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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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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