Archive for October, 2009

Gadsden State to Host Honor Band Clinic

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

The Fine Arts Department at Gadsden State Community College and the Gadsden State Band Boosters will host the 22nd annual Middle/Junior High School Honor Band Clinic November 13 and 14, at Wallace Hall, located on the Wallace Drive Campus of Gadsden State.



Friday, October 16th, 2009

CARCAM (Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing) is an established regional center for Advanced Technological Education (ATE) supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to address advanced manufacturing needs, in particular automotive manufacturing technology within our region. The CARCAM Center and staff are proud to announce that we are partnering with another NSF grant initiative, located in Kentucky, for automotive manufacturing education entitled AMTEC National Center for Excellence in Advanced Automotive Manufacturing.



Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Gadsden, Ala. –Gadsden State Community College welcomes a new researcher to the Aquaculture Department.  Dr. Andrew Gannon, associate professor of biology at Birmingham-Southern College, was granted a six month sabbatical to conduct research at Gadsden State which began in late August.  His research is on the general physiology of fresh water shrimp.  The main focus is on the calcium budget of the shrimp—how and where calcium is gained or lost.


Community College Initiative Program in its Second Year

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Gadsden, Ala.–The International Program at Gadsden State Community College welcomed 15 new international students as part of the Community College Initiatives (CCI) Program administered by Community Colleges for International Development, with funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright commission, and the Ministry of Education of Egypt. This is the second academic year that Gadsden State has participated in the program, which allows students from historically underserved populations to study technical and vocational programs at the college for one year. Last year, Gadsden State had seven students from Egypt participating in the program, completing their degrees or certificates in December. Participating students this year are from Brazil, Belize, Costa Rica and Egypt.