March Education Briefs from Gadsden State
Gadsden, Ala.— The Gadsden State Student Government Association will host a meet and greet with Sen. Andrew Jones, R-Centre. The event will be at 2 p.m. March 4 at the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. Jones represents Alabama’s District 10, which includes Cherokee, DeKalb and Etowah counties. The event is free and open to all students. For more information, call 256-439-6944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gadsden/Anniston, Ala. - The Veterans Upward Bound program will host Tech Tuesday BYOD: Learn to use iPad/iPod Touch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center and Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus. The workshop will offer assistance in learning to use the latest technology devices. A financial literacy workshop will be held at 11 a.m. March 19 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The workshop will provide assistance in developing effective ways of budgeting, spending and taking control of finances. Both workshops are free to eligible military veterans. Please RSVP to 256-549-8204 to register for the workshops.
Gadsden, Ala. - Registration for the Spring Mini II term is underway through March 6 at Gadsden State Community College. The first day of class is March 5. 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 or email email@example.com.
Gadsden, Ala. – The Gadsden State Alumni Association is offering $1,500 scholarships to two currently-enrolled Gadsden State students. The scholarships can be applied toward tuition, fees and books for the 2019-20 academic terms at Gadsden State. The scholarship criteria and application can be located at www.gadsdenstate.edu/alumni/home. All applications must be submitted or postmarked by 4:30 p.m. March 22. For more information, call Melissa Davis at 256-549-8388 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gadsden, Ala. - Anyone interested in enrolling in Gadsden State’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program for Fall 2019 can choose to attend one of two mandatory informational meetings scheduled this spring. 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 select one of the meetings to be held at 5:30 p.m. March 13 and 10 a.m. April 17 in Room 210 at the Joe Ford Center on the East Broad Campus. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Gadsden, Ala. - The Gadsden State Music Department will hold an audition for Show Band, Gadsden State Singers and A Cappella Choir March 14. Full- or half-tuition scholarships for Fall Semester 2019 are available to Alabama residents and are awarded upon a successful audition. Students do not have to be music majors to be awarded a scholarship. For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact Dr. Matt Leder, Gadsden State music director/instructor at 256-549-8394 or email@example.com or contact J.T. Harrell, choir director at 256-549-8391 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gadsden, Ala.- The Cardinal Foundation is accepting applications for several scholarships to provide tuition assistance to qualified Gadsden State students. The scholarships may be applied toward tuition, fees and books for the 2019-2020 academic terms. The scholarship criteria and application can be accessed by visiting the Gadsden State website at http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/foundation/home and clicking one of the scholarship buttons provided. All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 14 or postmarked March 12. For questions or more information, contact Brandy Hyatt at 256-549-8247 or email@example.com.
Gadsden, Ala. – Prospective students of all ages are invited to attend the upcoming Preview Days at Gadsden State. The events will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 19 at the Ayers Campus Computer Science Auditorium in Anniston and March 20 at Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. For more information and to reserve a spot at Preview Day, visit http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/previewday.
Gadsden, Ala.- Gadsden State’s Salon & Spa Esthetics Department is offering March and April specials on facials--beginning at $15; facial waxing—beginning at $5 and microdermabrasion--beginning at $30. The department is located in the Salon & Spa Management building on the East Broad Campus. All services will be completed by students and are open to community members. Call 256-549-8625 for an appointment. For more info please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Gadsden, Ala.- Gadsden State’s Continuing Education Department is offering the workshop “Let’s Put the FUN in Funeral Planning” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 in Room 115 at the Joe Ford Center on the East Broad Campus. This is a general knowledge session that will include information on wills and planning, final disposition options, appropriate insurance plan coverage, funeral personalization and funeral home visits to view caskets, urns and vaults. No sales pitches will be made. The workshop fee is $20. For more information or to register call 256-549-8462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.