Child Development program offers semester-long stackable certificates; addresses need for qualified professionals nationwide

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In the midst of rebuilding the Child Development program at Wallace State Community College, program director Dr. Marcie Hill created new options for students majoring in early childhood education and professionals who need to earn credentials to advance their career. Over the last few years, state and national governments have put an…

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Wallace State’s men’s golf team finishes 3rd at GlenLakes Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished third Tuesday at the GlenLakes Invitational in Foley, shooting a 13-over par 877. The Lions have finished third in three of their last four tournaments this spring, sandwiched around a runner-up finish at the Stonebridge Invitational in Albany, Ga., earlier this month. Wallace State sophomore Sylas…

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Moving documentary from Rex Miller sheds light on intersectionality in athletic achievement

in Community, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College presents Althea as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at the Burrow Center Recital Hall on Thursday, April 14, at 9:30 a.m. Following a screening of the film, sports journalist Sam Crenshaw will engage the audience in a…

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April 6 job fair offers employment opportunities

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the School of Nursing and Center for Science Conference Center. Area businesses seeking employees are welcome to attend the job fair to recruit new personnel. Registration fees are $50 through April 1…

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Brunner proud of history with Wallace State as student, employee, instructor

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Over its 50 years of existence, Wallace State Community College has fostered a family-like atmosphere among its students, faculty and staff. Like many families, the younger generation will sometimes go away for a while before returning to the fold. That is what happened for Stacey Hooper Brunner, who teaches psychology at Wallace…

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WSCC Occupational Therapy Assistant program earns 100 percent pass rate on board exam

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The latest graduates of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Wallace State Community College provided the program with a 100 percent pass rate for the national board certification exams. Almost 40 students graduated from the program in 2015 and all of the students who took the National Board for Certification in Occupational…

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OTA/PTA Alumni Connection planned at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Occupational Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapist Assistants in the area can earn continuing education credits and network with others in their fields at an April 14 event at Wallace State Community College. The Wallace State Alumni Association and the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant programs will host the OTA/PTA Alumni…

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Nursing Alumni Connection to focus on pharmacology

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is hosting its annual Nursing Alumni Connection on Friday, April 22 in the Center for Science and School of Nursing. “Pharmacology Update: Medications Matter” is the focus of the event that provides up to 6 contact hours for continuing education credit. The day’s events will…

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