Wallace State Community College
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|Wallace State Community College|
|President||Vicki Hawsey Karolewics|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
Wallace State Community College is a community college located in Hanceville, Alabama. Wallace State offers a variety of associate's degrees. Founded in 1966, the college currently enrolls approximately 6,000 students and offers more than 50 programs of study in academic, health and technical programs.
The college was founded in 1966. It is named for former Alabama governor George C. Wallace, who greatly expanded Alabama's community college system.
The college campus is in Hanceville, Alabama.
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.
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.
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Golf, Intramurals, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball.
- Marcus Brimage (attended), professional Mixed Martial Artist, current UFC Bantamweight
- Lester "Bubba" Carpenter, member of the Mississippi House of Representatives representing the First District of Mississippi
- Jake Elmore, baseball player
- Fredrik Jacobson and Brett Wetterich attended Wallace State and both are currently on the PGA tour
- Derek Holland, baseball player
- Craig Kimbrel, baseball player for the Atlanta Braves
- Kip Moore, country music singer
- Zelous Wheeler, baseball player
- "Marcus Brimage UFC Profile". Retrieved 2014.
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