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Wallace State OTA graduates ready to change people’s lives

in Graduation, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The 37 graduates of the Wallace State Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program’s Class of 2017 are entering a field that turned 100 years old this year, said program director Dr. Allen Keener. “The very first OT practitioners worked with injured World War I soldiers who were returning from combat,” Keener said.…

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Cynthia Arrington named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Cynthia Arrington has been named Wallace State’s new Adult Education Director. Arrington, a Hanceville native, inherits the position after serving as an Adult Education instructor for Wallace State since last November. Before joining Wallace State, Arrington previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Miles College, Virginia College and UAB after retiring from…

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Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn participates in 2017 Mountains to Gulf expedition

in Academic, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State biology instructor Connie Briehn recently had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Mountains to Gulf: Helping Teachers Make Connections expedition, hosted by the Montgomery-based Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education. Briehn was one of 20 high school or college instructors selected across Alabama to explore the state’s watersheds and popular…

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Stan Narewski back for second stint as Wallace State’s cross country coach

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State cross country is turning to a familiar face to lead its program. Stan Narewski has been named the men’s and women’s cross country coach as Wallace State reintroduces the program in August. Narewski is returning to Hanceville after leading Wallace State cross country to multiple conference championships before the program…

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Maci Key is the first Wallace State student to serve as a SkillsUSA National Officer delegate.

Maci Key becomes Wallace State’s first National SkillsUSA Officer; WSCC trio wins national medals

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College students made a mark recently at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Ky., where students compete against the very best of the best in their fields. Wallace State Machine Tool Technology student Maci Key was selected as the National SkillsUSA Secretary for…

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Wallace State athletics has seven teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

in Academic, Athletics, Baseball, Community, Golf, Headlines, Men's Tennis, Softball, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College athletics had seven teams recognized Monday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention teams, a week after a record 41 student-athletes at the college earned individual academic recognition. Wallace State’s women’s tennis team compiled a school-best 3.71 grade point average (GPA) with Nicki Rakestraw and…

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