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Thursday, January 8th, 2015

3 on 3  Intramural Basketball

Gadsden State Student Activities is sponsoring 3-on-3 intramural basketball for the spring semester.  Games are scheduled for each Wednesday in February at the Gadsden Middle School Gymnasium located at 612 Tracy Street.  Four games will be played each week in 30-minute intervals beginning at 3:00 p.m.  The roster deadline for teams to participate is Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. at which

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VUB Open House/Workshops & New Student GED Registration

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Veterans Upward Bound at Gadsden State

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at Gadsden State will host an Open House for students, staff, faculty, and community members on Monday, January 12 at the Wallace Drive Campus (Gadsden) and Tuesday, January 13 at the Ayers Campus (Anniston) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  On January 20, VUB Tech Tuesday will be held at all locations from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Veterans should bring their own technical device.  The VUB Program is open to all veterans. Military veterans residing in Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, St. Clair or Talladega County are invited to take advantage of the free services offered through the VUB Program. Veterans do not have to be enrolled at Gadsden State or any other college or university in order to participate.  Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a TRiO program funded 100% by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  For more information or to see if you are eligible to receive free services to help you continue your education contact the VUB Office at 256-549-8286/8328 or email tfreeman@gadsdenstate.edu.

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New Student Registration for Free GED Classes

Morning registration for free GED classes at Gadsden State Community College’s Ayers Campus will be held every Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. and evening registration will be held at 4:45 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Wednesday (no late arrivals). New students for the Ayers Campus may register by coming to the Cheaha Career Center, Room 126, in Anniston. GED classes meet Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Evening classes meet from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. GED classes are free, and are open to all adults 17 or older who have not finished high school. Those who are 16 or 17 years old must call 256-835-5462 prior to registration. Classes are designed to improve reading, writing, and math skills, and increase general knowledge in social studies and general science. Upon completion of GED, students are eligible for one free class at any two-year college in the state of Alabama.  For more information on this class site or other sites in the Calhoun County area, please call 256-835-5462.

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New Student Registration for Free GED Classes

New students may register for free GED classes being offered at Gadsden State Community College.  Students may register for the morning class by coming to the 2nd Floor of Brown Hall located on the East Broad Campus. Registration is held each Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. (no late arrivals). Evening registration is available each Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. GED classes are free, and are open to all adults 17 or older who have not finished high school. Those who are 16 or 17 years old must call 256-549-8698 prior to registration. Classes are designed to improve reading, writing, and math skills, and increase general knowledge in social studies and general science. Upon completion of GED, students are eligible for one free class at any two-year college in the state of Alabama. For more information on this class site or other class sites in the Etowah County area, please call 256-549-8698.

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GSCC Selected as 2015 TOP SCHOOL by Military Advanced Education

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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.

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Faculty, Staff and Students Help to Brighten the Holiday Season

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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.

 

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