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Alabama Community College System hosts Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s National Board and Leadership Council Meeting

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

MONTGOMERY – Last week, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) served as host for the annual Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)’s National Board and Leadership Meeting in Point Clear, AL.  Alabama is the first state in the nation to offer MSSC credentials at community colleges statewide, and the ACCS was selected to host this year’s…

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Wallace State student Brye Forbes becomes first Academy of Culinary Arts SkillsUSA gold medal winner, preparing for national event

in Academic, Community, Culinary Arts, Headlines, Technical

Check out video of Brye Forbes preparing for the national SkillsUSA competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P5D8R3R7K8 HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Brye Forbes feels at home inside the kitchen. Forbes, a Wallace State Academy of Culinary Arts student, made history last semester, becoming the program’s first individual to win a gold medal at the state SkillsUSA competition, a year after…

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Wallace State set to open Community Garden Saturday, June 23

in Alumni, Community, Headlines

Reprinted with permission of The Cullman Tribune.   HANCEVILLE – At the Hanceville City Council meeting Thursday evening, Wallace State Community College (WSCC) Grant Specialist Kristi Barnett announced that the college’s awaited community garden, introduced to the council last December, is finally set to open next Saturday, June 23, with a work day at the site…

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Meeting to spotlight health programs with openings this fall

in Admissions, Child Development, Emergency Medical Services, Headlines, Health, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Pharmacy Technology, Therapeutic Massage

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Health Science programs with openings available for the Fall 2018 semester at Wallace State Community College will be on hand at an informational meeting on Wednesday, June 27, at 10 a.m. on the 12th floor of the James C. Bailey Center on the Hanceville campus. “This meeting is to let students know…

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Dr. Ryan Smith Appointed New Dean of Students at Wallace State Community College

in Headlines

    HANCEVILLE. AL—Wallace State Community College has announced the appointment of Dr. Ryan Smith as dean of students. He will assume the new role on July 2. “Wallace State looks forward to continuing to strengthen access, opportunity and success for all students under Dr. Smith’s leadership,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. Smith…

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Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

in Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera has enjoyed a memorable June thus far. Rivera was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I 2nd-team All-American on Monday, less than a week after being drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First Year…

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Wallace State’s Susan Copeland establishes endowed scholarship for Nursing students

in Alumni, Financial Aid, Headlines, Nursing

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students at Wallace State Community College in need of some financial assistance to make their dream of becoming a nurse come true have will one more option in the form of a new scholarship. Susan Copeland, an instructor for the WSCC Department of Nursing, recently established the Susan M. Copeland Endowed…

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