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N.C. Community College System President visits Gaston College

N.C. Community College System President visits Gaston College

Thomas A. Stith, president of the North Carolina Community College System, visited Gaston College’s Dallas Campus on Tuesday, June 29, and met with Dr. John Hauser, president of Gaston College, as well as members of the Board of Trustees. Stith, who became NCCCS president in January 2021, is visiting each of the “Great 58” North […]

The Textile Technology Center helps develop plastic to fiber for recycled fabric-making Start-Up, “The New Norm”

The Textile Technology Center helps develop plastic to fiber for recycled fabric-making Start-Up, “The New Norm” In 2019, Lauren Choi, then an innovative senior majoring in Material Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, was sent a Los Angeles Times article by her mom about China banning imported U.S. recyclables. The article described how plastics […]

Gaston College appoints new Director of Textile Technology Center

Gaston College appoints new Director of Textile Technology Center Don Rusch has been appointed as the new Director of the Textile Technology Center (TTC) at Gaston College. Rusch will be directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the programs and activities of the TTC. He is a seasoned industry leader with over 25 years of experience in […]

Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network created through Gaston College & CVCC partnership

Through a partnership with Catawba Valley Community College’s Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) and Gaston College’s Textile Technology Center (TTC) comes the birth of the Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network (MTIN). The partnership of these two centers is a vision of Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, president of Catawba Valley Community College and Dr. John Hauser, president of […]

New innovative partnership to manufacture medical supplies locally

N.C. legislature provides over $14 million in funding A new and innovative partnership to provide better products for the medical community and potentially create new small business opportunities is underway.   Gaston College’s Textile Technology Center is partnering with the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) at Catawba Valley Community College, the City of Conover, Gaston County, and the […]