Brooke Edwards named 2017 Wallace State Homecoming Queen

in Academic, Community, FastTrack, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Brooke Edwards is Wallace State Community College’s 2017 Homecoming Queen. She was crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game Sunday afternoon vs. Southern Union. Edwards, a business major, has been active on campus since enrolling in Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy. As a Fast Track Academy student, Edwards will graduate from…

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Jan. 27 Preview Day spotlights Wallace State’s Fine and Performing Arts programs, scholarship opportunities

in Admissions, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — This Friday morning, anyone with an interest in learning more about the Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts programs or who would like to see and hear what the students are currently working on for the year may do so at the annual Preview Day. Preview Day will be held from 9…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has won three straight tournaments this semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently accomplished a feat sponsor Christine O’Leary hasn’t witnessed in 20+ years as the coach. Wallace State’s team, made up of four freshman, won all three tournaments its competed in this fall, including the 2016 Desoto Disquietude tournament at Central Alabama Community College on Dec. 2. “I…

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Wallace State Sonography students donate $2,400 to Footprints Ministry

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program collected more than $2,400 to give to the Footprints Ministry out of Hunstville. The group exceeded the previous year’s donation of $1,700 with their donation of $2,447.23. Footprints Ministry is an outreach program assisting families dealing with premature birth. They provide…

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Wallace State’s Horticulture program continues tradition of adorning state Capitol with poinsettias

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Horticulture/Agricultural Production Department has continued its holiday tradition of adorning the Governor’s Office and Capitol building rotunda with its poinsettias recently. The horticulture program grows and delivers approximately 300 poinsettias each Christmas season. Students start growing the red, pink and white plants in the spring of each year and nurture…

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Wallace State biology students gaining valuable genetics research experience with HudsonAlpha representatives

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Thanks to Wallace State graduate Casey Smith teaming up with Dr. Jeremy Prokop at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a group of current biology students at Wallace State are getting a leg up in genetics research. Every other Tuesday since late September, interested students within the biology department are meeting at Wallace State’s School of…

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WSCC’s Let’s Pretend Hospital influencing Iowa health system program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wearing their own Let’s Pretend Hospital (LPH) T-shirts, Nancy Adams and Allyson Miller looked just like other members of faculty and staff of the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education. When people would ask them questions, Miller said she would answer them, “I don’t know. We’re from Iowa.” Adams and…

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Wallace State’s Culinary Pride Club selling a Thanksgiving meal this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s newly-formed Culinary Pride Club is hosting a Thanksgiving fundraiser. The Thanksgiving meal includes a 12-pound turkey, three pounds of dressing and a quart of giblet gravy for $29.95. Pumpkin pies are available separately for $5 and pecan pies for $6. Additional pans of dressing are $6 and an additional…

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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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