Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature

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An article titled “Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature,” by Dr. Mary P. Barnes, English Instructor at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, was published in the Jan. 23, 2015, NISOD Innovation Abstract publication. The article explains how literature can improve student self-confidence and engagement while offering sage advice on how to live their lives.…

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Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ poultry science receives donation from American Proteins, Inc.

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – American Proteins, Inc. in Hanceville recently donated a check worth $4,667 to Wallace State Community College’s ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program through a grant from the U.S. Poultry Foundation. Students enrolled in the ‘2+2’ program complete their freshman and sophomore years of college at Wallace State and then transfer to Auburn University for…

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Tickets on sale for Little Black Dress Charity Bash

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Tickets for one of the most entertaining nights of the year are now on sale. The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association will hosts its Little Black Dress Charity Bash on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Top of the Town in Cullman. It is the association’s largest scholarship fundraiser of the year. “This…

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Wallace State graduate Mavon Copeland thriving as a maintenance technologist with Nissan

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Mavon Copeland first took a stab at an engineering degree. Then he spent time in Wallace State’s nursing program. Nothing clicked or made Copeland more comfortable, however, than when he ultimately decided to pursue a degree in Wallace State’s Industrial Electronics program. Copeland has continued to soar within his field ever since.…

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Former WSCC leaders recognized by Alabama Legislature

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Referring to them as giants, Rep. Randall Shedd of Cullman presented resolutions to the families of the late Dr. Ben Johnson and the late Dr. James C. Bailey during the Christmas breakfast for faculty and staff of Wallace State Community College on Wednesday. Both men passed away this year. Dr. Johnson…

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Emergency Medical Services student and Visual Communications graduate Brent McDonald designed the 2014 Wallace State Christmas card. He earned a one-semester, 12-credit hour scholarship.

Students awarded scholarships for Christmas card designs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A few Wallace State Community College students were gifted with scholarships this year for their designs for the college’s Christmas card. The design of one student was chosen to grace the front of the card, while two other students’ design concepts were chosen as alternate winners. Brent McDonald, a student currently in…

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Hundreds of supporters of the Future Foundation of Wallace State Community College look over the items up for auction during the 10th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction. Almost $200,000 was raised at the event, which funds scholarships for deserving students.

Community supports WSCC Future Foundation to tune of $199,500

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HANCEVILLE — Hundreds of community supporters, faculty, staff and students of Wallace State came through in a big way to help raise funds for scholarships, raising $199,500 for the Future Foundation of Wallace State Community College. Foundation president Scotty Hooper expressed his thanks to all of those who helped put the 10th annual event together…

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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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