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Mississippi-based Ingalls Shipbuilding visits Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division’s students

in Community, Continuing Education, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division students recently had the privilege to learn more about Ingalls Shipbuilding as the Mississippi-based company visited campus. Ingalls Shipbuilding, located in Pascagoula, Miss., is the largest private employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the Mississippi and Alabama economies. The company is also the largest supplier…

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Wallace State nursing program receives top ranking

in Headlines, Health

Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times   Wallace State Community College’s Licensed Practical Nurse program was recently ranked number one in the state in annual rankings released by a website focused on LPN programs. The LPN program was ranked first out of the 20 schools in the state that practicalnursing.org ranked using NCLEX-PN pass rates. Wallace State…

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Wallace State recognizes incoming students during 3rd annual Career and Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Oneonta, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Noah Henderson can’t wait to begin his collegiate career in Wallace State’s Engineering Technology program after he graduates high school. Meanwhile, Quenton Karlberg, 58, is impressed with the diverse set of students he sees in Wallace State’s HVAC/Refrigeration program. Both Henderson and Karlberg attended and participated in Wallace State’s recent 3rd annual…

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Wallace State softball home opener set for Thursday; WSCC basketball, baseball and tennis updates

in Athletics, Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team hosts its first home game of the season on Thursday, welcoming 14th-ranked Chattanooga State for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. The Lions, the three-time defending ACCC champions, have put together a 6-5 record in February after winning three games in Gulf Shores over the weekend. Wallace State…

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Wallace State Quiz Bowl team earns second straight trip to nationals

in Headlines, Student Activities

Wallace State Community College Quiz Bowl team members Elivia Jones, left, Zakk Waddell, Ross Wallace, Brett Hogan, Paul Knetter, Caleb Still pose with their awards from a recent tournament. The team will make their second straight trip to the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship in Chicago, Ill., March 2-3, 2018. HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The…

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Wallace State Salon and Spa Management hosting Look Good Feel Better session on March 9

in Community, Headlines, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Salon and Spa Management program will once again host a Look Good Feel Better session for area women dealing with cancer treatments. The next session will be held on Friday, March 9 at 9 a.m. in the Salon and Spa Management classroom. “We are very excited to again…

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Wallace State Community College recognizes Phi Theta Kappa spring inductees

in Academic, Community, Continuing Education, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Oneonta, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently welcomed approximately 180 new members during its annual spring induction ceremony, marking one of the largest groups in recent history. Phi Theta Kappa is the college’s honor society, and Wallace State students are eligible for consideration if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12…

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Singer, actor Kevin Faraci visits campus, Wallace State theatre students during Learning Communities event

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Singer and actor Kevin Faraci visited Wallace State recently as part of the college’s Learning Communities initiative. Faraci, a singer for the world-famous Cirque Du Solieil shows, presented to the Learning Communities’ classes and spent additional time on campus interacting with Wallace State’s theatre students after the presentation. Faraci, 38, encouraged each…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams sweep Lawson State at home

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams swept Lawson State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Monday night. DeMaurea Moore’s game-winning jumper with 14 seconds remaining lifted the Lady Lions to a 50-48 victory, and the Wallace State men capped the perfect night with a 70-60 triumph over the Cougars. In the men’s game, Wallace State…

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