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Wallace State’s Talent Search students recognized during annual TRIO Day

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Talent Search students were celebrated recently at the annual TRIO Day on campus. TRIO Day is for students in 6th-9th grades from participating service area schools, many of whom are first generation potential college attenders, voluntarily participating in a wide variety of college readiness activities. The group was treated to…

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Wallace State Community College wins record 31 gold medals, 55 overall at SkillsUSA competition

in Academic, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s students continue to shine at the state SkillsUSA competition. Wallace State recently had a record 31 first-place finishers at the event, each winning a gold medal, and the college once again collected the Highest Participation Award and Highest Membership Award. “SkillsUSA brings out the best in students. Each…

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Wallace State Dental Hygiene program pins 25 graduates

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — With bright smiles, more than two dozen young women were pinned as graduates of the Class of 2018 from the Dental Hygiene program at Wallace State Community College. In her remarks, instructor Susan Brewer complimented the graduates on the teamwork they exhibited throughout their two years in the program. “That was…

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Huntley Delivers Inspirational Story during Learning Communities Lecture

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Lawyer, author and child advocate Liz Huntley delivered an inspirational lecture during a recent visit to Wallace State Community College as part of National Community College month and the college’s Learning Communities project. Huntley shared her story, “More Than a Bird,” with the Learning Communities classes and spent additional time answering the…

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Wallace State Diagnostic Imaging graduates 27 from program

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Diagnostic Imaging program graduated 27 students from its program on Tuesday, May 1, during its pinning ceremony. For them all it was a culmination of 21 months of lessons, exams and clinical rotations as they worked to earn their degree. “One of my favorite quotes I’ve reminded…

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Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

in Academic, Admissions, Athletics, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College were recognized during a celebration of student achievement on campus recently. For the 2018-2019 academic year, Wallace State will award more than $1.2 million in Presidential, Leadership, Academic Excellence, Leadership, Health, Career Technical, Performing Arts, Athletic, Summer Honors and other scholarships in addition to…

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Wallace State celebrates Earth Day with Dr. Todd Steury’s visit, Planting Seeds Community Garden awareness

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College recently continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day, welcoming Auburn University professor Dr. Todd Steury, a wildlife ecologist, as a special guest to campus. Dr. Stuery, an assistant professor at Auburn since 2008, presented on “Unseen Rare and Extirpated and Mythological Mammals of Alabama,” educating an engaged crowd…

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Austin T. Monk: Alabama will continue offering opportunities for individual and corporate success

in Community, Continuing Education, Headlines

Reprinted with permission by This Is Alabama   Workforce development serves as a mechanism for change in Alabama. It empowers participants and enables individual economic development. Our state is on the cusp of a new age as industry and higher education institutions partner resources and talent to train the next generation. Concepts like Internet of…

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