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Wallace State Nursing grads post high pass rates on licensure exams

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The most recent graduates of the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education have once again posted high numbers in the percentage of students who passed their National Council Licensure Exam, or NCLEX. Wallace State’s most recent graduates earned a perfect 100 percent for those taking the NCLEX-PN exam for practical…

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Medendorp earns certification as a Simulation Educator

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mary Medendorp, the simulation coordinator for Wallace State Community College’s Nursing program, recently achieved her certification as a Simulation Educator from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The process for achieving certification included completing an application packet that included showing work experience in simulation for at least two years, a current…

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Wallace State makes list of top producers of healthcare professionals in nation

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College again earned a place on the list of Community College Week’s Top 50 Associate Degrees: Health Professions & Related Programs. Community College Week is a bi-weekly publication of news, trends, and issues regarding two-year colleges. The college placed 45th overall on the list that includes both four-year and…

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WSCC volleyball clinches 9th straight ACCC regular season title; Willoughby wins low medalist at Calhoun Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team clinched its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title on Thursday, beating the Faulkner State Sun Chiefs 25-19, 25-18, 25-16 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (30-2, 13-0 ACCC) also notched its 30th victory of the season and extended its conference winning streak to 41…

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