From left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics shares a conversation with Bill St. John and Scotty Hooper during Wednesday’s Student Investment Luncheon and Auction.

Wallace State’s Future Foundation raises more than $185,250 during 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Future Foundation hosted its 12th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction on Wednesday, raising more than $185,250 to fund student scholarships at the college. Future Foundation donors and scholarships continue to increase each year as money is raised at the event through a live and silent auction, scholarship contributions and…

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Wallace State Nursing grads post high pass rates on licensure exams

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The most recent graduates of the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education have once again posted high numbers in the percentage of students who passed their National Council Licensure Exam, or NCLEX. Wallace State’s most recent graduates earned a perfect 100 percent for those taking the NCLEX-PN exam for practical…

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Wallace State’s Veterans’ Corner gaining popularity on campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s efforts to serve its student veterans continue to expand. The college has set aside the sixth floor of the library as a Veterans’ Corner where veterans can stop by at their convenience to study, congregate, share stories and unwind. Wallace State’s Success Coaches also hosted a Veterans’ Club…

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Wallace State volleyball won its eighth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship on Sunday after sweeping Faulkner State.

Wallace State volleyball wins 8th consecutive ACCC tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team breezed through the 2016 Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament, capping it Sunday with an eighth consecutive tournament championship at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State sophomore Cierra Davis was named tournament MVP, and the Lions beat Faulkner State for the second time in as many days, winning…

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Wallace State volleyball sweeps Faulkner State, one win away from 8th consecutive ACCC championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team is one win away from an 8th consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championship. The Lions swept Faulkner State in Saturday’s semifinal round, winning 25-13, 25-15, 25-10 at Tom Drake Coliseum, and sending Wallace State into Sunday’s finals. Wallace State (37-2) jumped out to early leads in all…

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Garth Stein, author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” visits Wallace State in conjunction with the college’s Common Read

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had the opportunity to welcome best-selling author Garth Stein to campus.  Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” is Wallace State’s campus-wide Common Read selection for the 2016-17 academic year, and for the second year in a row, Wallace State was privileged to have the Common…

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Medendorp earns certification as a Simulation Educator

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mary Medendorp, the simulation coordinator for Wallace State Community College’s Nursing program, recently achieved her certification as a Simulation Educator from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The process for achieving certification included completing an application packet that included showing work experience in simulation for at least two years, a current…

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Author Donald Brown to hold discussion, book signing at Wallace State on Nov. 10

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College is honored to announce it will have author Donald Brown on Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Burrow Center Recital Hall to discuss his new book “Mr. X and Mr. Y.” Brown’s book is a non-fictional exploration of the “torso murders” that occurred in Calhoun County in 1959. Viola Hyatt…

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Wallace State volleyball sophomores, from left, Tara Miller, Kelsea Bivins and August Newberry each played at Thompson High School before joining the Lions. Wallace State enters the conference tournament as a No. 1 seed and with a 35-2 record.

As ACCC postseason begins, WSCC volleyball sophomore trio from Thompson High savoring final season as long-time teammates

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In their eighth year as teammates, Wallace State volleyball sophomores Kelsea Bivins, Tara Miller and August Newberry are savoring every minute together during their final season in Hanceville. The Thompson High School graduates have represented the same schools since their seventh-grade year at Thompson Middle School in Alabaster. “It’s special for all…

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