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Najira Davis is the Gaston College SGA President for 2020-2021

Najira Davis is the Gaston College SGA President for 2020-2021

Najira A. Davis is the current president of the Gaston College Student Government Association. She began her term in office in August 2020. Davis has attended Gaston College since 2016, her freshman year at Gaston Early College High School. The GECHS program enables Davis to graduate in May 2021 with both her high school diploma […]

Gaston College is transitioning two programs from curriculum to continuing education

In order to better serve students and to adapt to changes in enrollment numbers, Gaston College will transition two of its programs from regular curriculum for credit to continuing education. Making the transition are the Therapeutic Massage program and the Nutrition and Foodservice Professional Training (also known as Dietary Manager) program. Moving these programs to […]

New innovative partnership to manufacture medical supplies locally

N.C. legislature provides over $14 million in funding A new and innovative partnership to provide better products for the medical community and potentially create new small business opportunities is underway.   Gaston College’s Textile Technology Center is partnering with the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) at Catawba Valley Community College, the City of Conover, Gaston County, and the […]

Gaston College Partners with Gaston County Schools to do COVID-19 screenings

As Gaston County schoolchildren in grades K through 12 went back to school last week, Gaston College health students and the County schools partnered to screen the students for COVID-19 as they arrived at their schools.  Thirty-six health students, dressed in black shirts and wearing cloth face coverings and their Gaston College name badges for […]

Union EMS donates ambulance to Gaston College EMS program

Gaston College is the recipient of a generous donation from Union Emergency Medical Services in Monroe, North Carolina. The agency, affiliated with Atrium Health, is donating to the College a retired ambulance that will be used to train students in the Emergency Medical Science program. “The ambulance will be shared amongst our three Paramedic programs […]

TRiO/Student Support Services Grant awarded to Gaston College

Gaston College congratulates TRiO/Student Support Service for being re-funded for the next five years through a grant received from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant is for a five-year period beginning on September 1, 2020, and ending on August 31, 2025. This is the third such grant awarded to Gaston College. The purpose of the […]