Wallace State graduates first students from online Child Development program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 graduating class at Wallace State Community College included the first students to take advantage of the new online format for the Child Development Program. Nathaniel Butler, Lucy Michaus Chavez and Amy Hill were among the cohort of students graduating with an Associate in Applied Science in Child Development from Wallace…

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Run raises almost $7,000 for Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 120 runners ran through clouds of colored powder during the Connor Strickland Memorial Color Run 5K and Fun Run held recently at Wallace State Community College, helping to raise almost $7,000 for the John Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund. “I was amazed and very grateful,” said Jill Strickland, Connor’s mother,…

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WSCC Diagnostic Imaging students perform well at state convention

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Imaging program represented the college well when they attended the 70th annual meeting of the Alabama Society of Radiologic Technologists (ALSRT) in Tuscaloosa. The group returned with two second-place finishes in the quiz bowl and scientific exhibit competitions. Two Wallace State students were also chosen…

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Wallace State’s Rotaract Club gaining popularity as organization serves campus and community

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. –  One of the newest organizations on Wallace State’s campus has evolved into one of the most active. Wallace State’s Rotaract Club recently capped a busy spring semester by supporting Spirit Night at the Cullman Chick-fil-A by honoring and raising money for the Saving Forgotten Warriors of Cullman County. “The Rotaract Club is…

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Wallace State MLT program celebrates Medical Laboratory Technician Lab Week

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — HCG, LDL, FBS, CBC, TBIL…No, these abbreviations are not text talk or cyber slang. Laboratory professionals and physicians have been using these abbreviations before abbreviating was cool. The information obtained from these laboratory tests tells us much more than LOL, YOLO, IMO, or JW. A physician may order an LDL (low density…

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Wallace State’s Career Services hosts successful Job and Career Fair

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Sharon Hester takes online classes through Wallace State Community College. Once she noticed Wednesday’s Job and Career Fair being held on campus – via her Blackboard announcements – Hester made sure to take advantage of the event. “It’s a great way to get a head start on a potential job and to…

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WSCC Nursing, Respiratory Therapy students help out at SafeKids Expo

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A contingent of more than 20 Wallace State Community College students were on hand during the recent SafeKids Expo held at Sportsman Lake Park hosted by Brooks’ Place Child Advocacy Center. Students from the college’s Nursing and Respiratory Therapy programs volunteered their time during the event. Janet Brown, nursing instructor at Wallace…

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