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Johnston combines education, legal experience as new chair of WSCC Paralegal program

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Emily Neizer Johnston has come full circle in her new role as department chair for the Paralegal/Legal Assistant program at Wallace State Community College. The Cullman native earned a degree in secondary education before going on to earn her law degree and practicing in a few firms, including her own. Now she’s…

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Wallace State’s Lions’ Pride sessions underway this summer

in Academic, Admissions, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is preparing for the fall 2016 semester by conducting its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions for new students. The college has hosted a pair of Lions’ Pride sessions this summer in Hanceville and three more opportunities (Thursday, July 25 and July 27) remain for students to attend before…

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Complete painting in one-day art classes through Wallace State program

in Community, Continuing Education, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Anyone seeking a creative outlet can find it during any of three upcoming art classes offered by the Wallace State Community College Continuing Education department, and they will walk away with a completed painting. A series of art classes taught by local artist Laura Walker offers lessons in various painting techniques, with…

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Wallace State athletics has six teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

in Academic, Athletics, Baseball, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Softball, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had six teams recognized this week as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention programs for the 2015-16 academic year after a record 36 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a school-best 3.48 GPA during 2015-16. The Lions,…

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Wallace State has school-record 36 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

in Academic, Athletics, Baseball, Golf, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Softball, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 36 student-athletes recognized Tuesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their 2015-16 academic achievements, including eight acknowledged as Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for finishing with a 4.0 GPA. Wallace State softball had four Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honorees:…

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Wallace State’s Crime Scene Investigation team wins national silver medal at SkillsUSA competition

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In only its second year of competition, Wallace State’s Criminal Justice Department returned home earlier this week with a SkillsUSA silver medal, finishing runner-up at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky. Wallace State’s Crime Scene Investigation team of Melissa Kilpatrick, Anthony Martin and Micah Oliver earned…

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Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson named 2016 Alabama Adult Education Staff Person of the Year

in Adult Education, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Jamie Robertson, the Adult Education Program’s Administrative Assistant, recently received the most outstanding Staff Person of the Year at the 2016 Alabama Adult Education Awards Luncheon held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Ballroom. The Staff Person of the Year Award recognizes individuals for their work and personal growth from being…

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Wallace State program changes name to Medical Laboratory Technician

in Admissions, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Beginning in Fall 2016, the Clinical Laboratory Technician program at Wallace State Community College will be referred to as Medical Laboratory Technician. The change affects colleges statewide on the request of Alabama Community College System to better fit with industry standards. Wallace State’s Medical Laboratory Technician program is a five-semester associate degree program that…

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