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Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program has a new home

Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program has a new home

Students in the Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program started taking classes in the new Veterinary Medical Technology building on the College’s Dallas campus on the first day of the fall 2020 semester in late August. The building gives the growing program larger, more modern facilities than those in the off-campus site that housed the program […]

Intercollegiate sports are coming to Gaston College 

Gaston College is taking steps to start a new intercollegiate sports program.   College President Dr. John Hauser laid out plans in a presentation to Gaston College Board of Trustees on Tuesday to launch a college sports program that will offer men’s baseball and basketball, women’s beach volleyball and softball, and Esports. Approximately, 96 athletes, 52 […]

UNC Charlotte and Gaston College sign agreement to boost transfers, increase academic preparation    

UNC Charlotte and Gaston College have signed a new joint agreement focused at increasing the number of Gaston College students with two-year associate degrees who transfer to UNC Charlotte and earn a bachelor’s degree.   Gaston College President Dr. John Hauser and UNC Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber signed the memorandum of understanding for the co-admission program, “49erNext,”  that facilitates degree completion […]

A restoration project gives new life to an aged utility vehicle on the Gaston College Dallas campus

A familiar sight at Gaston College in Dallas has been Daniel McLaurin, the College’s on-site locksmith, maneuvering a well-aged Bobcat utility vehicle around campus. The vehicle, which was purchased by the College in 2009, was beginning to have numerous mechanical and other issues and was recently replaced by a utility van which will support the […]

Gaston College and Gardner-Webb University announce the Bulldog Way program which grants scholarship support for transfer students

Gaston College and Gardner-Webb University have announced a partnership through which Gaston College students can get scholarship support to attend the university. The Bulldog Way program will offer a $3,000 yearly grant to any Gaston College student who gains admission to the traditional, residential programs at GWU, which is located in Boiling Springs, N.C. This […]

Gaston College Textile Technology Center signs Tyler Medlin as its first Apprenticeship 321 participant

The Textile Technology Center at Gaston College’s Kimbrell Campus has signed its first apprentice through the Apprenticeship 321 program. J. Tyler Medlin was introduced as a program participant at an Apprenticeship 321 Graduation and Signing ceremony held virtually on September 14, 2020.  “Tyler started out as a contract helper here after he graduated from high […]

Jasmine Cox will serve on the advisory board of textiles division of Industrial Fabrics Association International

Jasmine Cox, Process Coordinator for Testing at the Gaston College Textile Technology Center, has been selected to serve a three-year term as a Director on the Advisory Board for the Advanced Textiles Products division of Industrial Fabrics Association International. IFAI is a not-for-profit trade association comprising member companies representing the international specialty fabrics marketplace. In […]

Gaston College Apprenticeship 321 Graduation and Signing Ceremonies

The Gaston College Apprenticeship 321 program held ceremonies to honor its graduates and new apprentices in September. The ceremonies took place virtually, with participants joining the events via Zoom. The Apprenticeship 321 Graduation and Signing Ceremony for Advanced Manufacturing was on Monday, September 14. Two students graduated and received Journeyworker Certificates, eight students signed as […]

GC INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK 2020

The Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee, Global Imprints team, and the Bob Blanton Study Tours@Gaston College would like to invite you to our celebration of International Education Week, Monday, November 9, through Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Gaston College will present many virtual events that are designed to promote and enhance global awareness and inspire cultural […]