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Union EMS donates ambulance to Gaston College EMS program

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 […]

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 […]

Gaston College Foundation Scholarships Offers Financial Support to Students

As students finalize their college plans for the next academic year, many face the daunting reality of how to pay for college. Scholarships provide several benefits to students, including reducing the financial burden of the rising costs of college education, allowing for more time and energy for students to focus on studies rather than work, […]

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 […]

Robert ‘Bob’ Blanton Celebrates 50 Years of Service at Gaston College: Study Tours Program Renamed in His Honor

“Dad told me if you find your niche you will know it, and when that happens you need to stick with it,” said Robert (Bob) Blanton, who celebrated 50 years of employment at the Gaston College employee appreciation luncheon held Friday, February 7. Blanton and over 60 employees, including retiring Gaston College president Dr. Patricia […]

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Gaston College Offers Fast Track Job Training & Certification in Manufacturing with Certified Production Technician Program

The Gaston College Center for Workforce Excellence offers a Certified Production Technician program that is designed to raise the performance level of production workers. Through certification, the CPT program recognizes individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production at the front line (entry-level through front-line supervisor). CPT Certification benefits both employees and […]

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 […]