From left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics shares a conversation with Bill St. John and Scotty Hooper during Wednesday’s Student Investment Luncheon and Auction.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $185,250 during 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Future Foundation hosted its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction on Wednesday, raising more than $185,250 to fund student scholarships at the college. Future Foundation donors and scholarships continue to increase each year as money is raised at the event through a live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and…

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Wallace State’s Veterans’ Corner gaining popularity on campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s efforts to serve its student veterans continue to expand. The college has set aside the sixth floor of the library as a Veterans’ Corner where veterans can stop by at their convenience to study, congregate, share stories and unwind. Wallace State’s Success Coaches also hosted a Veterans’ Club…

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Spain Park High finishes 1st in North Alabama BEST Robotics debut, Good Hope Middle School and Fairview High also advance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Spain Park High School put together an impressive debut at the 2016 North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition on Friday at Wallace State Community College, winning the 2016 Best Award. Spain Park made its first appearance in the event at Wallace State after competing in previous years at…

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From left, are Brandon Lindsey, Ethan Alexander and Brian Moody. They have each completed their CDL training through Wallace State’s program after enrolling at the Winston County Works site in Double Springs.

Wallace State’s CDL training in Winston County produces first group of completers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has its first CDL (commercial driver’s license) graduates from the Winston County Works project in Double Springs. Students Brian Moody, Brandon Lindsey and Ethan Alexander have each earned their licenses through Wallace State’s CDL program in Double Springs, completing the certificate in four weeks. “I saw an ad…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program recognizing Family Literacy Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In early August, Wallace State student Cole Shivers was determined to enroll in the welding program for the fall semester. The main obstacle standing in Shivers’ way from attaining that goal was earning his GED (General Education Development) degree through Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Shivers began taking Adult Education evening classes…

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National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week: Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson a positive example for Adult Ed students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Jamie Robertson may be the biggest campus advocate for Wallace State’s Adult Education program. Robertson, 39, is Wallace State’s Adult Education administrative assistant – a position she takes a lot of pride in because she is a graduate of the program. “First and foremost, Wallace State’s Adult Education program provided me with…

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UAB to provide two presidential full-tuition scholarships to Wallace State students through joint admission partnership

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  The University of Alabama at Birmingham has expanded its Joint Admission Program partnership with Wallace State Community College and four other Alabama community colleges to include the addition of UAB Presidential Full Tuition Scholarships for two students from each partner school, continuing the institution’s commitment to attracting top Alabama students. The scholarships…

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Daniel Wilhite, left, and Mavon Copeland both recently visited Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, discussing a handful of career topics with the program’s current students.

Program graduates visit WSCC’s Electronics Technology Department to offer professional advice, encouragement

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, instructor Joe Hendrix appreciates having graduates return to campus, encouraging and mentoring the new students in the program. Mavon Copeland and Daniel Wilhite, both graduates of the program now working at the Yates Nissan Battery plate in Smyrna, Tenn., visited the program at the outset of…

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Wallace State Community College conducting donation drive for Baton Rouge Community College flood victims

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After the April 2011 tornadoes, Wallace State Community College understands how drastically Mother Nature can affect a campus and its employees. Therefore, Wallace State is currently conducting a donation drive to assist Baton Rouge Community College in Louisiana as it rebounds and cleans up from the devastating floods that struck its state.…

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