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Wallace State’s Talent Search program recognizes students with annual TRIO Day celebration

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search department celebrated its annual TRIO Day recently, inviting participating students from the 6th-9th grades to campus. Talent Search students who attended TRIO Day at Wallace State were welcomed by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. Guest speaker Melissa Arnold, a Wallace State math instructor, followed Karolewics,…

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Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) Selected for U.S. Department of Education’s “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment”

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala.—On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wallace State Community College in Hanceville is one of 44 colleges in the nation—and the only college in Alabama—to be selected as an experimental site for the use of Federal Pell Grants for dual enrollment. As part of the “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment…

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Wallace State golfer Sylas Elliott named NJCAA Ping 1st-team All-American; WSCC softball begins national title quest Wednesday

in Athletics, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Sylas Elliott continues to prove he’s among the elite golfers in the nation. Elliott was one of five golfers in the nation named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) PING 1st-team All-American on Tuesday night, hours before Wallace State teed off in the NJCAA Men’s National Championship at the…

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Athletic Scholarships
Row 1 (L-R): Emily Graves-Cullman, Jeanie Rakestraw-Cullman, Tempie Ennis, Kelsi Wilson, and Annalee Stephens-Jasper
Row 2 (L-R): Donnie Camp-Cullman, Damon Calvert-Crane Hill, Clint Watson-Vinemont, Austin Odom-Lawrenceburg, TN, and Tothan Matthews-Stevenson

Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

in Academic, Admissions, Athletics, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

Hanceville, Ala.—Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized during a ceremony on campus recently. “This is an occasion that we look forward to every year. We are honored that you have chosen Wallace State,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics.  The third largest community college in the…

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Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

in Academic, Community, Continuing Education, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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Wallace State baseball eliminated in ACCC tournament quarterfinals, closes season at 34-25

in Athletics, Baseball, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team had its season end Monday in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 quarterfinals in Ozark, losing to Marion Military Institute 10-0 in five innings at Eagle Stadium. Marion Military Institute grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second inning, added three runs in the third and tacked on…

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Wallace State baseball outlasts Shelton State in wild affair, stays alive at ACCC/Region 22 tournament

in Athletics, Baseball, Headlines

OZARK, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team is following a familiar script from last season at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament in Ozark. The Lions rallied for a four-run eighth inning Sunday afternoon against top-seeded Shelton State and held on for a 12-8 victory over their rival, eliminating the Bucs from the…

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Wallace State Students Recognized for Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

in Academic, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, AL—Students at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized for their achievements at the college’s recent Awards Night Ceremony.  Awards for campus leadership, scholastic achievement, transfer scholarships, and division honors were among those presented at the ceremony. “We celebrate the achievements of all of our students, and this year is especially wonderful because…

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