Upcoming Events Calendar: Posted June – September, 2016

Upcoming Events Calendar: Posted June – September, 2016


A Collection of Silence Art Exhibit, June 13 – September 30, 2016

The Gaston College Art Department will host the exhibit, A Collection of Silence, featuring artwork by Silence Art Exhibit imageLisa Qualls in the Jeanne Rauch Gallery, Dallas Campus. A workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 7, from 1 to 3 p.m., and on Thursday, September 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Arising from her trips throughout Louisiana, A Collection of Silence is an amalgam of the artist’s memory of the gardens and landscapes of her past, and her current search for a sense of silence. She uses the mediums of drawing, installation, painting and photography.

The Jeanne Rauch Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9.a.m. to 2 p.m. This exhibition is part of the Gaston College Summer Series. For more information, contact Jason Story at 704-922-6245 or story.jason@gaston.edu.

Lincoln County Employee Development Program, June and July 2016

The Business & Industry Training Services program at Gaston College is providing to employers – employee development modules Lincoln County Employee Development Program imagethat provide knowledge and skills for creating a more efficient work environment and assist organizations in gaining a competitive advantage. The following courses will be offered in June and July 2016.

 

 

 

Principles of Manufacturing, June 16, 2016

This course will introduce fundamental manufacturing concepts to include the basics of how manufacturing transforms materials into products, and financial implications related to costs and profit, quality, productivity, and continuous improvement.  Participants will explore the effect that materials, machines, and people have on quality.  In addition to, and depending on the participants’ needs, they may learn how materials are changed in manufacturing by machines that shape, heat, coat, join, spin and weave; about shaping processes like machining, casting, forming, and Belmont Campus Building imagecompaction; ISO standards; OSHA; and/or UL seals. (5 hours)

The cost for each course is $105 per person and includes all course materials. Seating is limited. To register or for more information, contact Sandra Sleet at 704-922-6315 or sleet.sandra@gaston.edu.

Textiles 101 Classes, July 12, 2016

Upcoming Textiles 101 classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Gaston College Kimbrell Campus, 7220 Wilkinson Boulevard, Belmont, NC 28012. The classes will be held on the following days: Tuesday, July 12, Thursday, August 25, Wednesday, October 5 and Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

Seminar topics:

  • Fiber Analysis (Natural & Synthetics)
  • Yarn Spinning, Weaving, Knitting & Non-woven Fundamentals
  • Fabric Types & Constructions
  • Dyeing, Finishing & Printing
  • Fabric testing, Analysis and Quality Control
  • Current US Textile Industry
  • Textile Trends
  • Product Development

Customized seminars and schedules are available. There will be hands-on exercises and a tour of the Textile Technology Center.

Textiles 101 is for industry professionals in sales; marketing; purchasing; manufacturing and information technology; architects and interior design; apparel and fashion merchandising personnel; and educational enrichment (college students, teachers and staff development). The cost is $95 per person.

For more information or class schedules go to http://textilecenter.gaston.edu or contact Suzette McHugh at 704-661-8787 or Suzette.mchugh@gmail.com.

Lincoln County Employee Development Program, June and July 2016

The Business & Industry Training Services program at Gaston College is providing to employers – Employee sitting at tableemployee development modules that provide knowledge and skills for creating a more efficient work environment and assist organizations in gaining a competitive advantage. The following courses will be offered in June and July 2016.

 

 

Introduction to LEAN and Continuous Improvement, July 14, 2016

Introduction to Lean and Continuous Improvement will cover:  the purpose and goals of Lean; principles of process stabilization, continuous flow, pull system, line balancing, and flexibility; value stream mapping and process mapping; visual factory and 5S; standardized work; mistake proofing, quick change-over (SMED); Kanban; and TPM.  In this course, participants will work in small groups to simulate a manufacturing process, using four approaches. (7.5 hours)

 

Overview of Six-Sigma and ISO, July 21, 2016

This one-day workshop illustrates how focusing on leadership, risk management, project management, and cost of quality can help you have a more effective management system.  Learn what is involved with applying ISO 9001 with Six Sigma and be better able to make informed decisions for growing your organization. (7.5 hours)

The cost for each course is $105 per person and includes all course materials. Seating is limited. To register or for more information, contact Sandra Sleet at 704-922-6315 or sleet.sandra@gaston.edu.

 

CSI CAMP 2016, July 18 – 21, 2016

The Criminal Justice Department is offering a Crime Scene Investigation Camp for 9th – 12th graders on July 18-21, 2016, from 8 a.m. to noon, Dallas Campus. The registration fee is $50. In this CSI imageinteractive camp, participants will learn techniques behind evidence recovery; crime scene investigation; fingerprinting; suspect identification; and criminal investigation. To register or for more information, contact Kathleen Lindsey at 704-922-6277 or lindsey.kathleen@gaston.edu.

 

 

 

Middle School Biotechnology Workshop, July 26 – 28, 2016

The BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center at Gaston College is sponsoring a Middle School Biotechnology Workshop for teachers on July 26 – 28, 2016, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Teacher and Student in biology lab

This professional development course in general biotechnology and applied biotechnology will offer new and exciting approaches to incorporate biotechnology into the classroom that can be cost effective and budget-friendly.  Earn 2.0 CEU’s. The cost is $75.00 (includes lunch and refreshments, textbook and other workshop materials). For more information, visit http://www.ncbionetwork.org/educational-resources/professional-development

Gaston County Schools Teaching and Learning Conference, August 8, 2016

The Gaston County Schools Teaching and Learning Conference will be held on the Gaston College Dallas Campus. Also, the GCS Teacher Induction Program for Success (TIPS) for new teachers is Teaching and Learning Conference Logobeing scheduled for August 10-11.For more information visit www. gaston.k12.nc.us. or contact Jackie Ammons at ammons.jacqueline@gaston.edu or 704-922-2241.

 

 

Summer Marketing Forum, August 11, 2016

Leaders in the textile and apparel industry converge onto Gaston College’s Textile Technology Center on Thursday, August 11 for a one-day event. The overall topic of discussion: How do industry decision makers meet the challenges of sourcing in North and South America? More details are coming soon. The Textile Technology Center is located on the Kimbrell Campus, 7220 Wilkinson Boulevard, Belmont, NC 28012. For more information, go to http://www.southerntextile.org/Upcoming_Events.html.

Other upcoming events at the Textile Technology Center include: The Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association Fall Conference, September 29, 2016, and Industrial Fabrics Association International Expo, October 18, 2016

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