Wallace State softball cruises in ACCC/Region 22 tournament opener, winning 11-0

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team is off to a convincing start at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament. The second-seeded Lions exploded for 11 runs over the opening two innings Friday and cruised to an 11-0 victory over Southern Union at Veterans Park in Alabaster. “We wanted to get off to…

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Wallace State softball begins postseason play on Friday, seeking 3rd straight ACCC title and 11th overall

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team begins its postseason quest on Friday, looking to capture a third consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championship and the initial one under first-year coach A.J. Daugherty. The Lions (38-9) haven’t missed a beat under Daugherty’s tutelage. They again have a first-round tournament bye and play the Southern…

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Wallace State sophomore MaKenzie Bearden named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  MaKenzie Bearden spent two seasons shining on the volleyball court for Wallace State Community College. Bearden has also excelled in the classroom. She is one of two Wallace State students to earn the UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall.…

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Willoughby wins low medalist honors at NJCAA District 4 Championship; Baseball ready for showdown with Southern Union

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State golfer Chip Willoughby continued his strong spring by earning low medalist honors at the NJCAA District 4 Championship, and the Lions finished tournament runner-up as a group in Brewton on Tuesday, qualifying them for next month’s national championship in Kansas. Willoughby won the individual championship by shooting a 4-under par…

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Wallace State MLT program celebrates Medical Laboratory Technician Lab Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — HCG, LDL, FBS, CBC, TBIL…No, these abbreviations are not text talk or cyber slang. Laboratory professionals and physicians have been using these abbreviations before abbreviating was cool. The information obtained from these laboratory tests tells us much more than LOL, YOLO, IMO, or JW. A physician may order an LDL (low density…

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Free concert features Wallace State Jazz Band and Concert Band

in Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The free concert will feature performances by the Wallace State Jazz Band and the Wallace State…

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Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics Elected to American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics, President of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been elected to the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors. Her appointment to the 32-member board, which represents 1,108 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 13 million students, is for a three-year term. Founded in 1920, the American…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce cross country programs beginning in August 2017

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s cross country programs beginning with the 2017 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before being discontinued in June 2008, Wallace State previously fielded cross country teams and won a men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title during its…

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