Wallace State Community College fall semester underway; students can register through Aug. 21

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Fall semester welcome from Dean of Students Dr. Ryan Smith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCC58s57Khk HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s fall semester is underway and there’s still time to enroll in classes! Late registration continues through Tuesday, Aug. 21. Andrew Lee decided to attend Wallace State last fall after making visits to campus with his basketball team…

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Altec pledges donation for scholarships for three WSCC programs

in Alumni, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Financial Aid, Headlines, Welding

HANCEVILLE, Ala — Altec recently donated to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to provide scholarships to students in three applied technology programs: Collision Repair, Diesel Technology and Welding. Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs and tree care markets. Altec employs several Wallace…

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Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program invites public to airport during World Helicopter Day on Aug. 19

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program is celebrating World Helicopter Day with an event on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Cullman Regional Airport-Folsom Field. Wallace State Flight Technology instructors and students invite the public to stop by the airport from noon to 4 p.m. as they celebrate the event. World Helicopter Day is…

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Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

in Academic, Agriculture Production/Horticulture, Alumni, Automotive Service Technology, Collision Repair, Community, Culinary Arts, Diesel Technology, Dual Enrollment, Engineering Technology, FastTrack, Headlines, Machine Tool Technology, Mechatronics, Electronics, Robotics Technology, Salon and Spa Management, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wes Rakestraw Appointed Interim Director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus

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ONEONTA, AL—Wallace State Community College announces the appointment of Wesley (Wes) Rakestraw as interim director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus Center.  He takes over the position following the retirement of Dr. Kelley Jones, who had served as the director since the opening of the Oneonta campus in 2016. Rakestraw joined Wallace State in 1993 as…

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Enrollment Boost From Summer Pell

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** This article from Inside Higher ED references Wallace State  For many college students, summer is a time to pursue internships, work full-time or otherwise take a break from classes. Not so this year for many students at Louisiana community colleges. The state’s system of two-year institutions has seen a 10 percent increase in enrollment over…

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Alabama Community College System hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

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MONTGOMERY – Last week, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) served as host for the annual Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)’s National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL.  Alabama is the first state in the nation to offer MSSC credentials at community colleges statewide, and the ACCS was selected to host this year’s…

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Wallace State student Brye Forbes becomes first Academy of Culinary Arts SkillsUSA gold medal winner, preparing for national event

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Check out video of Brye Forbes preparing for the national SkillsUSA competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P5D8R3R7K8 HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Brye Forbes feels at home inside the kitchen. Forbes, a Wallace State Academy of Culinary Arts student, made history last semester, becoming the program’s first individual to win a gold medal at the state SkillsUSA competition, a year after…

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