Archive for July, 2013

Summer Commencement Ceremony Aug. 9

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

The Summer Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, August 9 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Joan Davis, Interim President of Shelton State Community College, will address the students in Gadsden.

Davis, who began her term at Shelton State earlier this summer, previously served as Interim Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama Technology Network.  She is a graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history. Additionally, she holds a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from The University of Alabama School of Law. Davis practiced private and governmental law for two decades prior to her work with the community college system.

For more information about the commencement ceremonies please contact Terri Riddle at or 256-549-8255.

Gadsden State Cherokee Offers New Classes

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Gadsden State Cherokee is set to offer several new classes this fall in addition to the courses that are traditionally offered. The recently approved new courses will benefit students enrolled in both technical and medical programs.


Local physicians donate time and knowledge to Gadsden State

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The AMSTI Math and Science Partnership (MSP) “Aiming Higher” Summer Institute for Professional Development recently held workshops at Gadsden State Community College for local secondary teachers. The workshops, which


Buchanon to Participate in All-Star Weekend/Lyrics on the Lawn

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Gadsden State Community College’s Lacey Buchanon of Jacksonville, Alabama has been chosen to participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association