Archive for November, 2012

GSCC Receives Inaugural Higher Ed Excellence in Diversity Award

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Gadsden State Community College received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and


ASE Certification for Auto Professionals/Technician

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Gadsden State Community College now offers certification for auto technicians and automotive professionals through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).  The Institute is a non-profit organization that works


Miss Gadsden State Community College 2013

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Suzanne Bruton of Gadsden was crowned the new Miss Gadsden State Community College 2013.  Miss Bruton, the daughter of Scott and Sherrie Bruton, is a sophomore, majoring in accounting.  She received a two-semester scholarship to Gadsden State, a cash scholarship of $350 and numerous other prizes.  She was crowned by Jessica Herrera, Miss Gadsden State Community College 2012.

Lauren Marbut was the recipient of the lifestyle and fitness award and Rebecca Graham won the talent competition for which they both received $100 in cash scholarships.

Bruton will represent Gadsden State in the Miss Alabama Pageant in June held at Samford University.  Her other duties will include representing the College at recruiting functions, campus activities and community events.

Rebecca Graham of Opelika was chosen first runner-up and received a $100 cash scholarship among other prizes.  Carrying out the theme of “Life is a Journey” the contestants entertained the audience with several production numbers along with performances by the Gadsden State Southern Belles and Ensemble.

Four Gadsden State students competed for the title.  Each contestant is required to have a service platform which supports a community charity or organization.  The contestants volunteered a combined total of 800 service hours promoting their platforms and raised $400 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.



Gingerbread House Seminar/NDLW Student Essay Winner

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Gingerbread House Seminar Nov. 30

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Start a family tradition with your very own gingerbread house as Dawn Staats shares her talents during a hands-on seminar Friday, November 30 at noon in the Bevill Center, located