2 February, 2017
Ayers Campus offers Basic Computer Skills
The Continuing Education Department at Gadsden State’s Ayers Campus is offering an introductory course designed for personal computer users with little or no experience. Users will learn how to use the keyboard and mouse effectively, computer applications and software, proper start up and shut down, word processing, components of the Windows-based system and much more. The class will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday beginning Feb. 14 through March 9. Cost for the class is $60. Pre-registration is required and the last day to register is Feb. 10. For additional information and to register, contact Shernevelyne Hill at 256-832-1217.
Valentine Movies @ Meadows Library
Gadsden State’s Meadows Library will host “Valentine Movies @ Meadows” Feb. 14 and 15 with free movies, hot chocolate and snacks for moviegoers. The lineup for Feb. 14 includes Charade at 8 a.m., Casablanca at 10:15 a.m. and Shop Around the Corner at 12:15 p.m.. Features for Feb. 15 include Pride and Prejudice at 8 a.m., Brooklyn at 10:15 a.m., The Princess Bride at 12:30 p.m. and As You Like It at 2:15 p.m.. Austin R. Meadows Library is located on the Wallace Drive Campus. Show times and movies are subject to change. For more information, contact Sara Cooper at 256-549-8333.
Veterans Upward Bound events at Gadsden State
Gadsden State’s Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program will host Tech Tuesday Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Learn how to use iPad/iPod Touch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The workshop is free to eligible military veterans and will offer assistance in learning to use the latest technology devices. Please call 256-549-8204 to register. For more information or to check on eligibility for continuing education opportunities, call 256-549-8286/8328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. VUB is funded 100 percent by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, and enrollment at Gadsden State or any other college or university is not mandatory in order to participate.
Health Sciences Employment Fair Feb. 21
The Office of Career Services at Gadsden State Community College will host a Health Sciences Employment Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus. Employers and representatives of hospitals, health and rehab centers, nursing homes and colleges/universities will be in attendance at the fair. The event is free and open to all health science majors, students, alumni and the general public. Please dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé. For more information, contact Pamela Satcher at 256-549-8605 or email@example.com.
Massage Therapy clinics at Gadsden State
Gadsden State’s Therapeutic Massage Program spring semester clinics are underway at Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus. Massages are provided by students and the clinic is open to community members at a cost of $25 an hour. Appointments may be scheduled for Monday through Thursday with morning appointments at 8:30 or 10 a.m. and afternoon appointments at noon and 1:30 p.m. Please call 256-549-8326 in advance to schedule an appointment or leave a message with your contact information so that your appointment may be confirmed. Gift certificates for hourly massages are also available. Discounts are offered for current students, faculty and staff. For more information about the Therapeutic Massage Program or gift certificates please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Gadsden State Alumni Association commemorative bricks
The Gadsden State Alumni Association is selling commemorative, personalized bricks that will be placed in the newly-renovated courtyard at the College’s Wallace Drive Campus to raise funds for student scholarships. The bricks are $100 each and include three lines of 16 characters or spaces per line. For more information or to purchase a brick, go to www.gadsdenstate.edu/brickcampaign, call 256-549-8247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRIO Club sponsors recycling effort
Community supporters, faculty, staff and students of Gadsden State Community College are encouraged to participate in the TRIO of Success Club’s “Project Recycling” in coordination with the city of Gadsden. The “Gadsden Recycles” bins are located at Inzer Hall and Fowler Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus to collect cardboard. The club is comprised of students in GSCC’s Student Support Services and the group has plans to expand its recycling efforts to include other items over the next few months. For more information, call 256-549-8208 or email mailto:email@example.com.