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Gaston named #1 Licensed Practical Nursing program again

Gaston named #1 Licensed Practical Nursing program again

Gaston College’s nursing programs have done it again! Our Licensed Practical Nursing program was ranked number one in the state by for 2024 and included our ADN program as among the best in the state for 2023. Our nursing programs have been rated among the best in the state for many consecutive years. […]

Gaston and Montreat College sign new articulation agreements

On Monday, September 25, 2023, Gaston College and Montreat College entered into articulation agreements that give students in two specific programs at Gaston College the opportunity to transfer seamlessly into Montreat College. One of these Direct Transfer Agreements is between Montreat College School of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) and the Gaston College Cybersecurity Program. […]

ADN grads achieve 100% pass rate on NCLEX

The recent graduating class of the Gaston College Associate Degree Nursing program earned a 100% pass rate on the NCLEX, an exam that tests the competency of nursing school graduates prior to their licensing. The average NCLEX pass rate in the United States is around 80%, and in North Carolina it is 90.8%. The 48 […]

New 911 Communications and Operations Program Partnership

Gaston College and Richmond Community College have announced a joint 911 Communications and Operations curriculum that will allow students at Gaston College to complete the program’s courses online at Richmond Community College. This exciting new collaboration between the two colleges will enrich the students’ education and pave the way for them to potentially land jobs […]

Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Twenty-seven students were inducted into the Gaston College chapter of the National Technical Honor Society at a ceremony on November 14, 2022. The society honors, recognizes, and empowers students in Career and Technical Education, and the Fall 2022 cohort includes students in the following programs: Accounting and Finance Human Services Information Technology Medical Assisting Medical […]

Gaston College and JCSU sign 2+2 agreement

Gaston College and Johnson C. Smith University officially joined forces on Thursday, August 5 to help their students achieve their goal of a Bachelor’s degree. In a signing ceremony held at the Johnson C. Smith University campus in Charlotte, both college presidents, Clarence Armbrister of JCSU and Dr. John Hauser of Gaston College, signed a […]

Gaston College alumni return to lead new Sports Broadcasting Team

Gaston College alumni return to lead new Sports Broadcasting Team   When Gaston College’s new intercollegiate sports teams begin competing in the 2021-2022 season, the broadcasting team made up of students from the College’s new Sports Broadcasting class will be on hand as camera operators and directors and to provide play-by-play and color commentary. The […]

A College Degree with Zero Debt is Possible 

A College Degree with Zero Debt is Possible  You might be surprised at how affordable college could be this fall. With many new opportunities for grants, scholarships, and other financial aid you might even be eligible to attend Gaston College for free.   If you graduated from a North Carolina high school in 2021, the recently announced Longleaf Commitment Grant could make your college education free by covering up to $2,800 per year for two years at Gaston […]

Enrollment process for Gaston College’s College Now program goes online

Enrollment process for Gaston College’s College Now program goes online Gaston College, like other educational institutions, businesses and organizations, has needed to find ways to continue to operate effectively despite COVID restrictions. The College’s Educational Partnerships division, with the help of the Technical Services Department, met the challenge by transitioning from a manual paper-driven process […]

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 […]