First CELEBRATE event a success, second event June 14

in Community, Headlines, Health

  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The first CELEBRATE Adult Health and Wellness Fair was deemed a success, as more than 20 area residents turned out for the inaugural event hosted by the Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education. During the four-hour event, area residents could visit with nursing students and professionals to get tips…

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Wallace State softball’s Beshears, Hammonds receive recognition from NFCA

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomore Taylor Beshears was named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA 2nd-team All-American this week. Beshears, who has signed with Jacksonville State, capped a stellar career with Wallace State during her sophomore season. Playing primarily at catcher, she hit .453 with a team-high 17 home runs and 45…

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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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