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Dr. Mark Shellman honored for 35 years of service to Gaston College and its students

Dr. Mark Shellman honored for 35 years of service to Gaston College and its students

At the Gaston College Employee Appreciation and Recognition event in February, Dr. Mark Shellman was recognized for 35 years of service. Dr. Shellman began at the College in 1984 as an instructor in the Computer Science department, which, after several name changes, is now the Information Technology department. In 1992 he became Chair of the […]

Gaston College instructor Christopher Thurley opens students’ minds by introducing them to the works of Anthony Burgess

Christopher Thurley, English Instructor and Coordinator of the Writing Center at Gaston College, recently returned from a week in the United Kingdom. The trip was in conjunction with work on his doctoral dissertation on Anthony Burgess. Thurley is a Distance Education student and Ph.D. candidate at Manchester Metropolitan University, and his dissertation on Burgess, the […]

Monica Phillips: Hands-On Education for Help-Oriented Careers

Faculty Therapeutic Massage Program Meet Monica Phillips, Program Coordinator for the Therapeutic Massage program at Gaston College. With a passion for massage and a deep appreciation for education, Monica prepares graduates for meaningful careers. And in her own words, “If the student is successful, our program is successful.” Read on to learn more about Gaston […]

Ms. Lisa Jurs: Preparing Students for an Impactful Career

Meet Lisa Jurs, instructor in the Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies programs at Gaston College. A member of the GC community since 1996, Ms. Jurs is passionate about two things: learning and the law. She combines these passions to help students prepare for a variety of careers, from police officers, to legal assistants, to forensic […]