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Lynn

Wallace State Nursing Grad Now Naval Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) and Member of U.S. President’s Medical Team

in Academic, Alumni, Health, Nursing

HANCEVILLE, Ala.–U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Christopher Lynn, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, CEN, has a lot of initials behind his name that help to tell his remarkable story and how he came to be serving on the medical team to the President of the United States. In many ways, this story begins with the first set…

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Wallace State’s Communications and Marketing Department earns awards at ACCSPRA Conference

in Comm Marketing, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Communications and Marketing Department won a total of 14 awards this year at the 2018 Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA) Pyramid Awards Competition. A leader in the competition, Wallace State was presented the Best in Show Award for its History Book, a celebration of the…

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Wallace State volleyball wins road match at Gadsden State; WSCC cross country heads to UAH this weekend

in Athletics, Men's Cross Country, Volleyball, Women's Cross Country

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s volleyball team remained undefeated this season with a 26-24, 25-15, 25-9 road victory at Gadsden State on Wednesday night. The Lions moved to 7-0 on the season and 3-0 in Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) action. Sophomore Lexie Riggins paced the way for Wallace State with 15 kills, Karlee Hale…

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Wallace State’s Jimmy Hodges, Austin Monk complete Alabama Certified Workforce and Economic Developer program

in Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Jimmy Hodges, Wallace State’s Dean of Applied Technologies, and Austin Monk, Wallace State’s Director of Workforce Development, participated in the second meeting of the Alabama Certified Workforce and Economic Developer (ACWED) program last week in Montgomery. The ACWED program, established by the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), is a yearlong program that…

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Wallace State cross country teams begin 2018 season today in Oxford

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Wallace State’s cross country teams open the season today in the Jacksonville State Strut’s Opener at Oxford’s Choccolocco Park. The Lions are competing in their second fall season since the program was reintroduced last season. “We’ve assembled a good group. Both teams love to compete and push each other. You can feel the competitiveness at…

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No. 16 Wallace State volleyball opens season with four victories in South Carolina

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s 16th-ranked volleyball team is off to a resounding start. The Lions (4-0) won all four of their matches over the weekend at the season-opening Spartanburg Methodist Invitational. They defeated Spartanburg (25-14, 25-18, 25-17), Walters State (25-12, 25-16, 25-16), St. John’s River State College (25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-12) and Bryant…

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Lance Self, founder and CEO of Zero RPM, named 2018 Wallace State Most Outstanding Alumni

in Academic, Alumni, Engineering Technology, Graduation, Headlines, Mechatronics, Electronics, Robotics Technology, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Lance Self, founder and CEO of Cullman-based Zero RPM, has earned the 2018 Most Outstanding Wallace State Alumni award. Self was recognized as the recipient at Wallace State’s annual Convocation this month. “I was obviously surprised when I received the email I was going to be named the Outstanding Alum. I’ve never…

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No. 16 Wallace State volleyball, the nine-time defending ACCC champion, opens 2018 season on Friday

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State volleyball has been the premier team in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) for the past decade, winning nine consecutive league tournament titles. The 16th-ranked Lions begin the chapter for a 10th straight championship on Friday, opening the 2018 season at Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.). “Each season we have different individuals…

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