City of Oneonta presents resolution honoring Wallace State Community College

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ONEONTA, ALA. –  In celebration of Wallace State Community College’s 50th Anniversary and April as Community College Month, the Mayor of Oneonta, Ross Norris, signed a resolution honoring Wallace State. Classes will be offered in Oneonta beginning May 26 at a temporary site located at 728 2nd Ave. E., until a permanent facility is built.…

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Wallace State to welcome Harper Lee biographer Charles J. Shields to campus on April 19-20

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Charles J. Shields, the author of the Harper Lee biography “Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee,” will speak at Wallace State Community College on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. each day at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. The events are free and open to the public. Shields’s…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services students recently visited Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. Over the two-day, guided trip, the group visited the Tennessee Aquarium, the Battles of Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum at the top of Lookout Mountain, Rock City, the Pont Park Visitor Center and the…

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Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan delivered one of the keynote student speeches at the ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery. Grattan, 17, is enrolled in Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program, majoring in the college’s medical assisting program, in addition to being a junior at Good Hope High School.

Wallace State Community College highlighted at ACCS Celebration in Montgomery

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College was represented by approximately 90 students and members of its faculty and staff at the 2016 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery this week. Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan, a Fast Track for Industry medical assistant student from Good Hope High School, was among the keynote…

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Dr. Kelley Jones named Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site director

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dr. Kelley Jones has been named the first director of the Wallace State-Oneonta instructional site. Jones has served as Wallace State’s Adult Education Director since April 2006 and been employed at the college since 2002, when she began an electronics technology instructor. The Wallace State-Oneonta campus is scheduled to conduct its first…

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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomes spring inductees

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed new members during its annual spring induction ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s math 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…

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Wallace State hosts 2016 Spring Fling for students on Tuesday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Student Services and Success Coaches hosted the 2016 Spring Fling on Tuesday at the Bevill Building parking lot. On a picture-perfect day, Wallace State students were able to participate in various entertaining activities, including cornhole, human Hungry Hippos and on an inflatable bungee run, and door prizes were given away.…

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Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith named recipient of John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith, the diesel technology department chair, has been named a recipient of the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. Smith, who has led the Diesel Technology program since fall 2009, will be recognized at banquet this month in Chicago for his outstanding contribution to leadership, teaching and…

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Stackable credentials serve as ‘résumé builders’ for Wallace State Community College’s technical division students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  As she approaches completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree in engineering technology, Wallace State student Kayla Evans looks at her résumé and is proud of the certificates and degree electives she has already earned. “I think it makes it more worthwhile to know you are graduating with all of these…

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