Wallace State Community College

Wallace State Community College
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TypePublic community college
Established1966 (1966)
AffiliationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools
PresidentVicki Hawsey Karolewics
Location, ,
United States
Websitewww.wallacestate.edu

Wallace State Community College (formally George C Wallace State Community College) is a public community college in Hanceville, Alabama. Founded in 1966 as the George C. Wallace State Trade School of Cullman County,[1] the college currently enrolls approximately 6,000 students and offers more than 50 associate degree and certificate programs in academic, health, and technical programs.

History

The college was founded in 1966. It is named for former Alabama governor George C. Wallace, who greatly expanded Alabama's community college system.

Campus

The college campus is in Hanceville, Alabama. The college also has an Academic Center and a Technical Center in Oneonta, AL. The Oneonta Center was opened in 2016.

Organization and administration

Wallace State maintains a partnership with Athens State University, which enables students to complete junior- and senior-level classes leading to a baccalaureate degree, all on the Wallace State campus.

Academics

Wallace State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees. Many programs have additional accreditation from organizations appropriate to the particular disciplines.

Student life

Sports

School sports include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, golf, tennis, softball, volleyball, and intramurals.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ Holmes, Kristen. "Wallace State Community College". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Alabama Humanities Foundation. Retrieved December 10, 2017.

External links

Coordinates: 34°04′21″N 86°46′36″W / 34.07248°N 86.77663°W / 34.07248; -86.77663