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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society raising awareness about heroin usage for college project

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter — the college’s math honor society — adopts a college project each academic year and is raising awareness about heroin usage this semester, informing the student body and the community about the drug’s addictive and deadly properties. Heroin-related deaths doubled in Alabama in 2014 and have…

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Daniel Wilhite, left, and Mavon Copeland both recently visited Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, discussing a handful of career topics with the program’s current students.

Program graduates visit WSCC’s Electronics Technology Department to offer professional advice, encouragement

in Community, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  In Wallace State’s Electronics Technology Department, instructor Joe Hendrix appreciates having graduates return to campus, encouraging and mentoring the new students in the program. Mavon Copeland and Daniel Wilhite, both graduates of the program now working at the Yates Nissan Battery plate in Smyrna, Tenn., visited the program at the outset of…

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Corporate Membership offered by Wallace State Alumni Association

in Alumni, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is now offering Corporate Memberships to local businesses and industries, with numerous benefits that can far exceed the cost of investing in a student’s education. The are three levels of membership opportunities from which to choose, with each offering benefits that equal more than half…

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Wallace State volleyball sweeps Lawson State, extending lengthy ACCC winning streak

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team swept Lawson State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Thursday night, prevailing 25-11, 25-18, 25-17. The Lions (19-1, 6-0 Alabama Community College Conference) won their second conference match in as many days after defeating Southern Union on Wednesday night. “I didn’t feel we played with the energy and enthusiasm…

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Evelyn Burrow Museum Named Organization of the Year

in Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) has honored the Evelyn Burrow Museum with the 2016 Organization of the Year award. The award is among 11 that comprise the PEAK Awards that were presented Thursday, September 22 during the AMLA Annual Meeting at Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence. Museum Director Donny…

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Nursing students giving back to military through T-shirt sale

in Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

Nursing students giving back to active military through T-shirt sale HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Association of Nursing Students (ANS) is paying it forward to a military medical unit with each T-shirt they sell this week for their own program. Each year ANS organization creates one or two T-shirts for students to…

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John Glasscock named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  John Glasscock is Wallace State’s new Adult Education Coordinator. Glasscock, 40, comes to Wallace State after previous stops at Central Alabama and Enterprise State and extensive General Education Development (GED) work in Colorado, where he served as an Adult Education instructor in prisons through the Colorado Department of Corrections in Denver. “I’m…

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