Wallace State’s Krigbaum recognized with OTA Award of Excellence

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — The Alabama Occupational Therapy Association recently recognized Kelly Krigbaum, instructor and clinical fieldwork coordinator for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Wallace State Community College, with the OTA Award of Excellence. “That award is given to one Occupational Therapy Assistant who has demonstrated excellence in their profession or their area of practice,”…

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Sequence Health to Open in Cullman, Incubating at WSCC

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—CEO John Richmond announced Wednesday that Sequence Health will expand into Alabama with a new medical contact center in Cullman. The announcement was made at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, which is providing incubator space for the company to get up and running while a more permanent 15,000 foot facility is constructed in…

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Wallace State Nursing program officially receives award

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Representatives of Wallace State Community College and its Department of Nursing Education formally received their award for being designated as a Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing EducationTM for 2016-2020 from the National League for Nursing (NLN). The recognition came after a rigorous process through which the department outlined its demonstrated and…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In early August, Wallace State student Cole Shivers was determined to enroll in the welding program for the fall semester. The main obstacle standing in Shivers’ way from attaining that goal was earning his GED (General Education Development) degree through Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Shivers began taking Adult Education evening classes…

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National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

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UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Nursing students giving back to military through T-shirt sale

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Nursing students giving back to active military through T-shirt sale HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Association of Nursing Students (ANS) is paying it forward to a military medical unit with each T-shirt they sell this week for their own program. Each year ANS organization creates one or two T-shirts for students to…

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