Wallace State has seven students earn 1st place in state SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College has once again set a new bar at the SkillsUSA state competition. Wallace State recently had a record seven students finish first in the state competition, including three criminal justice students. Hannah Tidwell, Melissa Kilpatrick and Ruth Barr make up the first Wallace State SkillsUSA winners in the…

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Wallace State students, faculty and staff congregated at the School of Nursing and Center for Science on Wednesday as the college recognized Earth Day.

Wallace State emphasizes recycling during annual Earth Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day as more than 100 students attended Wednesday’s event at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics was the Earth Day guest speaker. She discussed her scuba diving expeditions over recent years, pinpointing majestic marine life…

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Former Wallace State Student-Athlete Marcus Johnson Recognized by Alabama State Board of Education as Student Success Story

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College alumnus Marcus Johnson was celebrated as a community college success story during the April work session of the State of Alabama Board of Education. Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics provided an introduction for Johnson, a former star of the Wallace State Lions basketball team, now at Samford University.  “Marcus…

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Wallace State Clinical Lab Technician program celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Because they perform their tasks mostly behind the scenes, with minimal patient interaction, clinical lab professionals are almost forgotten in the grand scheme of the medical field. But those lab technicians are major players in diagnosing and treating patients in hospitals, doctors’ offices and labs across the United States. This week, the…

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Wallace State Kimberly Crauswell, Daniel Young recognized at 2015 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students Kimberly Crauswell and Daniel Young were recognized recently at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS).…

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Morgan Smith Goodwin, a former Wallace State dual enrollment student and Wendy’s spokesperson, visits campus during Learning Communities event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After three and half years and more than 100 commercials as Wendy’s spokesperson, Morgan Smith Goodwin is recognized frequently in airports, restaurants and stores. “That fire-engine red hair is kind of like a beacon. People recognize me from those Wendy’s spots, but on the flip side people see me and can’t figure…

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In session: State appellate court comes to WSCC

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Special to Wallace State website. Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times.   By Tiffeny Owens | Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:45 am HANCEVILLE — High school seniors and college students packed the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre at Wallace State Community College Wednesday to get a rare glimpse of appellate law in action. The…

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Wallace State’s Industrial Electronics Department adds new mechatronics systems training equipment

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Industrial Electronics student Alan Andrews is on the verge of graduation, yet is somewhat jealous incoming students now have the opportunity to learn from the new mechatronics system added to the department last month. “It’s impressive. I would almost come back and take another course after I graduate just to…

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Wallace State Ag Dept. head starting program geared toward backyard farming

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Special to the Wallace State website. Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times. By Loretta Gillespie CORRESPONDENT | Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 1:15 pm  Anthony Hilliard heads the Horticulture department at Wallace State Community College. He loves his job, loves the campus and is excited about what’s coming up for his department. As jobs…

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