Wallace State’s Salon and Spa Management program hosts nearly 100 high school students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Salon and Spa Management program hosted nearly 100 combined students recently from both the Winston County Career Technical Center in Double Springs and the Cullman Area Technology Academy. Wallace State’s students performed multiple manicures, pedicures, facials and shampoo and style haircuts on the visitors throughout the week. “It’s a win-win…

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Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program adds flight simulator for helicopter training

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program has recently added a flight simulator for its helicopter training. “This training device is a great asset to our program. A helicopter makes for a poor classroom because it’s vibrating and so noisy. Therefore, students can learn the basic procedures and maneuvers of helicopter control on the…

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Leadership Wallace State group meets with acting Chancellor Jimmy Baker; enjoys Economic Development day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Over the past few months, Wallace State’s 2016-2017 Leadership Wallace State group has toured the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) office in Montgomery, where they met with acting Chancellor Jimmy Baker, and toured Alabama Cullman Yutaka Technologies (ACYT) as part of an Economic Development day trip. In Montgomery, the group was also…

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Registration for Wallace State’s spring Mini Term II is March 2-3, classes begin Friday, March 3

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Registration for Wallace State Community College’s spring semester Mini Term II classes takes place Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3. Classes begin March 3. Wallace State has multiple options, including online courses, that students can register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses and conclude…

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Signing letters of intent with the Machine Tool Technology were Austin Dibble, Bailey White, Baylon Lesley, Cameron Flippo, Christopher Widner, Colton Terry, Dylan Jones, Eli Jackson Denney, Jeremiah Childs, John Davidson, Joshua Pope, Matthew Campbell, Nick Tindall, Noah Brown, Olon Morris, Robert Winslett and Sturgis Hunter. They are pictured with instructors Gary McMinn, Jonathan Minyard and Steve Smith.

Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division hosts 2nd annual Signing Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Kirby Posey has plans one day to own a therapy farm for individuals with special needs. Posey, a Danville High student, will begin her journey toward that goal at Wallace State after attending the 2nd annual Wallace State Applied Technologies Letter of Intent Signing Day this week. Posey signed her pledge to…

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Wallace State welding instructor Jim Thompson to judge 2017 US Invitational Weld Trials next week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welding instructor Jim Thompson has been selected to judge the 2017 US Invitational Weld Trials in Decatur next week. The six-day event is at the Robotics Technology Park in Decatur. Thompson, who is approaching 22 years as a full-time instructor at Wallace State, also serves on the American Welding Society…

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Wallace State and Auburn University Explore Aviation Partnership

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Officials from Wallace State Community College and Auburn University met in Hanceville recently to discuss potential partnerships related to aviation. “We are here today to look for ways to partner,” said Dr. Bill Hutto, Director of the Auburn Airport and Aviation Center. “One of the missions of the Aviation Center is outreach, including providing…

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As SkillsUSA Week is recognized, Wallace State is honored to succeed annually in the organization

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Last May, Wallace State Community College had a record 15 students finish in first place in their respective SkillsUSA competitions, and the Crime Scene Investigation team went on to earn second place in the nation. Wallace State has multiple students participate in SkillsUSA competitions each year and is honored to be associated…

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Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division hosting second annual Signing Day on Feb. 16

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Applied Technologies Division is hosting its second annual Career Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the James C. Bailey Center 12th floor. Modeled on an athletics signing, the Technical Division Signing Day allows incoming students in the summer or fall to officially secure…

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