Wallace State Engineering Technology Department builds facility model for Topre American Corporation in Cullman

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Select Wallace State Engineering Technology students completed a demanding and gratifying project during the spring semester, constructing a model of the Topre America Corporation building in Cullman for the Japanese-based company to display in their lobby. Topre America representatives approached Wallace State earlier in the year about building a full-scale model of…

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Wallace State and Cullman County Schools announce the REHAU Academy apprenticeship partnership

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CULLMAN, ALA. — This week, REHAU, Wallace State Community College, and Cullman County Schools announced a new REHAU Academy that will offer paid apprenticeship opportunities to Fast Track for Industry dual enrollment students beginning this fall. REHAU officials from Cullman and Germany have been in intensive meetings with representatives from Wallace State and Cullman County Schools for several…

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Wallace State students, from left, Kensey Poston, Sarah Walker and Malik Elliott, are all smiles prior to Friday night’s commencement ceremonies at Wallace State Community College.

WALLACE STATE CELEBRATES COMMENCEMENT 2015

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Karolewics conferred degrees upon the graduating class of 2015 during Wallace State’s commencement ceremony at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 500 students participated in the ceremony while hundreds more earned degrees or certificates this semester. “It is your America. This is your Alabama. As a college graduate, I challenge…

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Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.—Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized during a ceremony on campus recently. Wallace State annually awards more than $1 million in scholarships to students. “You are joining an outstanding student body and a college which is among the top 120 community colleges in the nation,” said Wallace…

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Wallace State Students Recognized for Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Students at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized for their achievements at the college’s recent Awards Night Ceremony. Awards for campus leadership, scholastic achievement, transfer scholarships, and division honors were among those presented at the ceremony. “Congratulations to each and every one of you. You are so deserving,” said Wallace State President Dr.…

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Wallace State’s Collision Repair students in high demand as industry embraces new technological advances

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Tim Grace has a list of collision repair job opportunities posted on his office window, ranging from businesses and industries seeking employment from as close as Cullman to as far away as Fort Walton Beach, Fla. All have recently called Grace looking to fill employment gaps with potential Wallace State students. “I’ve never…

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Wallace State has seven students earn 1st place in state SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has once again set a new bar at the SkillsUSA state competition. Wallace State recently had a record seven students finish first in the state competition, including three criminal justice students. Hannah Tidwell, Melissa Kilpatrick and Ruth Barr make up the first Wallace State SkillsUSA winners in the…

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Wallace State grad, TVA nuclear training instructor Philip Sharpe shares professional experience with Industrial Electronics students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Philip Sharpe was among the Wallace State students in instructor Joe Hendrix’s first Industrial Electronics classes in the late 1990’s. Sharpe, now a nuclear training instructor at Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, recently returned to campus and visited Hendrix’s current Industrial Electronics students, enlightening them on the…

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Wallace State’s Industrial Electronics Department adds new mechatronics systems training equipment

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Industrial Electronics student Alan Andrews is on the verge of graduation, yet is somewhat jealous incoming students now have the opportunity to learn from the new mechatronics system added to the department last month. “It’s impressive. I would almost come back and take another course after I graduate just to…

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