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EDUCATION BRIEFS: Transfer Day/”SMARTHINKING”/Blackboard Assistance Available

College Transfer Day, Jan. 30

Gadsden State will host its annual Transfer Day on Thursday, January 30 at the Ayers and Wallace Drive campuses. The Ayers session will be held from 8:00-9:30 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the Cheaha Career Center. The Wallace Drive session will be held in the Inzer Student Center Cafeteria from 10:30 a.m. until noon.  Representatives from four-year colleges and universities will be present to answer questions and provide prospective students with information on scholarships, financial aid, and housing. The event is free and open to the public.  For more information contact Dr. Cheryl Cephus-Vickers at or call 256-549-8376.



Gadsden State’s on-demand student tutorial support “SMARTHINKING” is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer academic assistance to currently enrolled students.  Students can connect with a tutor and interact live, submit writings to the Online Writing Lab, as well as, submit questions, formulas, math problems, etc.   This free service provides students with 180 minutes of tutoring to receive support and study resources in areas such as math, writing, and science. The service can be accessed through the students Gadsden State Blackboard account.  Contact the Counseling and Advising Center at 256-549-8307or for more information or questions.


 Need Help?  Blackboard Assistance Available

The Counseling and Advising Center will provide  Blackboard assistance each week for all currently enrolled students on Monday from 8:00-9:00 a.m.,   Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m., and Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m.  Student s may take advantage of this service by visiting the Counseling & Advising Center located in Room 147 of Allen Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden.  For more information call 256-549-8307 or email


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