Seven Wallace State students represent college at 2017 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

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COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Madison Lee, Jessica Fetner, Hunter Mahaffey, Brennen Stricklin, Jodie Farnetti, Joy Sadler and Tanner Robertson represented the college last week at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. The theme of this year’s event was “Unmasking Leadership,”…

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Cullman County Sheriff’s Office utilizing Wallace State’s Firearms Training Simulator this week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Deputies from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office have been training at Wallace State this week, taking advantage of the TI Firearms Training Simulator located on campus. From potential dangerous scenes ranging from shootings at a school hallway to a movie theater, deputies have been thoroughly practicing how to handle certain real-life situations.…

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Secular Union among newest Wallace State student organizations

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One of Wallace State’s newest campus organizations is the Secular Union. The Secular Union is a group of students devoted to encouraging acceptance, dialogue, goodwill, peace and understanding with everyone and working to eliminate the issues of intolerance and freedom of speech across the nation. Plans for the Secular Union include coordinating with fellow organizations…

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Wallace State’s Introduction to Poultry Science course available during fall semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Introduction to Poultry Science class is again available for the fall semester as the ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program partnership with Auburn University continues to progress. “It’s a popular class and we hope it becomes more popular. The poultry industry is such a huge factor in Cullman County and in North…

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Wallace State conducts annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting for business and industry partners

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s administrators and instructors presented to local businesses and industries last week during their annual Strategic Analysis Team meeting. “This is an important meeting mandated by the federal Carl D. Perkins Act and an important day for us to get together with some of our industry partners. We share…

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Wallace State-Oneonta welding classes under direction of instructor Chris Posey

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ONEONTA, ALA. – Chris Posey grew up welding in his father’s shop in Nectar and never lost the love for the profession. Posey is now sharing his welding expertise and passion to Wallace State-Oneonta students as the campus’ welding instructor. “I love doing this. I love it because the program is new and it’s a…

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Wallace State students earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville congratulates the 761 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement on the…

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Wallace State anglers Josh Butts, Reid Conner win 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Wild Card championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Reid Conner won the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College World Series Wild Card championship at Lay Lake over the weekend. It’s the second Wild Card championship (presented by Bass Pro Shops) for Wallace State’s BASS fishing club over the past three summers, and the second time Butts…

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Wallace State graduate David Hinds begins BioTrain internship at HudsonAlpha

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – David Hinds was one of the first Wallace State students to show interest last fall in a newly formed genetics research club on campus. It ultimately led to him earning a summer internship at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville as part of the BioTrain 2017 program. Hinds began the internship…

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