Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation graduate Aaron Mathis giving back to college through Foundation scholarship

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Aaron Mathis has had a passion for flying as long as he can remember. And, at only 22 years old, Mathis is making sure current Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation students have the same opportunities. Through Wallace State’s Future Foundation, Mathis has established a scholarship for future flight professionals. The inaugural scholarship will…

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Wallace State dual enrollment student Grayson Phillips succeeding in welding and with outdoor equipment foundation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State dual enrollment welding student Grayson Phillips is an avid hunter, outdoorsman and loves playing basketball. More importantly, Phillips also has a passion for helping others who, like him, are physically disabled. Phillips, who is currently in his fourth semester in Wallace State’s welding program, was born with Spina Bifida, a…

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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 Community College’s Job Fairs generate excitement for students, employers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – It was all about employment during job fairs held last week at Wallace State Community College, with dozens of area employers on hand to meet hundreds of potential employees. The Wallace State Community College Student Resource Center hosted the two-day event, splitting the job fairs between the Health Science programs on Wednesday…

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Proclamation Signing Kicks off Community College Month at Wallace State-Oneonta

in Academic, Admissions, Alumni, Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – April is National Community College Month, and on Wednesday, April 4, Mayor of Oneonta Ross Norris kicked off the celebration with a proclamation recognizing Wallace State Community College. Wallace State Community College expanded to open a thriving new campus in Oneonta in 2016, serving Blount County and surrounding areas. Since that time, an…

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Attorney, author Liz Huntley to speak at Wallace State Community College on April 10

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College will welcome attorney, child advocate and author Liz Huntley to campus on Tuesday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m. during a Learning Communities event. Huntley’s upcoming visit is sponsored by the English Department, the Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society and Wallace State’s Learning Communities and open to the…

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Wallace State’s Dianne Wood named Student of the Year by Alabama Chapter of American Culinary Federation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dianne Wood was ready to pursue a passion. After two decades of juggling different jobs and being laid off in one industry, Wood decided to enroll in Wallace State’s Academy of Culinary Arts at 45 years old. She’s flourished ever since and was recently named the Student of the Year by the…

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Mini Term II registration is Friday, March 2, classes begin March 5

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Registration for Wallace State Community College’s spring semester Mini Term II classes takes place Friday, March 2 and Monday, March 5. Classes begin March 5. Wallace State has a variety of options, including online courses, for students to register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses…

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Mississippi-based Ingalls Shipbuilding visits Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division’s students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division students recently had the privilege to learn more about Ingalls Shipbuilding as the Mississippi-based company visited campus. Ingalls Shipbuilding, located in Pascagoula, Miss., is the largest private employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the Mississippi and Alabama economies. The company is also the largest supplier…

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