Wallace State softball’s freshmen have paved way to success as ACCC Tournament begins today

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team can easily pinpoint when their confidence began to increase this season and the plethora of freshmen on the roster grew up. It was a March 8 doubleheader sweep over Lake-Sumter State College on the final leg of a Florida weekend trip. “We were finishing up that swing and…

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Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation graduate Aaron Mathis giving back to college through Foundation scholarship

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Aaron Mathis has had a passion for flying as long as he can remember. And, at only 22 years old, Mathis is making sure current Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation students have the same opportunities. Through Wallace State’s Future Foundation, Mathis has established a scholarship for future flight professionals. The inaugural scholarship will…

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There are many paths to a degree

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Headlines

By Anna Parrish Deciding to get my GED wasn’t something that was planned for but it ended up being very beneficial. When I was growing up, there were certain assumptions and stigmas associated with receiving a GED rather than a high school diploma, but I didn’t fit any of those. I was actually very smart…

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Community colleges hold key to future

in Alumni, Community, Headlines

Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times David Palmer Randall Shedd is well known for his work through the Commission on Aging and a long political career that eventually led to a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives. A two-term Cullman County Commission chairman, Fairview mayor and second-term state representative, Shedd became familiar…

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UAB Nurse Manager Jamie Hammock: A Wallace State success story

in Alumni, Community, Headlines, Health

Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times   BENJAMIN BULLARD   There’s a sort of positive feedback loop between the Wallace State Nursing program and its lengthy list of successful graduates, and no one epitomizes it better than Hanceville’s Jamie Hammock. A 1990 graduate of Wallace State’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, Hammock continues…

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