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    Aspen Institute names Wallace State semifinalist for prestigious 2025 Aspen Prize

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    WASHINGTON D.C. – On May 7, the Aspen Institute named Wallace State Community College as a semifinalist for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million award is the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among community colleges. The...

    WSCC Women’s Golf places 3rd at NJCAA Women’s South District Championship

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s women’s golf team finished third in the district at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s South District Championship in Brenham, Texas. The Lions finished behind Tyler Junior College out of Tyler, Texas and tournament host Blinn...

    The Flying Fifty: New boutique hotel owned by WSCC alumni

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - As Wallace State continues its celebration of Community College Month, it is highlighting the successes of students and alumni. The Flying Fifty, a new boutique hotel run by two Wallace State Community College alumni, Paul and Challie Johnson Knetter, will open soon...

    Wallace State students win 26 medals at Alabama SkillsUSA competition

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College brought home 26 medals from the 2024 Alabama State Leadership and SkillsUSA Championships held this week in Mobile, with two-thirds of those being gold medals in 12 of 18 categories. Eighteen students earned gold medals during the competition,...

    Wallace State Men’s and Women’s Tennis win ACCC Titles

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State’s men’s and women’s tennis teams each earned Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) titles at the ACCC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments held at Jasper High School. The men won their sixth consecutive ACCC championship while the women won their third....

    Wallace State’s Suzanne Harbin selected for Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (Aspen) announced recently that Suzanne Harbin, vice president of advancement and innovation at Wallace State Community College, is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2024-25 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship. Applying lessons from over a...

    Wallace State names student and teacher of the year

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is proud to announce that Vianney Verdin Maldonado was named Student of the Year and Jackie Donaldson was named Teacher of the Year recently at the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of Education luncheon held on...

    Brandon Smith teaches math in same department he learned the ropes

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Brandon Smith's story is more than an academic journey from student to esteemed math instructor. His story is a testament to the transformative power of Wallace State Community College. From being a peer tutor in the Tutorial Lab as a student...

    Annual WSCC Big Band Dance set for April 19

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Wallace State Jazz Band will present its annual Big Band Dance on Friday, April 19. “The Big Band Dance has become a tradition for some over the years,” said Ricky Burks, chair of the Wallace Fine and Performing Arts program and...

    Wallace State’s Williams earns NJCAA third team All-American honors

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Jimmie Williams, the freshman guard for the Wallace State Community College men’s basketball team, has been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division I All-America Teams, earning a place as a Third-Team All-American. “Jimmie had one of the best...

    WSCC Men’s Golf battles back to take 2nd place in ACCC Region 22 Tournament

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    ONEONTA, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College men’s golf pushed through the final round of play at the Alabama Community College Conference Region 22 championship to take second place in the tournament. The Lions entered the day in sixth place when they hit the links...

    Wallace State Singers going back in time with ‘That ‘70s Show’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - If the ‘70s groove is your thing, make plans to attend the Wallace State Singers’ upcoming performance entitled “That ‘70s Show.” “We can’t wait to take our audience back to the 1970s,” said Tiffany Richter, director of the Wallace State Singers and...

    Saturday Admission Workshops to be offered at Wallace State April 6, May 18

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College announces it will hold Admission Workshops on Saturday, April 6, and Saturday, May 18, for anyone seeking assistance with filling out their application for admission to the college. The workshops will be held from 10 a.m.- 2...

    Wallace State 1st in state selected to participate in SME Workforce Pipeline Challenge

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Faculty and staff of Wallace State Community College recently met with industry partners and Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) staff to start a three-year project aimed at increasing the manufacturing workforce in the United States. SME is a national nonprofit committed to...

    Wallace State earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly School designation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College announced recently it has earned the 2024-2025 Military Friendly School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2024-2025...

    Wallace State’s season ends with 63-58 loss to Indian Hills in round 2 of NJCAA Tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s men’s basketball team’s season came to an end in a hard-fought battle against Indian Hills Community College on Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in Hutchinson, Kan. The Lions lost...

    Lions advance to 2nd round of NJCAA Tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, AL — A hot second half by the Wallace State Community College men’s basketball team put the Lions in the winners’ bracket after their first-round matchup Sunday, March 24, against No. 12 Lee College at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division...

    Wallace State welcomes new members into English and Math Honor Societies

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.  — The Wallace State Community College chapters of Sigma Kappa Delta and Mu Alpha Theta honor societies recently inducted new members. Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD) is the National English Honor Society for two-year colleges. Wallace State’s Theta Delta Chapter was established in 2007....

    WSCC Women’s Golf finishes 2nd at home tournament; ranked 15th in nation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State’s women’s golf team finished second to Shelton State Community College this week at the Wallace State Spring Invite. Held on their home course of Cross Creek Golf Course, the Lions finished at +96, only three strokes behind the Buccaneers at...

    WSCC Men’s Basketball to take on Lee College in first game at NJCAA tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s men’s basketball team are making their way to Hutchinson, Kansas, to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division I Basketball Tournament. The Lions are ranked as the No. 21 seed in the tournament and drew No....

    WSCC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members, is recognized as REACH chapter

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 80 Wallace State Community College students were recently inducted in the college’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society.  Membership in PTK is extended by invitation only. For a student to be eligible, they must...

    Spring Showcase draws hundreds of high school students to Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Over 1,100 10th-grade students descended on the campus of Wallace State Community College for the annual Spring Showcase this week. The event gave sophomores from eight area high schools the opportunity to explore the various Liberal Arts, Applied Technology, Health and...

    Wallace State’s Williams, Winfrey, Grant earn ACCC postseason awards

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College basketball players Jimmie Williams, Jaden Winfrey and Emariah Grant were each recognized by the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) with postseason awards announced this week for Division I. Postseason awards are voted on by ACCC coaches. Williams, a...

    WSCC: Free film screening spotlights man’s journey from inmate to artist

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College will present a free screening of the award-winning film “Master of Light” on Thursday, March 14 at 5:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The film is the latest...

    More than 500 HOSA students tour Wallace State Health Science programs

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College welcomed more than 500 high school students from Blount, Cullman, Winston and Walker County HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) programs Monday. The students rotated through the rooms of the Simulation Center in the School of Nursing...

    Wallace State hosting ACCS Board of Trustees meeting March 13

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College announces it will host the monthly meeting of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Board of Trustees on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Peinhardt Conference Center in the...

    Wallace State offering innovative Systems Engineering Technology degree

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - For those interested in engineering, but not ready to take the leap into a four-year course of study, the Wallace State Community College Computer Science program offers a Systems Engineering Technology option that is focused on model–based systems engineering (MBSE). After...

    WSCC Center for Career and Workforce Development hosts Health Science Career Fair

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Wallace State Center for Career and Workforce Development recently hosted a Health Science Career Fair in the Peinhardt Conference Center in the School of Nursing and Center for Science. More than 35 employers met with students and shared information about...

    WSCC Men’s Basketball Team wins 1st ACCC Championship since 2014, Lady Lions finish runner-up

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s Men’s Basketball team defeated #1 ranked Bishop State Saturday night to win their first Alabama Community College Conference championship since 2014. The Lions defeated the Wildcats 81-85 in overtime. Leading the charge for Wallace State freshman guard and...

    WSCC Women’s Basketball earns bye in ACCC Division I tournament; men’s team seeded No. 3

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- The Wallace State Community College women's basketball team earned a bye in the 2024 Alabama Community College Conference Division I Basketball Tournament to be held March 7-9 at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. On Friday, March 8 at 12 p.m., the women will...

    WSCC: Event opens doors to learn about Workforce Training Center

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career and Workforce Development is opening the doors to its new Workforce Training Center to anyone who would like to learn more about how the facility can be utilized for individual and group training. Pro Skills...

    Wallace State hosts STEAM Academy for area 5th graders

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College recently hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Academy for area fifth-grade students at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Over 30 students were selected by their science teachers to attend the event. Wallace...

    Wallace State hosts welding contest for aspiring north Alabama welders

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College Welding hosted an intense welding competition Friday, March 1, showcasing the talents of high school students from across north Alabama. Held in Wallace State’s new, state-of-the-art welding facility, the event drew 151 students from approximately 31 schools,...

    WSCC Workforce Training Center revolutionizes career development

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Located on the grounds of REHAU’s automotive manufacturing facility in Cullman, the Workforce Training Center provides facilities for short-term training programs and services provided by the college’s Center for Career and Workforce Development. For people interested in learning a new career skill,...

    Explore, learn and innovate

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    STEAM Camp 2024 at Wallace State CULLMAN, Ala. - This summer, Wallace State Community College is set to become a hub of innovation and learning with the return of the highly anticipated STEAM Camp. Designed for students entering grades three through eight in the 2024-2025...

    Books & Banter, new student-led book club, welcomes all current Wallace State students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College students have a new opportunity to expand their literary horizons with the launch of Books & Banter, a student-led book club on campus. The club welcomes all current students to engage in lively discussions and discover new...

    WSCC: Sessions provide information on Health Science programs

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Health Science programs will soon begin accepting applications for Fall 20204 admission. To answer any questions potential students may have about the programs, information sessions will be held on Thursday, Feb. 29, and Wednesday, April 3, from...

    WSCC, UAB welcome 9th cohort for joint enrollment program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - More than a dozen students from Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education’s Joint Enrollment program with the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently participated in the Lamp of Learning and White Coat Ceremony for Nursing. The ceremony marks the...

    WSCC: Broadway Night set for Feb. 15

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Students in Wallace State Community College's Fine and Performing Arts programs are gearing up for the annual Broadway Night, scheduled on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The upcoming...

    WSCC: Nursing offering evening classes starting fall 2024

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College will begin offering evening nursing courses this fall to provide a more flexible option for students interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. The evening program will follow the same pathway as traditional daytime classes, with students...

    ‘Butterfly in the Sky’ shares beginnings of ‘Reading Rainbow’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The next film in the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Films to be shown at Wallace State Community College may bring back a lot of memories for children of the 80s and 90s. “Butterfly in the Sky” is a documentary about...

    Wallace State hosts VEX IQ robotics competitions

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, Jan. 13, Wallace State Community College welcomed 46 teams to campus for VEX IQ robotics competitions for elementary and middle school students. Competitions were held in the Wellness Center practice gym, with hundreds of participants and spectators in attendance.  “We have...

    Scholarship audition dates set by Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students who love to sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or even work behind the scenes may attend upcoming auditions at Wallace State Community College to earn scholarship money for their education.     The college’s Fine and Performing Arts programs will host scholarship...

    More than 800 earn places on WSCC President’s, Dean’s Lists

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College congratulates 837 outstanding students who were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2023 semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for...

    WSCC: Alumna Morelia Tinajero advocates for Alabama’s Hispanic community

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Morelia Tinajero has devoted her life to helping immigrants call Alabama home. She works at the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA) as a Department of Justice accredited immigration case manager and serves as the instructor for both civics and English...

    WSCC: More than 40 complete Sonography program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 40 students were recognized Thursday at the pinning ceremony for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Wallace State Community College. The program pinned 17 students completing its Cardiovascular pathway and 24 from its Abdomen/Obstetrics pathways. In marking their accomplishment, it...

    Wallace State cuts ribbon on Workforce Training Center

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – City, county and state representatives in industry, business and education were gathered on the campus of Rehau Wednesday morning to celebrate the grand opening of a new facility that’s been years in the making. Wallace State’s new Workforce Training Center officially...

    From sea to IT: Navy veteran Troy Luquire highlights experience as Wallace State student

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Troy Luquire is a computer science student at Wallace State Community College. His role goes beyond traditional classroom learning, as he immerses himself in various technology-related projects across campus, including being a part of a work-study program with the IT Department. On any...

    Wallace State Volleyball, Cross Country wrap up seasons at NJCAA national championships

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State’s and Volleyball Cross Country Cross Country teams each ended their seasons with a lot to be proud of as the volleyball team advanced in the national tournament further than they ever have before and runners on both the men’s...

    Wallace State Nursing hosts Let’s Pretend Hospital

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — For three days starting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, first graders from around Cullman County were welcomed to the 15th annual Let's Pretend Hospital, hosted by Wallace State Community College's Nursing program. With the goal of teaching children not to be afraid...

    ‘Industry Comes to Wallace State’ gives students chance to network with area employers

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students from Wallace State Community College recently got the chance to network with area employers and learn about various internship, apprenticeship and full-time job opportunities.  Industry Comes to Wallace State is an event hosted monthly by the college’s Center for Career and...

    ‘The Nutcracker’ to be performed at Wallace State Nov. 17-19

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College's Allegro Dance Theatre will partner with Ballet South and the Cullman Community Young Singers to present the beloved classic, “The Nutcracker,” for three performances at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. Audiences will have the opportunity to experience...

    WSCC Dental Hygiene students showcase clinical research presentations

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in the Wallace State Community College Dental Hygiene program recently showcased their clinical research presentations in the Bailey Center Auditorium. After months of preparation and research, the students were able to display their hard work to an audience of peers...

    See ‘Little Satchmo’ at Wallace State Nov. 9

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The second of five films in the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Films to be shown at Wallace State Community College may pique your interest even if you aren’t a fan of jazz music.   Emmy Award-winning documentary “Little Satchmo” tells the story...

    WSCC Volleyball wins ACCC Championship, heading to national tournament

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    MOBILE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College Volleyball won their 14th conference title in 15 seasons and their 24th overall in a hard-fought battle against Enterprise State Community College at the Alabama Community College Conference/National Junior College Gulf South District Tournament over the weekend...

    WSCC hosting ‘Salute to United States Veterans’ featuring Concert Band, Jazz Band Nov. 9

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Concert Band and Jazz Band will perform their “Salute to United States Veterans” on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Admission...

    19th annual WSCC Student Investment Luncheon raises over $373K

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – As Wallace State Community College (WSCC) transitions into planning for spring semester, the highly anticipated event of the fall season went off without a hitch on Thursday morning, Nov. 2, 2023. The 19th annual Student Investment Luncheon saw hundreds of donors...

    Wallace State Volleyball competing for ACCC Championship this weekend

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College Volleyball will compete for a 14th conference title in 15 seasons and 24th overall in the Alabama Community College Conference/National Junior College Gulf South District Tournament this weekend in Mobile. Standing in first place in the North Division, the Lions’ first...

    Wallace State Cross Country teams win repeat conference championships

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State men’s and women’s cross country teams each won their sixth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference championships Friday at John Hunt Cross Country Park in Huntsville. The men had seven runners in the top 10, finishing 23 points ahead of...

    Wallace State Theatre making Shakespeare sing

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    Carley Cofield, left, Jairus Williams and Yvonne Wakaimba practice choreography for the Wallace State Theatre’s upcoming production of “Shakespeare Sings: The Tempest,” which combines modern music with classic literature. “Shakespeare Sings: The Tempest” will be shown Nov. 3-5 in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre...

    WSCC Alumni accepting reservations for “To Kill a Mockingbird” performance

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is accepting reservations for a planned trip to Huntsville to see Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The group will attend a matinee showing on Feb. 17 at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville. Best...

    Wallace State Volleyball, Cross Country move up in polls

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College Volleyball has moved up to first place in the North division of the Alabama Community College Conference rankings and up to 14 in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll. The Lions have a 31-3 overall record for...

    Wallace State unveils first EV heavy duty truck for Diesel Technology program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — During the unveiling of a new piece of equipment to be used in Wallace State Community College’s electric vehicle curriculum in the Diesel Technology program, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics noted the addition is part of the college’s continuing efforts to be...

    WSCC Cross Country teams ranked 7th in national preseason poll

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams both are ranked No. 7 nationally in the 2023 NJCAA DII preseason polls by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association coaches poll. The women’s team finished fifth in...

    Spring trip to Washington, D.C., planned with WSCC Alumni Association

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Springtime is a wonderful time to visit Washington, D.C., and the Wallace State Alumni Association is planning a trip for early April 2024. The six-night, seven-day journey is jam packed with visits to many of the favorite tourist destinations in and...

    WSCC Alumni Association offering two holiday themed trips

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    While Christmas is more than three months away, the Wallace State Alumni Association is getting in the holiday spirit with two trips for the season.  The first is a one-day trip to Greenbrier, Tenn., to Fiddle Dee Farms where visitors will be entertained by the...

    ‘An historic day’

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    Wallace State hosts grand opening, announces $48.8M in capital investments HANCEVILLE, Ala. - In what President Dr. Vicki Karolewics described as an historic day, Wallace State Community College on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023, celebrated the grand opening of the $8.8 million Center of Welding Technology...

    Wallace State to host grand opening of Centers for Welding and Innovation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College will host a grand opening for its Center for Welding Technology and Innovation Center on Monday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m. Several capital investment projects will also be announced as part of the festivities. “We are excited to...

    WSCC: Grants have supplied much needed support to college, students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - When Wallace State Community College conducts its grand opening of the Center for Welding Technology and Innovation Center on Monday, Aug. 21, college officials will have many people to thank for helping make it a reality. “We are extremely grateful for everyone...

    Wallace State student 1st to earn 4.0 GPA in UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  For the first time since the UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment program began, a student has graduated with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) from both Wallace State Community College and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Recent graduate Judith “Judy” Jackson accomplished this...

    The Caring Foundation supports that Wallace State smile

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College announces receipt of a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and The Caring Foundation for the Dental Clinic run by the college’s Dental health programs. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and The Caring Foundation’s mission...

    More than 100 recognized at WSCC Nursing pinning ceremony

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College recognized more than 100 students at the Department of Nursing Education’s August pinning ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 3. The event was historic in several ways, including having the highest number of mobility students graduating from the program...

    WSCC celebrates Dental Assisting Class of 2023

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Family and friends gathered on Monday, July 31, 2023, to watch as students from the Wallace State Community College Dental Assisting program walked across the stage of the James Bailey Center Auditorium, marking their successful completion of the program that has...

    More than 40 graduate WSCC Occupational Therapy Assistant program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - More than 40 students were recognized Tuesday, Aug.  1, 2023, for successfully completing the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program at Wallace State Community College. “I would like to commend you all in your commitment in obtaining your dreams to pursue a degree...

    Wallace State STEAM camp geared for younger students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College recently hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Camp for middle school students. According to WSCC Computer Science and Mathematics Department Secretary Bralee Glenn, the camp is designed to teach students early on that there are...

    2 WSCC alums sign with MLB teams during 2023 Draft

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Baseball added two more names to Major League Baseball rosters when former Lion stars Colson Lawrence and Will Varmette were drafted in the 2023 MLB Draft. “It's always exciting when our players at Wallace State get the opportunity to play...

    WSCC: Aug. 8 event offered to introduce Diesel Technology to women, other learners

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Diesel Technology program will host a Women in Diesel Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, for women interested in learning more about the program and the high-demand, high-wage careers available to them. The event will...

    2 WSCC athletics teams receive NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s Men’s Tennis and Volleyball teams each were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) as 2022-2023 Academic Teams of the Year. Both were recognized as having the highest GPA in their respective sport throughout the...

    Wallace State unveils portrait of Garlan E. Gudger Sr.

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College hosted the unveiling of a portrait of Dr. Garlan E. Gudger Sr., on Thursday, July 20, in the student center that bears his name on the campus in Hanceville. Gudger served as the first dean of students at...

    Wallace State signs MOU with Auburn University

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College and Auburn University recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a bachelor of science pathway for Wallace State students transferring to Auburn University’s College of Agriculture.  “I am excited about this signing agreement between Auburn and Wallace...

    Wallace State hosting open house for Oneonta Nursing classes

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Oneonta center announces it will hold an open house for those interested in seeing where Nursing classes will be held at the Academic Center and those wishing to know more about the program. The open house will...

    Wallace State: ‘ESL classes growing by leaps and bounds’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Over the last three years, attendance for English as a Second Language (ESL) classes offered at the Wallace State Community College Oneonta Academic Center has more than quadrupled. ESL instructor John Barnett said there are currently 46 students in classes taught...

    Dual Enrollment on a sharp rise at Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - With a record number of high school students participating in dual enrollment classes with the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), leaders of the state’s community colleges gathered in Birmingham recently to discuss plans to boost student success. More than 27,000 Alabama high...

    Applications opening for WSCC Nursing, EMS and Child Development programs

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The application process for several Health Science programs at Wallace State Community College is opening for admission in the Spring 2024 semester. Spring 2024 classes are scheduled to begin Jan. 8, 2024. Nursing The Wallace State Department of Nursing Education will accept applications...

    Elizabeth St. John exhibition on display through July 10

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College has extended the exhibition featuring paintings by local artist Elizabeth St. John through July 10. The works in the current exhibition are a joyful introduction to spring, perfectly suited to the space, museum...

    5 gold medalists among 10 winners for WSCC at SkillsUSA

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Ten students from Wallace State Community College brought home medals, including five gold medals, after competing over the weekend at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Atlanta. The students earned medals in five of the 12 college divisions...

    More than 80 athletes named to ACCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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    Wallace State Community College is proud to announce that more than 70 student athletes earned recognition by Alabama Community College Conference for academic excellence for the Spring 2023 semester by obtaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Student athletes who earn a GPA of...

    Wallace State celebrates GED, ACE, Career and Workforce graduates

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College is proud to recognize dozens of students who completed a General Equivalency Degree (GED), Alabama Career Essentials (ACE) training or earned certifications through the college’s Center for Career and Workforce Development training programs. The students were awarded...

    Wallace State’s Emily Simon earns place on NFCA NJCAA All-American Team

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College Softball player Emily Simon has been selected as a member of 2023 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DI All-American second team. Simon, a freshman from Athens, was also named to the...

    Wallace State crowns intramural wallyball champions

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- The Wallace State Intramural Sports Department held it’s Wallyball Championship Tournament near the end of the Spring 2023 semester, in the Dan York Practice Facility within the College Wellness Center. In the championship match, team “H & B’s” defeated team “Cross...

    Simulator benefits WSCC Radiation Therapy students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Students in Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Imaging program are benefitting from a new tool that allows them to become familiar with an important piece of equipment they will use when they are working in the field as radiation therapists. The program...

    Arab’s Tiffany Dowdy named WSCC Work Study of the Year

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College is proud to announce Tiffany Dowdy of Arab was named the Work Study of the Year for 2023. For more than two years, Dowdy served as a work study in the college’s Center for Student Success, assisting students...

    Wallace State Nursing holds first of 2 pinning ceremonies for Class of 2023

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education (DNE) recognized around 80 graduates at the first of two pinning ceremonies for the class of 2023. Both the May and August ceremonies mark the beginning of careers for new nurses from the...

    WSCC SPRING ROUNDUP: Wallace State Golf 6th in nation; Men’s Tennis 7th in nation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s men’s golf team finished sixth in the nation at the recent National Junior College Athletic Association’s Men’s National Championship for Division I. Held at Sand Creek Golf Course in Newton, Kansas, the team finished with 1,116 points...

    Wallace State Dental Hygiene program graduates 27

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College’s Dental Hygiene program graduated more than two dozen students from its annual pinning ceremony.   Class President Emilee Harrington congratulated her classmates on their accomplishment and the dedication and commitment it took to succeed.  “You have embraced the challenges and...

    Wallace State Softball earns No. 3 seed at NJCAA Tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College Softball is the No. 3 seed in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division I Softball Championship starting Tuesday, May 23, at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala. The team punched their ticket to nationals after winning...

    WSCC hosting event for women interested in skilled trades

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career & Workforce Development will host “Empowered: Women in the Trades,” a Lunch and Learn on Thursday, June 8, at 11 a.m. The event will take place on the 12th floor of the James. C. Bailey Center on the college’s main campus...

    Wallace State celebrates commencement for Class of 2023

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College and President Dr. Vicki Karolewics celebrated the college’s commencement in Traditions Bank Arena of Tom Drake Coliseum. Two ceremonies were held, with Academics and Applied Technologies graduates honored in a morning ceremony and Health Science graduates honored...

    WSCC students bring home 35 medals from State SkillsUSA competitions

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Students from Wallace State Community College are bringing home 35 medals from the state SkillsUSA competition held this week in Mobile. There were 21 first-place winners, 10 second-place winners and four third-place winners. Diesel Technology students swept the Diesel Equipment Technology category,...

    Men’s and Women’s Golf preparing for national tournaments

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    Hanceville, AL — Wallace State Men’s and Women’s Golf teams are gearing up for appearances at their respective national tournaments in the coming weeks. Coming off conference and regional victories, the women’s team will compete in the 2023 NJCAA Division 1 Women’s Golf Championship May...