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Education Briefs: Summer Work Schedule/ACT Prep Camp/Driver’s Ed Classes/VUB/Bookworms

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Gadsden State Announces Summer Hours

Gadsden State Community College will observe summer operating hours beginning Monday, May 11 through Friday, August 7.  The summer hours will be Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and the College will be closed on Fridays. Some buildings will be operational on Fridays for classes and to support selected programs and activities. All summer camp programs will adhere to the schedule with the exception of athletic camps and Camp Cardinal (Ayers, Cherokee, and Wallace Drive campuses).  The college will be closed for annual holiday observances on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day and Thursday, July 2 for Independence Day.


Gadsden State students to take National Welding Test

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Nine students from the Welding department will take the National Boiler and Tube test April 29-30. Successful completion of the two-part test will allow the students to qualify as a certified welder and receive direct job offers with salaries ranging from $20-$30 an hour or $110-$134 per diem. Gadsden State Community College is one of only two schools in the Southeast Region to be selected for this opportunity.


Spring Commencement & Pinning Ceremonies

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

The Spring Commencement ceremony for Gadsden State Community College will be held Thursday, May 7 at the Gadsden State Cherokee Arena in Centre at 6 p.m.  Representative Richard Lindsey, D-Centre, will be the commencement speaker.  Representative Lindsey represents District 39 and was first elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 1983.  He is past chairman of the Education


Honors Day Programs/Phi Theta Kappa/National Leadership Society

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Students to Be Recognized for Achievements

Gadsden State will hold its Annual Honors Day programs Tuesday, April 28 at the Ayers Campus LRC in Anniston and Wednesday, April 29 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden.  Both programs will begin at 2 p.m. Students who have earned special awards, recognitions, and scholarships from four-year universities will be recognized during the programs. In addition to these