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New Belmont Abbey College Connect Program

New Belmont Abbey College Connect Program

Gaston College and Belmont Abbey College officially joined forces to help our local students achieve their goal of a Bachelor’s degree. In a signing ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 on the Gaston College Dallas Campus, both college presidents signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding outlining a new relationship that will enable Gaston College graduates […]

BLET program prepares Samuel Dunlap for a new career in law enforcement

The Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Gaston College equips students with essential skills for beginning a career as an officer at the state, county, and municipal level. Some of the program’s students, however, choose to enter law enforcement after having established other careers. One such student is Samuel Lee Dunlap, Jr. Dunlap, who enrolled […]

Karen Duncan develops Gaston College course that receives Quality Matters Certification

The Professional Development course at Gaston College has received certification from Quality Matters, the global organization that leads quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. The course teaches realistic career-building skills and motivates students toward improving both personal and professional performance. The QM Certification Mark is the internationally recognized symbol of […]

Gaston College English Instructor helps students effectively transition to online classes in response to the coronavirus pandemic 

Gaston College had to react quickly when North Carolina instituted restrictions and guidelines for responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020. Keeping students and faculty as safe as possible from the threat of the pandemic required transitioning from classroom teaching to online classes. All faculty and staff alike rose to the occasion, and those […]

Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program has a new home

Students in the Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program started taking classes in the new Veterinary Medical Technology building on the College’s Dallas campus on the first day of the fall 2020 semester in late August. The building gives the growing program larger, more modern facilities than those in the off-campus site that housed the program […]

A restoration project gives new life to an aged utility vehicle on the Gaston College Dallas campus

A familiar sight at Gaston College in Dallas has been Daniel McLaurin, the College’s on-site locksmith, maneuvering a well-aged Bobcat utility vehicle around campus. The vehicle, which was purchased by the College in 2009, was beginning to have numerous mechanical and other issues and was recently replaced by a utility van which will support the […]

Gaston College Hosting Virtual Open House on October 20, 2020

Gaston College will host a virtual open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. This interactive event is a great way for high school and other prospective students to learn more about the outstanding programs, resources, and services available at the College. “This event is for anyone seeking the next step […]

Gaston College is transitioning two programs from curriculum to continuing education

In order to better serve students and to adapt to changes in enrollment numbers, Gaston College will transition two of its programs from regular curriculum for credit to continuing education. Making the transition are the Therapeutic Massage program and the Nutrition and Foodservice Professional Training (also known as Dietary Manager) program. Moving these programs to […]

Union EMS donates ambulance to Gaston College EMS program

Gaston College is the recipient of a generous donation from Union Emergency Medical Services in Monroe, North Carolina. The agency, affiliated with Atrium Health, is donating to the College a retired ambulance that will be used to train students in the Emergency Medical Science program. “The ambulance will be shared amongst our three Paramedic programs […]

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 […]