Kindergarten to college: Educators learn about using breakout games in classroom

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than two dozen area educators from kindergarten through college level gathered at Wallace State Community College to learn how they can utilize the breakout phenomenon in their classrooms. Aimee Bates, a Technology Integration Specialist for Cullman City Schools, and Susan Boyd, a Library Media Specialist at Cullman High School, led…

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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 baseball’s Braxton Light, Blake Rivera drafted by Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants respectively

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State pitchers Braxton Light and Blake Rivera were each selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Light was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 24th round, while Rivera, a freshman, was drafted in the 32nd round by the San Francisco Giants. With Light and…

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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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Breakfast celebrates Future Foundation scholarship recipients, donors

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation recently hosted its fourth Scholarship Celebration Breakfast, during which it was announced the Foundation would be awarding almost $100,000 in scholarships to 80 students for the upcoming year. Another $15,000 to $20,000 in dual enrollment scholarships will be awarded to area high school students. “Today’s…

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Run raises almost $7,000 for Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 120 runners ran through clouds of colored powder during the Connor Strickland Memorial Color Run 5K and Fun Run held recently at Wallace State Community College, helping to raise almost $7,000 for the John Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund. “I was amazed and very grateful,” said Jill Strickland, Connor’s mother,…

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