Burrow Museum receives grant from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College was recently awarded a $2,000 grant by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association.  The grant will be used to promote exhibitions and tourism in the region.  Burrow Museum Director Donny Wilson was on hand to receive the award from Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association President…

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The Evelyn Burrow Museum hosting closing reception for Walker exhibit

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College will host a reception on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m., to mark the closing of an exhibit featuring the paintings of Laura Willingham Walker. Walker’s paintings from her Funny Farm Animals and North Alabama Places series have been on display…

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The Evelyn Burrow Museum presents “Out of the Depths” in new exhibition

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. —The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College welcomes a new exhibit opening on Feb. 17 that presents two different views on current events in the Middle East. “Out of the depths” is a joint exhibition of street photography and abstract painting, each showing the artists efforts in documenting life in the…

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Group trip to Ireland set for May; sign up now

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Area residents with a little Irish blood running through their veins or anyone who would like to visit the Emerald Isle may want to consider signing up to travel to Ireland with the Wallace State Abroad travel program offered through the Evelyn Burrow Museum. A May 2017 trip is in the works…

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Wallace State Community College designated as a Military Friendly School for 3rd straight year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Inc. Wallace State was recognized with the distinction during Veterans Day weekend for its record of military student success, including graduation and employment outcomes, and for its services and policies in support of veterans and their…

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The Evelyn Burrow Museum hosts exhibit of Laura Willingham Walker paintings

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Visitors to the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts at Wallace State Community College can enjoy the whimsy, humor and thoughtfulness of the paintings of Cullman artist Laura Willingham Walker. Presented by The Evelyn Burrow Museum, Walker’s work is on display in the Exhibit Hall of the Burrow Center, which…

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Wallace State’s Communications and Marketing Department presented awards by National Council on Marketing and Public Relations

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College in Hanceville was recently recognized by the National Council for the Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the organization’s district conference in Pensacola, Fla. Wallace State earned 12 Medallion awards, including three gold awards for print advertisement, single ad; brochure/flyer series; and academic catalog. The college racked up seven…

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Wallace State’s Veterans’ Corner gaining popularity on campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s efforts to serve its student veterans continue to expand. The college has set aside the sixth floor of the library as a Veterans’ Corner where veterans can stop by at their convenience to study, congregate, share stories and unwind. Wallace State’s Success Coaches also hosted a Veterans’ Club…

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Evelyn Burrow Museum Named Organization of the Year

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Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) has honored the Evelyn Burrow Museum with the 2016 Organization of the Year award. The award is among 11 that comprise the PEAK Awards that were presented Thursday, September 22 during the AMLA Annual Meeting at Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence. Museum Director Donny…

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