Scholarship to fund 50 high school, college students’ paths to Automotive Manufacturing Careers

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

MONTGOMERY – The path to fill more than 10,000 automotive manufacturing jobs within two years will be even more affordable in 2019 for 50 students in Alabama. The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and Alabama Community College System have partnered to provide a total $180,000 in scholarships, as well as mentors, to 50 students who want…

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Wallace State Diesel Technology students Zachary Benefield, Kyle Keck inaugural recipients of Alabama Trucking Association scholarship

in Academic, Community, Diesel Technology, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Diesel Technology students Zachary Benefield and Kyle Keck are recipients this semester of the inaugural Alabama Trucking Association (ATA) Foundation Scholarship Fund through an agreement with the Wallace State Future Foundation. Both students were recognized on campus this week by Tim Frazier, ATA Director of Safety and Member Services, and…

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Wallace State’s John Wilson named Chef of the Year by Alabama Chapter of American Culinary Federation

in Academic, Community, Culinary Arts, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Chef John Wilson has been named the 2018 Chef of the Year by the Alabama Chapter of the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Wilson has worked in the culinary industry for 35 years and has served as the program head of Wallace State’s Academy of Culinary Arts program for five years.…

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

in Academic, Admissions, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 888 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 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 on…

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Cruise-In and Car Show rescheduled for Jan 26

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The car show and cruise-in planned for Saturday, Jan. 19, at Wallace State’s Burrow Center, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather. The car show and cruise-in, sponsored in part by Alabama Cable Network and featuring area collectors, complements the Burrow Museum’s…

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Scholarships available for single mothers interested in STEM-related fields

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

ONEONTA, Ala. — The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham recently donated $25,000 to the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation to benefit single mothers with an interest in continuing their education in STEM-related fields. The fund is offering five $5,000 scholarships to single mothers in Blount County who enroll in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

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Wallace State graduate and PSA Airlines pilot Aaron Mathis visits Flight Technology/Aviation program

in Alumni, Aviation/Flight Technology, Community, Future Foundation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Aaron Mathis once navigated through Wallace State’s Flight Technology/Aviation program and ultimately wanted to serve as a strong ambassador for the college. He’s definitely fulfilling that promise to himself. After establishing a Wallace State Future Foundation scholarship for future flight professionals earlier this year, Mathis visited the Flight Technology/Aviation program last week,…

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Richard Jerome Burkett Memorial Scholarship established at Wallace State Community College; supports students in Building Construction or HVAC programs

in Admissions, Building Construction, Community, Financial Aid, Future Foundation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The family of the late Richard Jerome Burkett has created a memorial scholarship in his honor at Wallace State Community College, providing an annual scholarship for students in the Building Construction or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) programs at the college. “My brother would be happy about this,” said his brother…

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1)   Director of Cullman Economic Development Dale Greer, Senator Garlan Gudger, Mercedes-Benz Organizational Development Specialist Steve Coburn, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Vice President Rolf Wrona, Wallace State President Vicki Karolewics, Wallace State Dean of Applied Technologies Jimmy Hodges, Alabama Community College System Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development Barry May.

Wallace State Community College, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International announce new co-op partnership

in Academic, Automotive Service Technology, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

The video of today’s announcement can be viewed here: HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College and Mercedes-Benz US International, Inc., announced a new partnership on Friday morning, officially kicking off a Mercedes-Benz Tech Co-Op Program. Beginning in the Fall 2019 semester, Wallace State’s Automotive Service Technology students will be eligible to apply for…

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