Cardinals Homecoming 2014 Rescheduled for Feb. 17
The Gadsden State Cardinals will celebrate Homecoming 2014 on Monday, February 17 at Beck Field House with the recognition of campus favorites, escorts, and homecoming queen. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will compete against Lawson State. Homecoming was cancelled previously due to the winter storm. The women’s game is scheduled for 5:30
p.m. with the men’s game following. Other activities for the evening will include a Swoop weightlifting contest, half court throw contest and performances by the Gadsden State Show Band and Southern Belle Dancers. For more information contact Dr. Judy Hill, coordinator of student activities at 256-549-8329 or email@example.com.
The Cardinal men are coming off one of the most successful seasons in the school’s history finishing with a 23-8 record and being ranked in the national Top 25 for much of the year. Coach Todd Ginn was named ACCC Coach of the Year for the North Division and former Cardinal guard, Kenric McCants, was named NJCAA All-American (honorable mention) and ACCC Region 22 Player of the Year for the North Division. McCants is continuing his career as a student-athlete at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
The Lady Cardinals have two players who have signed scholarships with 4-year universities to continue playing after this season. Lacey Buchanon is headed to Troy and Taylor Adams will be attending Shorter University. In August 2013, Buchanon was chosen as one of fifty players to participate in the NJCAAA All-Star weekend in Florida. The women’s game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. with the men’s game following. For more information contact Dr. Judy Hill, coordinator of student activities at 256-549-8329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSCC Talent Show Auditions Rescheduled for February 18-21
The Annual Top Ten Talent Show auditions sponsored by Gadsden State Community College Student Activities have been rescheduled for February 18-20 beginning at 2:00 p.m. and February 21 at 10:00 a.m.at the following campus locations:
Tuesday, February 18: East Broad Campus Auditorium
Wednesday, February 19: Cherokee Center, Room 129
Thursday, February 20: Ayers Campus LRC Auditorium
Friday, February 21: East Broad Campus Auditorium (10:00 -11:00 a.m.)
The Show of the Top Ten talents will compete for a $200 first place prize in the talent show Tuesday, March 18 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. Students must provide their own music and acts may be solo or group. Talent may consist of vocal, instrumental, dance, comedy, etc. Any Gadsden State student interested in participating may sign up for the auditions by contacting Dr. Judy Hill at email@example.com or by participating in any of the auditions.
Health Sciences Employment Opportunity Fair
The Office of Career Services at Gadsden State will host a Health Sciences Employment Opportunity Fair Wednesday, February 26 at Helderman Hall located on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All health science majors and the general public are welcome to attend at no cost. Please dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé. Recruiters or employers interested in registering for the event should contact Cynthia Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or 256-549-8635.
Veterans Upward Bound at Gadsden State
The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at Gadsden State will sponsor two Résumé Writing and Interview Skills Workshop in February. The first workshop will be held Wednesday, February 5 at 1:00 p.m. in room 109 of Inzer Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. Another workshop will be held Wednesday, February 19 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center (LRC) in Anniston at 3:00 p.m. The free workshops are open to all veterans. The Student Veterans Association will meet Tuesday, February 4 at the Ayers Campus LRC and Thursday, February 6 in Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus. Both meetings will begin at 11:00 a.m. Military veterans residing in Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, St. Clair or Talladega County are invited to take advantage of the free services offered through the VUB Program. Enrollment at Gadsden State or any other college or university is not mandatory in order to participate. Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a TRiO program funded 100% by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For more information or to see if you are eligible to receive free services to help you continue your education contact the VUB Office at 256-549-8286/8328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS AT WALLACE DRIVE CAMPUS
The TRIO Programs at Gadsden State Community College will host two free Financial Aid Workshops Thursday, February 13 at noon and 6:00 p.m. The noon session will be held in the Inzer Hall Small Auditorium and the evening session will be held at Browder Hall Auditorium. Both locations are on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden and staff from Gadsden State’s Financial Aid Office will be conducting the workshops. The workshops will serve to inform interested students and parents about the various types of financial aid and scholarships available, the financial aid process, and assist individuals in filing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA applications for student financial aid may be obtained at www.fafsa.gov or the form may be accessed from the Gadsden State link at www.gadsdenstate.edu. April 15 is the priority FAFSA filing date for Gadsden State. The TRIO Programs at Gadsden State Community College are funded by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information contact Melissa Davis at email@example.com/ 256-549-8383 or Meagan Elston Sweatt at 256-549-8273/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Aid Workshops at Gadsden State Cherokee
Gadsden State Cherokee will host two free financial aid workshops for all seniors in Cherokee County high schools on Tuesday, February 25 at 11:00 a.m. and Thursday, February 27 at 6:00 p.m. Both workshops will be held in Room 130. The Gadsden State Financial Aid Department staff will be present to inform participants about the financial aid process, various types of financial aid and scholarships available, as well as assist individuals in filing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which can help to offset college expenses. For more information contact Chad Steed at 256-927-1802 or email@example.com.
The McClellan Bookworms will meet Friday, February 28, at 10:00 a.m. in the McClellan Center Conference Room. In celebration of Black History Month, the group will meet discuss The House Girl by Tara Conklin, a selection that combines slave doctors, art, and law. To find out more about the book visit http://gadsdenstate.libguides.com/mcclellanbookworms. For more information about the Bookworms contact Melinda Harvey, Gadsden State Community College librarian, at 256-549-9352/8548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Belle Auditions March 12 -13
Auditions for the Gadsden State Community College Southern Belle dance team will be held Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 beginning at 2:00 p.m. each day, in the band room at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center located on the Wallace Drive Campus. The audition and workshop are open to female students planning to attend Gadsden State during Fall Semester 2014. Dancers should come prepared to learn and perform a dance routine for the audition. Dancers will perform the audition routine in a group but will be scored individually. The Southern Belle dancers have been performing for college and community events for more than 35 years, including the Miss Gadsden State Pageant and Christmas Charity Showcase. Dancers chosen to participate with the Southern Belles will be awarded scholarships. For more information contact Kay Smith-Foster, director and choreographer, at 256-549-8224 or email@example.com.