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No. 3 Wallace State softball rallies late to claim 9th ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship

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ALABASTER – Mackenzie Hill and the Wallace State sophomores have their softball championship. Hill scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth inning on Monday afternoon, sending Wallace State’s third-ranked softball team to a 5-4 victory over Shelton State in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament championship…

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Photographic artist Arden Ward Upton will give a gallery talk as part of the reception for the "Equus" exhibit featuring her fine-art photography.

Artist gifts Evelyn Burrow Museum with piece for permanent collection

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Photographic artist Arden Ward Upton surprised The Evelyn Burrow Museum with a gift of a piece from her collection “The Equus” exhibition to add to the Burrow Museum’s permanent display during a reception for her exhibit Thursday evening. “It’s one of my personal favorites and depicts a horse that is very…

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Wallace State pitcher Amanda Medders

Third-ranked Wallace State softball begins postseason play Friday, seeking 9th conference title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s third-ranked softball team has won 56 games, 11 in a row and 34 of 36 as the Lady Lions begin postseason play Friday in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament at Veteran’s Park in Alabaster. Four more victories separate top-seeded Wallace State from earning its ninth conference championship…

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Marcus Pollard signed autographs for Wallace State students after his presentation and also took pictures with those who asked.

Marcus Pollard, former NFL tight end and “The Amazing Race” star, discusses “C’s” to success during Arts in April festivities

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Marcus Pollard has a special place in his heart for community colleges. After all, Pollard, a former NFL tight end and “The Amazing Race” star, began his athletic career playing basketball at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kansas. Pollard went on to star on the hardwood at Bradley University in Illinois…

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Wallace State students, faculty and staff congregated at the School of Nursing and Center for Science on Wednesday as the college recognized Earth Day.

Wallace State emphasizes recycling during annual Earth Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day as more than 100 students attended Wednesday’s event at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics was the Earth Day guest speaker. She discussed her scuba diving expeditions over recent years, pinpointing majestic marine life…

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Former Wallace State Student-Athlete Marcus Johnson Recognized by Alabama State Board of Education as Student Success Story

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College alumnus Marcus Johnson was celebrated as a community college success story during the April work session of the State of Alabama Board of Education. Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics provided an introduction for Johnson, a former star of the Wallace State Lions basketball team, now at Samford University.  “Marcus…

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Wallace State Clinical Lab Technician program celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Because they perform their tasks mostly behind the scenes, with minimal patient interaction, clinical lab professionals are almost forgotten in the grand scheme of the medical field. But those lab technicians are major players in diagnosing and treating patients in hospitals, doctors’ offices and labs across the United States. This week, the…

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Wallace State Kimberly Crauswell, Daniel Young recognized at 2015 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students Kimberly Crauswell and Daniel Young were recognized recently at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS).…

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