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Wallace State Community College unveils new Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College unveiled a new Center for Teaching and Learning recently with a special ribbon cutting and reception on the second floor of the Bailey Center. Wallace State’s Center for Teaching and Learning is dedicated to the support and advancement of evidence-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development…

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Wallace State’s men’s golf finishes 10th in nation as golf, tennis teams wrap up season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf and tennis teams wrapped up their seasons recently at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championships. Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished 10th in the nation at Lubbock, Texas, carding a 36-over par 1188 over the four-day event. Sophomore Brandon Lacasse capped a solid…

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Wallace State Nursing pins more than 75 graduates, recognizes Nightingale Award winners

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing pinned more than 75 students during its recent ceremony for Associate Degree Nursing candidates, recognizing three students with the coveted Nightingale Award. Carrie Leighann Ward of Hartselle, Jay Benjamin Terry of Cullman, and Andrew Dalton Smith of Trussville were each presented with the Nightingale…

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Wallace State softball has season end after late Southern Idaho rally at national championship; Lions finish with 47-13 record

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – After a wild and entertaining win over Lake Land College, Wallace State’s softball team was on the brink of one of the top upsets in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship late Thursday night. Southern Idaho didn’t cooperate, rallying for a seven-run seventh inning, and Wallace…

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Winston County Works program celebrates success

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DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. — Over the last two years, the Winston County Works project has directly impacted the lives of 245, with effects rippling out to their families and the community of Winston County as a whole. A Tuesday evening gathering at the Winston County Technical Center celebrated the program’s success and looked to future…

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No. 11 Wallace State softball loses extra-inning heart-breaker in NJCAA Division I National Tournament opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State’s softball team lost a heart-breaker in their National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship opener late Wednesday night at the Canyons Complex, falling to Tyler Junior College, 6-5, in extra innings. The 11th-seeded and scrappy Lions overcame early nerves and a 5-0 deficit to force extra…

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Wallace State baseball finishes ACCC Tournament runner-up; golf, tennis and softball all competing at nationals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball’s impressive season ended as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/22 Region runner-up this week in Ozark. The 13th-ranked Lions made a valiant march to the championship game before losing to third-ranked Chattahoochee Valley, 10-5. Wallace State closes the season with a 48-10 record, registering one of the program’s best…

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