Author/athlete Tricia Downing delivers inspirational message during Common Read presentation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Author Tricia Downing delivered an inspiring presentation at Wallace State Community College recently as she was welcomed to campus in conjunction with the annual Common Read initiative. Downing was an avid cyclist, competing in prestigious events across the U.S., when her life was altered in 2000. She was hit by a motorist…

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Wallace State to welcome Common Read author Tricia Downing to campus on Oct. 4

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College will welcome author Tricia Downing to campus on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 9:30 a.m. at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre in the Student Center. Downing’s memoir, “Cycle of Hope: A Journey from Paralysis to Possibility,” is currently serving as Wallace State’s selection for its annual Common Read initiative.…

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Wallace State conducts “See You at the Pole” event at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Campus Ministries invited students and employees to congregate at the college’s flag pole on Wednesday in observance of “See You at the Pole” day, a national day of prayer and devotion across the nation. The same opportunity was offered at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus. Jay Terry, a sophomore nursing student,…

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Wallace State’s Job Placement Office a new resource for students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Job Placement Office is a new resource available to Wallace State students. The Job Placement Office is located on the 9th floor of the Bailey Center in room 903 and coordinated by Jamie Blackmon, who also serves as Wallace State’s Winston County Works Director. “We want to offer assistance in…

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Wallace State Community College fall semester underway, still time to mark your new beginning

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Fall semester welcome from Dr. Vicki Karolewics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbxltE-guEQ HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s fall semester is underway. Incoming freshmen are enrolled in postsecondary courses for the first time, while others may be entering their final semester before graduation. No matter the step in a students’ academic journey, the fall semester is a new…

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New students get insight, information from WSCC OTA, PTA grads, professionals

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Alumni of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) programs recently met with current and incoming students of the programs, providing them with special insight into the program and the careers the students have chosen. The event is aimed at providing students with the opportunity…

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Maci Key is the first Wallace State student to serve as a SkillsUSA National Officer delegate.

Maci Key becomes Wallace State’s first National SkillsUSA Officer; WSCC trio wins national medals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students made a mark recently at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Ky., where students compete against the very best of the best in their fields. Wallace State Machine Tool Technology student Maci Key was selected as the National SkillsUSA Secretary for…

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Seven Wallace State students represent college at 2017 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

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COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Madison Lee, Jessica Fetner, Hunter Mahaffey, Brennen Stricklin, Jodie Farnetti, Joy Sadler and Tanner Robertson represented the college last week at the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) hosted by the Alabama Community College System at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. The theme of this year’s event was “Unmasking Leadership,”…

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Secular Union among newest Wallace State student organizations

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One of Wallace State’s newest campus organizations is the Secular Union. The Secular Union is a group of students devoted to encouraging acceptance, dialogue, goodwill, peace and understanding with everyone and working to eliminate the issues of intolerance and freedom of speech across the nation. Plans for the Secular Union include coordinating with fellow organizations…

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