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Free concert features Wallace State Jazz Band and Concert Band

in Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The free concert will feature performances by the Wallace State Jazz Band and the Wallace State…

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Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics Elected to American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors

in Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics, President of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been elected to the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors. Her appointment to the 32-member board, which represents 1,108 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 13 million students, is for a three-year term. Founded in 1920, the American…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce cross country programs beginning in August 2017

in Academic, Athletics, Community, Cross Country, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s cross country programs beginning with the 2017 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before being discontinued in June 2008, Wallace State previously fielded cross country teams and won a men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title during its…

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Wallace State Tutorial Lab resource for all students

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Tutorial Lab on the 8th floor of the James C. Bailey Center has been updated recently to provide students with more options for taking advantage of tutoring services or spaces and equipment they can use to study on their own or in groups. Lisa Smith, Director of the Student Resource Center…

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Wallace State’s men’s tennis team wins ACCC/Region 22 championship

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s tennis team has needed only one season to get back to the pinnacle of the Alabama Community College Conference. The Lions outlasted Marion Military Institute in the men’s ACCC/Region 22 tournament on Saturday at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex in Decatur, clinching the championship in the program’s first campaign…

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Wallace State’s tennis teams open postseason play today in Decatur; WSCC softball closes regular season with DH sweep

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Tennis, Softball, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s tennis teams open play today in their first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament since 2004. The two-day event is at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex at Point Mallard in Decatur. Wallace State’s men’s team reeled off wins in three consecutive matches to close the regular season, beating Gadsden…

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Dr. Whit Gibbons visits Wallace State for annual Earth Day activities

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welcomed Dr. Whit Gibbons as a special guest to campus Thursday as the college continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day. Dr. Gibbons is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Georgia and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL). Gibbons has written or edited more than 20 books and…

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Winston County Works welding program has produced the best job yet for graduate LaShanda Harrison

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Technical

DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. –  LaShanda Harrison has worked multiple years as a boilermaker. She’s also been employed as a mechanic, carpenter and for a landscaping company. After completing the welding program through the Winston County Works project, Harrison can now boast she’s a certified welder. Harrison, 36, was among the first graduates of the welding…

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