Attorney, author Liz Huntley to speak at Wallace State Community College on April 10

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College will welcome attorney, child advocate and author Liz Huntley to campus on Tuesday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m. during a Learning Communities event. Huntley’s upcoming visit is sponsored by the English Department, the Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society and Wallace State’s Learning Communities and open to the…

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Wallace State’s Dana Adams named recipient of inaugural AACC’s Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructor Dana Adams has been named a recipient of the inaugural Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award, as presented by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Adams is one of only 50 community college instructors across the United States to earn the designation. “It’s a huge honor to…

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Wallace State’s English, math honor societies induct new members

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HANCEVILLE, AL — The Wallace State chapters of Mu Alpha Theta and Sigma Kappa Delta recognized new members during a March 1 Induction Ceremony in the Bailey Center Auditorium. Mu Alpha Theta is the mathematics honor society for community colleges. The organization provides members with various avenues to showcase their mathematical knowledge and talents, while…

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Wallace State’s Dianne Wood named Student of the Year by Alabama Chapter of American Culinary Federation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Dianne Wood was ready to pursue a passion. After two decades of juggling different jobs and being laid off in one industry, Wood decided to enroll in Wallace State’s Academy of Culinary Arts at 45 years old. She’s flourished ever since and was recently named the Student of the Year by the…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 7th nationally at NAQT Community College Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finished among the top colleges in the nation over the weekend, finishing seventh overall at the 2018 National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship held in Rosemont, Ill. Wallace State’s national tournament team consisted of Zakk Waddell, Ross Wallace, Paul Knetter, Caleb Still and Brett Hogan. They…

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Mini Term II registration is Friday, March 2, classes begin March 5

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Registration for Wallace State Community College’s spring semester Mini Term II classes takes place Friday, March 2 and Monday, March 5. Classes begin March 5. Wallace State has a variety of options, including online courses, for students to register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses…

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Wallace State recognizes incoming students during 3rd annual Career and Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Noah Henderson can’t wait to begin his collegiate career in Wallace State’s Engineering Technology program after he graduates high school. Meanwhile, Quenton Karlberg, 58, is impressed with the diverse set of students he sees in Wallace State’s HVAC/Refrigeration program. Both Henderson and Karlberg attended and participated in Wallace State’s recent 3rd annual…

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Wallace State Community College recognizes Phi Theta Kappa spring inductees

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed approximately 180 new members during its annual spring induction ceremony, marking one of the largest groups in recent history. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s honor society, and Wallace State students are eligible for consideration if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12…

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Singer, actor Kevin Faraci visits campus, Wallace State theatre students during Learning Communities event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Singer and actor Kevin Faraci visited Wallace State recently as part of the college’s Learning Communities initiative. Faraci, a singer for the world-famous Cirque Du Solieil shows, presented to the Learning Communities’ classes and spent additional time on campus interacting with Wallace State’s theatre students after the presentation. Faraci, 38, encouraged each…

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