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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes win streak to five games with come-from-behind victory over East Mississippi

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Sophomore guard Jaylen McCoy scored a season-high 25 points, Desmian Devane added 11 points and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Saturday, beating East Mississippi 72-69 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State avenged a double-digit November loss to East Mississippi by overcoming a 10-point deficit…

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Wallace State’s Horticulture program continues tradition of adorning state Capitol with poinsettias

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Horticulture/Agricultural Production Department has continued its holiday tradition of adorning the Governor’s Office and Capitol building rotunda with its poinsettias recently. The horticulture program grows and delivers approximately 300 poinsettias each Christmas season. Students start growing the red, pink and white plants in the spring of each year and nurture…

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Wallace State biology students gaining valuable genetics research experience with HudsonAlpha representatives

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Thanks to Wallace State graduate Casey Smith teaming up with Dr. Jeremy Prokop at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a group of current biology students at Wallace State are getting a leg up in genetics research. Every other Tuesday since late September, interested students within the biology department are meeting at Wallace State’s School of…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Kelsea Bivins named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

in Athletics, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball outside hitter Kelsea Bivins was recognized this week as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I second-team All-American, marking the second consecutive year a player from the program earned 2nd-team status. Bivins, a 6-foot-1 sophomore from Thompson High School, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) this…

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Wallace State professor Robert Davis speaks at Van Creek Battlefield commemoration

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Library

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Robert S. Davis, renowned professor of history and family research expert at Wallace State, spoke at the 10th annual commemoration of the Battle of Van Creek (Ga.) on December 3. That clash of arms occurred on Feb. 11, 1779, but the commemoration is held so as not to conflict with the ceremonies for the subsequent Battle of Kettle…

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Katie Fine, who attended Wallace State from 2009-2011, is the owner of Karma’s Coffee House in Cullman.

Wallace State graduate Katie Fine, owner of Karma’s Coffee House, among the youngest entrepreneurs in the area

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Katie Fine made it a point to participate in campus activities when she was enrolled at Wallace State from 2009-2011. “It made me feel good to get involved any way I could. It helped me become more confident in myself and around my peers.” Fine said. “I’ve always felt it’s good to…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball breezes by Blue Mountain College JV

in Athletics, Headlines, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball coasted past Blue Mountain (Miss.) College JV on Friday, receiving scoring contributions from 13 players en route to a 92-27 victory at Tom Drake Coliseum. Sophomore Kelsey Houston poured in a game-high 16 points off the bench for Wallace State, leading five Lady Lions in double figures. Jemaiya…

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Wallace State’s ‘2+2’ poultry science program receives donation from Peco Foods, Inc.

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s ‘2+2’ Poultry Science program recently received a check worth $7,000 from the USPOULTRY Foundation through a grant made possible by a contribution from the Tuscaloosa-based Peco Foods, Inc. Instituted in 2013 at Wallace State, the ‘2+2’ partnership with Auburn University’s Poultry Science program allows students to complete their…

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December 1 informational meeting set for CNA, Phlebotomy courses at Wallace State

in Continuing Education, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Continuing Education Program will host an informational session on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., in Room 511 of the James C. Bailey Center for persons interested in learning about the Phlebotomy Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) courses being offered in Spring 2017. These non-credit courses…

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