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Wallace State to welcome Harper Lee biographer Charles J. Shields to campus on April 19-20

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Charles J. Shields, the author of the Harper Lee biography “Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee,” will speak at Wallace State Community College on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. each day at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. The events are free and open to the public. Shields’s…

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Healthcare workers learn about dementia, human trafficking at Wallace State Alumni Connection

in Alumni, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As healthcare professionals working in an area nursing and rehab facility, Debbie Hamilton and Christy St. John weren’t sure how a lecture on human trafficking would relate to their work. The pair attended the Wallace State Alumni Association’s Alumni Connection event for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy professionals in the area, where…

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Wallace State won its third straight ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship and 13th overall behind, from left, Eli Marty, Trey Hanvey, Sylas Elliott, Walker Gordon and Chip Willoughby.

No. 6 Wallace State men’s golf rolls to 3rd consecutive ACCC/Region 22 championship and 13th overall

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Golf

BREWTON, ALA. – Wallace State’s sixth-ranked golf team has knocked on the door of a tournament championship all spring. The Lions broke through Tuesday, capturing their third consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament title and 13th in program history at the Country Club of Brewton. Wallace State sophomore Sylas Elliott was the conference…

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Dr. Doug Phillips, host of “Discovering Alabama,” to speak at Wallace State on April 21 for Earth Day

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Dr. Doug Phillips, host of “Discovering Alabama,” will serve as Wallace State’s guest speaker for Earth Day on Thursday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m., in room 219 of the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Phillips is widely known for his adventurous travels in Alabama’s wildlands as host of the Emmy-honored…

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Wallace State’s Student Support Services group visits Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of annual Educational Excursion

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s TRIO/Student Support Services students recently visited Chattanooga, Tenn., as part of its annual spring Educational Excursion. Over the two-day, guided trip, the group visited the Tennessee Aquarium, the Battles of Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum at the top of Lookout Mountain, Rock City, the Pont Park Visitor Center and the…

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Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan delivered one of the keynote student speeches at the ACCS Day Celebration in Montgomery. Grattan, 17, is enrolled in Wallace State’s Fast Track for Industry program, majoring in the college’s medical assisting program, in addition to being a junior at Good Hope High School.

Wallace State Community College highlighted at ACCS Celebration in Montgomery

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College was represented by approximately 90 students and members of its faculty and staff at the 2016 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Day Celebration in Montgomery this week. Wallace State’s Savannah Grattan, a Fast Track for Industry medical assistant student from Good Hope High School, was among the keynote…

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Damon Calvert becomes 2nd WSCC tennis signee; WSCC softball’s Shelby Brown signs with Faulkner University

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Tennis, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Damon Calvert was perfectly content pursuing a computer science degree at Wallace State. That was until a leisurely tennis match with a friend ultimately led to a scholarship with the Lions. Wallace State is reintroducing its men’s and women’s tennis programs this fall after they were discontinued in 2004, and Calvert, a…

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