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Gaston College is developing a World-Class Fiber Innovation Center

Gaston College is developing a World-Class Fiber Innovation Center

The Gaston County Board of Commissioners and Gaston College are working in partnership to transfer $5.3 million in funding to the college for the addition of a new Fiber Innovation Center on the College’s Kimbrell Campus in Belmont.   The new Fiber Innovation Center (FIC) will be a facility expansion of the Kimbrell Campus and […]

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Athletics Program Hits Home Run with Big Name Hires

The Gaston College Board of Trustees voted unanimously in November to add athletics to its rich history of academic excellence and leadership. Gaston College has been without athletics for nearly 50 years and when Dr. John Hauser became President last June, he began the process to end that drought. A national search was officially organized […]

Dr. Janaka Lewis gives presentation on Black women writers

Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee sponsors Dr. Janaka Lewis’ presentation on Black women writers Janaka Bowman Lewis, Ph.D., will discuss “Gender and Genius in Black Women’s Writing” in a February 24 virtual presentation sponsored by the Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee. The presentation focuses on some Black women writers whose works are relevant and includes […]

Gaston College 2021 United Way campaign results

Gaston College employees generously contributed to the College’s 2021 United Way campaign, which ran from October 27 to December 1, 2020. Pledges to the campaign will support over 30 local programs in Gaston and Lincoln counties. Those programs include the Alliance for Children and Youth, Boys &Girls Club of Greater Gaston, ARC of Gaston County, […]

Dr. Karen Cox discusses her book ‘No Common Ground’ in virtual presentation sponsored by the Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee

The Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee will sponsor a virtual presentation featuring Dr. Karen L. Cox, Professor of History at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Dr. Cox will discuss her upcoming book, “No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice.” UNC Press […]

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Certified Medical Assistant Amber Key applies skills she learned at Gaston College

Amber Key, a 2018 graduate of Gaston College’s Medical Assisting program, has been a frontline worker in helping patients adapt to COVID-19 restrictions. Key manages the anemia clinic at Metrolina Nephrology Associates in Gastonia and has had to modify her normal procedures to observe the safeguards needed to protect her patients as much as possible. […]

WSGE 91.7 FM 40th Anniversary Celebration and Fall/Year-end Drive a Success

Listeners of WSGE 91.7 FM, Gaston College’s award-winning radio station, lent their support to make the station’s 40th Anniversary celebration and Fall/Year-end Drive successful. As a non-commercial station, WSGE solicits individual and corporate donations to assist with operating expenses. With the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the community and the economy, there was concern that the […]