AROUND CAMPUS

Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team undefeated during fall competitions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently capped off its fall season with a third straight tournament championship, winning the Wallace State Invitational. Earlier in the semester, the Wallace State Quiz Bowl team also prevailed at the Alabama College Bowl League at Coastal Alabama Community College in Bay Minette and won the Cerebral Weevil…

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Austin Monk to lead Wallace State Workforce Development

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Austin Monk joined Wallace State Community College this month as Director of Workforce Development. In Monk’s new role, he will oversee training for business and industry, short-term non-credit training and continuing education. “Wallace State strives always to meet the ever changing talent development needs of our business and industry community,” said Wallace…

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Wallace State’s short-term Logistics training gaining popularity

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –Wallace State Community College’s logistics training classes are growing in popularity since it was announced in October that the Alabama Community College System was partnering with the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (MSCC) for short-term manufacturing logistics training for students. Wallace State offers the training each Tuesday and Thursday night. The training is a three-week…

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Wallace State-Oneonta campus offering new welding opportunity to single mothers in Blount County

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ONEONTA, ALA. –Wallace State-Oneonta is offering single mothers in Blount County an opportunity to jump start their welding careers, through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham. The first five women to enroll in the program for the Spring 2018 semester can take advantage of this recently-established initiative. Candidates must be single mothers,…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Abby Borden earns NJCAA honorable mention All-American recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA- Wallace State volleyball setter Abby Borden was named a National Junior College Athletic (NJCAA) Division I honorable mention All-American on Thursday. Borden, a 5-foot-10 setter from Arab, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) with a single-season school record 1,429 assists in 2017, and she added 298 digs. Over her two-year career, Borden…

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Wallace State’s Dalys Mullican signs to play golf for Blue Mountain College; Check Freeman earns scholarship with men’s tennis

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore Dalys Mullican didn’t seriously consider playing golf until after her sophomore year of high school. Fast forward a few years later and Mullican already knows where she’ll continue her golf career upon graduating from Wallace State. Mullican, a Fairview High grad, signed a letter of intent with Blue Mountain…

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Wallace State Dental students, instructors touched by service trip to Kenya

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dental Hygiene students from Wallace State Community College embarked on an international service learning trip to Kenya earlier this semester where they worked as part of a global health outreach team providing dental care to scores of patients, many of whom were receiving dental care for the first time. This was the…

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Wallace State’s Dr. Lance Boyd reflects on Classroom Lessons

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – An essay by Dr. Lance Boyd, math instructor at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, was recently published in “Innovation Abstracts,” a publication of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development of the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.  In “As I Watch My Students Leave,” Boyd…

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