28 September, 2018
Free workshops for veterans at Gadsden State
Gadsden, Ala.—Gadsden State’s Veterans Upward Bound program will host a Computer Skills Workshop at 11 a.m. Oct. 9 at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus. The workshop will offer assistance with computer skills ranging from beginner to intermediate. Tech Tuesday BYOD will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 23 at both the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center and Beck Field House. This workshop is customized to offer assistance in using the latest technology devices. Please RSVP to 256-549-8204.
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 256-549-8328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gadsden State’s DMS Program to hold info meetings
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program will hold two mandatory informational meetings for anyone interested in enrolling in the program for Fall 2019. 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 one of the required meetings to be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus. 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.
Massage Program clinics set to begin Oct. 11
Gadsden, Ala.—Gadsden State’s Therapeutic Massage program will begin offering student clinical massages in Prater Hall on the Valley Street Campus on Oct. 11. Clinics will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 29. Morning appointment times are 8:30 and 10:00 a.m. with evening appointments scheduled for 12:00 and 1:30 p.m. Please call 256-549-8326 to leave a message or speak with a student to schedule a massage. Massages are $25 an hour. For more information on the program, which is the only nationally accredited program in the state and in most of the southeast, please contact Laura Nelson at email@example.com.
Gadsden State to host Mental Health Conference
Gadsden, Ala.—Gadsden State’s Continuing Education Department and Division of Health Sciences is partnering with Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Alabama Area Health Education Centers to sponsor a Mental Health Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Helderman Hall Auditorium on the Wallace Drive Campus. The conference is designed to help communities by providing continuing professional education that meets identified needs and addresses Alabama’s major health concerns.
Seminar topics include the prevention of Alzheimers, Medicaid, adventure based counseling, mental health first aid, synthetic drugs and the impact of school shooters and media violence on childhood brain development. The conference fee is $25 for pre-registration or $35 at the door. Lunch is provided and attendees will earn 6 continuing education units. For more information or to register email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 256-549-8462 or visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oL18s-xXd3adumAnBrwDnO4BdnLF8GGx5SdD55cBpy0/.
Gadsden State to host Employment Fair Oct. 17
Anniston, Ala.—The Office of Career Services at Gadsden State Community College will host its Fall Employment Fair from 9:00 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 at the Pierce Cain Learning Resource Center on the Ayers Campus in Anniston. Recruiters or employers interested in registering for the event should contact Pamela Satcher at 256-549-8605 or email@example.com. This event is open to students, alumni, and community members. Please dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé.