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Gadsden State Community College


Office of the President

Martha G. Lavender

Martha G. Lavender, PhD, RN

Welcome to Gadsden State!

At Gadsden State, we believe we have something that is just right for you! We know you are making difficult decisions about your education and career goals. The faculty and staff are ready to introduce you to the wide variety of programs and services available at our six locations. At Gadsden State, you will find knowledgeable people who are friendly and eager to discuss your plans and who are dedicated to work with you to individualize a program of study that prepares you for a successful career in your field of choice. We offer more than 80 programs that lead to industry recognized certificates, associate degrees, specific training for business and industry, preparation for a four-year degree, or continuing education. Whatever your dreams and aspirations, we have something for you right here at Gadsden State!

In today’s economic environment, we are pleased to offer affordable education and training that is sharply focused on the current job market. We offer flexible scheduling with day and evening classes and a variety of learning formats including traditional classrooms, online, hybrid, or directed study options. We also have opportunities for you to engage in the college experience through sporting events, clubs and organizations, special events, and student directed learning communities.

We provide an exciting, interactive, learning experience that will change your life forever! I urge you to visit our campus today and allow us to be a part of your journey to the future!

-Martha G. Lavender, PhD, RN