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Gaston College receives grant to expand educational opportunities for adults

Gaston College receives grant to expand educational opportunities for adults

Gaston College has received an Educational Opportunity Centers program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education, and also advises participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills. It is administered […]

WSGE 91.7 FM Fall 2022 Fund Drive

WSGE 91.7 FM, the award-winning radio station at Gaston College, kicked off its fall fund drive on Sunday, October 23. The station has a goal of raising $65,000 before the campaign ends on Saturday, November 5. The theme for the fund drive is “Carolina Musicians—Worldwide Appeal,” which reflects the station’s commitment to featuring the music […]

Author of NY Times bestseller to speak at Gaston

Beth Macy, author of the NY Times bestseller “Dopesick,” the inspiration for the Peabody Award-winning Hulu series that received 14 Emmy nominations, will appear at a free community event to speak about her new book, “Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis.” The event takes place on September 22 in the Myers […]

Chick-fil-A and Rhino Shop Open on Campus

Gaston College welcomed Chick-fil-A to its Dallas campus on Wednesday, August 24, with a grand opening celebration featuring the popular Chick-fil-A cow mascot. The limited menu Chick-fil-A Express, located within the Crash Café in the Myers Center building, will be open to students, faculty, staff, and the public on Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. […]

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U.S. Educational Institutions Partner with Honduran University

U.S. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PARTNER WITH HONDURAN UNIVERSITY TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS FOR TEXTILE JOBS AS NEARSHORING AND ONSHORING DRIVES HISTORIC INVESTMENTS AND JOB GROWTH North Carolina educational institutions are joining forces with a key Honduran university to educate and train thousands of students for the next generation textile workforce to meet a […]

#1 Practical Nursing Program in North Carolina

The Gaston College Licensed Practical Nursing program has once again earned a number one ranking in North Carolina. NursingProcess.org placed Gaston College at the top of its list of Best LPN programs in the state for 2022. In a Facebook posting, NursingProcess.org said, “We are happy to announce that Gaston College offers the Best LPN […]

Student Spotlight: Nelson Capehart

Since childhood, Nelson Capehart has loved animals and wanted to work with them. The good reputation of Gaston College and its Veterinary Medical Technology program led Nelson to enroll in the program in the fall of 2021. They will graduate in spring 2023. Nelson intends to gather more information about the practice of veterinary medicine […]

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Gaston College Vet Tech Building named in honor of Dr. Patricia A. Skinner

The Vet Tech Building on the Dallas campus of Gaston College was named today in honor of Dr. Patricia Skinner, who served as the President of the College from 1994 to 2020. The facility will be known as the Patricia A. Skinner Institute of Veterinary Technology. Construction on the building began in November 2018, under […]

Residential Wiring class amps up CaroMont Health Director’s DIY skills

Taking a class to learn a skill became an opportunity for Deon Lewis to give his fellow Gaston College students a chance to see first-hand how that skill is applied on a large scale. Lewis, the Director of Facility Services for CaroMont Health, and his son Andrew, a 2020 Gaston College graduate, enrolled together in […]

College Earns National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Designation

The National Security Agency has designated Gaston College a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Institutions receiving this designation have met rigorous requirements established by the NSA and have a commitment to “producing cybersecurity professionals that will reduce vulnerabilities in our national infrastructure,” as per the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. “This […]