Archive for October, 2012

October Education Briefs

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Therapeutic Massage Clinics Offered Fall Semester

The Gadsden State Therapeutic Massage Program will hold clinics during the fall semester on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week.   Massages

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Flash Mob Mon. Oct 15

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Steven Martinez–All Roads Lead to Gadsden State

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Steven Martinez began his postsecondary education at Gadsden State Community College studying electronics engineering.

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All-USA Academic Team Nominations Open

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Gadsden State Community College is accepting nominations for the All-USA Community College Academic Team which honors outstanding students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.  In partnership with USA Today, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Phi Theta Kappa, and the American Association of Community Colleges, nearly $350,000 in scholarships will be awarded.  The All-USA Academic Team nominees will be eligible for statewide recognition and scholarships.  Each All-Alabama Team member will receive a medallion, scholarship, and a state proclamation recognizing scholarly achievement.  The highest scoring nominee from each state will receive a $2,000 stipend.  Two students will be selected to represent Gadsden State on the All-Alabama Academic Team.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in Gadsden State, have at least a 3.5 Grade Point Average, and be on track to earn an Associate Degree by August 31, 2013.  To submit an application, go to http://my.ptk.org/edge/.  Login using your Phi Theta Kappa login information or create a non-member account.  Students do not have to be a member of Phi Theta Kappa to be eligible.  After logging in, select the link “2012 Fall Common Application”.  Follow the instructions, complete the eligibility quiz and enter the enrollment key when instructed.  The enrollment key is:  MDQ4OTY35138.  To be eligible to represent Gadsden State Community College all items on the application must be completed by November 1, 2012.

If further assistance is needed, please contact Dale Hill at dhill@gadsdenstate.edu or 256-549-8375 or Melissa Davis at mdavis@gadsdenstate.edu  or 256-549-8383.

GSCC President Raymond Staats stated, “This is a great opportunity to receive national and state recognition.  We would like to encourage all eligible students to apply.”