Emily Dia named Wallace State’s 2019 Homecoming Queen

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Emily Dia, a Hayden native, was named Wallace State Community College’s 2019 Homecoming Queen during the annual festivities on Monday night. She was crowned in between the women’s and men’s basketball games vs. Gadsden State. Dia, a business administration major, has served in multiple student organizations at Wallace State, including many leadership…

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Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ program receives donation from Poultry and Egg Harold E Ford Foundation

in Academic, Agriculture Production/Horticulture, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program recently received a $5,000 grant from the Poultry and Egg Harold E Ford Foundation and a monetary contribution given in part by Tuscaloosa-based Peco Foods, Inc. The funds will be utilized to make Wallace State students aware of occupations within the poultry science industry and the…

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Wallace State baseball opens 2019 season today; coach Randy Putman enters 30th season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s baseball team opens the 2019 season today, featuring a plethora of new faces as coach Randy Putman enters his 30th season with the program. Wallace State, which is coming off a 48-10 record and the Alabama Community College Conference North Division championship last season, has 23 freshman scattered across the…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams continue to roll, sweep Gadsden State during Homecoming 2019

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s basketball teams are on a roll as the conference season stretch extends into February. The teams completed a sweep over Gadsden State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Monday night, each extending their winning streaks to six games. The 22nd-ranked Lady Lions (21-4, 5-1 Alabama Community College Conference) opened Homecoming 2019…

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Wallace State’s 13th-ranked softball team opens 2019 season today with seasoned roster

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s softball team opens the 2019 season today in Panama City, Fla., with a roster featuring 14 sophomores, including a bevy of returning experience. The Lions, ranked 13th in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) preseason poll, return their top two pitchers and the entire outfield this season – a combination…

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Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts holding scholarship auditions Feb. 15 and March 15

in Admissions, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Current and future Wallace State Community College students will have two opportunities to audition for scholarships with the Fine and Performing Arts programs for the 2019-2020 academic year. Auditions will be on Friday, Feb. 15 and Friday, March 15 at the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. Registration begins at…

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Wallace State hosting Transfer Summit on Feb. 5

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students are invited to attend a Transfer Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Bailey Center Auditorium and lobby. Four-year colleges and universities scheduled to be on campus are Athens State’s College of Health Sciences and College of Education, Jacksonville State, the University of Alabama,…

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Scholarship to fund 50 high school, college students’ paths to Automotive Manufacturing Careers

in Automotive Service Technology, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Financial Aid, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

MONTGOMERY – The path to fill more than 10,000 automotive manufacturing jobs within two years will be even more affordable in 2019 for 50 students in Alabama. The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and Alabama Community College System have partnered to provide a total $180,000 in scholarships, as well as mentors, to 50 students who want…

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