Going out on top

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – As Jayne Clem prepares for her induction into the Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame next month, she is getting ready for a new phase in her career.  After 34 years of coaching, the last 17 as head coach of the Wallace State Lady Lions softball team, she has decided to retire.…

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Wallace State hosts 2016 Spring Fling for students on Tuesday

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Student Services and Success Coaches hosted the 2016 Spring Fling on Tuesday at the Bevill Building parking lot. On a picture-perfect day, Wallace State students were able to participate in various entertaining activities, including cornhole, human Hungry Hippos and on an inflatable bungee run, and door prizes were given away.…

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Tour of WSCC Nursing proud moment for local woman

in Community, Headlines, Health

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — When she was a young girl, Pauline Whaley dreamt of being a nurse. “From the time that I could read, I’ve wanted to be a nurse,” said Whaley, 83, a resident of Brookdale Assisted Living Facility in Hanceville. “I read a book about Florence Nightingale and from that time on I…

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Callie Allen of Wallace State Named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Callie Allen, a dual enrollment student at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000…

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Wallace State welcomes speakers from the National Coalition for the Homeless

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State recently welcomed Steve Thomas and T. Sanders from the National Coalition for the Homeless. Thomas and Sanders, who both traveled from Washington D.C., each shared their personal testimonies to Wallace State students, faculty and staff, describing the circumstances that led to their respective stints with homelessness. Their visit was sponsored…

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Charlotte Cummings Memorial Sneaker Collection extended through spring semester

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, The Evelyn Burrow Museum

Cullman, AL – Because of popular demand, the Evelyn Burrow Museum on the campus of Wallace State Community College is extending the Charlotte Cummings Memorial Sneaker Collection through the spring semester. Charlotte’s 23 Jays, the most complete collection of sneakers on exhibit in the Eastern United States, is “a dream come true” according to Robin…

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Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith named recipient of John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award

in Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith, the diesel technology department chair, has been named a recipient of the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. Smith, who has led the Diesel Technology program since fall 2009, will be recognized at banquet this month in Chicago for his outstanding contribution to leadership, teaching and…

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Stackable credentials serve as ‘résumé builders’ for Wallace State Community College’s technical division students

in Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  As she approaches completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree in engineering technology, Wallace State student Kayla Evans looks at her résumé and is proud of the certificates and degree electives she has already earned. “I think it makes it more worthwhile to know you are graduating with all of these…

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