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Gaston College Welcomes President Hauser

Gaston College Welcomes President Hauser

Dr. John Hauser (pronounced Who-zer) will assume his position as Gaston College’s seventh President on Monday, June 1. A 15-member committee initially conducted the presidential search. Following a rigorous evaluation and selection process, Dr. Hauser emerged as the Gaston College Board of Trustees’ top choice to serve as the new president. Dr. Hauser, former President […]

Shane Fogarty excelled at GECHS and Gaston College, and will attend NC State with the help of a scholarship from the SECU Foundation

Senior Shane Fogarty graduated at the top of the Gaston Early College High School Class of 2020, and on May 15 he also completed his Associate in Engineering degree by taking mostly upper-level math and science courses at Gaston College. GECHS offers Gaston County students the opportunity to receive a high school diploma while working […]

As Gaston College SGA Treasurer, Jenny Lopez-Saldivar learned leadership skills and the meaning of friendship

Serving as the Treasurer of the Gaston College Student Government Association helped Jenny Lopez-Saldivar become a better leader. Lopez-Saldivar will graduate from Gaston College in May and intends to continue her education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. “I wanted to be part of the SGA so I could serve the student body,” […]

Gaston College alumnus Gelena M. Royster returned to the College to earn additional credentials

Gelena M. Royster is a proud alumnus of Gaston College and is also a member of the Gaston College Class of 2020. In 2013, she earned her first associate of arts degree with a double major in Human Service Technology and At-Risk Youth. Upon graduation, she will have earned a Gerontology Certification and a Substance […]

David Buckner will graduate from Gaston College and Ashbrook High School and will attend UNC-Charlotte as a Levine Scholar

David Buckner will graduate from Gaston College in May with an Associate in Science degree. In June, he will graduate as valedictorian of Ashbrook High School in Gastonia. He is the second Ashbrook student to earn an associate degree before receiving a high school diploma, and the first to have an Associate in Science degree. […]

West Lincoln High School Class of 2020 valedictorian and star athlete Kelton Towery will begin NC State University with an Associate in Science degree from Gaston College

Kelton Towery, the valedictorian of the West Lincoln High School Class of 2020, has also received his Associate in Science degree from Gaston College. As a participant in College Now, the Gaston College Career and College Promise program, he earned dual credit by taking advanced placement classes at his high school along with courses at […]

Christian Rios will apply knowledge gained from Gaston College to his higher education and professional endeavors

Christian Rios, the outgoing secretary of the Gaston College Student Government Association, wanted to get involved with the SGA so he could be a liaison between the students and the College. “I understand the frustration and complaints amongst students on things they wish they could change or have amended for a better experience,” he said. […]

Victoria Fulbright will ‘pay it forward’ with her degree  in Human Services from Gaston College

The support Victoria Fulbright received from human services professionals and agencies inspired her to pursue an education in that field. She will graduate from Gaston College in May with a degree in Human Services Technology and Substance Abuse. In spring 2017, Fulbright enrolled in some continuing education classes at Gaston College in order to get […]

Gaston College student leader Clip Echendu is recognized for academic excellence by the NCCCS

Clip Echendu is the Gaston College recipient of the North Carolina Community College System Academic Excellence Award for 2020. An Electronics Engineering Technology student in the Engineering and Industrial Technologies program, he was chosen to represent Gaston College from among the group of students who were recognized for outstanding achievement within their programs and majors. […]

Two Gaston College students are selected for Goodnight Scholars Program

Two students in the Gaston College Class of 2020 have been selected for participation in the Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State University. The students are Jesus Vina Moreno, who will major in Biological Sciences, and Tyler Southward, who will study Statistics. The Goodnight Scholars Program is a comprehensive student development program designed to develop […]