Archive for July, 2009

HELDERMAN HALL TO GET NEW ADDITION

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Gadsden, Ala.–Gadsden State Community College’s growing Health Sciences Program will get additional space next year with the construction of a second floor above Helderman Hall Auditorium on the Wallace Drive Campus. Associate degree registered nursing and therapeutic massage courses are taught at Helderman where increased space has been a critical need for several years. Bids for construction of the second floor will open August 6. Architects for the project are McElrath & Oliver of Gadsden.

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Students Tour Tech Programs During Robo Camp 2009

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Gadsden, Ala.–The Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing (CARCAM), a National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education Center, and Holy Comforter Episcopal Day School, formed a collaborative partnership to offer the Robo Camp 2009 Program.

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LAPTOPS FOR STUDENTS

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Gadsden, Ala.–Many Gadsden State Community College students attending the Valley Street Campus received a teaching aid to help them reach their educational goals. Dawn Bush, instructional technology specialist, said that 100 students have been allowed to borrow laptops. There will be additional laptops available for the fall semester.

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TUITION REMAINS CONSTANT ENROLLMENT INCREASING

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Gadsden, Ala.–Enrollment in courses during the Summer Term at Gadsden State Community College continued its upward trend this year. Dr. Teresa Rhea, associate dean of student services and registrar at Gadsden State, said that enrollment in courses, including all summer sessions this year, is up 15% over Summer 2008.

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