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Gaston College recognizes staffers for 25 years of service

Gaston College recognizes staffers for 25 years of service

Three Gaston College employees were recognized for 25 years of service at the College’s annual Employee Appreciation and Recognition Celebration in February. Each of them received a certificate and a $150 gift card. Those recognized were Donna English, Gail Hoyle, and Ed Stroup. Donna English is the Chair of the Industrial Systems Technology program. Prior […]

Gaston College starts fall semester, first full week of classes

The first full week of fall classes started for Gaston College students with many taking online or hybrid classes. Smaller numbers of students are taking face-to-face classes at the Dallas, Lincolnton, and Belmont campuses. Last Thursday morning, as employees and students arrived on campus, they were directed to specific building entrances, where face mask and […]

Calvin Shaw is Gaston College’s Instructor of the Year

Calvin Shaw, Chair of the Criminal Justice and Paralegal Technology programs at Gaston College, was named the 2020 Instructor of the Year. The announcement was made at the College’s Employee Appreciation Ceremony in February. Shaw won the Faculty Excellence Award for Divisional Instructor of the Year, representing the Business and Information Technology division. Other Faculty […]

Gaston College Counseling Center is open and available to assist students

The staff of the Gaston College Counseling Center is available to assist students who may be struggling with career path choices or other personal issues, such as depression, anxiety, or domestic violence, or who have concerns about accessibility on the College’s campuses. Students can make appointments to meet with counselors either over the phone, in-person […]

Humanitarianism is a passion for Gaston College student Misty Long

Misty Long, a student in the Arts and Sciences program at Gaston College, intends to build a career based on her passion for humankind. A single mother of three, she works part-time, attends classes, and finds the time to volunteer in her community. Long enrolled at Gaston College in the 2017/2018 school year, following a […]

Lynn Nichols of Gaston College wins 2020 Altrusa Award of Excellence

Lynn Nichols, Associate Dean for Health and Human Services at Gaston College, is the recipient of the 2020 Award for Excellence presented by Altrusa International of Gastonia. The award was announced in February at the annual Gaston College Employee Appreciation and Recognition Ceremony. The award was “in recognition of outstanding service to students and representation […]

Register Now for Fall Classes at Gaston College

Registration for Gaston College’s fall 2020 semester is open for returning and new students. Students can register until 6 p.m. on August 18. The fall semester begins on Thursday, August 20. Convenient online registration and virtual advising appointments are available by phone, e-mail, and video conferencing. Students will need to fill out the appropriate forms to […]

Gaston College Announces Fall Semester Safety Plan

Gaston College released its fall semester safety plan on Tuesday, July 28.  The GC Safe Plan is a guide for campus safety and health to keep students and employees safe on campus during the coronavirus pandemic. The three-level implementation plan (Plan A – C) includes detailed measures to prevent or slow the spread of COVID-19.   […]