13 December, 2017
The Fall Commencement Ceremony for Gadsden State Community College will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center.
Featured speakers will be Gadsden State students Tracey Mulkey, Dorothy Dusendschon and Esther Adewuyi.
U.S. Department of Education grants renewed for Gadsden State programs
13 December, 2017
Three Gadsden State Community College programs have been informed that grants from the U.S. Department of Education were renewed for another five years. Grants were awarded to the Title III Program on the Valley Street Campus, the Upward Bound Program on the Ayers Campus and the Veterans Upward Bound Program, which is headquartered at the Wallace Drive Campus. All grants are 100 percent funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Gadsden State A Cappella Choir and Singers to perform Community Christmas Concert
4 December, 2017
The Gadsden State Community College A Cappella Choir and Singers are performing at the first Community Christmas Concert hosted by the Walnut Gallery. The event will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 8.
“The Gadsden State A Cappella Choir and Gadsden State Singers do so many Christmas programs through the season but most are private events,” said J.T. Harrell, choral director and instructor. “We wanted to have an event that would showcase our groups and their music to the public.”
Gadsden State to host the 17th annual Water Festival
4 December, 2017
The 17th annual Etowah County Water Festival will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8 on the Wallace Drive Campus of Gadsden State Community College. An estimated 1,200 fourth-grade teachers and students from Etowah County are expected to attend the innovative event.
Gadsden State faculty and staff win Chancellor’s Awards
29 November, 2017
Winners of the 2017 Chancellor’s Awards from Gadsden State Community College were recognized during the Alabama Community College Association Conference held Nov. 19-21 in Montgomery.
“The 25 institutions in the Alabama Community College System honor the best of the best with the Chancellor’s Awards,” said Dr. Martha Lavender, president of Gadsden State. “They have been selected for selflessly serving the College and its students while performing their duties at an exceptional level.”
Gadsden State’s Valley Street Campus to host Open House
28 November, 2017
Gadsden State Community College’s Valley Street Campus is hosting an Open House for its new Student Success Lounge located within the Learning Resource Center. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 11 at the area’s only campus designated as a Historically Black College or University.
Title III Director, Program Administration
Prater Hall, Room 15
Benefits & Services
- Individual and Group Academic Advising
- New Student Orientation
- LEAP (Learning, Excellence and Persistence) Blackboard Portal
- Laptop Loan Program
- Seminars and Workshops
- Career Planning and Preparation
- Open Access Computer Lab
- Community Outreach
Summary of TITLE III Activities
Activity I – Improving Student Success and Community Outreach
The mission of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Title III Program of Gadsden State Community College is in accord with the College’s mission to meet the needs of diverse communities by offering quality educational and cultural experiences. Title III’s mission is to further provide resources and support for successful completion of career and educational goals by enhancing intellectual and technical skills of students and faculty, and by encouraging cultural exchanges within the community.