March Education Briefs
Gadsden State offers ACT Prep course
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College’s Continuing Education Program is offering ACT preparation courses this spring 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 for a one-day session 8 a.m. to noon March 12. Sessions will be offered per core subject from 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 14 in English and March 15 in math; 5 to 6 p.m. March 16 in reading and March 17 in science. Registration is $99 for the one-day session which includes 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. To register for any of the Continuing Education classes, visit www.gadsdenstate.edu/continuinged. For more information, please call Pam Clough, director of Continuing Education, at 256-549-8462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Semester 2022 priority registration begins March 16 at Gadsden State
Gadsden, Ala.--Priority online registration at Gadsden State Community College for summer semester begins at 8 a.m. March 16 with classes beginning May 6 for summer Mini 1 term. Currently-enrolled students who have completed 24 semester hours at Gadsden State qualify for priority registration. All other registration begins at 8 a.m. March 17 and continues through July 8. Visit www.gadsdenstate.edu and click on the link to “ONEACCS” at the top of the page to begin the registration process. To be admitted, go to gadsdenstate.edu/apply. For more information regarding admission or registration, email email@example.com.
Gadsden State offering free manufacturing training classes
Anniston, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College’s Adult Education Services is offering a free Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Boot Camp. Registration will continue through March 25 for classes set to begin April 4 at the Adult Education Building on the Ayers Campus. The training delivery is hybrid (conducted online and in-person) with both day and evening classes offered. The 10-week intensive training is designed to lead participants to being a certified production technician through the MSSC, which is the nation’s leading industry-led training, assessment and certification organization. All books, materials, registration fees and certification fees are fully funded by a Gadsden State Community College Adult Education Services grant. For more information, please visit gadsdenstate.edu/adulted to complete the interest form.
Gadsden State’s Cardinal Foundation scholarship deadline extended to March 15
Gadsden, Ala. – The deadline for the traditional Cardinal Foundation Scholarships has been extended to March 15. The Cardinal Foundation will award more than $34,000 in scholarships to qualified Gadsden State Community College students for the 2022-23 academic year. Scholarships may be applied toward tuition, fees and books. The criteria for determining the scholarship awards include grade point average, official transcripts, career goal summary, residential status and financial need. The scholarship criteria and application can be accessed by visiting www.gadsdenstate.edu/cardinalfoundation and clicking on Scholarships. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. March 15. For questions or more information, contact Jackie Brehm Edmondson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-549-8224.
Gadsden State to host Graduation Fair 2022
Anniston, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College is hosting a student success event to provide an opportunity for students to explore graduation from Gadsden State. Graduation Fair 2022 will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 8 in the Learning Resource Center on the Ayers Campus and March 9 at Allen Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus. The Graduation Fair provides multiple college resources to retention and graduation for students to be successful upon graduation, completion of a certificate program, transferring to a four-year university or entering the workforce. Attendees will have an opportunity to have their picture made with Swoop, the Cardinal mascot and receive a free t-shirt. Presenters of the workshops are staff members of the Gadsden State Advisement Resource Center and Student Support Services. For more information, please contact Kathy Gillison-Parker at 256-549-8271 or email@example.com.