Wallace State’s Lions’ Pride sessions underway this summer

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is preparing for the fall 2016 semester by conducting its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions for new students. The college has hosted a pair of Lions’ Pride sessions this summer in Hanceville and three more opportunities (Thursday, July 25 and July 27) remain for students to attend before…

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Wallace State’s Crime Scene Investigation team wins national silver medal at SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In only its second year of competition, Wallace State’s Criminal Justice Department returned home earlier this week with a SkillsUSA silver medal, finishing runner-up at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky. Wallace State’s Crime Scene Investigation team of Melissa Kilpatrick, Anthony Martin and Micah Oliver earned…

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Dr. Matthew McCrickard, Wallace State’s Director of Advising, discusses placement test results recently with an incoming Wallace State freshman.

Wallace State’s Advising Center busy during summer months; preparing for Lions’ Pride orientations

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  One of the busiest departments at Wallace State during the summer semester is the Advising Center where multiple advisors are assisting current and incoming students, preparing them for the fall 2016 semester. “Summer is always an exciting time for faculty and staff on a college campus and especially for our advisors. It’s…

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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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