Dr. Whit Gibbons visits Wallace State for annual Earth Day activities

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welcomed Dr. Whit Gibbons as a special guest to campus Thursday as the college continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day. Dr. Gibbons is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Georgia and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). Gibbons has written or edited more than 20 books and…

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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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Wallace State Community College participates at ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College had students from both the Hanceville and Oneonta campuses and members of its faculty and staff participate at the 2017 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery on Thursday. The annual event took place at the Alabama State Archives and History Building lawn, where Wallace State…

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Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts plans Elvis Presley tribute concert

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Performers with the Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts’ music programs have been immersed in all things Elvis recently as they prepare for their upcoming concert “C’mon Everybody: The Elvis Presley Songbook.” There will be three shows April 6-8 at 7 p.m. nightly in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. “Elvis…

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Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

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Wallace State’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter earns REACH status, Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructors Dr. Stacey Sivley and Brandon Smith were recently recognized for earning REACH status for the Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of their Phi Theta Kappa math honor society. The REACH program was established in 2016 to recognize and reward Phi Theta Kappa chapters excelling in membership development. Specific chapters…

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Wallace State Theatre putting modern spin on “Our Town”

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Theatre Department is preparing for its production of “Our Town,” scheduled for March 9-12 at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the Hanceville campus. Lauren Salerno, head of the WSCC Theatre Department, says their production is a modern approach to the “circle of life” tale from Thornton Wilder…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 9th at NAQT Community College Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finished ninth nationally at the 2017 National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship last weekend. The event was held at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Wallace State’s team, made up of freshmen Zakk Waddell, Ross Wallace, Derik Arendall, Paul Knetter and Caleb Still, racked up…

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