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College to host virtual Health Equity Conference on October 29

College to host virtual Health Equity Conference on October 29

College leads efforts to raise awareness of health equity gaps. The United States ranks last on measures of health equity compared to other industrialized countries, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. To raise awareness of this issue and to begin to understand equity gaps and develop a shared common language concerning health equity, Gaston […]

Gaston College Practical Nursing Program ranked #1 in North Carolina

Pinning ceremony honors LPN graduates and celebrates ranking Gaston College Licensed Practical Nursing students who graduated at a pinning ceremony on Tuesday, August 3, have something more to celebrate. PracticalNursing.org, the leading LPN advancement and ranking agency, gave the College’s LPN program its top ranking in North Carolina for 2021. The organization ranked the top […]

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 […]

Bob Blanton retires from teaching at Gaston College—but not from the Bob Blanton Study Tours Program

Bob Blanton retires from teaching at Gaston College—but not from the Bob Blanton Study Tours Program Bob Blanton, Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences and History Instructor at Gaston College, was honored on Monday, July 19, 2021, at a Retirement Reception held in the Rauch Gallery on the College’s Dallas campus. Blanton is retiring on […]

Gaston College ranked among best Online Community Colleges for 2021

Gaston College ranked among best Online Community Colleges for 2021 College recognized as best for accelerated classes   Gaston College is ranked by Intelligent.com as among the best online community colleges in the United States for 2021. The Seattle-based resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning analyzed 286 schools and 333 education programs. […]

Gaston College Small Business Center partners on the 2021 ‘53 Ideas Pitch Competition’

Gaston College Small Business Center partners on the 2021 ‘53 Ideas Pitch Competition’ Gaston College Small Business Center is excited to announce it will partner with Small Business Centers in the Southwest region on the 2021 “53 Ideas Pitch Competition” supported by Fifth Third Bank. The pitch competition addresses income inequality and equity through entrepreneurship by […]

Gaston College Apprenticeship 321 program named Outstanding Apprenticeship Partner

Gaston College Apprenticeship 321 program named Outstanding Apprenticeship Partner The Gaston College Apprenticeship 321 program was recognized as the 2021 Outstanding Apprenticeship Partner at the ApprenticeshipNC Conference virtual award ceremony on April 28, 2021. ApprenticeshipNC is part of the North Carolina Community College System. The letter announcing the award stated that nominees for the ApprenticeshipNC […]

Gaston College presents live zoom presentation on “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?”

Gaston College presents live zoom presentation on “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 962 1630 6554 The Multicultural Affairs Committee will present a live Zoom lecture on female artists by Art Instructor, Liliya Zalevskaya on Monday, April 19 at noon. Her presentation will focus on “Why Have There Been […]

Gaston College Celebrates the music of composer Zenobia Powell Perry

TO WATCH THE PERFORMANCE, CLICK HERE.  Dr. Jessica Lindsey and Judith Porter will perform ‘Sonatine for Clarinet and Piano’ by Zenobia Powell Perry on Monday, April 12, at 10:00 a.m. through a link on the Gaston College website. The pre-recorded performance is sponsored by the Gaston College Multicultural Affairs Committee. Zenobia Powell Perry (1908-2004) was […]

UN-EXAMINED, an art exhibit by Cecil Norris at Gaston College, April 9-June 24

UN-EXAMINED, an art exhibit by Cecil Norris at Gaston College Cecil J. Norris is an innovative artist whose preferred artistic mediums are painting, drawing, and printmaking. Using his remarkable talent, he challenges the visual standards and collective conscious of imagery in art. His new art exhibition, UN-EXAMINED, will be on display at the Gaston College […]