17 April, 2019
The Cardinal Foundation, a support organization of Gadsden State Community College, is hosting Swoop Sprint, a 5k run, at 9 a.m. June 8 on the Wallace Drive Campus. Monies collected during the Swoop Sprint 5k will be used for student scholarships.
Gadsden State hosts ribbon cutting for Wallace Hall and the annual Evening of Fine Arts
16 April, 2019
Gadsden State Community College invites the public to the ribbon cutting for the renovations of Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center as well as the annual Evening of Fine Arts on Tuesday, April 16. Both events are free and open to the public.
The Chamber of Gadsden/Etowah County is hosting a ribbon cutting for the newly-renovated Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center at 5 p.m. April 16. A reception sponsored by Gadsden State will follow.
Gadsden State awarded a grant for over $435K from National Science Foundation
10 April, 2019
Gadsden State Community College has secured a $435,169 grant from the National Science Foundation.
The project is titled “Automating Alabama’s Future: Producing Advanced Automation Technicians.” The award starts June 1 and will be used to develop program curriculum and purchase equipment for an automated industrial line, including programmable logic controllers, a robot and conveyor system.
Gadsden State hosts informational session about new technical program
10 April, 2019
Gadsden State Community College is hosting an informational session about its new program known as Alabama Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education or Alabama FAME. The session will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Computer Science Auditorium on the Ayers Campus.
FAME is a partnership between Gadsden State, East AlabamaWorks and area business and industry.
Live Advising Sessions
Wallace Drive Campus at Helderman Hall
- 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Wednesdays
Gadsden State Cherokee
- 3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month
- 3 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month
Gadsden State students could be eligible for year-round Pell grant
9 April, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that year-round Pell Grants will continue to be available for the upcoming summer semester.
“This is a great resource for our students and will help our college retention and completion initiatives,” said Kelly D’Eath, director of Financial Aid at Gadsden State Community College. “Students may be eligible to receive up to a full-time semester award for the summer.”
April Education Briefs
2 April, 2019
Gadsden State Cherokee sponsoring drive to assist Advocacy Center
Alumni Student Chapter Meeting April 8
1 April, 2019
The Gadsden State Community College Student Alumni Chapter will hold its spring meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Women’s Club of Weiss Lake scholarship opportunity
1 April, 2019
Centre, Ala.—The Women’s Club of Weiss Lake is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying female student at Gadsden State Community College. The scholarship will be awarded to the college and may be used toward the cost of tuition, books, fees or any expense charged to the student by the college.
Gadsden State to celebrate Community College Month in April
26 March, 2019
Gadsden State Community College is joining with community colleges across the state and nation to celebrate National Community College Month in April. The theme for this year is “Celebrate! Educate! Motivate!”
Gadsden State is a member institution of the Alabama Community College System, which enrolls more than half of all freshmen and sophomores in the state. Approximately 6,300 of these students transfer each year to public four-year institutions. More than 17,000 degrees and certificates are awarded annually from members of the Alabama Community College System.