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Friday, February 3, 2023

    WSCC Occupational Therapy Assistant program hosts pinning ceremony

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Graduates of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Wallace State Community College were recognized at a pinning ceremony during the final days of the summer semester. Program director Laura Smith noted this was her first cohort in her three years at the...

    Wallace State earns Apprenticeship Ambassador designation from US Department of Labor

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College has been selected as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the United States Department of Labor. The Department of Labor’s newly announced Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative seeks to create a national network of employers, labor organizations, industry association, program sponsors, educators,...

    WSCC launching Robotic Welding Technician degree

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s (WSCC) welding program is preparing for a noteworthy fall 2022 semester. The department is launching a new Robotic Welding Technician degree and moving into a new space on campus – the state-of-the-art Center for Robotic Welding, Fabrication...

    WSCC short-term training programs hosting new boot camps beginning in August

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career and Workforce Development and Adult Education Department are hosting new rounds of short-term training boot camps beginning in August.   Boot camp offerings include Automation Technician, Diesel Technology, Medical Assistant Certification and Phlebotomy at the main...

    21 students graduate WSCC Dental Assisting program

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Dental Assisting program recognized 21 students who successfully completed the one-year program, earning an Associate in Applied Science degree and entry into a new career field or a head start toward a becoming a dental hygienist.   “Two...

    WSCC Computer Science Department designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s Computer Science Department has received designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Terry Ayers, Wallace State’s Computer Science chairperson, and program instructor Gregory Knight accepted the award recently on the department’s behalf at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity...

    WSCC Culinary Arts welcomes Pate, ADAI

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College (WSCC) Culinary Arts students on Thursday welcomed Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture of Industries Rick Pate and representatives from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) to campus for a lunch prepared with locally sourced products to...

    Summer Bridge program helping students save time, money for college

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The first of two Start Right Summer Bridge sessions is currently underway at Wallace State Community College, and the students who are participating are glad they signed up for the free three-week program.  The Start Right Summer Bridge program is aimed at...

    Wallace State Community College has 13 students win National SkillsUSA medals, including three teams earning gold

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College had 13 students earn a medal, including three teams to win a gold, at the 2022 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference competition recently held in Atlanta. Gold medal-winning teams for Wallace State were: Jessica Rosales Aguilar, Bryson Fletcher...

    Community Career Fair gives personal quality to hiring process

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State’s Center for Career and Workforce Development partnered with Cullman Economic Development Agency Thursday to sponsor a Community Career Fair held at The Active Adult Center (formerly the Donald E. Green Senior Center). The fair gave potential employees the chance...