Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Gadsden State Community College the designation of a Top School in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released in the December issue of MAE, and is available online at www.mae-kmi.com.
Faculty, staff, and students at Gadsden State have worked to brighten the holiday season for many in the community through various charitable efforts. The Christmas Charity Showcase, which is held every November in conjunction with the Miss Gadsden State Community College Pageant, was the biggest fundraiser coordinated by the College. More than $5,000 was raised during the twentieth annual event and silent auction with all proceeds being donated to the Salvation Army. Since the program began in 1994, more than $78,500 has been donated to charitable organizations.
The Gadsden Public Library and Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center will present the 10th Annual Holiday Movie Spectacular at Wallace Hall beginning Monday, December 22 at 10:00 a.m. The first movie will be the 2000 version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey
followed by The “Santa Clause” starring Tim Allen shown at 2:00 p.m.
Admission is free, but donations of non-perishable food items and new toys will be accepted for donation to local charities. Soft drinks and popcorn will be sold for $1 each. For more information call the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center at 256-549-8475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah Wash of Jasper was crowned the new Miss Gadsden State Community College 2015. Miss Wash is a freshman, majoring in general studies. She received a two-semester scholarship to Gadsden State, a $600 cash scholarship and numerous other prizes. In addition, she also received the lifestyle and fitness award. She was crowned by Victoria Cleveland, Miss Gadsden State Community College 2014. The first alternate to Miss Gadsden State and the winner of the talent award was Breanna Lucas from Springville. Miss Lucas received $300 in cash scholarships.
The Gadsden State Community College Office of eLearning celebrated National Distance Learning Week November 10-14 with several events and contests for students and faculty to recognize and celebrate the growth and accomplishments of distance learning. First place winner in the Student Essay Contest was Meranda Magouirk of Anniston (view essay Meranda Magouirk Social Media Essay). Donna Richards of Gaylesville was the second place winner.
Gadsden State Community College Online Registration for Spring Semester 2015 began Tuesday, December 2. To register, visit www.gadsdenstate.edu and click on the link to Self Service Banner on the left side of the page. Click on the Spring Semester 2015 Class Schedule or “Enter Secure Area” to begin the registration process. Spring semester classes begin January 9, 2015.
The Greater Gadsden Home Builders Association (GGHBA) is helping support the next generation of skilled workers by awarding scholarships to Gadsden State Community College students. The association, whose mission is to give consumers in the Gadsden area the confidence needed to choose contractors for home builds and remodels, also, prides itself on contributing thousands of hours each year to community-based programs.
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STUDENTS!! HELP FINDING YOUR NEW STUDENT ID – G NUMBER
Beginning Fall 2012, students will be using a new administrative software. In order to log into your student account, you will need your new student identification or G#. If you do not already know your G#, please follow these directions to retrieve your new student ID.
- Go to https://ssb.gadsdenstate.edu
- Select the first option that says “Enter Secure Area”
- If you know your G#, this is where you would enter it. If you do not know your G#, you can enter your old GSCC Student ID OR your Social Security Number. The PIN is your six-digit birthdate. (mmddyy). You will be required to change your PIN the first time you sign in.
- Click on “Student Button”; then click “Student Records”; then “View Student Information”. The G# will be in the top right hand corner.
- You will need to memorize your G# and have it available when you visit any office on campus. (Note: The “G” must always be capitalized or upper case when you log in.)