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Gaston College 2021 United Way campaign results

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 […]

Gaston College Partners with Gaston County Schools to do COVID-19 screenings

As Gaston County schoolchildren in grades K through 12 went back to school last week, Gaston College health students and the County schools partnered to screen the students for COVID-19 as they arrived at their schools.  Thirty-six health students, dressed in black shirts and wearing cloth face coverings and their Gaston College name badges for […]

Dr. John Hauser named new president of Gaston College

The Gaston College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. John Hauser (pronounced Who-zer) as the College’s seventh President. He will assume the position on Monday, June 1. “The Board of Trustees is confident that Dr. Hauser is the right person to lead our college,” said Brad Overcash, Chairman of the […]

Career Fair Canceled

ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to safety precautions related to the COVID-19 virus this event has been canceled. If we’re able to reschedule for a future date we’ll communicate the information as it becomes available. More than 50 employers will recruit job seekers to fill current and future job openings at the 2020 Gaston College Career Fair on […]

Connecting the Community with a Skilled Workforce – Carol Faust on the Value of Apprenticeship 321

As Coordinator of Continuing Education and Apprenticeship 321 at Gaston College, Carol Faust sees firsthand the value of helping students obtain lifetime careers. But her involvement with the school’s apprenticeship program extends beyond the student body — it fosters the growth of a skilled workforce in the community. Working in Gaston’s new Center for Advanced […]