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2024 Health Fair

2024 Health Fair

Gaston College students and members of the local community are invited to attend the 2024 Gaston College Health Fair on Thursday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The mission of this free event, sponsored by the Gaston College Health & Wellness Committee, is to educate the College’s student body and community members about […]

Partnership between Gaston and Lincoln County Schools featured on YouTube

February is Career and Technical Education Appreciation Month and on February 23 Lincoln County Schools superintendent Dr. Aaron Allen met with Joanne Matz, Dean of Lincoln County Partnerships, and Dr. Jennifer Nichols, VP for Educational Partnerships, on the Lincoln campus of Gaston College to celebrate the partnership between Lincoln County Schools and Gaston and discuss […]

Gaston wins Bellwether Best in Showcase Award

Two teams from Gaston represented the College for two awards at the Bellwether College Consortium’s annual Community College Futures Assembly in San Antonio, Texas, on February 25 to 27. The consortium is a group of award-winning colleges charged with addressing critical issues facing community colleges, with concentration on workforce development, instructional programs and services, and […]

Gaston College to host career fair

A career fair at Gaston College on Wednesday, March 20, gives job seekers the opportunity to meet representatives from over 70 regional businesses. The free event, open to all past and current Gaston College students and to the community, takes place in the Myers Center Auditorium on the Dallas campus from 9 a.m. until 1 […]

M.A.C. presents an event to honor Black History Month

In observance of Black History Month, the Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee (M.A.C.) presented an appearance by educator, actor, writer and social activist Rob Jones. Jones is the executive director of Dialogues on Diversity, a theater company that focuses on social justice and diversity awareness. The event was held from noon to 1 p.m. on […]

Rhino Roadmap to CTE Careers Event

Get started toward Owning your Momentum with a fun new event later this month at our Dallas Campus. The Roadmap to CTE Careers event on Tuesday, February 27, can help you find your way to a high-wage, high-skill, high-demand career. Discover and explore the wide selection of Career and Technical Education programs in fields like […]

WSGE wins 2023 station of the year award

WSGE 91.7 FM, Gaston College’s volunteer-driven radio station, won the Cammy Award as the 2023 Radio Station of the year at the Carolina Beach Music Awards event held in November in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. The station had been named the FM Station of the Year six times prior to the 2023 awards (in 2020, […]

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen visits Gaston College

Gaston College was honored to welcome Janet L. Yellen, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, to its Dallas campus on Thursday, November 30. Secretary Yellen came to North Carolina to deliver remarks on how President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, and the administration’s Investing in America agenda, is spreading economic opportunity and strengthening America’s energy security. During […]

Gaston Receives $60M for Health Science Education, Simulation Center

Gaston College recently received state approval on a $60 million Health Science Education and Simulation Center facility geared towards providing training opportunities for new and existing healthcare personnel. This marks North Carolina’s largest community college budget allocation this year and the largest in Gaston’s history. “This will be the only regional facility open to industry […]

Gaston’s Small Business Center helps couple open Kava Bar

Bambe and Sam Johnson are newlyweds on a mission to cultivate a welcoming alcohol-free community in downtown Lowell at North Main Kava Bar.  When they first began thinking of starting this business on their own, they reached out to the Small Business Center at Gaston College. They received counseling that helped them determine if their […]