Wallace State’s 2015 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recently recognized as Chancellor’s Award recipients at the 2015 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Birmingham. Wallace State’s nominees were Jennifer Hill, Jim Malone, Sally Warren and Kim Kahler. Hill is Wallace State’s Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and was the Director/Administrative Staff nominee…

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Wallace State to unveil new Transport Trailer Technology short-term certificate during Spring 2016 semester

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s Diesel Technology program is adding a Transport Trailer Technology short-term certificate to its course offerings. The Transport Trailer Technology certificate can be completed by enrolling in five classes in one semester and is set to begin with the Spring 2016 semester. It will become the third short certificate offering in…

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Wallace State Community College striving to serve veterans through special luncheons, upcoming Veterans Corner

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – “Wallace State is a special campus to me because it does have such a large base of support for veterans,” said Marcus O’Hair, who has been enrolled in Wallace State Community College’s Machine Tool Technology program since 2014 after serving a stint in the Marines. Wallace State was recently designated as a Military Friendly…

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Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala. has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent,…

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Wallace State Success Coaches host “Explore and Connect” event for freshmen

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Career and Success Coaching Program hosted the first “Explore and Connect: A Goals, Planning and Success (GPS) Experience” event on this week, allowing the college’s freshmen to explore campus via a scavenger hunt and to engage with other students, faculty and staff through various games and activities. Different campus clubs, organizations…

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National Apprenticeship Week: Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program a success during inaugural semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The U.S. Department of Labor is recognizing this week as the first National Apprenticeship Week, and Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track for Industry students are prime candidates to fulfill future apprenticeships or workforce experiences in industry or business or in the career path they choose. The inaugural semester of Wallace State’s Fast…

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National Apprenticeship Week: REHAU Academy Update

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The U.S. Department of Labor has deemed this week as the first National Apprenticeship Week, which is focused on creating awareness on how important it is to develop an innovative and highly-skilled workforce through apprenticeships. Since 2013, Wallace State Community College has partnered with REHAU Inc., in Cullman, to provide apprenticeship opportunities for…

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Good Hope Middle School students celebrate their overall BEST award after Friday’s competition.

Good Hope Middle School wins second straight North Alabama BEST Robotics competition, Fairview High also advances

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Good Hope Middle School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday. Good Hope Middle School, competing in only its third BEST event, earned high marks in every competition category to claim the overall award. Meanwhile, Fairview High School…

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Susan Copeland, Wallace State’s Patient Care Specialist Coordinator, right, discusses how to measure a heartbeat with a Hanceville Elementary School student during Career Day.

Wallace State programs participate in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College participated in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day on Friday, showcasing various health and technical programs to the students. Hanceville Elementary School principal Kim Brown said the event was a great opportunity for her students to get an early glimpse at some of the career offerings available at Wallace…

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