Waters appointed director of Workforce and Economic Development

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Dr. Mark Heinrich, Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, recently appointed Terry Waters of Tuscaloosa to the position of Senior Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development, effective Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. He will be responsible for the department’s critical efforts in promoting economic development and developing skills and competent workforce…

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Continuing education courses offered at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE — Wallace State Community College’s Continuing Education program is providing a number of opportunities to learn new skills or receive necessary certification. The classes offer everything from cupcake decorating, to CPR, to piano or computer skills. These courses range from one-day classes to a two-month online course. CPR classes will be held from 5:30…

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Dr. Ben Johnson, first president of Wallace State, passes away

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Ben Johnson, the man who served as the first president of what would become Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6. He was 87. In 1965, the Alabama State Board of Education appointed Johnson as director of what was then called the George C. Wallace State…

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Wallace State basketball teams sweep Northeast Mississippi in home openers

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams were both impressive during their home openers Thursday, sweeping Northeast Mississippi CC at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State’s men opened the doubleheader with a convincing 90-52 win over the Tigers, and the 16th-ranked Lady Lions followed with a 76-69 triumph. The teams shifted normal starting times to precede the…

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Wallace State volleyball wins 5th consecutive ACCC tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s volleyball program has won its fifth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament championship, and this one may be the sweetest of all. Facing elimination the entire day, the top-seeded Lions started the morning beating Snead State and emphatically won six sets in a row against Gadsden State in the championship…

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Take Part in the “Great American Smokeout” on Nov. 21

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Wallace State Respiratory Therapy and Huntsville Hospital Team up with the American Cancer Society for smoking cessation and lung health events HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Quitting smoking is actually one of the most difficult things that many will ever do, and even the most motivated smokers may attempt to quit several times before they are finally successful.Wallace State…

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