James Kaple overcomes drug addiction, becomes mentor and inspiration in WSCC Machine Tool Technology program

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Stop by Wallace State’s Machine Tool Technology Department, and it’s easy to absorb the family atmosphere within the walls. James Kaple has been one of the shining lights of the family over the past two years and graduates Friday after overcoming a drug addiction that lasted nearly two decades. “I am proof…

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Wallace State’s Garrett Suchey serving as staff ace after Tommy John surgery, graduating with engineering technology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State baseball’s Garrett Suchey faced a lot of uncertainty about his career a little more than two years ago. Suchey was seven games into his freshman season at Wallace State in 2014, tossing 21 2/3 innings before experiencing elbow troubles. Suchey, a former honorable mention All-State selection out of Mortimer Jordan,…

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Brock forging new path with nursing degree

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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

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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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