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June Education Briefs – Testing Services Announces New Web Page

Testing Services Announces New Web Page

 Gadsden State Community College Testing Services now has a web page available to promote student preparation prior to Compass placement testing and to assist in accurately placing students in math and English courses. The page is loaded with information including review/study resources and links for students, placement testing criteria to aid students in

understanding testing exemptions and course recommendations, as well as a FAQ page with answers to common testing questions. In addition, faculty advisors will be equipped with the Compass course placement recommendations chart for ease in advising students and course selection.  Students can access the page at http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/current-students/Testing-Services/index.php.  The page may also accessed under the “FUTURE STUDENTS” or “CURRENT STUDENTS” tabs on the homepage. For information regarding Testing Services contact David Hartley at dhartley@gadsdenstate.edu or lvarner@gadsdenstate.edu/256-549-8497.

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McClellan Bookworms

The McClellan Bookworms have announced their reading list for the summer sememster. The Bookworms will meet and discuss Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan on Thursday, June 26 at 4:00 p.m., The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell on Thursday, July 31 at 4:00 p.m., and conclude with No One Could Have Guessed the Weather by Anne-Marie Casey on Friday, August 29 at 10:00 a.m.  The June and July summertime discussions will take place at the Cane Creek Club House (McClellan Golf Course).  The August meeting of the Bookworms will be held at the McClellan Center Conference Room. The community is welcome to participate and most books can be found at the local library.  For more information contact Melinda Harvey, Gadsden State Community College librarian at 256-549-9352 or 8548.

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Gadsden State Massage Clinic

Massage Therapy Clinics will be offered at Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus of Gadsden State Community College. Massages will be provided by students in the Therapeutic Massage Program at a cost of $25 an hour. Call 256-549-8326 in advance to schedule an appointment or leave a message with your contact information so that your appointment can be confirmed. Appointments may be scheduled for Thursday morning massages at 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30 a.m. Evening massages may be scheduled for 1:30 p.m. with an additional 3:00 p.m. time scheduled for the summer semester only.  Community members are welcome to participate.  Gift certificates for hourly massages are also available.  For more information about the Therapeutic Massage Program or gift certificates please contact lnelson@gadsdenstate.edu or amathis@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Cardinal Volleyball Camps to be Offered in July  

The Gadsden State Community College Cardinals Athletic Department will host girls volleyball camps in July. Tentative volleyball camp dates have been scheduled for July 14-15 (Team Camp – $50.00 per player); July 17-18 (Individual Camp – $50.00 per player), and July 28 & 30 (Varsity play dates – $100 per team).  The volleyball team camps are open to middle school, junior varsity or varsity players but for scheduling purposes those interested in participating should contact Coach Angie Sanders at 256-390-3565 by July 1. Camps will meet at Gadsden State’s Beck Field House from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 pm.  Participants in all camps will need to provide medical release forms which can be obtained along with a registration form by visiting http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/college-life/athletics.php.  For more information contact the Gadsden State Athletic Department at 256-549-8310.

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Cardinal Basketball Camps in June  

The Gadsden State Community College Cardinals Athletic Department will host boys basketball camps and girls play dates for junior varsity and varsity players during June.  Cost for junior varsity team camps is $300 per team and varsity boys camps are $400 per team. The cost for middle school girls play date is $100 per team/per day and $150 per team/per day for varsity and junior varsity play dates. All camps will be held at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden.  The boys’ varsity and junior varsity camps will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. The girls’ varsity, junior varsity and middle school camps will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 6:00 p.m. each day. Cardinal basketball coaches Todd Ginn and John Butts will conduct the camps. Participants in all camps will need to provide medical release forms which can be obtained along with a registration form by visiting http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/college-life/athletics.php.  For more information contact the Gadsden State Athletic Department at 256-549-8310.

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