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Saturday, October 31, 2020

    Helpers on parade

    CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s an annual tradition for Cullman Primary School students to meet and learn about “community helpers” across the Cullman area, teaching young students about the important roles everyone from police to postal workers play in their daily lives. But with coronavirus...

    Cullman City Schools’ ‘Hat Day’ fundraiser raises $1,179 for United Way

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sporting everything from cowboy hats to baseball caps, hundreds of students across the city of Cullman recently got a chance to tweak the normal dress code — but don’t worry — it was all in good fun and for a good...

    Wallace State receives $1.5M U.S. Dept. of Labor award

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday announced an award of $1.5 million to Wallace State Community College, part of $29 million in grants awarded to 27 recipients through the Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities (WORC) program, in partnership with the Appalachian...

    Wallace State Nursing Chair Deborah Hoover presents at national conference 

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education Chair Deborah “Pepper” Hoover recently presented information about the program’s joint enrollment model with the University of Alabama at Birmingham during the 2020 National League for Nursing (NLN) Virtual Education Summit.   Master of Teaching – Art of Leadership was the theme for this...

    Wallace State announces Presidential Award of Excellence winners  

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Presidential Awards of Excellence in the Academic, Applied Technologies and Health Science divisions. These awards are given to students who exhibit a strong work ethic, the ability to...

    WSCC’s Dr. Kathy Buckelew honored for Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty designation

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College Department Chairperson, English and Humanities Dr. Kathy Buckelew last December was named Wallace State's 2020 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty honoree. Thursday evening, Buckelew was recognized for that designation. A statement on the American Association of Community College's...

    National Adult and Literacy Week: Recent WSCC Adult Ed grads Alexander Rutherford, Skylar Bolton share stories 

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Alexander Rutherford and Skylar Bolton are recent graduates of Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education Department, each taking different paths to complete the program.   As Wallace State recognizes National Adult Education and Literacy Week this week, their journeys highlight the opportunities available to individuals who have discontinued public education enrollment or who did...

    Wallace State joins UAB, Jefferson State for Lamp of Learning ceremony for new nursing students  

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. –  Several Wallace State Community College Nursing students marked the beginning of their journey in becoming a nurse Monday with a Lamp of Learning ceremony. Hosted remotely by the University of Alabama and also including students from Jefferson State Community College, the induction ceremony welcomed them into their nursing career...

    Reading with ‘Ivan’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Fourth-graders at East Elementary School recently received a reading time surprise when Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Award-winner “The One and Only Ivan,” sent a message to their classes. Cullman City Schools fourth graders have spent the month reading the New...

    ‘Anxiety Elephants’ author Caris Snider to present by livestream to students Sept. 29 

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Author, speaker, worship leader and Wallace State alum Caris Snider will discuss her book “Anxiety Elephants: A 31-Day Devotional to Help Stomp Out Your Anxiety” to Wallace State Community College students on a virtual platform Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 12:15 p.m. at the Bailey Center...