September Education Briefs
Vaccination clinics, incentives offered at Gadsden State
Gadsden State Community College will host two vaccination clinics with the Alabama Department of Public Health and will offer incentives to fully-vaccinated students and employees. Vaccination clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 1 in the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden and Sept. 8 in the Cain Learning Resource Center on the Ayers Campus in Anniston. Clinics are open to anyone ages 12 and up. A parent or legal guardian must sign a consent form for children that are 18 years old and under. No appointment is necessary. Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations are available while supplies last. Participants will receive directions on receiving their second vaccination at the clinics. Residents of Gadsden and Attalla are reminded of incentive programs provided through each city government. City of Gadsden residents should visit cityofgadsden.com or call 256.563.6120 for more information. City of Attalla residents should visit attallacity.org for information. No appointment necessary.
Fall 2021 mini term registration underway at Gadsden State
Registration for fall mini term 2 is underway at Gadsden State Community College through Oct. 18. Classes begin Oct. 15. Visit www.gadsdenstate.edu/register to begin the registration process. To be admitted, go to www.gadsdenstate.edu/apply. For more information regarding admission or registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMS Continuing Ed courses offered at Gadsden State
Gadsden State Community College’s Continuing Education Department is partnering with Emergency Medical Services to provide courses covering various health-related topics including BLS for Healthcare Provider (CPR), Heartsaver/AED CPR, first aid, ACLS and PALS. Other classes for individual community members, groups or organizations are available upon request. To register for any of the in-person Continuing Education classes, to request skills-only certification or for links to online courses, visit www.gadsdenstate.edu/continuinged. For more information, please call 256-549-8462 or email email@example.com.
Gadsden State offering ACT Prep courses
Gadsden State Community College’s Continuing Education Program is offering ACT Prep Courses covering four core subjects – English, reading, math and science. Classes will meet at the Cardinal Tutoring Center located in the Inzer Student Engagement Center on the Wallace Drive Campus.
Evening sessions will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 27-30 and Dec. 6-9 with a different core subject taught each evening. The Saturday session will meet from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 16 and include all four subjects. Students can register for the session(s) of their choice. Registration cost is $99 for all four hours of instruction or $30 per evening class. Once a student registers, a confirmation email will be sent containing instructions and items needed for the class.
Gadsden State to host Mental Health Conference
Gadsden State Community College’s Continuing Education Department and Division of Health Sciences is partnering with Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Alabama Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) to sponsor a Mental Health Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 1 at Beck Conference Center 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. CEUs are available for nurses, social workers, nursing home and assisted living administrators, law enforcement and EMT/paramedics as well as one contact hour of Ethics for nurses and social workers.
The conference fee is $25 for pre-registration or $35 at the door. Lunch is provided by AHEC. To view the conference schedule, seminar topics or to register, visit www.gadsdenstate.edu/continuinged. For more information, please call Clough at 256-549-8462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.