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Gadsden State Community College


Office of the President

Dr. McAlpine

Dr. Helen T. McAlpine
Interim President

President's Welcome

Welcome to Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, Alabama

The Gadsden State family welcomes you to our college that is rich in heritage and educational experiences. We invite you to take advantage of services provided by an incredibly talented and committed faculty and staff. We are eager to assist you in addressing your educational aspirations, career choices, and personal goals. Our program offerings include over 80 career options that can be acquired through an associate’s degree, preparation for a four-year degree, training for business and industry, enhancing a specific skill, or as a lifelong learner.

Our focus is the student, and we are very pleased to be given the opportunity to share in your life. Our college extends itself to students via six convenient locations offering an affordable education with flexible schedules that feature day and evening classes. The delivery of educational services includes traditional classrooms, on-line, hybrid or directed study options. An inviting, active, engaged campus life awaits the Gadsden State student to add value to the experience.

May this be an exciting, fun-filled, learning experience for you! We promise to do our part!

Helen T. McAlpine, Ed. D.

Interim President, Gadsden State Community College

Strategic Plan 2012 - 2021