Women thriving, enjoying experience in Wallace State’s Technical Division’s male-dominated fields

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Maci Key wasn’t sure of the career field she wanted to pursue until Wallace State’s Jonathan Minyard visited her high school to discuss the college’s Machine Tool Technology program. Meanwhile, Melanie Patterson was ready for a new challenge after working nearly 20 years in the newspaper industry. Key and Patterson both decided…

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Wallace State’s Horticulture program continues tradition of adorning state Capitol with poinsettias

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Horticulture/Agricultural Production Department has continued its holiday tradition of adorning the Governor’s Office and Capitol building rotunda with its poinsettias recently. The horticulture program grows and delivers approximately 300 poinsettias each Christmas season. Students start growing the red, pink and white plants in the spring of each year and nurture…

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Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ poultry science program receives donation from Peco Foods, Inc.

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program recently received a check worth $7,000 from the USPOULTRY Foundation through a grant made possible by a contribution from the Tuscaloosa-based Peco Foods, Inc. Instituted in 2013 at Wallace State, the ‘2+2’ partnership with Auburn University’s Poultry Science program allows students to complete their…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Tuesday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Dr. Thea Hall, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Christine Wiggins, the Staff member recipient; Allen Keener, the college’s Career Faculty recipient and Dr. Kelley Jones, the college’s Director/Administrative Staff recipient.

Wallace State’s 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized Tuesday as Chancellor Award recipients at the 2016 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Wallace State’s recipients were Dr. Kelley Jones, Christine Wiggins, Dr. Thea Hall and Allen Keener. Jones is the director of the Wallace State-Oneonta campus and the Director/Administrative…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus hosting CDL orientation on Dec. 20

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ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta is hosting a Commercial Driver License (CDL) orientation meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m., as the campus prepares to offer CDL classes beginning in January. Wallace State’s CDL classes train individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles and other…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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Wallace State’s Culinary Pride Club selling a Thanksgiving meal this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s newly-formed Culinary Pride Club is hosting a Thanksgiving fundraiser. The Thanksgiving meal includes a 12-pound turkey, three pounds of dressing and a quart of giblet gravy for $29.95. Pumpkin pies are available separately for $5 and pecan pies for $6. Additional pans of dressing are $6 and an additional…

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