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Brock forging new path with nursing degree

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mark Brock isn’t your typical college graduate. At 50 years old, he’s already graduated college once and worked for 25 years supporting the Department of Defense’s Space Defense Missile Shield, or Star Wars, program and other security and intelligence programs. But this week, Brock will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree…

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Wallace State Signs MOU with Bioprist to Explore Partnership in Jamaica

in Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics, President of Wallace State Community College, and Dr. Guna S. Muppuri, President and CEO of Bioprist and Indies Pharma Group, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding reflecting a willingness for both parties to explore opportunities for partnerships in education and training over the next several months. Bioprist Knowledge Parks, an…

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Wallace State has record number 1st-place finishers at SkillsUSA state competition

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College continues to establish new heights in the SkillsUSA state competition. Wallace State recently had a record 15 students finish first in their respective events, and the college earned the Highest Participation Award for the most students competing. Students finishing first and earning a gold medal at the state…

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Wallace State’s Sylas Elliott named Jack Nicklaus Award semifinalist; WSCC baseball wraps up regular season

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

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore golfer Sylas Elliott has been named a 2016 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award semifinalist. Finalists in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) ranks will be named Wednesday and recipients named June 2. The five finalists to receive the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year…

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Wallace State hosts 2016 Spring Fling for students on Tuesday

in Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Student Services and Success Coaches hosted the 2016 Spring Fling on Tuesday at the Bevill Building parking lot. On a picture-perfect day, Wallace State students were able to participate in various entertaining activities, including cornhole, human Hungry Hippos and on an inflatable bungee run, and door prizes were given away.…

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Wallace State Community College celebrates Open House at Oneonta campus

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

Oneonta, Ala. –  In a historic day in Blount County that caused Denny Kelley, founder of Hometown Bank, to observe, “Wallace State is to Oneonta what Mercedes was to Alabama,” Wallace State Community College celebrated an Open House at its new Oneonta campus on Tuesday. If the excitement among the huge crowd of community members…

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