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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    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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North Alabama students tour Wallace State Health Science programs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — About two dozen youth from at least five north Alabama counties visited Wallace State Community College this week to find out about the Health Science programs offered at the college. The students are participants in the North Alabama Area Health Education Center, based out of Huntsville. The coalition offers students in 13…

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Wallace State Nursing hosts health fair in Oneonta

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  ONEONTA, Ala. — Jerry McGowan was one of a number of Blount County residents who took advantage of a free health fair offered by Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing at its Oneonta Center on Tuesday. Students from the Evidenced-Based Clinical Reasoning class manned tables guests could visit to learn about a number…

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

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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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