HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College is excited to celebrate many events during National Community College Month in April!

The mayors of Cullman, Hanceville and Oneonta are once again planning to join in the festivities by issuing proclamations recognizing Wallace State Community during Community College Month.

This month Wallace State will introduce Rapid Enroll Week from April 22-27. Students can apply, be admitted and enroll all the same day. Advising, financial aid workshops and campus tours, and financial aid workshops are available throughout the week. Learn more at www.wallacestate.edu/rapidenroll.

Priority registration for the 2019 Summer Semester begins April 15 with three new flexible start dates — a standard eight-week term beginning May 22, and two four-week flex terms beginning June 3 and July 2.

The WSCC Future Foundation has a #showthelovewscc campaign going all month long to encourage engagement in giving and celebrating Wallace State.  There will be photo booths across campus for students to make #showthelovewscc social media posts this month, beginning at the Bailey Center this week and later moving to the School of Nursing and Center for Science, the Math Building, and the Coliseum.

Throughout the entire month, The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State is featuring “Illuminations: Art that Makes the Spirit Soar,” including illuminated manuscripts and other works of devotion from the Birmingham Museum of Art, St. Bernard Abbey, the Burrow Museum’s Permanent Collection, and more. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, and the exhibition runs through May 31. Visit http://www.burrowmuseum.org/

Other events taking place on campus this month include:

Tuesday, April 2

Wallace State men’s and women’s tennis teams host Coastal Alabama-South at noon.

Wallace State softball hosts Shelton State for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. at Bobby McCracken stadium.

The Community Concert Association welcomes Twin Kennedy to campus at 7 p.m. In the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. Tickets are $30 and available at the door.

Thursday, April 3

The Office of Student Recruiting is hosting an appreciation Lunch and Learn for area guidance counselors and other representatives of high schools in the college’s service area.

Thursday, April 4

An Alumni Connection continuing education event for Occupational Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapist Assistants will be held today.

A student Lunch and Learn hosted by the Office of Student Engagement will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Community Garden as students are encouraged to enjoy a picnic in the garden and enjoy free food, drinks, music, and even interact with lambs.

Saturday, April 6

Wallace State softball continues its homestand, hosting Snead State for a doubleheader at 1 p.m.

Wallace State Cheerleading hosts a Stunt Clinic at the Wellness Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact stefany.keisler@wallacestate.edu.

The Lady Lions Basketball team is hosting tryouts from noon to 2 p.m. in the Coliseum. Contact jessica.mcbrayer@wallacestate.edu for more information.

Sunday, April 7

Wallace State’s baseball team dips out of conference action this week, hosting Georgia Highlands at 1 p.m.

Monday, April 8

Wallace State’s Future Foundation/Alumni Association will conduct a special Giving Campaign week April 8-12. Individuals can donate to Lions’ Pride Projects through Tame Hunger Meal Cards, Mane Miles Gas Cards and Finish with Pride Scholarships. Individuals can donate to any project here: https://www.wsccfuturefoundation.org/s/1520/2016/interior.aspx?sid=1520&gid=1&pgid=1060.

Tuesday, April 9

Wallace State’s women’s tennis team takes on Snead State at 10 a.m.

Tuesday Trivia will feature questions about Harry Potter for students on Tuesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Center.

Wednesday, April 10

 Wallace State’s men’s and women’s tennis teams host Martin Methodist at 2 p.m.

 Thursday, April 11

Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams host key ACCC doubleheaders on April 11, with baseball hosting Shelton State at 2 p.m. and softball welcoming Central Alabama also at 2 p.m.

WSCC student Samuel Hewitt performs at Live in the Café at the School of Nursing and Center for Science as he performs live music from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts Department presents Broadway Night at 7 p.m. in the Burrow Center Recital Hall. A $5 donation is requested for admission.

Friday, April 12

The Wallace State Nursing Department is partnering with the WSCC Alumni Association to hold a Nursing Alumni Connection continuing education event.

Wallace State’s Relay for Life team is hosting the Masked Singer competition at 6 p.m. at the Burrow Center. The event is open to the public, and everyone is invited to try to guess which employee is singing behind the mask. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Saturday, April 13

Wallace State’s softball team hosts Bevill State, beginning at 1 p.m. at Bobby McCracken Stadium.

Monday, April 15

Karma’s Coffee House in Cullman, owned by WSCC alum Katie Fine, will give away a free 12-ounce coffee on April 15 to anyone who mentions the discount because of Community College Month.

Priority registration for Summer Semester begins today. Registration for all students opens on Thursday. Visit www.wallacestate.edu.

Campus Ministries hosts Food for Thought for students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bailey Center.

Tuesday, April 16

Pasquale’s Pizza in Cullman, owned by WSCC alum Donna Nunnelley, will offer a 10 percent discount for anyone who stops by and mentions Community College Month.

The Culinary Arts department is hosting the Alabama SkillsUSA baking competition.

The Lions softball team continues a busy April at home by hosting Southern Union at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17

412 Public House in Cullman, featuring WSCC alum owner and head chef Ricardo Nishimura, will offer a free soft drink or tea to anyone who mentions the Community College Month today.

Wallace State’s Student Engagement presents Jessica Webster during Live in the Café at the School of Nursing and Center for Science as she performs live music  from 11 a.m. to noon.

Thursday, April 18

The 4H County Roundup is at the School of Nursing and Center for Science from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, April 19

Wallace State’s Jazz Band will perform its annual Big Band Dance tonight at 7 p.m. in the Burrow Center. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $15, available at the door.  For more information, call 256.352.8277.

Saturday, April 20

Wallace State’s baseball team hosts Snead State for a doubleheader at 2 p.m. at James C. Bailey Stadium.

Monday, April 22

Rapid Enroll Week begins. New students can apply, be admitted and register for classes the same day.

Wallace State celebrates 2019-20 scholarship recipients during a Scholarship ceremony at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre at 6 p.m.

Throughout the week beginning April 22, the Future Foundation/Alumni Association will host a Scavenger Hunt for Wallace State students. The grand prize is a $500 scholarship! Students will also be on the watch for our mascot, Roary, and his next big adventure on campus.

Tuesday, April 23

Wallace State’s Green Team welcomes Kristine Ebney at 11 a.m. in the Peinhardt Conference Center for the college’s annual Earth Day celebration. Ebney is a speleologist and will speak about caves. The public is invited, and students in attendance will receive free pizza and drinks.

Game On! features monthly board game fun for students, and Pictionary will be played from noon to 1 p.m. at the Student Center.

Wallace State softball welcomes Marion Military Institute to town for a doubleheader at 2 p.m. in the 2019 home finale for the Lions.

The college will recognize outstanding achievements by students during the annual Awards Night ceremony at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre at 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 25

Wallace State students are invited to the Spring Blast at the grassy area between the Bailey Center and Student Center, where they can enjoy free food, games and fun.

Friday, April 26

Wallace State Cheerleading is hosting a two-day tryout beginning with a mandatory meeting today from 4 to 9 p.m.  Contact stefany.kiesler@wallacestate.edu for more information.

Saturday, April 27

Wallace State baseball hosts Central Alabama on April 27 for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.

Wallace State’s tennis and golf teams play their conference tournaments in April on the road.

Other campus events include ACT and FAFSA workshops, twice weekly Running Club, kickball every Tuesday, and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Thursday afternoons. And that’s not all!

For a complete list of events, and to learn more about Wallace State, visit www.wallacestate.edu.  Follow the college on social media at http://www.wallacestate.edu/about-wscc/campus-directory/social#.

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Russell Moore 

Wallace State Community College

Creative and Content Services Coordinator, Communications and Marketing

Speech Adjunct Instructor

256.352.8443 | office

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russell.moore@wallacestate.edu

 

 

Kristen Holmes

Assistant to the President for External and Cultural Affairs

Communications | Marketing | Museum | International | Government Affairs

256.352.8118 | office

256.339.2519 | mobile

kristen.holmes@wallacestate.edu