Wallace State Community College conducting donation drive for Baton Rouge Community College flood victims

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After the April 2011 tornadoes, Wallace State Community College understands how drastically Mother Nature can affect a campus and its employees. Therefore, Wallace State is currently conducting a donation drive to assist Baton Rouge Community College in Louisiana as it rebounds and cleans up from the devastating floods that struck its state.…

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Wallace State student Alexander Perez is a native of Louisiana and enrolled in the Aviation/Flight Technology program.

Wallace State student Alexander Perez sparks college’s donation drive for Louisiana, Baton Rouge CC flood victims

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Wallace State student Alexander Perez discussing relief efforts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc7uHJJpjGE  HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Aviation/Flight Technology student Alexander Perez knows first-hand how flooding can be devastating and life-altering. Perez and his family lost all of their possessions during the Katrina flooding 11 years ago and his sister’s house was recently flooded with three feet of…

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Wallace State fall semester underway at both campuses

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Prior to transferring to Wallace State, student Justin Harris researched the college online and was immediately impressed. “I had always heard Wallace State was a great place to attend and had a nice campus. Once I found out for myself and visited for the first time, I knew it was the right…

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Stefany Pate named new Wallace State cheerleading coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State Cheerleader Stefany Pate is the new coach of the college’s varsity squad. Pate, 27, who has worked for Wallace State since February 2014, took reins of the program earlier this summer after long-time leader Rob Metcalf retired from coaching. Metcalf is still an English and speech instructor on campus. Metcalf led…

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Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields, Chayse Freeman finish 17th at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields and Chayse Freeman finished 17th among 82 teams at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Campbellsville, Ky., over the weekend. Wallace State’s duo reeled in a two-day total weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces. They were 2 pounds, 4 ounces away from advancing to the third…

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Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields, Chayse Freeman fishing in this week’s Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Ryan Shields and Chayse Freeman have circled this week on their calendars since February. Shields and Freeman are in Campbellsville, Ky., preparing for the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship. They’ll practice through Wednesday on Green River Lake and begin competing for a national championship on Thursday. “It…

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Wallace State students at the 2016 Alabama Deans of Students SLI were, from left, Jessica Vice of Blountsville, Nicholas Parrott of Vinemont, Callie Allen of Cullman and Jasmine Zavala of Cleveland.

Wallace State students attend 2016 Student Leadership Institute at 4-H Center

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COLUMBIANA, ALA. – Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott, Jessica Vice, Jasmine Zavala and Callie Allen represented the college this 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, which wrapped up Friday morning, was “Fully Charged,” allowing…

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Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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Wallace State to welcome Harper Lee biographer Charles J. Shields to campus on April 19-20

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Charles J. Shields, the author of the Harper Lee biography “Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee,” will speak at Wallace State Community College on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. each day at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. The events are free and open to the public. Shields’s…

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