Garth Stein, author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” visits Wallace State in conjunction with the college’s Common Read

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College recently had the opportunity to welcome best-selling author Garth Stein to campus.  Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” is Wallace State’s campus-wide Common Read selection for the 2016-17 academic year, and for the second year in a row, Wallace State was privileged to have the Common…

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Author Donald Brown to hold discussion, book signing at Wallace State on Nov. 10

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College is honored to announce it will have author Donald Brown on Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Burrow Center Recital Hall to discuss his new book “Mr. X and Mr. Y.” Brown’s book is a non-fictional exploration of the “torso murders” that occurred in Calhoun County in 1959. Viola Hyatt…

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Wallace State’s Student Government Association distributes backpacks to campus police department as part of “Props for Cops” campaign

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently participated in the “Props for Cops” state-wide initiative, distributing backpacks filled with goodies for the college’s police department. The backpacks contained the following items: a Wallace State T-shirt and hat, candy and crackers, a lanyard, a water bottle, tissues, hand sanitizer, an umbrella and thank-you…

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Wallace State’s Campus Ministries conducts “See You at the Pole” gathering at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Campus Ministries hosted an opportunity Wednesday for students and employees to congregate at the college’s flag pole in observance of national “See You at the Pole” day. The same opportunity was offered at the Wallace State-Oneonta campus, where general studies student Joe Colunga led the prayer and general studies student…

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Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society raising awareness about heroin usage for college project

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter  adopts a college project each academic year and is raising awareness about heroin usage this semester, informing the student body and the community about the drug’s addictive and deadly properties. Heroin-related deaths doubled in Alabama in 2014 and have been on the rise ever since. According…

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Nursing students giving back to military through T-shirt sale

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Nursing students giving back to active military through T-shirt sale HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Association of Nursing Students (ANS) is paying it forward to a military medical unit with each T-shirt they sell this week for their own program. Each year ANS organization creates one or two T-shirts for students to…

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Wallace State hosts “Back to Class Bash” for students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Alumni Association, Student Government Association and Success Coaches hosted a “Back to School Bash” this week in front of the Student Center. Wallace State students had the opportunity to relax and participate in various entertaining activities, including outdoor checkers and cornhole. Cullman Medial Regional Center was on site during the…

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