Wallace State hosts annual Strategic Analysis meeting for business and industry partners

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had administrators and select instructors present to local businesses and industry during their annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting. “Wallace State is always interested in improving our students’ experiences in their fields. Our programs sometimes need the latest tool or simulator to help students have the skills they…

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Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wes Rakestraw Appointed Interim Director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus

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ONEONTA, AL—Wallace State Community College announces the appointment of Wesley (Wes) Rakestraw as interim director of Wallace State’s Oneonta Campus Center.  He takes over the position following the retirement of Dr. Kelley Jones, who had served as the director since the opening of the Oneonta campus in 2016. Rakestraw joined Wallace State in 1993 as…

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Enrollment Boost From Summer Pell

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** This article from Inside Higher ED references Wallace State  For many college students, summer is a time to pursue internships, work full-time or otherwise take a break from classes. Not so this year for many students at Louisiana community colleges. The state’s system of two-year institutions has seen a 10 percent increase in enrollment over…

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Alabama Community College System hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

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MONTGOMERY – Last week, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) served as host for the annual Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)’s National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL.  Alabama is the first state in the nation to offer MSSC credentials at community colleges statewide, and the ACCS was selected to host this year’s…

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Wallace State student Brye Forbes becomes first Academy of Culinary Arts SkillsUSA gold medal winner, preparing for national event

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Check out video of Brye Forbes preparing for the national SkillsUSA competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P5D8R3R7K8 HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Brye Forbes feels at home inside the kitchen. Forbes, a Wallace State Academy of Culinary Arts student, made history last semester, becoming the program’s first individual to win a gold medal at the state SkillsUSA competition, a year after…

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WSCC’s Workforce Development program offering free short-term Construction Training classes beginning June 11

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Workforce Development program is offering free short-term Construction Training classes on campus beginning on Monday, June 11. The courses, taught by Wallace State Building Construction instructor Lynn White, continue through Thursday, July 19, meeting each Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. Wallace State’s Construction Training classes provide hands-on…

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Wallace State Releases Spring 2018 President’s and Dean’s Lists

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HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 740 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement…

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Wallace State Community College unveils new Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College unveiled a new Center for Teaching and Learning recently with a special ribbon cutting and reception on the second floor of the Bailey Center. Wallace State’s Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to the support and advancement of evidence-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development…

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