Wallace State fall semester underway at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Prior to transferring to Wallace State, student Justin Harris researched the college online and was immediately impressed. “I had always heard Wallace State was a great place to attend and had a nice campus. Once I found out for myself and visited for the first time, I knew it was the right…

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Wallace State night programs provide flexibility for students seeking a degree; registration continues through Aug. 23

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Machine Tool Technology instructor Gary McMinn relied significantly on night classes when he was pursuing his degree.  Night classes are great options for students seeking a flexible schedule. “I came to school at night the entire time. I worked full-time (at Nicholson File) during the week and came to school…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus experiencing strong fall registration numbers

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ONEONTA, ALA. –  The inaugural fall semester at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus is shaping up to be a momentous one. With fall classes scheduled to begin on Wednesday, courses are filling up quickly in Oneonta with fall semester enrollment having greatly exceeded expectations. “We are excited about our enrollment and have great numbers so far. People…

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Dr. Walter Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, visited Wallace State for the first time on Monday and served as the keynote speaker for the college’s Fall Convocation.

Wallace State employees treated to keynote speaker Dr. Walter Bumphus of AACC during Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s employees officially kicked off the 2016-17 academic year Monday by attending Fall Convocation at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State was honored to have Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges, serve as the Convocation’s keynote speaker.…

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Individuals participating in the ribbon cutting included, from left, Senator Paul Bussman, Winston County Superintendent Greg Pendley, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Senator Tim Wadsworth and Winston County Circuit Clerk J.D. Snoddy.

Wallace State Community College celebrates Winston County Works project with Gov. Bentley in attendance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Celebrating a project that will provide workforce training to approximately 250 students over the next year, Wallace State Community College held an Open House and ribbon cutting for its Winston County Works initiative at Winston County Technical Center in Double Springs on Wednesday. “Education is so vital to producing skilled workers in…

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Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields, Chayse Freeman finish 17th at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields and Chayse Freeman finished 17th among 82 teams at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Campbellsville, Ky., over the weekend. Wallace State’s duo reeled in a two-day total weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces. They were 2 pounds, 4 ounces away from advancing to the third…

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Wallace State’s “Winston County Works!” project hosting Open House on Aug. 3

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is hosting a “Winston County Works” project Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Winston County Technical Center in Double Springs. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and local and state legislators are expected to attend the event. The Winston County Works project was established…

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Wallace State graduate Rob Glenn, left, with Dr. Ben Carson earlier this year.

WSCC graduate Rob Glenn’s 2016 has included flying Dr. Ben Carson during Presidential run, being named Jet-Pep’s chief pilot

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Rob Glenn’s thoughts on flying Dr. Ben Carson and his admiration for WSCC’s Flight Technology program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj1IXIgJekA HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Earlier this year, Wallace State Flight Technology graduate and instructor Rob Glenn spent a grand total of five nights at his Hayden home between January and February. Why was he away from home for so…

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Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields, Chayse Freeman fishing in this week’s Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields and Chayse Freeman have circled this week on their calendars since February. Shields and Freeman are in Campbellsville, Ky., preparing for the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship. They’ll practice through Wednesday on Green River Lake and begin competing for a national championship on Thursday. “It…

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