Robertson’s walk-off home run sends Wallace State softball to 3rd straight ACCC/Region 22 championship and 11th overall

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ALABASTER, ALA. – Tanner Robertson’s first home run of the season propelled Wallace State’s softball program to another Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 championship on Monday. Robertson’s leadoff solo jack in the eighth inning sent Wallace State to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Snead State in the championship game, capturing a third consecutive ACCC tournament…

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Workshop offers certification on Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students and healthcare professionals seeking to earn certification on manual lymphatic drainage can do so with an event being hosted by the Wallace State Community College Alumni Association. A Manual Lymphatic Drainage Certification Course will be held May 15-19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily on the seventh floor of the…

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Free concert features Wallace State Jazz Band and Concert Band

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The free concert will feature performances by the Wallace State Jazz Band and the Wallace State…

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Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics Elected to American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics, President of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been elected to the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors. Her appointment to the 32-member board, which represents 1,108 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 13 million students, is for a three-year term. Founded in 1920, the American…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce cross country programs beginning in August 2017

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s cross country programs beginning with the 2017 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before being discontinued in June 2008, Wallace State previously fielded cross country teams and won a men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title during its…

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Run raises funds for Grant Brown Memorial Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A group of 30 dedicated runners gathered Saturday morning at Wallace State Community College to participate in the third annual Grant Brown Memorial Scholarship 5K. The run is held each year in honor of Grant Brown, who passed away shortly after graduating from Hanceville High School in 2013. The scholarship funds a…

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Dr. Whit Gibbons visits Wallace State for annual Earth Day activities

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welcomed Dr. Whit Gibbons as a special guest to campus Thursday as the college continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day. Dr. Gibbons is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Georgia and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). Gibbons has written or edited more than 20 books and…

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