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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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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Winston County Works welding program has produced the best job yet for graduate LaShanda Harrison

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DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. –  LaShanda Harrison has worked multiple years as a boilermaker. She’s also been employed as a mechanic, carpenter and for a landscaping company. After completing the welding program through the Winston County Works project, Harrison can now boast she’s a certified welder. Harrison, 36, was among the first graduates of the welding…

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Wallace State’s women’s golf team won the inaugural ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship on Tuesday. Team members are, from left, Abbi Yeager, Annalee Stephens, Madison Autwell, Dalys Mullican, Ashley McCormick and Bradi Ruehl.

Wallace State’s women’s golf team wins inaugural ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s golf team made history Tuesday, winning the first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament at Cross Creek Golf Course. The Lady Lions built a seven-shot lead over Snead State during Monday’s opening round and won the two-day event by 15 strokes. Wallace State freshman Annalee Stephens was the…

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Wallace State softball’s Ledbetter, Hammonds sign with UNA, UAH respectively

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomores Brittany Ledbetter and Amber Hammonds each signed letter of intents recently to continue their collegiate careers at UNA and UAH respectively. There may be no player more mentally strong on Wallace State’s roster than Ledbetter, the team’s sophomore ace on the mound. Ledbetter’s family lost all of their…

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Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce recognized at 2017 All-Alabama Academic Team Banquet

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce were recognized today at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa 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…

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