Dozens of Wallace State retirees gather for annual luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — About 50 retirees from Wallace State Community College gathered on the 12th floor of the James C. Bailey Center this week to reminisce and enjoy a time of fellowship together. The Wallace State Alumni Association hosts the Retirees Luncheon annually. “We are standing on the shoulders of giants,” Wallace State President Dr.…

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Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program adds flight simulator for helicopter training

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Aviation/Flight Technology program has recently added a flight simulator for its helicopter training. “This training device is a great asset to our program. A helicopter makes for a poor classroom because it’s vibrating and so noisy. Therefore, students can learn the basic procedures and maneuvers of helicopter control on the…

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Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts plans Elvis Presley tribute concert

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Performers with the Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts’ music programs have been immersed in all things Elvis recently as they prepare for their upcoming concert “C’mon Everybody: The Elvis Presley Songbook.” There will be three shows April 6-8 at 7 p.m. nightly in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “Elvis…

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Wallace State Genealogy Department expands collection

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Through donations and purchases, Wallace State Community College is making a huge expansion of one of the area’s best resources for searching family origins. Several hundred books, documents, and microfilms have been added. The new material is broad and eclectic including books to locate German parish records; newspaper abstracts on Cullman and…

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Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

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Burrow Museum receives grant from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College was recently awarded a $2,000 grant by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association.  The grant will be used to promote exhibitions and tourism in the region.  Burrow Museum Director Donny Wilson was on hand to receive the award from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association President…

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Water Operator training courses offered at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Training for Business and Industry program announces a new Drinking Water Operators Program in advance of an expected rise in job opportunities. The accelerated job training is being driven by the potential for job openings due to the fact that many operators are reaching retirement age within the…

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Army Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus set to take Wallace State stage

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The U.S. Army’s Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus, the oldest and largest of the U.S. Army Field Band’s performing components, will be performing at Wallace State Community College Saturday, March 25. The 7 p.m. performance at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre by the group known as the musical ambassadors of the Army is being sponsored…

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Author of true crime book to speak April 11 at Wallace State 

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College is honored to announce it will host author Donald Brown on April 11, at 6 p.m. at the Burrow Center Recital Hall to discuss his book “Mr. X and Mr. Y.” His appearance was rescheduled from the fall semester. Brown’s book is a non-fictional exploration of the “Torso Murders” that occurred in…

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