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Next NC Scholarship could cover tuition and fees for Gaston students

Next NC Scholarship could cover tuition and fees for Gaston students

The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) has announced the new Next NC Scholarship, which could cover the full cost of tuition and fees for students at Gaston College or any of the other state’s community colleges. The scholarship is available to students who enroll for the 2024-2025 academic year, and is awarded to […]

Gaston Receives $60M for Health Science Education, Simulation Center

Gaston College recently received state approval on a $60 million Health Science Education and Simulation Center facility geared towards providing training opportunities for new and existing healthcare personnel. This marks North Carolina’s largest community college budget allocation this year and the largest in Gaston’s history. “This will be the only regional facility open to industry […]

Gaston and Montreat College sign new articulation agreements

On Monday, September 25, 2023, Gaston College and Montreat College entered into articulation agreements that give students in two specific programs at Gaston College the opportunity to transfer seamlessly into Montreat College. One of these Direct Transfer Agreements is between Montreat College School of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) and the Gaston College Cybersecurity Program. […]

New 911 Communications and Operations Program Partnership

Gaston College and Richmond Community College have announced a joint 911 Communications and Operations curriculum that will allow students at Gaston College to complete the program’s courses online at Richmond Community College. This exciting new collaboration between the two colleges will enrich the students’ education and pave the way for them to potentially land jobs […]

Gaston College receives grant to expand educational opportunities for adults

Gaston College has received an Educational Opportunity Centers program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education, and also advises participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills. It is administered […]

CARE establishes scholarships for Gaston College Vet Tech students

CARE | Charlotte Animal Referral & Emergency recently signed an agreement with the Gaston College Foundation to fund annual scholarships for second-year students in the Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program. CARE, the Charlotte region’s advanced medical center for pets, is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility that offers 24/7 emergency care and board-certified specialty care. The […]

Gaston College and JCSU sign 2+2 agreement

Gaston College and Johnson C. Smith University officially joined forces on Thursday, August 5 to help their students achieve their goal of a Bachelor’s degree. In a signing ceremony held at the Johnson C. Smith University campus in Charlotte, both college presidents, Clarence Armbrister of JCSU and Dr. John Hauser of Gaston College, signed a […]

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 […]

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 […]