Students with advanced degrees fulfilling new career paths at Wallace State Community College

in Academic, Admissions, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Stroll through Wallace State Community College programs like welding or nursing and it’s not unusual to stumble upon a student who has returned to college with an advanced degree in their back pocket. Welding sophomore Jason Sanford and nursing freshman Nicole Stoddard are among the current Wallace State students in that category who…

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Austin Monk to lead Wallace State Workforce Development

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Austin Monk joined Wallace State Community College this month as Director of Workforce Development. In Monk’s new role, he will oversee training for business and industry, short-term non-credit training and continuing education. “Wallace State strives always to meet the ever changing talent development needs of our business and industry community,” said Wallace…

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Wallace State’s short-term Logistics training gaining popularity

in Academic, Community, Continuing Education, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s logistics training classes are growing in popularity since it was announced in October that the Alabama Community College System was partnering with the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSCC) for short-term manufacturing logistics training for students. Wallace State offers the training each Tuesday and Thursday night. The training is a three-week…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus offering new welding opportunity to single mothers in Blount County

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

ONEONTA, ALA. –Wallace State-Oneonta is offering single mothers in Blount County an opportunity to jump start their welding careers, through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. The first five women to enroll in the program for the Spring 2018 semester can take advantage of this recently-established initiative. Candidates must be single mothers,…

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Wallace State’s Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith earns NC3 Master Trainer status

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith has been named a National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Master Trainer. Smith is a Master Trainer certifier in Battery Starting and Charging and Torque after recently completing training in North Carolina. “As a Master Trainer, I’m able to administer the training for instructors and…

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Wallace State hosts Transfer Fair for its students

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Continuing Education, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College hosted a Transfer Fair for its students at the James C. Bailey Center lobby on Wednesday, allowing them the opportunity to become acquainted and familiar with four-year colleges and universities. Twenty-five schools were present at the event.     For more information about Wallace State, visit www.wallacestate.edu. ______________________________…

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Achieving the Dream Recognizes Community Colleges as Exemplars ATD Network Institutions Named 2017 Leader Colleges

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Achieving the Dream (ATD) today announced that Wallace State Community College, with campuses in Hanceville and Oneonta, Ala., is one of eight community colleges in the ATD Network to have earned Leader College status, the organization’s highest designation awarded to institutions that have shown three years of steady improvement in two outcomes that…

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Spain Park High wins BEST Award for 2nd straight year at WSCC, Marshall Technical School and Good Hope Middle also advance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Spain Park High School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday, earning the 2017 BEST Award. Matching its total from last year, Spain Park took home trophies in nine categories. Along with the BEST Award, Spain Park was…

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Wallace State hosts approximately 1,400 high school sophomores during 3rd annual college Showcase

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently hosted its third annual college Showcase at Tom Drake Coliseum, allowing approximately 1,400 sophomores from the area a chance to preview the programs and opportunities available at the college. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived…

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