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A College Degree with Zero Debt is Possible 

A College Degree with Zero Debt is Possible 

A College Degree with Zero Debt is Possible  You might be surprised at how affordable college could be this fall. With many new opportunities for grants, scholarships, and other financial aid you might even be eligible to attend Gaston College for free.   If you graduated from a North Carolina high school in 2021, the recently announced Longleaf Commitment Grant could make your college education free by covering up to $2,800 per year for two years at Gaston […]

Gaston College Scholarship Opportunities

Gaston College Scholarship Opportunities Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the Gaston College 2021-2022 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 be on […]

Scholarships are available for Gaston College Continuing Education students

Gaston College Continuing Education students are encouraged to apply for GEER and SECU scholarships that help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare, and other components of the cost of attendance. The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, or GEER, Scholarship awards are determined locally and are based on student need, local […]

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 […]

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, […]