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

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 […]

WSGE Station of the Year

WSGE 91.7 FM is named the FM Station of the Year for five consecutive years WSGE 91.7 FM is named the FM Station of the Year by the Carolina Beach Music Awards, for five years in a row. The awards were announced on Sunday, November 10, during the 2019 CBMA Weekend in North Myrtle Beach, […]

Gaston College and Gardner-Webb Leadership launch new Direct-Entry Transfer Program

Gardner-Webb University and Gaston College (GC) have announced a new partnership to establish “Bulldog Bound,” a co-admission transfer program agreement for Gaston College students who want to obtain their four-year degree from the University. Officials for both schools signed agreements that will allow currently-enrolled Gaston College students to participate in the seamless direct-entry pathway to […]

Gaston College Librarian elected to statewide position

Libby Stone, Public Services Librarian at the Morris Library on the Gaston College Dallas campus, has been elected Vice-President/President-Elect for the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA). The election was held online just prior to the NCLA Biennial Conference, which took place October 15 through 18 at the Winston-Salem Benton Convention Center. The election represents a […]

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Gaston College Presidential Search

September 27, 2019 – The Gaston College Board of Trustees has announced that applications are being accepted for the position of President of Gaston College.  Details on the position, including application requirements, are available on the Presidential Search Webpage.

Gaston College’s Evening/Part-time Business-Focused Associate in Arts Degree

Starting This Fall! Gaston College has a new Business-Focused Associate in Arts Degree evening/part-time program that provides flexible options for working adults who are looking to obtain a degree but are unable to attend classes during the day. Students take four courses each semester, by completing two 8-week courses at a time Classes meet two […]

New Scholarship Supports Young Business Women

Gaston and Lincoln County high school graduates can earn a full scholarship to attend Gaston College in pursuit of an associate degree in business! The Gaston College Foundation is excited to announce the establishment of the Mary Jo Cloninger Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was founded in memory of their mother, Margaret “Mary Jo” Cloninger, by […]

Construction Work Progresses on the Veterinary Medical Technology Building at Gaston College

  In February, construction work began on the new Veterinary Medical Technology building on the Gaston College Dallas Campus. The new, nearly 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is designed to provide the best possible hands-on teaching and learning spaces for students studying to become Veterinary Technicians. The building will include offices, workspaces, classrooms, a computer […]

Gaston College Customized Training Program Leads Business and Industry Training Projects in NC

In the 1980s, there was some cynicism among business and industry leaders around the country about the effectiveness of Customized Training programs. Leadership and managers were comfortable with developing partnerships with community colleges and utilizing their expertise. However, they were concerned about the time, cost and possible waste of budget resources because companies themselves were […]

Gaston College Scholarship Opportunities for 2019-2020

Gaston College Scholarship Opportunities for 2019-2020 Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the Gaston College 2019-2020 academic year. Here is some important information you’ll need to get started. Do I have to complete the FAFSA to be considered for scholarships? To be considered for a Gaston College scholarship opportunity, a FAFSA must […]