Cullman, Butler, JO Johnson and Huntsville High Schools to compete in inaugural Wallace State Regional Tip-off Challenge on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Men's Basketball

HANCEVILLE – Since arriving at Wallace State in 2010, men’s basketball coach John Meeks has always been interested in creating a tip-off tournament, featuring both high school and collegiate teams. His plan has come to fruition. Wallace State basketball will host the inaugural Regional Tip-off Challenge on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7 at Tom Drake…

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Wallace State Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomes new members for fall semester

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College in Hanceville recently announced the induction of 92 new members into the Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Society of the Two-Year College. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.5 million members and 1,200 chapters located in…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program to offer free English, math prep courses beginning in January 2014

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s Adult Education Department is adding a college preparation course for the Spring 2014 semester. Classes start in January and are designed to help students prepare for enrolling in English 101 and Math 100. The courses are free and can be taken any semester prior to enrollment into college-level English or math.…

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Wallace State volleyball clinches sixth straight ACCC regular season championship after gritty victory over Faulkner State

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s freshman-laden volleyball team has secured the program’s sixth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season championship. And, as they’ve done all season in important matches, the Lions clinched the title with a thrilling victory, edging Faulkner State 21-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-25, 15-13 at Tom Drake Coliseum on Thursday night. The…

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Persistence and long drive from New York pays off for Wallace State softball walk-on Marcella Ossa

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – As a New York native, Wallace State softball newcomer Marcella Ossa isn’t hesitant to take a risk. Even if the gamble means a 14-hour, 900-mile car ride with no guarantees in store. During the spring, Ossa began searching to rejuvenate her softball career after spending the 2012 season at Buffalo (N.Y) State…

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Certified Nursing Assistant/Phlebotomy Information Meeting

in Academic, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College will host a free information session for those interested in attending the Certified Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy programs. The information session will be held on Tuesday, October 15, at 4:30 p.m. in room 908 of the Bailey Center.  Classes begin October 29.  For more information, call 256.352.8172 or email melinda.edwards@wallacestate.edu.  …

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Wallace State Receives High Marks as Best Practices Leader in National Benchmarking Study

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.– A recent report by the National Community College Benchmark Project recognizes Wallace State Community College in Hanceville as a best practices leader in higher education. The NCCBP is a joint national effort among community colleges across the United States to standardize a nationwide benchmark reporting process.  The 2013 NCCBP Institutional Strengths Report highlights…

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Wallace State hosting Youth Leadership Development Program

in Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is facilitating the expansion of Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP). As one of its Higher Education Partners for the last several years, the college is the base for a program that this year includes students from Cullman city and county schools and at least one Morgan County school.…

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