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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College recently held its 50 th annual Honors Day events at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center in Anniston and at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden. The programs spanned two days of recognizing student achievements and scholarship presentations. Over 160 students were honored and more than $1.4 million was awarded in scholarships. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. -- Special awards and scholarships were presented during Gadsden State Community College's annual Honors Day. Students receiving awards and scholarships include: A llen-Ray Award of Excellence ...Diana Martinez-Garcia, Albertville President's Cup Awards… Academic Division ... Oluwagbemisola Gloria Aderibigbe, Nigeria; Technical Division ...J oel Evan Greene, Gadsden ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 3,908 Veteran Hires in Alabama Company has hired 130,828 veterans nationwide since commitment began in May of 2013 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 24, 2016 – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*, including 3,908 in the state of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College is offering three sessions of a four-day camp that is both educational and fun for students in first grade through college. “The Star and Stage Camp will enhance vocal and dance skills while promoting confidence and professionalism on stage as well as in the classroom,” said Kay Smith-Foster, who is one of the directors of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
2016 Home Builders Blitz Build June 6-10 to Benefit Local Family ​ Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s 2016 Home Builders Blitz will take place the week of June 6-10 at 1304 Garvin St., N. Gadsden for the Pascual Family. It will be Habitat’s 49 th house locally. This partnership between Habitat for Humanity and the building industry gives local builders a chance to give back ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Educational, financial and career-focused activities are available to area ninth- and 10 th -graders at the annual Empowerment Youth Summer Camp on the Valley Street campus of Gadsden State Community College. The camp will be held June 7-9 at the area’s only recognized Historically Black College and University Campus (HBCU). “The goal of the camp is to provide ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Register now for summer semester, mini sessions Gadsden Ala. -- Those interested in registering for the Full Summer semester or the Summer Mini II term at Gadsden State Community College can do so through June 1 . Classes for both sessions begin May 31 . Visit www.gadsdenstate.edu and click on the link to Self Service Banner on the left side of the page to begin the registration process. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. —Gadsden State’s Veterans Upward Bound program will host an Open House from 8 to 10 a.m. May 31 at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. Two sessions will also be held in Anniston on June 1 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the McClellan Center and from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Ayers Campus. Those residing in Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Gadsden, AL – Saturday, August 20, 2016 will be a sensational day at the river for anyone who enjoys a family outing packed with team races, music, food, fun and free admission for spectators! The dragon boat races begin at 9:00 a.m. at Riverwalk Park and Boardwalk behind Chili’s. Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity is presenting the 5th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival to benefit ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden Regional Medical Center’s newly installed radiotherapy system is treating cancer patients with the best technology available in Northeast Alabama. Cancer Center Physicist Corbin Stone shows department directors the new TrueBeam linear accelerator, recently installed at the GRMC Cancer Center The center’s $4.3-million radiotherapy system brings top of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Stephen Pennington, market chief executive officer of Gadsden Regional Medical Center, Stringfellow Memorial Hospital in Anniston, Cherokee Medical Center in Centre, and DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne, has resigned his position to accept a new role with Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, working on strategic initiatives for affiliated ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Gadsden, Ala .— Gadsden State Community College’s Aquaculture Department in partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingham is hosting the third annual Zebrafish Husbandry Education Workshop May 24-26 . Researchers, veterinarians, animal care staff and aquatic facility managers from universities, hospitals and research facilities across the U.S. will attend the workshop. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. -- Gadsden State Community College students earned seven gold medals, 10 silver medals and two bronze medals during the recent Alabama SkillsUSA Leadership Conference, Career Expo and State Championship held in Birmingham and at various locations around the state. Technical students from the Ayers, East Broad and Valley Street campuses competed with more than 1,700 students in over ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Gadsden, Alabama - The City of Gadsden Farmer’s Market has a new home. After years of shifting locations the farmers and shoppers that make up the Gadsden Farmer’s Market have a new permanent home. The City of Gadsden has purchased a building at the corner of 5 th Street and Locust Street to create a new venue named the 5 th Street Market. The 5 th Street Market is a new venue for the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, May 16, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, May 16, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. –The United Way of Etowah County was named beneficiary of the 17 th Annual Gadsden Regional Medical Center Associates and Medical Staff Golf Tournament on Friday, May 6, 2016. Caption: From left, Gadsden Regional’s Supply Chain Management Director Scott Wood, Facilities Management Director Doug Blackwell and Chief Financial Officer Michael Cotton are shown at check ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 13, 2016
Gadsden, Ala.— Four members of the Gadsden State Community College Softball Team recently received Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Region 22 honors. Pitcher Karlee Brown, a sophomore from Rogersville, was named to the ACCC All-Region 22 Second Team Battery. She was also named to the North Division First Team Battery. During the season, Brown was named the ACCC Softball Pitcher ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, May 13, 2016
Grass Cutting Season Updates & Education Gadsden, Alabama - It’s Spring and that means that it’s grass cutting season for the City of Gadsden Public Works department and property owners We want to update the public about the City’s grass cutting program. Public Works department cuts the grass in a variety of locations through the city with 55 employees that run lawnmowers, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Anniston, Ala. – Increasingly, students are finding STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) jobs more attractive due to the high likelihood of employment following graduation. Area high school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to explore these “jobs of the future” during Gadsden State Community College’s STEM Camp June 13-16 at the Ayers Campus. ' ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Friday, May 06, 2016
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (May 5, 2016) — Hospice of Marshall County – Shepherd’s Cove has been named a 2016 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCARE first , the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, April 22, 2016
Gadsden, AL – The 5 th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival is slated for Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Riverwalk Park, Gadsden, AL. Team registration is open. Information and registration forms are available at: 256-543-1898, gehabitat@comcast.net , website www.habitatdragonboat.com or Facebook/habitatdragonboat. Last year over 600 athletes/paddlers participated. Now, it’s time to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
June 4, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM CST (FREE!!!) Terrapin Outdoor Center & Redneck Yacht Club, Piedmont, AL The third annual Duck Derby will focus on environmental education, conservation, outdoor recreation and water safety. Our Conservation Education Institute is partnering with Alabama State Parks, Anniston Museum of Natural History, Ala-bama Cooperative Extension Service, and others to offer a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 18, 2016
Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications through May 31, 2016 for those interested in applying for housing partnership. Habitat for Humanity offers a hand-up for those living in poverty or substandard housing. Our mission is to build simple decent affordable housing and then sell each home to our partnership families with a zero-interest, 20 year mortgage. Applicants must ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Gadsden, Ala.— The Gadsden State Community College Cardinals Athletic Department will host two camps for girls basketball this summer: June 6-8 Varsity Team Play Dates ($250 per team/per day) June 13-15 Jr. Varsity Team Play Dates ($200 per team/per day) All camps will be held at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. For information on the girls camps ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Gadsden, Ala. – With summer vacation just around the corner, parents are seeking fun and educational opportunities for their children. Camp Cardinal at Gadsden State Community College provides students with a unique experience that allows students in kindergarten through eighth grades to learn and play. Camp Cardinal is available on the East Broad Campus in Gadsden as well as the Ayers ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Gadsden Public Library Foundation’s Eighth Annual Links for Literacy! When: June 10, 2016 Where: Twin Bridges Golf Club Help support literacy by spending the afternoon on the links! Registration begins at 11:30 A.M. Lunch served at Noon Shotgun Start at 1:00 P.M. Four Man Scramble Format Individual Golfer $ 75.00 Foursome (paid in full by 5/13/2016) $250.00 Foursome (after 5/13/2016) ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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