Nursing Alumni Connection to focus on pharmacology

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is hosting its annual Nursing Alumni Connection on Friday, April 22 in the Center for Science and School of Nursing. “Pharmacology Update: Medications Matter” is the focus of the event that provides up to 6 contact hours for continuing education credit. The day’s events will…

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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomes spring inductees

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed new members during its annual spring induction ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s math honor society, and Wallace State students are eligible for consideration if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12 or more credit hours the previous semester. New Wallace State…

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Wallace State hosts 2016 Spring Fling for students on Tuesday

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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

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  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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WSCC Health programs welcome new program chairs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Two healthcare programs at Wallace State Community College welcomed new department chairs to campus for their first full semester of classes. Melanie Bradford and Allen Patterson joined the Wallace State family as the fall 2015 semester was winding down. Bradford takes over as chair of the Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) program, while…

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Application deadlines approaching for Wallace State health programs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Anyone interested in enrolling in an allied health program at Wallace State Community College should keep in mind approaching deadlines for turning in applications for entry into those programs. Most of the programs accept new students in the fall semesters, but some also have entries open in the spring and summer semesters.…

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Registration for Wallace State’s spring Mini Term II is Feb. 29 – March 1, classes begin Tuesday, March 1

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Registration for Wallace State Community College’s spring semester Mini Term II classes takes place Monday, Feb. 29 and Tuesday, March 1. Classes begin March 1. Wallace State has multiple options, including online courses, that students can register for during the second mini term. Mini Term II classes are eight-week courses and conclude…

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ACCS announces discount for GED READY® Practice Test

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MONTGOMERY, ALA. — The Alabama Community College System (ACCS), along with member colleges and other GED® testing centers supported by ACCS, announces that now through March 31, students across the state can save 50 percent on the cost of the GED Ready® practice test. According to GED® Testing Service, the GED Ready® practice test is…

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Wallace State Continuing Education to offer Physical Therapy Aide program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The non-credit Workforce Skills division at Wallace State Community College has announced it will offer a comprehensive 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide Program to prepare students for the growing field of Physical Therapy. The Physical Therapy Aide is generally responsible for carrying out the non-technical duties of physical therapy, such as preparing treatment…

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