Wallace State IT Director Kirk Nugent earns CGEIT credentials

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kirk Nugent, Wallace State’s new Director of Information Technology, has earned the status of Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT). Nugent joined Wallace State earlier this semester. The CGEIT certification is administered by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and recognizes professionals for their knowledge and application of…

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Wallace State volleyball closes season with 33-9 record after another national tournament appearance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State volleyball had another impressive season close over the weekend, wrapping up play at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship in Hutchinson, Kan. Wallace State, seeded No. 14, went toe-to-toe with 11th-seeded Snow (Utah) College in the consolation bracket, falling 25-19, 19-25, 29-27, 18-25, 9-15. The…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 5th at season-opening tournament, competes in Enterprise on Friday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has a brand new roster, yet is producing the same impressive results. Wallace State recently finished fifth at the Alabama College Bowl League (ACBL) Gulf Coast Kickoff Tournament in Bay Minette, racking up 274.44 total points. Billy Ellis, a West Point High grad, finished fourth individually, earning…

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Wallace State volleyball, propelled by Lexie Riggins, begins play this morning at NJCAA Division I National Tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Nothing was guaranteed for Wallace State volleyball middle hitter Lexie Riggins when she first set foot on Wallace State’s campus. “I’ll never forget fighting for that scholarship. I fought for that scholarship and for everything we’ve achieved. I’m happy to say I play volleyball for Wallace State and that I’ve got to…

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Wallace State cross country teams finish impressive seasons at NJCAA Division I National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s cross country teams wrapped up a memorable season recently at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Championships in Garden City, Kan. Wallace State’s men finished 22nd overall at nationals, registering a 2:28.02 in the 8K. Tanner King, the 2018 Alabama Community College Conference Runner of the Year,…

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Wallace State Holds Groundbreaking for New Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $7.7 million Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship on Friday. The new facility will be located on the north end of campus behind the School of Nursing and Center for Science. “This groundbreaking today is a sign of more groundbreakings to come from new industry…

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Transfer fair helps Wallace State students make future plans

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students at Wallace State Community College got the chance to quiz representatives from more than 20 universities about transferring to their institutions at a Transfer Fair held in the lobby of the James C. Bailey Center on Thursday, Nov. 8. Students like Jessica Bautista and To Tran were making the…

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Wallace State golf teams wrap up fall seasons; Lady Lions win Jeff State Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s men’s golf team wrapped up its fall slate this week, finishing sixth at the Central Alabama Trojan Invitational in Alexander City. Freshman Carter Goodwin had Wallace State’s top finish in the event, trying for ninth overall with a 3-over par 147 (76-71). Goodwin shared ninth place with seven others. Matt…

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WALLACE STATE MEDIA ADVISORY – Groundbreaking Friday for Wallace State Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship

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HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College will break ground on a new Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. behind the School of Nursing and Center for Science on the north end of the campus in Hanceville. Wallace State estimates the Center will create approximately 98 new jobs and…

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