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C.A.R.E. Fairs in Anniston & Gadsden

The Gadsden State Counseling and Advising Center is sponsoring two C.A.R.E. (Community Agencies Ready to Engage) Fairs in April as part of the “We Care” Community College Month celebration. The first event will be held Tuesday, April 1, at the McClellan Center in Anniston from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  A second fair will be held Tuesday, April 15 at Inzer Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Various service providers and community agencies will be available to share human services information related to domestic violence, mental health, family and relationships. Both events are free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Janekia Mitchell at 256-549-8212 or jmitchell@gadsdenstate.edu. Contact Cindy Greer at 256-238-9348 or cgreer@gadsdenstate.edu for the Anniston event.

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Students to Be Recognized for Achievements

Gadsden State Community College will hold its Annual Honors Day Programs on Tuesday, April 8 at the McClellan Center Auditorium in Anniston at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 9 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden at 10:00 a.m. Students who have earned special awards, recognitions, and scholarships from four-year universities will be recognized during the programs.  In addition, Gadsden State’s three chapters of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society will hold an induction ceremony for new members Wednesday, April 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Wallace Hall. There is no admission for these events and the community in invited to attend.  For more information contact the Public Relations and Marketing Department at 256-549-8223.

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“Tuesday Topics” and Brown Bag Lunch at McClellan Center

The Counseling and Advising Center in conjunction with the McClellan Center will host “Tuesday Topics” and Brown Bag Lunch (BBL) events. Each of these events will take place in the McClellan Center library at 12:30 p.m. “Something Cool in Math & Science” will kick off the BBLs on April 8, followed by “This Day in History & Literature” on April 15.  On April 22, the “Tuesday Topics” seminar will feature Becky Helton, administrator of NHC Healthcare, as the guest speaker on the topic of “Elder Care.” These events are free and all students, staff, and members of the community are invited to attend. For more information, contact Cindy Greer, 256-238-9348 or cgreer@gadsdenstate.edu.

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 Karaoke Coffeehouse at Gadsden State Cherokee

The Gadsden State Cherokee Student Government Association is hosting a Karaoke Coffeehouse on Thursday, April 10 in the Community Meeting Room from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend for a fun-filled evening on the microphone. Coffee, hot chocolate, and baked goods will be sold during the event. For more information contact Chad Steed at csteed@gadsdenstate.edu or 256-927-1802.

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 Veterans Upward Bound Workshop

The Gadsden State Community College Veterans Upward Bound Program will host two free Résumé Writing & Interview Skills Workshops in April.  The first workshop will be held Thursday, April 10 at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. A second workshop will be held Wednesday, April 23 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center in Anniston.  Both workshops begin at 11:00 a.m. and will offer assistance to all veterans in need of refreshing their résumé and preparing for upcoming interviews.  For more information about the workshop call 256-549-8286/8328 or email tfreeman@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Spring Employment Opportunity Fair April 16

The Office of Career Services at Gadsden State Community College will host a Spring Employment Opportunity Fair Wednesday, April 16 at the East Broad Campus Administration Building Auditorium in Gadsden from 9:00-11:30 a.m. This event is open to students, alumni, and community members. Please dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé. Recruiters or employers interested in registering for the event should contact Cynthia Foster at 256-549-8635 or cfoster@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Priority Online Registration Scheduled

Gadsden State Community College Priority Online Registration for Summer Semester 2014 begins Monday, April 21 at noon.  Currently-enrolled students who have completed 24 semester hours at Gadsden State, and have a 2.0 GPA or higher qualify for priority registration. Regular online registration begins Tuesday, April 22 at noon. To register, visit www.gadsdenstate.edu  and click on the link to Self Service Banner on the left side of the page. View the Class Schedule or “Enter Secure Area” to begin the registration process.  Summer I classes begin May 8.  Classes for Full summer and summer II begin May 29 and Summer III classes begin July 7.

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McClellan Bookworms Monthly Meeting

The McClellan Bookworms will meet Friday, April 25, at Noon in the McClellan Center Conference Room.  The book of the month is The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer. Visit http://gadsdenstate.libguides.com/mcclellanbookworms for information about the book. For information about the Bookworms contact Melinda Harvey, Gadsden State librarian, at mharvey@gadsdenstate.edu.

 

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