Campus News and Events.
March 21, 2014
Items of Interest About Gaston College
A Woman’s Point of View: the First Forty Years Art Exhibit, Open through Friday, April 4, 2014
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Gaston College Art Department present, "A Woman's Point of View: the First Forty Years,” features the artwork of Ms. Barry Gurley Huffman through Friday, April 4, 2014 in the Jeanne Rauch Art Gallery,Rauch Science and Fine Arts Building,Gaston College, Dallas Campus. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Gary Freeman at 704.922.6344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SciVisit: Promotes STEMM Awareness for Middle School Students, Friday, April 4, 2014
Gaston College will host SciVisit for select Gaston and Lincoln County Middle School students on Friday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Gaston College Dallas Campus. This event will promote STEMM awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medical through hands-on, interactive activities. Also, students will learn about STEMM educational opportunities and career paths available at Gaston College through a variety of experimental learning activities, demonstrations and the use of the “iPod” concept. For more information, contact Heather Woodson at 704.922.6311 or Woodson.email@example.com
Human Services Technology Club of Gaston College Host Marrow Donor Registry Drive, Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Human Services Technology Club of Gaston College is rallying around Tom Van Scyoc who has been diagnosed with a fairly rare Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma called Mantle Cell. The club is sponsoring a Marrow Donor Registry Drive for Ages 18 to 44 on Tuesday, April 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Parkwood Baptist Church, 1729 East Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia and Wednesday, April 9 from 9 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. at the David Belk Cannon Building, Room 174, Gaston College Dallas Campus.
Tom is a senior product innovation specialist who is employed with Dixon Quick Coupling in Dallas. He has been happily married for 27 years to Debbie Van Scyoc who is a student at Gaston College. To register or for more information, contact Addie Sanders, Community Engagement Representative at 704.942.6971 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gaston College Morris Library Annual Book & Magazine Sale, Now - April 11, 2014
An assortment of books, journals and magazines will be available for purchase on various subjects including Nursing, History, Business, Math, Computer, and lots more at the Gaston College Dallas Campus. Prices are: hardbacks $5 each, paperbacks $3, and magazines $1 each. The sale is open to the public. The library is open Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9:00 pm, Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact the circulation desk at 704.922.6359 or e-mail to email@example.com.
Textures and Tones Arts Festival, April 9 – 10 and Saturday, April 12, 2014
The third annual Textures & Tones Arts Festivalwill be held April 9 – 10 and April 12, 2014, showcasing an array of art events and activities including Queen City Dance, TRiO Band, Barrie Howard, Mark Twain Impersonator and Lecturer, Donna Washington, storyteller, The Academia Nuts Band, Annual Student Art Show/Reception, and Daniel D. Urban, Jazz Violinist.
Activities on Wednesday, April 9 are scheduled from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Thursday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Dallas Campus. The Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, April 12 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Gaston County Museum in Dallas. There will be activities for the entire family including a variety of children activities, musical performances, vendors and art stations for demos and samples of jewelry, wine and furniture making, hair braiding, cosmetic arts including facials and nails, chair massage, food and much more. Also, the “The Yellow Show” reception for the Student Art Exhibit will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the County Museums Depot Gallery. The festival is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Alicia McCullough at 704.922.6459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gaston College Employees and Students Participate in Run for the Money, April 12, 2014
Join Gaston College employees and students participating in the upcoming Community Foundation of Gaston County 12th annual Run for the Money 5k on Saturday, April 12, 2014 starting at 8 a.m. at the Rotary Pavilion in Downtown Gastonia.
Runners and walkers will represent the College on “Run Day” participating in the Certified 5K Run or 2K Fun Walk. There will also be non-profit booth exhibits, karaoke completion, and a Healthy Kids Zone available.
Funds raised from this matching gift event will go to the Gaston College Foundation to fund the Student Academic Assistance Program. This program helps the Gaston College Foundation to assist students with educational resources when they need it most.
Registration and donation information can be found at http://cfgaston.org/runforthemoney/default.aspx or call the Gaston College Foundation Office at 704.922.6513.
Springfest 2014 Highlights the “Wild Wild West,” April 14, 2014
The sights and sounds of the “Wild Wild West,” will fill the air at Springfest 2014, April 14 – 16 at all three Gaston College campus locations.
This annual event sponsored by the Student Government Association is held for Gaston College students and their families, faculty and staff. Activities will include novelties (monogram mania mason jars, make your own western sand art and western gear souvenirs, cowboy hats, bandanas, and mustaches), games, student organization booths, food and much more. The photo booth will feature western themed props. Photos taken will be added to an online photo gallery so faculty, staff, and students can share their photos on Facebook and Twitter at no cost.
Springfest will be held at the Dallas Campus, April 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Lincoln Campus, April 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Kimbrell Campus, April 16, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, contact SGA at 704.922.6472 or email the Student Government Association at email@example.com.
Ceramic Sculpture Exhibit Begins Monday, April 14, 2014
The Gaston College Art Department will feature the Ceramic Sculpture artwork of Joe Doug Knotts, April 14 – June 26, 2014 in the Jeanne Rauch Art Gallery,Rauch Science and Fine Arts Building,Gaston College, Dallas Campus. A reception will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with artist introduction and Gallery talk at 6 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Gary Freeman at 704.922.6344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Indian Contributionsand Culture, Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Multicultural Affairs Committee will host Indian Contributions and Culture on Wednesday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Myers Center Café, Gaston College Dallas Campus. Join in the fun to enjoy Indian food, art displays, dancing and music. Then, view the screening of Aashiqui 2, a popular 2013 Bollywood film 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the David Belk Cannon Auditorium. Afterward a film discussion will be led by English instructor, Michael Powell.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Fabien Dass at 704.922.2357 or email email@example.com.
Gaston College Annual Health Fair, Thursday, May 1, 2014
Health and wellness, nutrition, and educational programs will be provided for the community at the Annual Health Fair on Thursday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Myers Center Breezeway, Dallas Campus. There will be a variety of activities and demonstrations for the entire family to learn how to incorporate sensible ways to improve your health. This event sponsored by the Gaston College Health Promotion Committee is free and open to the public. For information, call Judy Blankenship at 704.922.2257 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduation Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 16, 2014
Graduation for Gaston College students will be Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7 p.m., at the Bojangles Arena, 2700 East Independence Boulevard, Charlotte. There are 785 students graduating and around 488 will be participating in the ceremony.
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March 19, 2014
Morris Library Annual Book & Magazine Sale
The Gaston College Morris Library Annual Book & Magazine Sale will be held Monday, March 10th and ending Friday, April 11th on the Dallas Campus. An assortment of books, journals and magazines will be available for purchase on various subjects including Nursing, History, Business, Math, Computer, and lots more. Hardbacks $5 each, paperbacks $3, magazines $1 each. The sale is open to the public.
The library hours are as follows: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm, Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. For more information contact the circulation desk at 704.922.6359 or 704.922.6359.
March 19, 2014
Professional Development Conference Coming Soon
Are you interested in actively engaging your students? Do you want to shake things up in your classroom? Are you looking for new high-impact practices to incorporate into your teaching?
Join us at the second annual SPARC3 Professional Development Conference, March 21, 2014. (SPARC Flyer)
Interested in Presenting?
We are now accepting proposals for interactive sessions!
For more information please contact Ashley Hagler, email@example.com.
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