Wallace State volleyball won its eighth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship on Sunday after sweeping Faulkner State.

Wallace State volleyball wins 8th consecutive ACCC tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team breezed through the 2016 Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament, capping it Sunday with an eighth consecutive tournament championship at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State sophomore Cierra Davis was named tournament MVP, and the Lions beat Faulkner State for the second time in as many days, winning…

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Wallace State volleyball sweeps Faulkner State, one win away from 8th consecutive ACCC championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team is one win away from an 8th consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championship. The Lions swept Faulkner State in Saturday’s semifinal round, winning 25-13, 25-15, 25-10 at Tom Drake Coliseum, and sending Wallace State into Sunday’s finals. Wallace State (37-2) jumped out to early leads in all…

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Garth Stein, author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” visits Wallace State in conjunction with the college’s Common Read

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had the opportunity to welcome best-selling author Garth Stein to campus.  Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” is Wallace State’s campus-wide Common Read selection for the 2016-17 academic year, and for the second year in a row, Wallace State was privileged to have the Common…

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Medendorp earns certification as a Simulation Educator

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mary Medendorp, the simulation coordinator for Wallace State Community College’s Nursing program, recently achieved her certification as a Simulation Educator from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The process for achieving certification included completing an application packet that included showing work experience in simulation for at least two years, a current…

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Author Donald Brown to hold discussion, book signing at Wallace State on Nov. 10

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College is honored to announce it will have author Donald Brown on Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Burrow Center Recital Hall to discuss his new book “Mr. X and Mr. Y.” Brown’s book is a non-fictional exploration of the “torso murders” that occurred in Calhoun County in 1959. Viola Hyatt…

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Wallace State volleyball sophomores, from left, Tara Miller, Kelsea Bivins and August Newberry each played at Thompson High School before joining the Lions. Wallace State enters the conference tournament as a No. 1 seed and with a 35-2 record.

As ACCC postseason begins, WSCC volleyball sophomore trio from Thompson High savoring final season as long-time teammates

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In their eighth year as teammates, Wallace State volleyball sophomores Kelsea Bivins, Tara Miller and August Newberry are savoring every minute together during their final season in Hanceville. The Thompson High School graduates have represented the same schools since their seventh-grade year at Thompson Middle School in Alabaster. “It’s special for all…

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WSCC Future Foundation hosting annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation will hosts its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Tom Drake Coliseum on the Hanceville campus. The luncheon is the largest fundraiser for the foundation, raising more than $200,000 last year in scholarship funds for students enrolled at Wallace State.…

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Wallace State makes list of top producers of healthcare professionals in nation

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College again earned a place on the list of Community College Week’s Top 50 Associate Degrees: Health Professions & Related Programs. Community College Week is a bi-weekly publication of news, trends, and issues regarding two-year colleges. The college placed 45th overall on the list that includes both four-year and…

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Spain Park High finishes 1st in North Alabama BEST Robotics debut, Good Hope Middle School and Fairview High also advance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Spain Park High School put together an impressive debut at the 2016 North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition on Friday at Wallace State Community College, winning the 2016 Best Award. Spain Park made its first appearance in the event at Wallace State after competing in previous years at…

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