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Wallace State graduate David Hinds begins BioTrain internship at HudsonAlpha

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – David Hinds was one of the first Wallace State students to show interest last fall in a newly formed genetics research club on campus. It ultimately led to him earning a summer internship at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville as part of the BioTrain 2017 program. Hinds began the internship…

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Wallace State-Oneonta student Caleb Thomas earns ARC of Alabama Employee of the Year Award

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Oneonta

ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta student Caleb Thomas stays busy between juggling an early-morning shift at TLC Nursing Center in Oneonta and taking classes on campus. His dedication hasn’t gone unnoticed. Thomas was named the ARC of Alabama Employee of the Year during the spring semester for his work and dedication at TLC. “I was…

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Wallace State EMS program adding state-of-the-art tool for student training

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As Wallace State Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program celebrated National EMS Week last week, the program was looking forward to the arrival of a state-of-the-art tool to help students as they prepare to take to the streets. A simulator will soon be arriving on campus that will put students in the back…

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Breakfast celebrates Future Foundation scholarship recipients, donors

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation recently hosted its fourth Scholarship Celebration Breakfast, during which it was announced the Foundation would be awarding almost $100,000 in scholarships to 80 students for the upcoming year. Another $15,000 to $20,000 in dual enrollment scholarships will be awarded to area high school students. “Today’s…

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WSCC men’s golf and tennis teams wrap up season at nationals; WSCC baseball players recognized

in Athletics, Baseball, Headlines, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf and tennis teams completed action at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championships last week. Wallace State’s golf team finished 14th overall at the Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City, Kan. Freshman Chip Willoughby, a 2nd-team PING All-American, was Wallace State’s top…

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Wallace State Nursing program hosting CELEBRATE Adult Health and Wellness Fair June 7 and June 14

in Community, Headlines, Health, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Department of Nursing Education at Wallace State Community College will host two separate adult health and wellness fairs in June to give area residents the opportunity to get information about living a healthy lifestyle. On June 7 and June 14, the CELEBRATE Adult Health and Wellness Fair will be held in…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2017 graduation

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Like his fellow GED (general education development) completers, Josh Chadwick is prepared for the next chapter in his life after recently being recognized at the 2017 Wallace State Adult Education Department graduation. “This is a big accomplishment for me and an important one. It’s a step I should have taken years ago,…

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WSCC softball eliminated at NJCAA National Championship, closes season at 39-18; WSCC women’s golf finishes 12th in nation

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball, Women's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball’s pursuit of a third national title ended late Thursday night as the Lions were eliminated at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship by North Central Texas. North Central Texas scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 7-6 edge…

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