No. 16 Wallace State women’s basketball loaded with sophomore experience entering 2013-14 season

in Athletics, Headlines, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s nationally-ranked women’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season Friday with an experienced backcourt and depth throughout the entire roster. Third-year coach Ron Burdette feels it’s a collection of talent capable of helping the No. 16 Lady Lions remain a strong state contender. And, if the right pieces fall into place, one…

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Return of Jestin Lewis, Marcus Johnson in Wallace State men’s basketball backcourt raises expectations for 2013-14 season

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Basketball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks has the utmost confidence in his sophomore guard duo of Jestin Lewis and Marcus Johnson. “I think they have the chance to be one of the best returning backcourts not only in our league, but in the country. No one we play is going to be…

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Wallace State to host Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) volleyball tournament this weekend; Lions seek 5th straight title

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball has won four consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament championships on the road. The Lions’ quest for a fifth straight title begins Saturday, this time on their home court. Wallace State is set to host the ACCC/NJCAA O & P District tournament at Tom Drake Coliseum on Nov.…

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Alabama State Board of Education member Tracy Roberts visits Wallace State Community College

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College was privileged to host a first-term Alabama State Board of Education Board member Traci Roberts for her first visit to campus on Tuesday. Roberts, a District 1 member, was joined on campus by State Sen. Paul Bussman R-Cullman, Rep. Mac Buttram, R-Cullman, and Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Cullman. After…

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domesti violence month

Silhouettes are silent witnesses to domestic violence

in Community, Headlines

You may have noticed the silhouetted figures placed around Wallace State Community College and in local communities over the last month. The single and grouped displays each have statistics on them in regards to domestic violence or sexual assault, and each could just as easily represent the person sitting next to you in class or…

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Wallace State Theatre Presents Shrek The Musical Nov. 7-10; Enjoy a Fairy Tale Feast with Characters from the Show on Nov. 9

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—The Wallace State Theatre Department will present the Broadway sensation, Shrek The Musical, at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre in the Wallace State Student Center, November 7-10.  Evening performances will be held Thursday, November 7, at 7 p.m., and Friday, November 8, at 7 p.m.  Matinees are scheduled Saturday, November 9, at 2 p.m.,…

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Servsafe Test-Prep and Certification Course Begins Nov. 4

in Academic, Community, Continuing Education, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Participants in Wallace State’s upcoming Servsafe Test-Prep and Certification Course will gain valuable knowledge in the following areas: sanitation, the flow of food, purchasing and receiving, storing foods, safety, food preparation, facilities and equipment, regulatory agencies and inspection, and crisis management.  The program is designed specifically for food-handling employees of restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes,…

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Auctioneer John Meeks, Wallace State men’s basketball coach, served in the capacity for the fourth consecutive year.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $219,000 during 9th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation celebrated yet again a record-breaking event during its ninth annual Student Investment and Luncheon Auction, held this week at Tom Drake Coliseum. The Student Investment Luncheon, which was attended by a record 550 individuals, raised $219,794 during its live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and table…

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Wallace State’s Landscape Construction class renovating Computer Science building courtyard for semester project

in Academic, Alumni, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE – Each Tuesday afternoon this semester it’s been common for Wallace State students, faculty or staff to peek outside the Computer Science front window and admire the landscaping work being conducted at the building’s courtyard. “We seem to have an audience each week. Students and instructors are starting to notice the work being done.…

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