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Southern Union State Community College

Southern Union State College
SUSCC Wadley Campus
Type Community college system
Location Opelika, Wadley and Valley, Alabama, U.S.A.
SUSCC Opelika Campus

Southern Union State Community College is a public, two-year college located in Wadley, Alabama, USA. Southern Union offers academic, technical, health science, and social science programs to the east-central Alabama and west-central Georgia regions.

Southern Union has branch campuses in Opelika, Alabama and Valley, Alabama.

All three campuses offer an open-door policy to prospective students.

2011 shooting

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, a gunman killed one and injured at least three others, including a 4-year-old injured by shrapnel, at a shooting on the Opelika campus. The school was closed for the rest of the day. Medical and counseling personnel, and law enforcement officials, were on site. The gunman later revisited the school and readily admitted he was the shooter, whereupon police were summoned. The man was tackled by

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