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College to host virtual Health Equity Conference on October 29
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College to host virtual Health Equity Conference on October 29

College to host virtual Health Equity Conference on October 29

College leads efforts to raise awareness of health equity gaps. The United States ranks last on measures of health equity compared to other industrialized countries, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. To raise awareness of this issue and to begin to understand equity gaps and develop a shared common language concerning health equity, Gaston […]

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 Practical Nursing Program ranked #1 in North Carolina

Pinning ceremony honors LPN graduates and celebrates ranking Gaston College Licensed Practical Nursing students who graduated at a pinning ceremony on Tuesday, August 3, have something more to celebrate. PracticalNursing.org, the leading LPN advancement and ranking agency, gave the College’s LPN program its top ranking in North Carolina for 2021. The organization ranked the top […]

Gaston College Nursing Student steps up to save a life

What started out as a fun outing for Gaston College LPN students and their teacher turned into an actual life-or-death experience. On Thursday, July 22, seven students and their clinical nursing instructor Joyce Floyd, BSN/RN, went to the Olive Garden Italian Restaurant in Gastonia to celebrate the completion of their two-month clinical rotation at the […]

Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program has a new home

Students in the Gaston College Veterinary Medical Technology program started taking classes in the new Veterinary Medical Technology building on the College’s Dallas campus on the first day of the fall 2020 semester in late August. The building gives the growing program larger, more modern facilities than those in the off-campus site that housed the program […]

Monica Phillips: Hands-On Education for Help-Oriented Careers

Faculty Therapeutic Massage Program Meet Monica Phillips, Program Coordinator for the Therapeutic Massage program at Gaston College. With a passion for massage and a deep appreciation for education, Monica prepares graduates for meaningful careers. And in her own words, “If the student is successful, our program is successful.” Read on to learn more about Gaston […]