Wallace State’s priority online fall registration begins Monday, June 20

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Priority online registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall 2016 semester begins Monday, June 20. Wallace State students with 45+ previously earned credit hours can register first during priority registration. Students with 30+ hours can register beginning Tuesday, June 21 and those with 15+ previously earned hours can register on Wednesday, June…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus generating community interest during inaugural semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The inaugural semester at Wallace State-Oneonta is in full swing, and interest in the college is growing daily in the community according to campus Director Dr. Kelley Jones. “Everything is going as smoothly as possible. It’s an exciting time. The students love the environment, and we’ve had many compliments on our building.…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus hosting FAFSA Workshop on June 16

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HANCEVILLE, AL –  Wallace State-Oneonta is conducting a come-and-go FAFSA Workshop on Thursday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wallace State financial aid representatives will be on hand at the Oneonta site to help students prepare for the fall semester and answer any questions or concerns pertaining to financial aid. The FAFSA, or…

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Christie Thomas, right, receives her Adult Education diploma from Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics during the GED commencement. Thomas also received the Hope House Scholarship.

Wallace State’s Adult Education conducts 2016 GED Commencement, 178 students graduating this year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Christie Thomas, like many GED (general education development) graduates, let the smiles and tears of joy flow abundantly last week as a new class was recognized by the Wallace State Adult Education Department at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “I don’t know how to put into words how much it means to…

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Summer courses start at Wallace State campuses in Hanceville, Oneonta

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 3,000 students have enrolled in summer classes at Wallace State Community College at its main campus in Hanceville and the new Oneonta campus center in Blount County. Classes started on Thursday for the summer semester, and will continue through August 5. Regular and Mini Term (two, five-week terms) classes are…

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Wallace State graduate Carley McQueen overcomes learning disabilities to earn cosmetology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Carley McQueen isn’t sure which accomplishment means more – graduating from Wallace State with a cosmetology degree after overcoming hearing, speech and reading challenges throughout her life or becoming the first college graduate in her immediate family. “Both are on a high level and very important to me. When I came to…

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Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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James Kaple overcomes drug addiction, becomes mentor and inspiration in WSCC Machine Tool Technology program

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Stop by Wallace State’s Machine Tool Technology Department, and it’s easy to absorb the family atmosphere within the walls. James Kaple has been one of the shining lights of the family over the past two years and graduates Friday after overcoming a drug addiction that lasted nearly two decades. “I am proof…

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Wallace State’s Garrett Suchey serving as staff ace after Tommy John surgery, graduating with engineering technology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State baseball’s Garrett Suchey faced a lot of uncertainty about his career a little more than two years ago. Suchey was seven games into his freshman season at Wallace State in 2014, tossing 21 2/3 innings before experiencing elbow troubles. Suchey, a former honorable mention All-State selection out of Mortimer Jordan,…

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