Wallace State’s Connie Briehn participates in NHGRI Short Course in Genomics at National Institute of Health

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn was recently selected to participate in the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Short Course in Genomics at the National Institutes of Health. Briehn was one of only 25 faculty members selected across the United States to participate in the course. The course is designed to…

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WSCC volleyball clinches 9th straight ACCC regular season title; Willoughby wins low medalist at Calhoun Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team clinched its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title on Thursday, beating the Faulkner State Sun Chiefs 25-19, 25-18, 25-16 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (30-2, 13-0 ACCC) also notched its 30th victory of the season and extended its conference winning streak to 41…

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Wallace State volleyball hosts Faulkner State on Thursday, looking to secure 9th consecutive regular season title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team is on the brink of clinching its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title. The Lions host Faulkner State at 3 p.m. Thursday at Tom Drake Coliseum and can secure the ACCC’s top seed with a victory over the second-place Sun Chiefs. Wallace State (29-2,…

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Wallace State’s Student Government Association distributes backpacks to campus police department as part of “Props for Cops” campaign

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently participated in the “Props for Cops” state-wide initiative, distributing backpacks filled with goodies for the college’s police department. The backpacks contained the following items: a Wallace State T-shirt and hat, candy and crackers, a lanyard, a water bottle, tissues, hand sanitizer, an umbrella and thank-you…

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Gudgers part of Wallace State’s history, success

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Between the two of them, Dot and Garlan Gudger, Sr., spent 30 years at Wallace State Community College, educating students and building programs as the college grew. Dot Denning Gudger worked there first, hired in 1965 by Ben Johnson after his appointment to head the new trade school. She had one more…

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WaLLi proves to be a big success at Wallace State

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Just in its first semester, the new Wallace State Lifelong Learning Institute, or WaLLi, is proving to be a big hit with local citizens age 50 and over. “It’s marvelous,” Melinda Edwards said of the success of the program. Edwards, Wallace State’s Dean of Institutional Outreach, is in charge of the…

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Wallace State’s Krigbaum recognized with OTA Award of Excellence

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — The Alabama Occupational Therapy Association recently recognized Kelly Krigbaum, instructor and clinical fieldwork coordinator for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Wallace State Community College, with the OTA Award of Excellence. “That award is given to one Occupational Therapy Assistant who has demonstrated excellence in their profession or their area of practice,”…

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Sequence Health to Open in Cullman, Incubating at WSCC

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—CEO John Richmond announced Wednesday that Sequence Health will expand into Alabama with a new medical contact center in Cullman. The announcement was made at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, which is providing incubator space for the company to get up and running while a more permanent 15,000 foot facility is constructed in…

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