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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Students attending the Showcase visit the Wallace State Performing Arts booth.

Wallace State hosts college Showcase for approximately 1,500 local high school sophomores

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently held its first ever campus Showcase, allowing approximately 1,500 high school sophomores the chance to learn more about the college’s programs and organizations in a two-hour visit. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman, Morgan and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived at…

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Registration for Wallace State’s fall Mini Term II is Friday, Oct. 2, classes begin Monday, Oct. 5

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall semester Mini Term II classes is Friday, Oct. 2. Classes begin Monday, Oct. 5. Wallace State has multiple options, including online courses, for students to register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses. Mini Term II classes offered on…

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Wallace State’s 2015-16 Teaching and Learning Academy participants are, front row, from left, Karen Morris, Penny Rodgers, Sally Warren, Kelli Rich, Cynthia Smith, Susan Copeland and Carrie Bentley, back row, from left, Jacob Keisler, Aaron Nichols, Michael Johnson, Randy Hammond and Jeremy Wilt. Not pictured are Leah Gann, Emily Johnston, Kelly Krigbaum, Alicia Standridge and Megan Zerillo.

Wallace State begins second year of Teaching and Learning Academy for new faculty

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A new group of Wallace State instructors was recently welcomed to the college’s Teaching and Learning Academy for the 2015-16 academic year. Wallace State’s Teaching and Learning Academy initiative, now in its second year, was established in the summer of 2014 to merge new faculty together, help them learn more about the college…

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Dr. Tim Alford, Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Economic Development, tours select Wallace State programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Dr. Tim Alford, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Economic Development, visited Wallace State Community College recently and toured multiple departments, including technical and health programs. Alford was joined by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith and Dean of Applied Technologies Jimmy…

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Wallace State students, faculty and staff settled into new fall semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Rodney Lubert has worked previously as a quality control car technician and also remodeled homes. Lubert, 50, is now a Wallace State freshman, enrolled in the college’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) program. Lubert’s daughter, Jessilyn, and son, Cameron, are also Wallace State students. Jessilyn is approaching…

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Wallace State kicks off semester, 50th anniversary celebration with Fall Convocation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s 50th anniversary celebration officially kicked off Tuesday as employees met for the institution’s annual convocation at the newly renovated James C. Bailey Center auditorium, marking the beginning of another fall semester. Wallace State has a host of events and initiatives planned through Sept. 2016 in recognition of the…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services program to receive grant from U.S. Department of Education

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has been selected to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its Student Support Services (SSS) program. The grant is for a total of $286,808 for the first budget period and is anticipated to be for a total of five years. “Wallace State is grateful…

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