Pictures: Wallace State student Beatrice Woodard of Fairview examines some lettuce that has been produced this year in the Agriculture Production/Horticulture Department. Students will be able to grow more fruits and vegetables in an efficient manner with the sustainable agriculture certificate.

Wallace State Community College to add Sustainable Agriculture certificate beginning with the Spring 2015 semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s Agriculture Production/Horticulture Department is set to unveil a new Sustainable Agriculture certificate option during the Spring 2015 semester, adding yet another intriguing dimension to the program. Sustainable agriculture allows individuals to grow fruits and vegetables organically, using high tunnel greenhouses to cultivate produce year round. For instance, instead of…

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Wallace State employees assist Hanceville High seniors with application process during Alabama College Application Campaign Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Christine Wiggins, Wallace State’s PAVES Project Coordinator and Career, Success and Graduation Coach Coordinator, and additional Wallace State employees stopped by Hanceville High School on Friday to assist the current senior class with applying to college. Wallace State visited Hanceville High’s seniors in recognition of Alabama College Application Campaign Week, a state-wide…

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Holly Pond High’s Connor Patterson, left, voices instructions to fellow senior Kayla Rodgers as they compete in the 2014 North Alabama BEST Robotics

Good Hope Middle School, Holly Pond High prevail as North Alabama BEST Robotics top teams, both advance to Auburn University

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Good Hope Middle School and Holly Pond High School stole the show at the 2014 North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition, held recently at Wallace State Community College’s Tom Drake Coliseum. In only its second year of competition, Good Hope Middle school capped off an impressive showing by…

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Free workshop offered for child care workers, educators and parents

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Educators, child care workers and even parents or guardians who want to find entertaining ways to teach children will benefit from a free workshop to be offered at Wallace State Community College. The college’s Child Development program has partnered with Child Care Central to offer “Learning Games: Exploring the Senses Through Play”…

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Wallace State’s Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society earns Ivy Chapter designation for Theta Delta Chapter

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Theta Delta Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English Honor Society for community colleges, has been designated as an Ivy Chapter for the 2013-14 academic year. Colleges who earn Ivy Chapter recognition have achieved the highest mark within the organization. They have successfully represented the core values of Sigma…

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Wallace State graduate Javier Morales visits campus in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College alumnus Javier Morales visited campus recently in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Morales, who earned an associate’s degree from Wallace State in Human Services, spoke to students during his first presentation and to the college’s faculty and staff the following day during a professional development opportunity. The event was…

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Registration for Wallace State’s fall Mini Term II is Oct. 14-15, classes begin Oct. 15

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HANCEVILLE – Registration for Wallace State Community College’s fall semester Mini Term II classes takes place Oct. 14 and Oct. 15. Classes begin Oct. 15. Wallace State has multiple options, including online courses, for students to register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses. Mini Term II classes offered…

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Wayne Earl

Wayne and Lori Earl share Esther Earl’s passion and love for life during Common Read presentation

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HANCEVILLE – Esther Earl was interested in hope, love, family and the mysteries of life. Esther Earl was adventurous, fearless, passionate, caring and thoughtful. Esther Earl was an inspiration to hundreds of individuals across the globe during her short 16 years and continues to be after dying in 2010 after a battle of thyroid cancer. Wayne…

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