News & Announcements

WCCD Women in Welding Program wins Project of the Year

December 2, 2021

Wallace Community College-Dothan’s Women in Welding program was recently awarded Project of the Year by the Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council. The Women in Welding program was a collaboration between WCCD Workforce Development, Wiregrass RC&D, and Lincoln Electric, and provided workshops on the Wallace Campus in Dothan and the Sparks Campus in EufaulaRead More

WCCD to increase student Federal work-study pay

November 15, 2021

Wallace Community College-Dothan recently increased the hourly pay for its student work-study program to $10 per hour beginning spring 2022, the highest hourly rate in the local area for work-study students. WCCD work-study students work a minimum of 10 hours per week and a maximum of 19 hours. The College typically employs about 15 work-studyRead More

WCCD Respiratory Therapist Program Receives Confirmation from CoARC

November 8, 2021

This credential establishes Wallace students as more advanced respiratory therapy professionals and opens the door to more career opportunities. Wallace Community College-Dothan’s Respiratory Therapist program recently received confirmation from its 2021 Annual Report of Current Status and Resource Assessment from The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). CoARC reviews this information to determine complianceRead More

WCCD Updates Mask Policy

November 1, 2021

Wallace Community College-Dothan regularly monitors information from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the CDC regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and bases health protocols on that information. Currently, the news is better. The state’s positivity rate has decreased, and the College’s service area is now at moderate/medium risk for virus transmission, which is a dropRead More

WCCD awarded $20,000 AL Dept. of Early Childhood Education grant

November 1, 2021

Wallace Community College-Dothan was recently awarded a $20,000 grant by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education to organize, plan, and manage logistics to offer the Teaching Strategies Accreditation Program for Trainers (APT). This program will prepare the Wallace Community College Child Development instructors to deliver training that promotes teachers’ reliable use of the TeachingRead More

WCCD, Troy University sign documents establishing Alabama’s first Early Childhood Educators apprenticeship

October 29, 2021

Secretary Barbara Cooper of the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE) joined leaders from Troy University, Wallace Community College, and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship to officially sign documents establishing Alabama’s first apprenticeship for Early Childhood Educators on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 1:00 PM at the Coleman Center for Early Learning on theRead More

WCCD awards inaugural Coach Johnny Oppert Scholarship to Gov baseball player Don Williams

October 21, 2021

Wallace Community College recently renamed one of their annual baseball athletic scholarships in honor of Coach Johnny Oppert, first head coach of the Govs baseball program as well as Wallace basketball coach and athletic director. The inaugural Coach Johnny Oppert Scholarship was awarded this year to Gov baseball player Don Williams. “It’s a real honorRead More

WCCD receives $245,297 grant award for Applied Engineering program

October 21, 2021

Wallace Community College–Dothan was recently awarded a grant from the Alabama Community College System’s Workforce Development Division in the amount of $245,297.60 for the College’s Applied Engineering Technology Program. The grant will provide funding for new lab equipment and simulation software to be incorporated into the existing Applied Engineering Technology program on both the WallaceRead More

WCCD hosts Shoo Cosmetics CEO, Wallace alum Shawanda Vickers

October 19, 2021

  In partnership with the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, Wallace Community College-Dothan recently hosted Ms. Shawanda Vickers, CEO of Shoo Cosmetics, on Monday, October 18, 2021, as a special guest speaker to students in the Wallace Community College–Dothan Salon and Spa Management and Esthetics Technology programs. “We are so fortunate to have alumni thatRead More

Meet the 2021-2022 Leadership Team

October 8, 2021