Wallace State sophomore Ryder Jones named recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Ryder Jones is Wallace State’s recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship. Jones, 20, is a West Point High graduate who plans to major in civil engineering at Alabama and eventually apply for medical school. “I was very surprised when I learned I received the scholarship. I had my mind made…

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Wallace State sophomore MaKenzie Bearden named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  MaKenzie Bearden spent two seasons shining on the volleyball court for Wallace State Community College. Bearden has also excelled in the classroom. She is one of two Wallace State students to earn the UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall.…

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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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Free concert features Wallace State Jazz Band and Concert Band

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The free concert will feature performances by the Wallace State Jazz Band and the Wallace State…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce cross country programs beginning in August 2017

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s cross country programs beginning with the 2017 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before being discontinued in June 2008, Wallace State previously fielded cross country teams and won a men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title during its…

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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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