29 October, 2018
Spring Semester 2019 registration begins Oct. 30 at Gadsden State
Gadsden, Ala.—Priority Online Registration at Gadsden State Community College for Spring Semester 2019 begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 30. Currently-enrolled students who have completed 24 semester hours at Gadsden State and have a 2.0 GPA or higher qualify for priority registration. All other registration begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 31 and continues through Jan. 11 with classes beginning Jan. 9 for full spring semester and spring mini I term.
Visit www.gadsdenstate.edu and click on the link to “myGadsdenState” at the top of the page to begin the registration process or click “APPLY NOW” to be admitted. For more information, call 256-549-8259/8210 or email email@example.com.
Gadsden State to host Candy with the Cardinals
Gadsden, Ala.—Gadsden State Community College is hosting Candy with the Cardinals, an event for students, faculty, staff and community members. The free public event will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes. The event will feature carnival games and activities such as face painting, witch hat toss, corn hole and more. Food will be available for purchase. Attendees can meet and take photos with Gadsden State athletes as well as explore Gadsden Fire Department trucks. The Gadsden State Show Band is scheduled to perform during the event. For more information, go to Candy with the Cardinals event page on Facebook or call 256-549-8305.
Gadsden State Cherokee Food Drive Nov. 1-30
Centre, Ala.—The faculty, staff and students of Gadsden State Cherokee are sponsoring a Food Drive during the month of November to benefit families receiving assistance through the Cherokee County Crisis Center. Food items needed include instant potatoes, dry beans, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Ramen noodles, rice, canned vegetables, pumpkins, meats, chili and stew. Donations may be dropped off at the lobby of Gadsden State Cherokee. For more information contact Marie Roberts 256-927-1809.
Adult Ed Services Open House
Anniston/Gadsden, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College is hosting two Open House events for those interested in taking advantage of classes offered by Adult Education Services. The time for both events will be from 3 to 6 p.m.
The first Open House will be Nov. 1 at Elliott Community Center located at 2829 W. Meighan Blvd. in Gadsden. The second event will be Nov. 5 at the Piedmont Class Site located at 154 Craig Avenue.
“Gadsden State’s Adult Education Services has opportunities for qualified students to take GED preparatory classes at no cost,” said Dr. Karen Blythe-Smith, associate dean for Instructional Services. The Program offers a variety of instructional packages, academic services and community projects. Anyone interested in learning more about what is offered or those wanting to learn English as a second language are also encouraged to attend.
Gadsden State hosts student success workshops
Gadsden, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College is hosting three workshops focused on student success during November on three of its campuses.
My Major and My Career, also known as the M&M Expo, will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Inzer Breezeway on the Wallace Drive Campus and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Student Center on the Ayers Campus. This workshop will assist students in choosing the right major for their career path. Free M&Ms will be distributed during the workshops.
A Transfer Scholarship Fair will be held at the Gadsden State Cherokee library at 12:30 pm Nov. 15. Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are invited to attend to meet with representatives from over 20 colleges who will be available to answer questions and provide prospective students with information on scholarships, financial aid, and housing. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
The workshops are free and are sponsored by Student Support Services and the Advisement Resource Center. For more information, call 256-549-8655.
Gadsden State student vets to take part in parades, free workshops
Anniston/Gadsden, Ala.—Gadsden State’s Student Veterans Association will be participating in Veterans Day parades Nov. 7 in Gadsden and Nov. 11 in Anniston in observance of the holiday. Both events are scheduled for 2 p.m.
Gadsden State’s VUB program will host a Computer Skills Workshop for veterans at 11 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The workshop will offer assistance with computer skills ranging from beginner to intermediate. Veterans are invited to attend Popcorn and Pins from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 14 at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus. Free popcorn, giveaways and patriotic pins will be available for those attending.
All of the events are free, please RSVP to 256-549-8204.
VUB is a TRiO program funded 100 percent by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For more information or to inquire about eligibility for free services, contact the VUB Office at 256-549-8328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gadsden State’s DMS Program to hold informational meetings
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will have a mandatory informational meeting for anyone interested in enrolling in the program for fall 2019. The meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus. Please visit the DMS page on Gadsden State’s website at http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/health/diagnostic-medical-sonography and click the REGISTER NOW link to attend the meeting. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Graduates can work as a diagnostic medical sonographer responsible for providing patient services by using medical ultrasound equipment that captures images used by physicians to diagnose a variety of conditions.