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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. — Few high school students get to walk across the stage at their college commencement before they experience high school graduation but, for a small group, that has actually happened.   ACE Institute, Gadsden State Community College’s dual enrollment program, allows eligible high school students to enroll in Gadsden State courses to earn both high school and college credit for the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. — The Advanced College Enrollment Institute at Gadsden State Community College permits eligible high school students to dual enroll in college courses and high school classes. Students can even earn a high school diploma and college degree around the same time.  Mitchell Slezak of Ashville is one of these students.   Slezak was one of a few students who completed coursework for an ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. — The Advanced College Enrollment Institute at Gadsden State Community College permits eligible high school students to dual enroll in college courses and high school classes. Students can even earn a high school diploma and college degree around the same time. Brennen Fleming and Ozioma Ozor-llo are two of those students.   Both students chose to attend the ACE Institute because ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 21, 2018
Gadsden, AL- Humane Society Pet Rescue & Adoption Center Pet of the Week for May 21, 2018 "Louise is waiting to meet you! This little girl is a 5 month old Catahoula mix and her adoption fee is currently $50 dollars. Louise is great with other dogs as well as cats! She loves to play and would do well in a home with other dogs her size or larger. Louise loves to spend her days chewing treats, ...read more
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Friday, May 18, 2018
Gadsden, Ala.— Kelly D’eath, financial aid director at Gadsden State, has received one of the highest honors bestowed by the Alabama Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. At a recent AASFAA conference, she was given the M. Cecil Padgett Outstanding Achievement Award.   “I’m honored to be recognized by my colleagues,” she said. “I love my job and I love doing what’s best for our ...read more
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Friday, May 18, 2018
Gadsden, Ala.— Two Gadsden State Community College students have wonderful plans for the second part of 2018. Brianna Boswell and Chelsie Smith will begin an eight-month internship through the Disney Advanced Internship Program on June 6.   “This is a great experience for me before I move forward in my career,” said Boswell, a 20-year-old from Ragland.   Both Boswell and Smith are aquaculture ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 18, 2018
Etowah County Rabies Vaccination Clinics To Be Held Saturday June 2, 2018 (Rain or Shine)  Etowah County, AL- Rabies is a DEADLY disease that is primarily in wild animals but can and does infect our pets AND US. A vaccination can provide protection against it. Alabama State Law requires Rabies vaccination of ALL DOGS, CATS and FERRETS over 3 months of age. People catch Rabies from being bitten ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. -- Gadsden State Community College students earned seven gold medals, 10 silver medals and seven bronze medals during the recent Alabama SkillsUSA Leadership Conference, Career Expo and State Championship in Birmingham.  The SkillsUSA theme for this year is “Champions at Work, Job-Ready Day One.”   Technical students from Gadsden State’s Ayers, East Broad and Valley Street campuses ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. – The Gadsden State Community College Division of Health Sciences recently held pinning ceremonies for several programs.  The 2018 program graduates are:  Registered Nursing Graduates  Albertville:         Mary Breasseale, Alonzo Francisco, Katie Hammonds, Citlali ZaragozaAnniston:            Steven Brown, Heather Clay, Ashley Cobb, Laykin Floyd, Marqueisha Garrett, Alisha Jones, ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications until June 30, 2018 for those interested in applying for housing partnership. Habitat will be building seven (7) new homes in East Gadsden in Green Pastures and is looking for families dreaming of owning their own home.“We are looking for mature and responsible families who are willing to work hard and partner with Habitat,” said Becky ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, May 14, 2018
Gadsden, AL- 2018 ETOWAH DISTRICT AMERICAN VALUES STEAK SOCIAL The Etowah District of the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America will honor, Honorable Judge William Allen Millican, Tena King and James “Jay” Hedgspeth with the Heart of an Eagle Award at this year’s American Value Steak Social. The Heart of an Eagle Award is given to deserving individuals who have demonstrated ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
2018 Day of ActionEtowah County, AL- Friday, June 15th is United Way's Day of Action. Day of Action is when volunteers give their time to work at local non-profits and schools for four-five hours doing yard work, painting, cleaning, reading and helping others in need. Last year 525 volunteers completed 100 acts of kindness for 41 non-profits and schools. 2,020 volunteer hours were provided to ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Computer Training offered at Gadsden State  Gadsden, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College’s Skills Training Division is conducting computer-training courses for those interested in professional development. Classes are available in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Microsoft Word 2016 Beginning, Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate, Microsoft Excel 2016 Beginning, Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate, ...read more
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
New Earns ‘Travel Marketing Professional’ Certification from STS Marketing College   Three-year program recognized nationally for continuing education   MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 2018) – Heather Brothers New, President of The Chamber of Gadsden & Etowah county, has earned certification as a Travel Marketing Professional (TMP) from STS Marketing College. Certification comes after a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
ATLANTA, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP) in Alabama that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans.  These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by severe storms ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
NEW MEMBER - SUMMER YMCA MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL - Looking for a pool this summer? Join the YMCA for this three month membership special for June, July and August. Stop or call the YMCA for more details, (256) 547-4947.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Make your summer count at Gadsden State  Gadsden, Ala.--Registration continues at Gadsden State Community College for the 2018 summer semester.  The Summer I term begins May 9; Full Summer and Summer II terms begin May 30. Visit www.gadsdenstate.edu and click on the link to “myGadsdenState” at the top of the page to begin the registration process or click ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
Gadsden, Ala.—The Gadsden State Cardinals Athletic Department will host summer basketball and volleyball camps beginning in June.  The men's basketball team will host a Varsity/JV play date for high school basketball teams from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4.  Registration fee is $150 per team or $100 if registering two or more teams.  Contact Deddric Tarver, Cardinals head coach and camp director, at ...read more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
Gadsden, AL- We are offering 8 weeks of fun for kids ages 6 to 14 yrs of age, starting June 4th through July 27th. For more information contact our office at  256-441-2081 about dates,times and prices. Check our website to view Summer Calendar at www.creatingwithcolors.com
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Dragons Return7th Annual HABITAT DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2018 Hundreds of Paddlers to Compete to Benefit Habitat for Humanity  Gadsden, AL – The 7th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival is slated for Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Riverwalk Park behind Chili’s in Gadsden, AL. The opening ceremony will be at 8:45 a.m. Races begin at 9:00 a.m. Team registration is now open. Information and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
ATLANTA- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Alabama as a result of the drought that began on Jan. 30, 2018.   The SBA’s disaster declaration includes the following counties: ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, March 19, 2018
Gadsden, Ala. – The dates for Fall 2018 course registration has changed at Gadsden State Community College. Course registration for the fall semester will now open on June 25 for priority registration and June 26 for regular registration. Registration was originally slated to open March 16.   “The date change allows Gadsden State to provide new and more flexible placement and developmental ...read more
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