Gadsden State Fall Commencement Dec. 20
The Fall Commencement Ceremony for Gadsden State Community College will be held Thursday, December 20 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Mark A. Heinrich, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System will address the graduates.
Heinrich holds a doctorate in counseling from The University of Alabama, and earned both his B.S. and M.A. degrees in psychology from Tennessee Tech University. His higher education career spans more than 30 years, during which he’s held leadership roles in academic, student service and technical/vocational areas. In addition to positions in academia, Heinrich worked as a private practitioner in psychology and serves on numerous community and academic boards. Throughout his career, he has been very involved with all aspects of accreditation, strategic planning, program and curriculum development, budget planning and development, enrollment management and many other administrative responsibilities typically associated with higher education.
Heinrich believes strong college‐community relationships are paramount to the health of the system’s institutions and critical to the economies of their local communities. He has worked with many of the state’s workforce partners and believes that the Alabama Community College System holds the key to the state’s workforce needs.
For more information about the commencement ceremony please contact Terri Riddle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-549-8255.