Austin Monk to lead Wallace State Workforce Development

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Austin Monk joined Wallace State Community College this month as Director of Workforce Development. In Monk’s new role, he will oversee training for business and industry, short-term non-credit training and continuing education. “Wallace State strives always to meet the ever changing talent development needs of our business and industry community,” said Wallace…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus offering new welding opportunity to single mothers in Blount County

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ONEONTA, ALA. –Wallace State-Oneonta is offering single mothers in Blount County an opportunity to jump start their welding careers, through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. The first five women to enroll in the program for the Spring 2018 semester can take advantage of this recently-established initiative. Candidates must be single mothers,…

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Achieving the Dream Recognizes Community Colleges as Exemplars ATD Network Institutions Named 2017 Leader Colleges

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Achieving the Dream (ATD) today announced that Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, Ala., is one of eight community colleges in the ATD Network to have earned Leader College status, the organization’s highest designation awarded to institutions that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that…

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Wallace State hosts approximately 1,400 high school sophomores during 3rd annual college Showcase

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently hosted its third annual college Showcase at Tom Drake Coliseum, allowing approximately 1,400 sophomores from the area a chance to preview the programs and opportunities available at the college. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived…

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Pictured L-R:  Congressman Gary Palmer, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris, Oneonta City Manager Ed Lowe, Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker, Blount County Economic Development Council Executive Director Don Mitchell (Governor's Office, Hal Yeager).

Governor Ivey Presents $2.3 Million Grant for Wallace State-Oneonta Campus at Groundbreaking

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ONEONTA, ALA.—Wallace State Community College, the City of Oneonta and Blount County celebrated the groundbreaking for a new 20,000 foot Wallace State-Oneonta facility on Thursday. Oneonta Mayor Ross Norris welcomed Governor Kay Ivey to the event, during which she presented a grant for $2.3 million for the project. “This is a great day for Alabama,” said…

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Wallace State Community College recognizes Phi Theta Kappa fall inductees

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed new members during its annual fall induction ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s honor society, and Wallace State students are eligible for consideration if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12 or more credit hours the previous semester. New Wallace State inductees…

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Wallace State Community College to offer Logistics short-term training as Barry May of ACCS visits campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College welcomed Barry May, the Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development for the Alabama Community College System, to campus on Thursday morning during the Cullman Chamber of Commerce’s Biscuits and Business outing. May discussed the manufacturing jobs and opportunities available in Alabama and the prospective outlook for the industry,…

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Wallace State Community College Named One of 150 Top US Community Colleges Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Dollar Aspen Prize

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Alabama’s Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, was named today one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Wallace State Community College was selected from a…

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