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Wallace State volleyball’s Kelsea Bivins named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball outside hitter Kelsea Bivins was recognized this week as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I second-team All-American, marking the second consecutive year a player from the program earned 2nd-team status. Bivins, a 6-foot-1 sophomore from Thompson High School, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) this…

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Wallace State professor Robert Davis speaks at Van Creek Battlefield commemoration

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Library

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Robert S. Davis, renowned professor of history and family research expert at Wallace State, spoke at the 10th annual commemoration of the Battle of Van Creek (Ga.) on December 3. That clash of arms occurred on Feb. 11, 1779, but the commemoration is held so as not to conflict with the ceremonies for the subsequent Battle of Kettle…

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Katie Fine, who attended Wallace State from 2009-2011, is the owner of Karma’s Coffee House in Cullman.

Wallace State graduate Katie Fine, owner of Karma’s Coffee House, among the youngest entrepreneurs in the area

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Katie Fine made it a point to participate in campus activities when she was enrolled at Wallace State from 2009-2011. “It made me feel good to get involved any way I could. It helped me become more confident in myself and around my peers.” Fine said. “I’ve always felt it’s good to…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball breezes by Blue Mountain College JV

in Athletics, Headlines, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball coasted past Blue Mountain (Miss.) College JV on Friday, receiving scoring contributions from 13 players en route to a 92-27 victory at Tom Drake Coliseum. Sophomore Kelsey Houston poured in a game-high 16 points off the bench for Wallace State, leading five Lady Lions in double figures. Jemaiya…

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Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ poultry science program receives donation from Peco Foods, Inc.

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program recently received a check worth $7,000 from the USPOULTRY Foundation through a grant made possible by a contribution from the Tuscaloosa-based Peco Foods, Inc. Instituted in 2013 at Wallace State, the ‘2+2’ partnership with Auburn University’s Poultry Science program allows students to complete their…

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December 1 informational meeting set for CNA, Phlebotomy courses at Wallace State

in Continuing Education, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Continuing Education Program will host an informational session on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., in Room 511 of the James C. Bailey Center for persons interested in learning about the Phlebotomy Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) courses being offered in Spring 2017. These non-credit courses…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Men's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting the third annual Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26 at Tom Drake Coliseum. The two-day event begins Friday and features high school and college teams. High schools participating in the tournament are R.A. Hubbard, Falkville, Phil Campbell, Coosa Christian School, Oneonta, Central (Florence), Douglas…

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Wallace State’s Chancellor’s Award recipients were recognized Tuesday at the Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Pictured are, from left, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, Dr. Thea Hall, the college’s Career Faculty recipient; Christine Wiggins, the Staff member recipient; Allen Keener, the college’s Career Faculty recipient and Dr. Kelley Jones, the college’s Director/Administrative Staff recipient.

Wallace State’s 2016 Chancellor’s Award recipients recognized at ACCA Conference banquet

in Academic, Adult Education, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State Community College employees were recognized Tuesday as Chancellor Award recipients at the 2016 Alabama Community College Association (ACCA) Conference luncheon in Montgomery. Wallace State’s recipients were Dr. Kelley Jones, Christine Wiggins, Dr. Thea Hall and Allen Keener. Jones is the director of the Wallace State-Oneonta campus and the Director/Administrative…

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