Member Spotlight – Wallace State Community College

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Wallace State’s participation in NISOD adds value to our college by providing our faculty and staff with research and resources related to best practices, access to invaluable professional development opportunities, and a recognition for their outstanding work in NISOD publications and awards programs.

– Vicki P. Karolewics, President, Wallace State Community College

Vicki P. Karolewics, President

Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, Alabama | wallacestate.edu | Established 1963 | Linda Wesley, NISOD Liaison

Member Spotlight Question and Answer 

When did Wallace State Community College become a NISOD Member?   
The college became a member in 2003.

Why is Wallace State Community College a NISOD Member?
NISOD provides a network for the best community college faculty and staff in the country to be supported, inspired, and celebrated in the common mission of student success. Through our membership investment in NISOD, Wallace State receives access to outstanding professional development that is affordable, focused on community and technical college faculty and staff issues, and in touch with national trends. NISOD supports Wallace State’s mission, including a commitment to student success through a student-centered, innovative, engaging, and supportive learning environment; teaching excellence; respect for diversity; strategic partnerships that advance community, workforce, and economic development; cultural enrichment of our communities; and accountability and integrity.

Which NISOD benefits does Wallace State Community College use the most and how?

  • Innovation Abstracts. Our faculty have been featured numerous times in the prestigious publication.
  • NISOD Excellence Awards. Every year we celebrate Wallace State faculty and staff members by submitting them as NISOD Excellence Award recipients.
  • Annual Conference. This meeting is one of the most important conferences that we send our faculty and staff representatives, often our Excellence Award recipients, each year.

Interesting News Happening at Wallace State Community College

Wallace State’s Applied Technologies hosts fourth annual Career and Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day

Wallace State’s Electronics Technology launches F.A.M.E. program chapter

Wallace State Community College, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International announce new co-op partnership

Wallace State Community College debuting Geospatial Technology degree in Spring 2019 semester

Wallace State Holds Groundbreaking for New Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship

Every month, NISOD turns the spotlight on the effective ways member colleges use NISOD benefits. These member colleges exemplify NISOD’s mission of improving teaching, learning, and leadership, with the ultimate goal being to increase student success.