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Latest News

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03/13/2024

Summer / Fall 2024 Course Schedules

Class schedule and registration guide

06/20/2024

Police, security vehicles equipped with AEDs and Narcan

“This is a significant enhancement in our emergency response capabilities,” said Chief Jay Freeman

06/12/2024

Ƶ cuts ribbon on new career technical facility

The center will provide a high-tech, hands-on learning environment for students seeking careers in high-demand, high-wage industries

06/10/2024

STEAM Camp for girls inspires future innovators

The camp aimed to inspire and engage young minds through hands-on activities that blend science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics

06/04/2024

Cardinal athletes named to Spring 2024 academic honor roll

Honorees achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher in at least 12 hours of courses

05/28/2024

Ƶ to host ribbon cutting for manufacturing center, BOT meeting

Ƶ is hosting a ribbon cutting following the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees meeting June 12

05/28/2024

Students named to All-Alabama Academic Team

Each community college in Alabama nominates two students for the team

05/24/2024

New cross country coach ready for season, plans clinic for runners

Jackson Millander has been promoted to head coach of Ƶ’s Cross Country Team

05/24/2024

Ƶ wins four Excellence in Education Awards

The annual Excellence in Education and Teachers of the Year Luncheon was held May 9

05/23/2024

Ƶ Police Department to host law enforcement trainings

Each training includes continuing education credits

05/16/2024

Outstanding students honored at Honors Day programs

58th annual Honors Day events held at the Ayers Campus in Anniston and at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden

05/13/2024

Students receive GED during graduation ceremony

36 students earned their general equivalency diploma

05/08/2024

Ƶ’s FAME Program signs 38

This year, two classes – known as FAME South and FAME North – were selected

05/08/2024

Start Strong Scholarships available for Class of 2024 graduates

Deadline to apply is July 1

05/06/2024

Canvas FAQs

Ƶ is transitioning to Canvas, a new learning management system

05/03/2024

Ƶ Health Sciences Division holds pinning ceremony

GSCC recognized students earning their associate degree in Registered Nursing

05/02/2024

Ƶ to hire students for Summer Work Program

Students will be paid $12 an hour for 19 hours per week

05/01/2024

AMED gifts an ambulance to Ƶ

The donation will enhance emergency vehicle driver training and will support EMS students to train in real-world environments

05/01/2024

Ƶ, ACCS team up to offer free fire training

The training will be held on May 31 on the Wallace Drive Campus

04/30/2024

Cardinals “adopt” child battling brain tumor

A special signing event to signal Levi Worthington’s “adoption” as a Cardinal was held April 29 at the Beck Conference Center

04/30/2024

Scholarships available for female students enrolled in select programs

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 29

04/29/2024

Fine arts center to undergo $7.9 million renovation

Ƶ broke ground on the complex April 2

04/26/2024

Athletics Department to host “adoption ceremony”

A special signing event will take place at 4 p.m. April 29 in the Beck Conference Center

04/26/2024

Ƶ volleyball player signs with Tuskegee University

As a defensive specialist, Ziniah Hardy had 578 digs, 43 aces, 27 kills and 25 assists during her two seasons at Ƶ

04/26/2024

Ƶ Cardinal Foundation awards scholarships

The Foundation hosted a luncheon Thursday to honor scholarship donors and winners

04/25/2024

Ƶ to announce major renovation

The announcement will take place at 3 p.m. April 29 in the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

04/25/2024

Scholarships available this summer for select career technical programs

Applications will be accepted through May 29

04/17/2024

2024-2025 FAFSA

National FAFSA Week of Action (April 15-19)

04/16/2024

Simulation coordinator earns international credential

Lightsey joins the ranks of more than 2,500 individuals from 37 countries who have achieved this distinction

04/15/2024

Alabama Power Co. donates $50,000 for new trail

The Coosa River Trail at Ƶ, the multi-purpose venue will be open to College employees and students as well as members of the community for walking, running and enjoying nature

04/11/2024

Ƶ signs MOU with City of Gadsden

Through the MOU, both departments pledge to share resources, expertise and information to enhance public safety and emergency response capabilities

04/09/2024

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

04/09/2024

Ƶ to host Juried Student Art Exhibit

The deadline to submit artwork is at 5 p.m. April 22.

04/08/2024

Educational Briefs for Community

News from Ƶ

04/08/2024

Ƶ softball coach busy with recruiting new team

There are 21 signed players with an additional 10 players making verbal commitments

04/04/2024

Number of dual-enrollment students increases; scholarships offered

Registration for the upcoming fall and summer semesters is currently open

04/02/2024

Ƶ breaks ground for $10 million sports complex

The project is expected to be completed in early-2025

03/27/2024

Ƶ to host groundbreaking for new sports complex

10 a.m. April 2, Gadsden Sports Park behind the Wallace Drive Campus

03/26/2024

Workshops offered at Ƶ to assist with FAFSA completion

All students, new or returning, are welcome.

03/22/2024

Ƶ to spearhead cleanup campaign

Events will take place April 1-3

03/22/2024

City of Hokes Bluff donates police vehicle to Ƶ

The City of Hokes Bluff donated a fully-equipped 2015 Ford Explorer to the Ƶ Police and Public Safety Department.

03/07/2024

Ƶ to stage ‘The Glass Menagerie’

“The Glass Menagerie” will be performed at 7 p.m. March 14-16 and at 2 p.m. March 17

03/05/2024

Ƶ Basketball 2 seed in ACCC tournament, pep rally planned

A pep rally will take place at noon March 7 in front of the Beck Gymnasium on the Wallace Drive Campus. The public is invited to attend.

03/04/2024

Ayers Campus to host Women’s History Month events

The month of March was designated to appreciate and honor women for their contributions, and to recognize specific achievements women have made throughout American history

03/04/2024

Scholarship application open for students interested in automotive manufacturing

The deadline to apply is March 28

03/04/2024

Ƶ hosting Community Lecture Series

The series is free and open to the public.

02/29/2024

Ƶ crowns homecoming king and queen

Dalton Chestnut was crowned homecoming king, and Isis Young was crowned homecoming queen

02/27/2024

Ƶ English instructors featured in poetry anthology

The poetic works of Tabitha Bozeman and Rachel Houghton both English instructors at Ƶ, have been published in “The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume X: Alabama”

02/23/2024

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

The deadline to apply is March 8

02/23/2024

Ƶ’s scholarship application deadline approaching

Scholarships are available for 2024 high school graduates; deadline to apply is March 1

02/21/2024

ADRS, ACCS streamline access to credentials for in-demand jobs

The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services and the Alabama Community College System are streamlining access to in-demand credentials and jobs for residents with disabilities

02/21/2024

Folsom named new director of Advancement and Alumni Relations

Folsom is working with the Cardinal Foundation, Ƶ Alumni Association and employees to secure maximum commitments for the College from all external profit and nonprofit partners

02/19/2024

Community Courses being offered at Ƶ

Offerings from the Continuing Education Program at GSCC

02/19/2024

Ƶ to host Preview Days 2024

Prospective students of all ages are invited to attend one of four upcoming Preview Days at Ƶ on the campus of their choice

02/16/2024

Ƶ Nursing Program achieves 100 percent pass rate

Those who took the NCLEX in 2023 passed on their first attempt and earned the program a 100 percent pass rate

02/13/2024

Ƶ to offer new work-based apprenticeship program

The deadline to apply to CoMeT is March 29

02/13/2024

Ƶ extends scholarship program to summer semester

Members of the Chambers of Commerce in Calhoun, Cherokee and Etowah counties can now use the scholarship for the summer semester

02/08/2024

Ƶ Skills Training Division grant recipient

The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect secures resources to fund evidence-based community programs committed to preventing child abuse and neglect

02/06/2024

Ƶ announces Summer & Fall 2023 graduates

GSCC recently released the names of the Summer and Fall 2023 graduates

02/05/2024

Ƶ to observe Black History Month

The main event for Black History Month is a program that will take place on Feb. 26 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center featuring Miss Alabama 2023 Brianna Burrell

02/02/2024

Know Your Power violence prevention program

Ƶ students are encouraged to recognize red flags of potentially abusive relationship as well as tactics used to potentially control victims

02/01/2024

Local student selected for Leadership Development Program

Clarissa Williams is a second-year radiography student at Ƶ

02/01/2024

Education Briefs from Ƶ

February news

01/25/2024

Ƶ releases fall semester honors list

Fall 2023 President's and Dean's lists

01/24/2024

Cardinal athletes named to Fall 2023 academic honor roll

Honorees achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher in at least 12 hours of courses

01/16/2024

Three-hour delay Jan. 17

Ƶ employees will be delayed 3 hours on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Campuses will open for classes at 11 a.m.

01/15/2024

Ƶ campuses will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16

Students are advised to monitor Blackboard for online assignments

01/11/2024

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

01/11/2024

Ƶ students earn the most AAMA scholarships in the state

Thirty GSCC students received the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association Scholarship

01/11/2024

Campuses Closed Jan. 12

Due to the threat of inclement weather all Ƶ campuses will be closed Friday, Jan. 12

01/05/2024

Ƶ Skills Training Division to offer free training for women

The scholarship application deadline is Feb. 16

01/05/2024

Ƶ hosts student success workshops

The workshops will be from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 at the Ayers Campus Cheaha Center and Jan. 24 in Allen Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus

01/03/2024

Enrollment for Ƶ, sister institutions above national average

Ƶ had 4,731 students taking 44,633 credit hours during the fall semester

12/20/2023

Ƶ Alumni Association to revamp awards program

The awards presentation will move to the Cardinal Gala

12/20/2023

Ƶ Alumni Association presents annual awards

Each winner was presented with a certificate

12/13/2023

Ƶ to hold commencement exercises Dec. 19

The ceremony will be held in the Richard Lindsey Arena at Ƶ Cherokee

12/12/2023

Ƶ’s SGA president enjoying campus life

Caity Daniel, an Oxford native, is serving Ƶ as the president of the Student Government Association

12/08/2023

Green named dean of Student Services

Andy Green started his job with GSCC on Nov. 30

12/04/2023

Ƶ’s music groups to present Christmas with the Cardinals

The free event is 6 p.m. Dec. 14 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

12/01/2023

Children battling cancer become a part of the Ƶ Athletic Department

Joseph Nelson and Riley Cook are new members of the Ƶ Cardinals family

11/29/2023

Ƶ Skills Training to offer BLS for healthcare providers

The Basic Life Support course will be taught on the Valley Street Campus

11/27/2023

Ƶ instructors, student take mission trip to Malawi

Directors of the Radiography and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs saw 75 patients on the trip

11/27/2023

Ƶ wins statewide award for clean-up project

The College was recognized on Nov. 8 in Montgomery for its Don’t Drop It on Alabama project.

11/22/2023

Ƶ Alumni Association accepting Alumni of the Year nominations

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 11

11/22/2023

Ƶ Cherokee instructor presents at national conference

Susan King presented a session called “Designing Experiential Learning in Online Science Lab Courses – with Lab Kits!”

11/21/2023

Ƶ faculty and staff win Chancellor’s Awards

Winners were recognized during the Alabama Community College Association Conference Nov. 19 in Mobile

11/21/2023

Ƶ Cherokee offers more evening courses

The new evening course offerings will be available in the spring semester, which will begin Jan. 8

11/17/2023

Magazine recognizes Sington as a Top 10 Inspiring Leader

Dr. Cheryl Sington is the director of the Cheaha Educational Opportunity Center at Ƶ

11/16/2023

Ƶ to signal partnership with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation with signing event

GSCC Athletics will “adopt” two families at 4 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Beck Gymnasium

11/16/2023

Ƶ A Cappella Choir announces its Christmas tour 

The A Cappella Choir and Singers will be performing at many community events and churches during its annual Christmas Tour

11/09/2023

Ƶ to celebrate International Education Week 

All events will take place at the Cardinal Café on the Wallace Drive Campus

11/06/2023

Ƶ Cross Country team to run at national competition Saturday

The race will be Nov. 11 at the John Hunt Park in Huntsville. The men will run at 2:30 p.m. with the women following at 3:30 p.m.

11/01/2023

Ƶ receives grant to promote healthy relationships

The digital awareness campaign is known as “Know Your Power Partner Violence Prevention Program”

11/01/2023

Ƶ to host Veterans Appreciation Night and Sophomore Night

The event will be Nov. 7 at the Beck Gymnasium on the Wallace Drive Campus

10/31/2023

Dixon returns to Ƶ as head coach of women’s basketball

The Lady Cardinals open regular season play at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday against Talladega College’s junior varsity team

10/27/2023

Ƶ extends BOGO scholarship for Chamber members

The partnership provides a free course for each paid course at GSCC during the Spring 2024 Semester

10/27/2023

Police and Public Safety Department to host free women’s self-defense class

The class will be from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 11 in the Beck Conference Center

10/26/2023

Ƶ giving back to the community through supply drives  

Donations will be accepted through Dec. 10

10/25/2023

Ƶ cuts ribbon on renovated cafeteria

The cafeteria is known as the Cardinal Café

10/24/2023

Ƶ Theatre presents ‘1984’

Performances will be at at 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

10/24/2023

Spring 2024 Course Schedule

Class schedule and registration guide

10/17/2023

Scholarship application open for students interested in automotive manufacturing

The deadline to apply is Nov. 14

10/09/2023

Ƶ to observe National Transfer Student Week

The ARC is recognizing National Transfer Student Week Oct. 16-20 by hosting student transfer fairs

10/09/2023

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

10/04/2023

Wright enjoying new job as campus director at Ƶ Cherokee

Randi Wright took over the leadership role at Ƶ Cherokee on Aug. 7

10/03/2023

Ƶ’s Griffin named ACCC Player of the Week

Lane Griffin is on the Men's Cross Country team at GSCC

10/03/2023

Ƶ to host free community events in October

Events in Gadsden, Anniston and Centre

10/02/2023

Ƶ hosts ribbon cutting for renovated buildings

Helderman Hall and Bevill Hall are on the Wallace Drive Campus

09/29/2023

Ƶ releases summer honors list

The Summer Semester 2023 President’s and Dean's lists

09/29/2023

Ƶ’s Adult Education Services to offer free training for pharmacy technicians

The new program begins Oct. 10.

09/29/2023

Ƶ swears in first chief of police 

Jay Freeman took the reins as chief of police on July 3. He currently oversees a total of 19 employees working for the Ƶ Police and Public Safety Department. 

09/28/2023

Ƶ to host ribbon cutting for renovated buildings

The event will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 2 on the Wallace Drive Campus

09/28/2023

Ƶ’s Public Relations and Marketing Department wins awards

Ƶ won the most Pyramid Awards among its sister colleges in the Alabama Community College System

09/26/2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Bryan Barrientos

Ƶ celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

09/26/2023

Ƶ student, instructors taking diagnostic trip to Malawi

The trip will be Oct. 3-15, 2023

09/26/2023

Ƶ volleyball player earns tournament, ACCC honors

Ziniah Hardy has been recognized for exemplary performances by tournament committees and the Alabama Community College Conference

09/25/2023

Ƶ to play first baseball home game in over a decade

The Cardinals will play Snead State Community College at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Gadsden City High School baseball field

09/25/2023

Swearing-in ceremony planned for Ƶ’s first police chief

The event will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus

09/22/2023

Mental Health Conference at Ƶ

The 6th annual event will be held Oct. 20 at Helderman Hall

09/21/2023

Chancellor delivers State of ACCS at Ƶ

Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker stopped at Ƶ to deliver the State of the Community College System

09/19/2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Kelly Aragon

Ƶ celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

09/13/2023

Chancellor to deliver State of ACCS at Ƶ

Baker will discuss how community colleges are working to increase the state’s labor force, strengthen apprenticeships and workforce training

09/11/2023

Ƶ Athletics and Sparks Orthopedics announce partnership

The partnership includes a $50,000 commitment to support sports medicine services for GSCC’s student-athletes

09/11/2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Mirna Acosta

Ƶ celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

09/05/2023

Ƶ Health Sciences Division celebrates national observance

Tour the new Simulation Center in Helderman Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19

09/01/2023

Ƶ to celebrate HBCU Week with community events 

National HBCU week is Sept. 24-28

08/24/2023

Ƶ Foundation to host its first Gala

The Cardinal Foundation is hosting the Cardinalidae Gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus

08/24/2023

Ƶ Cherokee honors Richard Lindsey with naming ceremony

Lindsey, who served as the representative for the Alabama House District 39 for 35 years, was instrumental in securing the construction of the Ƶ satellite campus in Centre

08/10/2023

Ƶ Athletics to host free Father-Son Baseball Camp

Registration closes on Aug. 20

08/04/2023

New softball coach looks forward to working at the next level

Ryan Clark’s official date as a Ƶ employee was Aug. 1

08/02/2023

Ƶ student named HBCU Scholar by White House Initiative

Jessica Parker is one of 14 students who attend Alabama HBCUs to be named a scholar

08/02/2023

Ƶ biology class selected for study funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The class is at Ƶ Cherokee in Centre

07/28/2023

Ƶ instructor’s giving spirit takes her to Rwanda

Rebecca Southern, director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, went to Rwanda to partner with East African Christian College

07/28/2023

Ƶ hires coach for new softball program

Ryan Clark will begin employment on Aug. 1

07/26/2023

Ƶ honors retired president during naming ceremony

The new Dr. Martha Griffith Lavender Boardroom is in the Joe Ford Center on the East Broad Campus

07/21/2023

New scholarship pays half tuition for Calhoun County Chamber members, employees

The Buy One Get One Free Scholarship includes a free course for each paid course at Ƶ

07/21/2023

Cardinal Tennis Team, athletes recognized by ITA 

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2023 JUCO Men’s ITA Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams

07/21/2023

Cardinal athletes, teams honored by NJCAA 

Twenty-three Ƶ student-athletes have received NJCAA All-Academic honors for their academic achievement

07/14/2023

New scholarship pays half tuition for Chamber members, employees

Dr. Kathy Murphy, president of Ƶ, announced that members of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and their employees may be eligible for the Buy One Get One Free Scholarship that includes a free course for each paid course at Ƶ

07/11/2023

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

07/06/2023

New scholarship pays half tuition for Chamber members, employees

The Buy One Get One Free Scholarship includes a free course for each paid course at Ƶ

07/06/2023

Ƶ Athletics to host social for baseball alumni

The social will be at 6 p.m. July 20 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Gadsden

07/05/2023

Ƶ to introduce BOGO Scholarship for Chamber members

Members of each Chamber and their employees may be eligible for a Buy One Get One Free Scholarship

06/22/2023

Ƶ Cherokee expands its academic course offerings

The new academic courses will be offered in the fall 2023 semester

06/16/2023

Ƶ participates in Project Homeless Connect

The homeless community had the opportunity to receive free summer clothes, medical services and food at the event

06/16/2023

Ƶ to host training in food and beverage services

Class size is limited so early registration is encouraged

06/15/2023

Ƶ announces Spring 2023 graduates

The Spring 2023 graduating class

06/15/2023

Echocardiography certificate increases employability, job security for working sonographers

The deadline to apply to join the next cohort is June 30

06/14/2023

Ƶ awards scholarships to seniors, Student Leadership participants, WOW winners

The College presented almost 700 scholarships to students across Alabama

06/13/2023

Ƶ receives $12 million in supplemental budget for manufacturing center

The money will be used in constructing and equipping the Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Skills Training Center on the East Broad Campus

06/12/2023

Cardinal Athletics Summer Camp offerings

Volleyball and Cross Country

06/08/2023

Cardinal athletes named to academic honor roll

The students achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher in at least 12 hours of courses

06/06/2023

Ƶ among HBCCs to be accepted into Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The partnership will give students additional access to scholarships and professional development opportunities

06/01/2023

Ƶ releases spring honors list

The Spring Semester 2023 President’s and Dean's lists were released

05/26/2023

Ƶ hires first chief of police

Jay Freeman will take on the leadership role for the new department

05/25/2023

Six Ƶ Cardinals sign with four-year universities to play basketball

“I’m very proud of the accomplishments of these players,” said Deddric Tarver, head coach of the men’s basketball team

05/24/2023

Women’s basketball, baseball teams to host tryout opportunities

GSCC is hosting two opportunities on May 31 for student-athletes to showcase their talents in basketball or baseball

05/23/2023

Ƶ FAME Program Signs 30

GSCC's Ƶ’s Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education Program hosted a signing night on May 18 at the Oxford Civic Center

05/22/2023

Ƶ’s Valley Street Campus hosts Title III Mentoring Program reception

The program is a mentorship for male juniors and seniors from Etowah High School

05/22/2023

Ƶ Athletics to reactivate booster club

An interest meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 in the Beck Conference Center

05/21/2023

Two announced as EIE winners at luncheon sponsored by GSCC

Ƶ was the presenting sponsor of the event

05/19/2023

Dual enrollment numbers increase; students earn certification before high school graduation

Over the past two semesters, 1,537 students were enrolled in college courses at Ƶ concurrently with high school classes

05/18/2023

Ƶ students medal at state SkillsUSA competition

The Alabama SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference and SkillsUSA Championships was held in Mobile in April

05/17/2023

Cherokee Arena at Ƶ to be named for long-time supporter

The Cherokee Arena is now the Richard Lindsey Arena

05/15/2023

Ƶ awards record number of degrees, certificates

There were 535 students who received 807 credentials, including associate degrees, certificates and short-term certificates

05/12/2023

Pastor earns high school diploma over three decades after dropping out

Tracey Hutcheson earned his diploma over a course of 14 months, concurrently with other credentials

05/12/2023

Ƶ Health Sciences Division holds pinning ceremony 

Students who earned their associate degree in Registered Nursing were recognized

05/08/2023

$2 tuition increase, new textbook program announced

Institutions within the Alabama Community College System will incur a $2 per credit hour tuition increase beginning Fall 2023

05/05/2023

Ƶ nursing instructor honored by national organization

Belinda Terrell Fuller received the Nurse’s Touch Award at the National Nurse Educators Summit held in San Antonio

05/04/2023

Phi Theta Kappa members at Ƶ included on academic teams

Two members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Ƶ have earned accolades for outstanding academic achievement as well as college and community service

05/03/2023

Students complete training valued in construction industry

Ƶ offers a free training for operating skid steers

05/02/2023

Ƶ to hold commencement exercises May 11

The Spring Commencement Ceremony for Ƶ will be at 6 p.m. May 11 at Ƶ Cherokee

05/01/2023

Cardinals cross country team to host fundraiser

Monies collected from the fundraiser will be used to provide team equipment and travel for the 2023 season

04/27/2023

Outstanding students honored at Honors Day programs

Over 300 awards and scholarships were given with scholarships totaling more than $968,000

04/26/2023

Five Cardinal volleyball players to play at next level

The players are sophomores and will complete their studies at Ƶ in May

04/24/2023

Statewide community service projects launch as part of Alabama Community College System 60th anniversary

ACCS Diamond Jubilee is two years of community celebration

04/14/2023

Workshops available for those interested in Career Technical Programs

Prospective students interested in a technical career have the opportunity to learn more about programs available at Ƶ

04/14/2023

Ƶ to host Health Science Open House April 26

The event is designed to introduce students to all the options offered in Health Sciences

04/14/2023

Ƶ to host Cardinal Commit for new students

The orientation is designed to assist students with enrollment to the College

04/13/2023

Students receive GED during graduation ceremony

Thirty-three students earned their general equivalency diploma

04/13/2023

Ƶ to hold Athletics Forum

The event will be at 5 p.m. April 20 in the Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus

04/12/2023

Ƶ to hire students for Summer Work Program

The program will begin May 1 and end Aug. 31

04/11/2023

Cardinal Giving Days to raise funds for important Ƶ projects

Beginning April 12 and concluding April 14, Cardinal Giving Days gives Ƶ supporters the opportunity to donate to four important projects

04/07/2023

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

04/05/2023

Tyler Union commits $20K to GSCC scholarships for Anniston-area graduates

The deadline to apply for the Tyler Union Technology Scholarship Program is April 28

03/31/2023

Ƶ to celebrate Community College Month in April

The theme for 2023 is “Expanding Minds. Transforming Lives”

03/28/2023

Ƶ Lady Cardinals to hold basketball tryouts

Sunday, April 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Beck Field House

03/27/2023

Full-tuition scholarships available through the new CATALYST program

CATALYST offers four biology courses in four mini terms during the academic year.

03/24/2023

Taiwanese student looks forward to the 43rd annual International Festival

The International Festival will take place from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. April 6 at the Science Building on the East Broad Campus. It is free and open to the public.

03/20/2023

Scholarships available to those interested in automotive manufacturing

Current high school seniors or freshmen at Ƶ are eligible for application

03/17/2023

Ƶ Skills Training Division grant recipient

The Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, also known as the Children’s Trust Fund, provides annual funding to programs across the state dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect

03/13/2023

Ƶ to host An Evening of Fine Arts

The free event will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

03/09/2023

Ƶ Theatre Department presents ‘Taming of the Shrew’

It will be presented at 7 p.m. March 9-11 at Wallace Hall; free performances will be presented at 5 p.m. March 16 behind the Ayers Campus and at 5 p.m. March 18 on at Noccalula Falls

03/08/2023

Fall 2023 Course Schedule

Class schedule and registration guide

03/07/2023

Ƶ to host Graduation Fair 2023

The event will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21 at the Ayers Campus Cheaha Center and in the lobby of Allen Hall on the Wallace Drive Campus March 22

03/06/2023

Ƶ continues its celebration of Women’s History Month

Events are free and open to the public

03/03/2023

Ƶ to create police department

The Ƶ Campus Police and Security Department will cover all its campuses

02/22/2023

Battles named dean of Health Sciences

Battles previously served as the interim dean before receiving the permanent position Feb. 13

02/21/2023

Ƶ breaks ground for new technical facility

The new Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Skills Training Center will be constructed on the East Broad Campus in Gadsden

02/20/2023

Ƶ’s public announcer honored after 43 years of service

Bobby Cooper has been a public announcer for the GSCC Athletics Department for more than four decades

02/17/2023

Public invited to Ƶ Town Hall meetings

Dr. Kathy Murphy invites the public to attend

02/16/2023

Ƶ event to feature local council member Feb. 22

The keynote speaker is Larry Avery, a first-term city councilman representing Gadsden’s District 3

02/16/2023

Ƶ hosts student success workshops

Students will be able to visit with multiple vendors from various agencies and receive information concerning access to services provided as well as information related to all aspects of health care and well-being

02/15/2023

Ƶ scholarship up for grabs at free event for veterans

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Cheaha Center Lecture Hall on Ƶ’s Ayers Campus in Anniston

02/15/2023

Ƶ crowns Homecoming King and Queen

The crowning was held during the halftime of the Ƶ women’s basketball game against Calhoun Community College

02/14/2023

Ƶ baller top scorer in the country

Kintavious Dozier is the top scorer among National Junior College Athletic Association Division I teams

02/14/2023

White House Initiative on HBCUs visit Ƶ

The Valley Street Campus is the area’s only Historically Black Colleges and University

02/13/2023

Alabama’s community colleges pump $6.6 billion into state economy

Ƶ provides $207.9 million in added income to service area

02/13/2023

Ƶ to host groundbreaking for new technical facility

The Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Skills Training Center on the East Broad Campus will be 50,000 square feet facility that will include high-tech laboratory space

02/09/2023

Ƶ Graduates announced

The Fall Semester 2022 graduating class

02/08/2023

Ƶ nursing apprentices sign employment contracts

Twelve students signed employment contracts with three local employers

02/03/2023

Gadsden state awarded Truth Initiative Grant

The grant will be used to promote Forever Free, an initiative that encourages smoking and vaping cessation among students and employees

02/03/2023

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

The deadline to apply is March 7

02/02/2023

Ƶ to host signing event featuring four new employers

Twelve students joining the apprenticeship program for registered nurses will sign with three new registered employers

01/30/2023

Ƶ to observe Black History Month 

The celebration will begin on Feb. 1

01/30/2023

Scholarships available for musicians, vocalists and actors

The Show Band, Ƶ Singers and A Cappella Choir and Theatre Department are holding open auditions

01/27/2023

Local Organizations Granted $1,521,900 for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

The Skills Training Division at Ƶ is one of the area's 21 grants recipients

01/25/2023

Ƶ releases fall honors list

The Fall Semester 2022 President’s and Dean's List at Ƶ was released by President Kathy Murphy

01/18/2023

Ƶ to host free resource workshops for veterans, active-duty military

The workshops are free and are sponsored by the Alabama Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils

01/10/2023

Cardinal athletes named to academic honor roll

Student-athletes and teams were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher in at least 12 hours of courses

01/09/2023

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

12/21/2022

January briefs from Ƶ

News and events

12/20/2022

Ƶ Alumni Association presents annual awards

The awards were presented during the College’s annual Holiday Brunch on Dec. 9

12/16/2022

Ƶ to hold commencement exercises Dec. 20

The event recognizes graduates from the Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 semesters

12/07/2022

Ƶ’s music groups to present Christmas Showcase

The free event is 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

11/30/2022

Scholarship drawings to be held for Ƶ students who register by Dec. 12

Ƶ is enticing current students to register for spring semester by offering drawings for scholarships and other prizes

11/21/2022

Ƶ faculty and staff win Chancellor’s Awards

Chancellor's Awards 2022

11/21/2022

Ƶ faculty and staff win Chancellor’s Awards

Winners of the 2022 Chancellor’s Awards from Ƶ were recognized during the Alabama Community College Association Conference Nov. 20 in Birmingham.

11/21/2022

Ƶ ACT Prep Course rescheduled for Nov. 29 & 30

Ƶ ACT Prep Course rescheduled from Dec. 1 to Nov. 30

11/21/2022

Ƶ offering class in stained glass art

Ƶ’s Continuing Education Program is offering “Introduction to Stained Glass Art — Easy Christmas Stained Glass Ornaments.” There are a number of session dates to choose from beginning Nov. 29. 

11/20/2022

Ƶ A Cappella Choir announces its Christmas tour 

The Ƶ A Cappella Choir will be singing at many community events and churches during its annual Christmas Tour.  The singers will kick-off the tour at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Alabama Education Association meeting in Montgomery.

11/18/2022

Ƶ baller named ACCC Athlete of the Week

Kintavious Dozier plays guard for the men’s basketball team

11/17/2022

Scholarship offered by Microsoft to benefit a student on Valley Street Campus

The first scholarship will be awarded for the Spring 2023 Semester; the deadline to apply is Dec. 14.

11/15/2022

EOC to host FAFSA workshop Nov. 30

The Cheaha Educational Opportunity Center is hosting a workshop for anyone needing assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

11/10/2022

Ƶ Alumni Association accepting Alumni of the Year nominations

The deadline for nominations is Nov. 30. Winners will be announced at the College’s annual holiday party scheduled for Dec. 9.

11/10/2022

Ƶ to celebrate International Education Week  

he Division of Languages and Humanities, Alabama Language Institute and Students Without Borders will celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide during International Education Week Nov. 14-18

11/07/2022

First Generation, non-traditional student values her Ƶ education

A first-generation student, like Karen Dixon, is defined as a student whose parents do not have a four-year college degree

11/04/2022

Start Strong Scholarships cover up to 12 hours of courses during 23-24 academic year

The scholarship covers up to six hours of tuition and fees for the 2023 fall semester and 2024 spring semester. It is open to graduating high school seniors.

11/03/2022

Dre Kirkpatrick’s 21 Kids Foundation to announce partnership with Educational Opportunity Center

Through the partnership, the 21 Kids Foundation will provide financial assistance with childcare and transportation expenses for students attending the EOC

11/02/2022

Women’s Cross Country Team qualifies for national competition

The National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Cross Country Meet will be held Nov. 12 in Tallahassee, Fla.

11/02/2022

Ƶ Graduates announced

Ƶ recently released the names of the 2021-22 graduating class

11/01/2022

November education briefs

News from Ƶ

10/31/2022

Free therapy for Ƶ students

Through a partnership with TBH, students can participate in group counseling with a licensed therapist

10/31/2022

Anniston man earns GED after years of struggle

Sawyer Munsch recently earned his GED thanks to the support and education he received from Center of Hope and Ƶ

10/26/2022

Women in Manufacturing: The Shirley Ramsey Story

A spotlight for Manufacturing Month

10/24/2022

TAKE 5 with Ethan French

A Manufacturing Month Q&A with a Standout Student

10/21/2022

AAMA partners with community colleges for scholarship opportunities

Students can receive up to $4,000 in scholarship funds if they are enrolled in a program associated with automotive manufacturing

10/20/2022

Spring 2023 Course Schedule

Class schedule and registration guide

10/20/2022

Single mother, nursing student elected SGA president at Ƶ

Kourtney Tillman is the new president of the Student Government Association for the 2022-23 academic year

10/19/2022

Manufacturing Month Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Anderson

A celebration of Manufacturing Month 2022

10/19/2022

Ƶ to host Alumni Tennis Tournament

Play for the doubles tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 29

10/17/2022

Gadsden native named new director of popular Ƶ Show Band

Desmond Mitchell is bringing his experience and talent as a conductor, instructor and musician to Ƶ

10/14/2022

Ƶ announces director of new dental program

Karen R. Tyree will serve as the director of Dental Science, a new program on the Valley Street Campus

10/13/2022

Spring 2023 advisement & registration for Dual Enrollment students

Dual Enrollment students must attend one of the sessions: Oct. 18, 19 or 20

10/13/2022

Area educators participate in fourth EQWIP

The Etowah Qualified Workforce Immersion Program gives educators the opportunity to learn more about local career paths and technical training programs

10/13/2022

Students graduate from Ƶ’s GED Program

The milestone event was held Oct. 4 at the Oxford Performing Arts Center

10/12/2022

Women in Manufacturing: Tarina VanNatta

A celebration of Manufacturing Month 2022

10/11/2022

Ƶ to observe National Transfer Student Week with fairs

This year’s Transfer Week theme is Plug into Transfer!

10/11/2022

Ƶ Theatre presents ‘The Great Gatsby’

Performances will be at Wallace Hall at 7 p.m. Oct. 13-15 and 20-22

10/10/2022

TAKE 5 with Phillip Franklin

A Manufacturing Month Q&A with a Standout Student

10/10/2022

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

10/05/2022

Women in Manufacturing: Hollie Bonds

A celebration of Manufacturing Month 2022

10/04/2022

Ƶ’s Valley Street Campus receives $50,000 from Alabama Power Foundation

The money will be used for building upgrades at Prater Hall and to construct an outdoor classroom for the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program

10/03/2022

Ƶ to host Candy with the Cardinals, a community event

The free public event will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 on the Wallace Drive Campus Quad

10/03/2022

October education briefs

News from Ƶ

10/03/2022

Ƶ Ayers Campus to host Truck or Treat event for students, public

The event is free and open to the publi

09/30/2022

Mental Health Conference at Ƶ Oct. 21

he conference is designed to help communities by providing continuing professional education that meets identified needs and addresses Alabama’s major mental health concerns

09/29/2022

Phi Theta Kappa member earns Coca-Cola scholarship

Coley is a student in the Ƶ Nursing Program, one of the most challenging and competitive programs at the College.

09/28/2022

Ƶ releases summer honors list

The Summer Semester 2022 President’s and Dean's Lists at Ƶ were released by President Kathy Murphy

09/27/2022

Veterans Upward Bound program to receive over $1.6 million

The Veterans Upward Bound program will receive $327,543 each year through September 2027 from the U.S. Department of Education

09/14/2022

Ƶ wins multiple awards at ACCSPRA Conference

GSCC won the most first place Pyramid Awards among its sister colleges

08/31/2022

Ƶ’s Cross Country Team to make debut Friday

The co-ed team will make its debut Friday in the Foothills Invitational hosted by Jacksonville State University at Choccolocco Park in Oxford

08/26/2022

Congressman Rogers visits Ƶ’s Ayers Campus

Rogers spent Friday morning at Ƶ’s Ayers Campus, where he learned more about the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education program

08/26/2022

Ƶ offers EMS program to students in Calhoun County Schools

The Emergency Medical Services Program is solely for high school students participating in the College’s dual enrollment program

08/08/2022

Mitchell returns to Ƶ as dean of Student Services

Mitchell provides leadership, strategic planning and executive oversight of student enrollment, retention and success for credit and non-credit programs

08/05/2022

U.S. Department of Education renews grants for Upward Bound at Ƶ

The grants were renewed for another five years

07/28/2022

Ƶ announces construction of new Advanced Manufacturing Center

An Advanced Manufacturing Center will be constructed on the East Broad Campus in Gadsden

07/22/2022

Members of tennis team recognized by ITA

Athletic Director Blake Lewis announced that three student athletes have earned honors for their work in the classroom from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association

07/11/2022

HEERF quarterly report

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

06/27/2022

GSCC holding auditions for ‘The Great Gatsby’

Auditions will be held at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. July 6 and 7

06/24/2022

New scholarship named in honor of Cardinal Foundation past presidents

Applications must be submitted by June 30

06/23/2022

Ƶ hosts signing event for new RN Apprenticeship Program

The College has entered into agreements with Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden and Rehab Select in Albertville and Talladega

06/22/2022

Fall 2022 Course Schedule

Class schedule and registration guide

06/21/2022

Ƶ releases spring honors list

The Spring Semester 2022 President’s and Dean's Lists at Ƶ were released by President Kathy Murphy

06/16/2022

Ƶ to host orientation for incoming freshmen

Cardinal Commit events will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and are available on different dates at three of Ƶ’s campuses

06/14/2022

Lady Cardinals win Academic Team of the Year, students named to honor roll

The Lady Cardinals Basketball Team earned the top Academic Team of the Year within the sport for touting a team grade point average of 3.51

06/08/2022

Ƶ technical students honored by national society

The National Technical Honor Society at Ƶ has added 36 new members.

06/07/2022

Omega Psi Phi donates scholarship funds to Valley Street Campus

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., donated $5,000 to Ƶ to fund a scholarship for a student attending the Valley Street Campus, the area’s only campus with the Historically Black College or University designation

06/02/2022

Outstanding students honored at Honors Day programs

Almost 300 awards and scholarships were given with scholarships totaling more than $812,000

05/24/2022

Ƶ sees drastic increase in dual enrollment students

Dual enrollment gives Alabama’s high school students access to college-level classes that apply to credit in both high school and college at the same time

05/23/2022

Signing Day held for new cohort in GSCC’s FAME Chapter

FAME, or the Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education, is an apprenticeship-style program that allows students to attend class on the Ayers Campus two days a week and work three days a week in a local advanced manufacturing facility

05/19/2022

Ƶ Health Sciences Division holds pinning ceremony 

Students earning their associate degree in registered nursing were recognized at the spring pinning ceremony held at Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus

05/17/2022

Ƶ names new athletic director, baseball coach

Effective June 1, Blake Lewis will be the athletic director and baseball coach at the College

05/11/2022

Ƶ’s Phi Theta Kappa students receive honors

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently announced Jase Jelks of Centre and Kennedy Fox of Glencoe as members of the All-Alabama Academic Team

05/11/2022

Whitaker family gives endowed scholarship to Ƶ

The Riley and Marie Whitaker Scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior at Glencoe High School

05/09/2022

Ƶ to host camp for high school students

The 2022 Empowerment Camp will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 7-9

05/04/2022

Mental Health Conference for high school students to be hosted at Ƶ

Ƶ is partnering with Etowah County Schools, Gadsden City Schools and Attalla City Schools to host the first Gadsden/Etowah County Area High School Mental Health Conference

05/03/2022

Ƶ announces return of Summer Six Scholarship

The Scholarship covers up to six credit hours of in-state tuition and fees

05/03/2022

Kronospan donates communication cards to FAME program

Kronospan LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer of wood-based panels, donated new equipment to the FAME program at Ƶ’s Ayers Campus

05/02/2022

The Cardinal Foundation to host Naming Ceremony in honor of Dr. Gertie Lowe

In memory of the late Dr. Gertie Lowe, her family made a generous $25,000 donation to the Cardinal Foundation to create a scholarship fund. In return, the College is naming its Student Lounge in the Learning Resource Center the Dr. Gertie Lowe Student Lou

05/02/2022

Women’s Club of Weiss Lake scholarship opportunity

The Women’s Club of Weiss Lake is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a qualifying female student at Ƶ student

05/02/2022

Cherokee County Civitan Club offers $1,000 scholarship to GSCC student

The Cherokee County Civitan Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying student with a disability at Ƶ

04/20/2022

Ƶ presents “Moon over Buffalo”

Showtimes are 7 p.m. April 21-23 and 28-30.  Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and may be purchased online by visiting www.GadsdenState.edu/FineArts

04/18/2022

Ƶ to reinstate baseball, softball programs

Ƶ will field baseball and softball teams beginning in Fall 2023

04/08/2022

ARP quarterly reports

1st quarter fiscal year 2022

04/06/2022

Capital projects take place on Ƶ campuses

Several projects have been completed and many other projects are underway or in the planning stages

03/30/2022

Ƶ to celebrate Community College Month in April

Community College Month celebrates the achievements of community colleges and includes activities for the community, current and prospective students and employees

03/29/2022

Start Strong Scholarships cover up to 12 hours of courses during 22-23 academic year

High School seniors in the service area of Ƶ who complete their admissions application by April 15 could qualify for the scholarship

03/22/2022

Ƶ to host Preview Days 2022

Prospective students of all ages are invited to attend one of four upcoming Preview Days at Ƶ on the campus of their choice

03/22/2022

Ƶ to host An Evening of Fine Arts

7 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center

03/17/2022

Alabama community colleges launch nurse apprenticeship program to help meet high demand for nurses statewide

The first cohort of the new nurse apprenticeship program will begin this summer at Coastal Alabama Community College and Ƶ

03/09/2022

Wofford family endows memorial scholarship to Cardinal Foundation

The Michael Joe Wofford Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student pursuing a credential at Ƶ.

03/07/2022

March Education Briefs

News from Ƶ

03/03/2022

Cardinal Foundation to host Swoop Sprint 5k

The event will be Saturday, April 9

03/02/2022

Advising available to students during Cardinal Days

Faculty and staff will be on-hand to meet with students face-to-face to assist with advising and registration process for the summer semester

03/01/2022

Ƶ to disburse ARP funds to eligible students

A check will be mailed to the address on record on March 9, 2022

02/28/2022

Community can help Valley Street Campus win $50,000 grant

Vote for the Valley Street Campus by using #RYSGADSDEN on Twitter and Instagram or at RetoolYourSchool.com

02/21/2022

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation offers an array of scholarships for 2022-23

The foundation will award more than $34,000 in scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year

02/14/2022

Alabama Community College System opens innovation center, starts enrollment for rapid workforce training

The training includes short-term classes that students can start from anywhere in the state and finish with an in-person lab

02/08/2022

Cardinal Foundation receives $200,000 donation from anonymous benefactor

The funds will be used for scholarships and other financial assistance programs

02/04/2022

Langley named new director of the Ayers Campus

Langley was appointed as the new campus director on Jan. 11

02/03/2022

Tillis goes from student to director at the Valley Street Campus

Tillis was appointed as the new campus director on Jan. 11

02/02/2022

Ƶ volleyball team has its first practice with new coach

Courtney Brothers became the new volleyball coach at Ƶ on Dec. 8

02/01/2022

Ƶ to observe Black History Month 

2022's theme for Black History Month is

02/01/2022

February Education Briefs

News from Ƶ

01/27/2022

Ƶ, ACCS report for-credit enrollment increases

Nearly 144,000 students received education or training in a community or technical college statewide

01/26/2022

UA Strengthens Partnership with Ƶ

The University of Alabama hosted leaders from community colleges around Alabama

01/18/2022

COVID-19 protocols

The Office of the Chancellor of Alabama Community College System recently distributed a memo detailing the protocol that should be followed by all community colleges, including Ƶ

01/13/2022

Ƶ releases fall honors list

Fall 2021 President's and Dean's lists

01/11/2022

Ƶ to offer ACT Prep courses

The courses cover four core subjects – English, reading, math and science

01/11/2022

Ƶ Health Sciences Division holds pinning ceremonies

The ceremony was held at Ƶ Cherokee

01/06/2022

Students registered by Jan. 14 have a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship

Students who have registered for classes between Oct. 27 and Jan. 14 will automatically be included in the drawing for the Cardinal Foundation scholarship

01/06/2022

Ƶ vice president announces teaching, staff excellence awards

Each of the award recipients receives $1,000 to be used for equipment, professional development or teaching supplies

01/05/2022

Ƶ seeking public feedback on possible reinstatement of baseball, softball

The College is hosting a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus

01/04/2022

Cardinal athletes named to academic honor roll

student-athletes were named to the Alabama Community College Conference Fall 2021 Commissioner's Honor Roll by achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher

01/04/2022

Green takes helm of the new cross country program at Ƶ

The Ƶ Cross Country Team will open its competitive season on Labor Day Weekend

01/03/2022

January Education Briefs

News from Ƶ

12/20/2021

Ƶ Alumni Association honors five with annual awards

The awards were presented Dec. 16

12/13/2021

Ƶ student excited about earning degree; commencement exercises scheduled

Commencement will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Ƶ Cherokee Arena in Centre

12/07/2021

Ƶ receives $25,000 grant for new Standardized Patient Program

The funding is made possible by a grant from the Stringfellow Health Fund Grant of the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama

12/06/2021

New Dean announced at Ƶ

Dr. Farrah Hayes will assume the role on Jan. 3, 2022

12/03/2021

December Education Briefs

News from Ƶ

12/01/2021

Ƶ students earn more AAMA scholarships than any other Alabama college

AAMA partnered with ACCS to provide scholarships to students pursuing an education in the automotive industry

11/18/2021

Ƶ Alumni Association accepting Alumni of the Year nominations

The deadline is Nov. 30

11/10/2021

Ƶ to celebrate International Education Week 

All events will take place on the Wallace Drive Campus, and they are free and open to the public.

11/10/2021

November Education Briefs from Ƶ

Upcoming courses and events

11/08/2021

Ƶ to offer short-term certificate in Robotics

The short-term certificate requires completion of 24 credit hours

11/03/2021

Ƶ to disburse ARP funds to eligible students

American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds will be disbursed on Nov. 15 to eligible students

10/28/2021

Ƶ to host Cardinal Days

“Cardinal Days give our current students as well as potential students the opportunity to meet face-to-face with an advisor who will direct them to the courses they need to achieve a credential at Ƶ.”

10/26/2021

Ƶ to host Alumni Tennis Tournament

Play for the doubles tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 30

10/25/2021

Ƶ Jazz Festival 2021 expands to two-day event

“Celebrating Jazz in Alabama” will be held Nov. 4-5

10/21/2021

Briefs from Ƶ

October events

10/21/2021

Ƶ awarded grant to open Educational Opportunity Center

The Cheaha Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) Project will serve four counties: Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne and Etowah

10/15/2021

Scholarship available to fund high school, college students' paths to automotive manufacturing careers

The deadline to apply is October 29

10/15/2021

Ƶ offering free MSSC class

Orientation and first day of class is Nov. 29

10/15/2021

Ƶ Skills Training Division recognizes program completers

“We are proud of these completers and for all the students from our various programs who chose to upgrade their skills, learn new skills or become better trained employees.”

10/13/2021

Ƶ to host FAFSA Night workshops

The workshops will assist parents and students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

10/13/2021

Ƶ to observe National Transfer Week with transfer fairs

National Transfer Student Week is Oct. 18-22

10/11/2021

Ƶ extends deadline for Vaccination Incentive Program

Students who provide proof of vaccination by Nov. 1 will receive up to $500 in required books and tools for the spring semester

10/06/2021

Ƶ Cherokee student receives scholarship

The partial tuition scholarship is awarded annually by the Women’s Club of Weiss Lake

10/01/2021

Gadsden native elected SGA president at Ƶ

"I want to encourage students to play an active role in the student body.”

09/30/2021

October Education Briefs

Upcoming courses and events at Ƶ

09/29/2021

Gaston High student earns Cardinal Foundation Scholarship

Williams is using the $1,500 scholarship to pay for his ACE Institute classes held on his high school campus.

09/27/2021

Ƶ announces 2020-21 graduates

Graduates are listed by hometown or country of origin

09/24/2021

Music director named quarterfinalist for the 2022 Music Educator Award

Dr. Matt Leder is one of 10 Alabama music educators to be selected as a quarterfinalist for the award presented by the Recording Academy and Grammy Music Foundation.

09/22/2021

New resource development officer named

Becky Watson will begin her duties on Oct. 1.

09/21/2021

New dean is excited to be at Ƶ

Dr. Aletta Williamson is the new dean of Enrollment and Retention at Ƶ.

09/20/2021

Ƶ students given second opportunity to benefit from Book Assistance Program

Through Oct. 15, students can submit proof of vaccination for COVID-19 to become eligible for the Book Assistance Program for the spring semester.

09/17/2021

Ƶ’s Public Relations and Marketing Department earns state awards

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by professionals within our profession for the work that we do.”

09/15/2021

Ƶ to observe Family Literacy Week

The annual observance raises public awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy

09/13/2021

Ƶ offers free manufacturing classes

All books, materials, registration fees and certification fees are fully funded by a Ƶ Adult Education Services grant. 

09/07/2021

Ƶ to add cross country team to Athletics Department

The new program will include both a cross country team for men and a cross country team for women

08/31/2021

Ƶ students, PTK members earn scholarships

Students receive scholarships as a result of their academic success and their membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

08/30/2021

September Education Briefs

Upcoming courses and events at Ƶ

08/27/2021

Ƶ releases summer semester honors list

The Summer 2021 President's and Dean’s Lists at Ƶ were released by President Kathy Murphy

08/26/2021

Vaccination clinics, incentives offered at Ƶ

Vaccination clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 1 in the Beck Conference Center on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden and Sept. 8 in the Cain Learning Resource Center on the Ayers Campus in Anniston.

08/16/2021

Ƶ announces evening program for Mini Terms

The program gives working adults the opportunity to take in-person courses while working a regular 40-hour week

08/13/2021

Students can order books online   

Ƶ students can take advantage of the Book Assistance Program

08/11/2021

Fall 2021 Operational Plan

Dr. Kathy Murphy announced the operational plan for the College during the fall semester

08/10/2021

Ƶ announces Book Assistance Program for current and new students

“We want to ensure that our students have the required textbooks and tools they need to be successful students.

08/10/2021

Accreditation commission to visit Ƶ’s nursing program

Accreditation indicates to the general public and to the educational community that a nursing program has clear and appropriate educational objectives

07/28/2021

Ƶ’s VP excited about new role

Dr. Tera Simmons assumed the role of Executive Vice President on July 19

07/28/2021

Ƶ to disburse ARP funds to eligible students

The funds provide economic relief for students enrolled at Ƶ

07/23/2021

Cardinal athletes, teams receive national and state academic recognition

NJCAA student-athletes across the country were recognized for academic excellence as 820 teams earned at least a 3.0 GPA or better and 8,272 student-athletes achieved a GPA above 3.6.

07/23/2021

Ƶ Cherokee student receives Civitan Club scholarship

Olivia Tucker of Cedar Bluff is the recipient of the Cherokee County Civitan Club Scholarship for 2021-22.

07/21/2021

Ƶ to hold commencement exercises Aug. 12

The Summer Commencement Ceremony for Ƶ will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Ƶ Cherokee.

07/16/2021

Positive Case List

Positive COVID results reported following the College's announcement of returning to

07/13/2021

Ƶ announces new dean of Enrollment and Retention

Dr. Aletta Williamson will join the executive cabinet Aug. 16.

07/08/2021

Ƶ announces new executive vice president

Dr. Tera Simmons will join the executive cabinet as the executive vice president effective July 19

07/01/2021

July Education Briefs from Ƶ

Upcoming events

06/11/2021

Chad Hawkins Education Foundation donates $50,000 to create scholarship fund

The scholarship fund is named in memory of Chad Hawkins, who passed away in 2004.

06/02/2021

Adult Education Services offers MSSC training, certifications

The program, known as the MSSC Summer Boot Camp, will begin June 15 and end Aug. 6.

05/26/2021

ACCS Financial Leadership Academy graduates 14 in recent cohort

The Alabama Community College System Financial Leadership Academy was developed to provide professional development and expert resources to current and future fiscal leaders

05/25/2021

Couple still married more than 50 years after meeting at Alabama School of Trades 

Jimmy and Deborah Coker met at the Alabama School of Trades, now known as Ƶ’s East Broad Campus

05/25/2021

Ƶ students named to spring semester President’s and Dean's Lists

The Spring Semester 2021 President's and Dean’s Lists at Ƶ were released by President Kathy Murphy

05/20/2021

Students earn membership into national college honor society

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is the largest and most prestigious honor society for students at two-year colleges

05/20/2021

Ƶ announces spring nursing graduates  

The pinning ceremony was held May 5, 2021 at Wallace Hall

05/14/2021

Ƶ returns to ‘normal access’

Masks are no longer mandatory in any of Ƶ’s buildings on any of its five campuses

05/12/2021

Kirkland named dean of Health Sciences

Kirkland said he is proud to be a product of the Alabama Community College System.

05/11/2021

Ƶ’s DMS program adds ultrasound training simulators

The high-fidelity ultrasound training simulators facilitate the learning processes for cardiac, lung, abdominal and obstetrics/gynecology all on one platform.

05/10/2021

Ƶ’s Phi Theta Kappa students, advisor receive honors

Noah Grady of Altoona and Xun Chen of Glencoe were announced as members of the All-Alabama Academic Team

05/05/2021

Ƶ to host camp for high school students

Empowerment Camp 2021 will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8

05/05/2021

Ƶ returns to summer youth athletic camps

Youth basketball camps for boys and girls in grades 2 through 6 will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 28 and 29.

04/30/2021

Outstanding students honored at traditional Honors Day programs

55th annual Honors Day events held at the Cheaha Center on the Ayers Campus in Anniston and at the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center in Gadsden

04/23/2021

Cherokee County Civitan Club offers $1,000 scholarship to GSCC student

Application packet should be submitted to Ƶ Cherokee by June 1

04/22/2021

Women’s Club of Weiss Lake scholarship opportunity

Deadline to submit the application is May 20.

04/20/2021

Ƶ celebrates National Community College Month

The primary goal of Community College Month is to increase awareness and understanding of the value of community colleges

04/13/2021

Ƶ to have another disbursement of funds to eligible students

The funds provide economic relief for students enrolled at Ƶ.

04/13/2021

Ƶ to host Preview Days

Prospective students of all ages are welcome to attend.

04/07/2021

Student Success Workshop & Cardinal Arts Journal submissisons

Ƶ is hosting live and virtual student success workshops to provide students with career enhancement information.

04/06/2021

Ƶ to host traditional commencement ceremonies

Graduates from the fall and spring semesters will be recognized.

03/31/2021

April Education Briefs from Ƶ

Scholarship offerings and upcoming classes

03/24/2021

Weather closure

All classes at Ƶ will be virtual on Thursday, March 25

03/22/2021

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation offers scholarships

All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. April 8.

03/15/2021

Funding resources available through Skills Training Division

The Skills Training Division offers short-term, non-credit training through its center located on the East Broad Campus.

03/11/2021

The area’s only HBCU conducts walking tours

"A lot of people in our area don’t even realize we have an HBCU designation.”

03/10/2021

Ƶ announces Summer Six Scholarship

The Summer Six Scholarship covers up to six cedit hours of in-state tuition and fees.

03/09/2021

Ƶ reignites theatre program

The Ƶ Theatre Program is offering half and full scholarships for qualified students.

03/09/2021

Cardinal Foundation announces 10 board members, names new board leadership

The new board members began their three-year terms with the Cardinal Foundation effective July 1, 2020.

03/08/2021

Cardinal Foundation to host Swoop Sprint 5k Sprint

Monies collected during Swoop Sprint 5k will be used for student scholarships.

03/05/2021

Ƶ Continuing Education offers Tactical Paramedic Course

The course will prepare students to sit for the IBSC TP-C Certification exam.

03/04/2021

Ƶ announces ‘adjusted-normal’ access

“Adjusted-normal access allows on-campus classes to resume with required social distancing,” said Dr. Kathy Murphy, president.

03/02/2021

Ƶ offers painting classes to the public

All classes are 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium on the East Broad Campus.

03/02/2021

GSCC Alumni Association Scholarships Deadline April 8

The Ƶ Alumni Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to two currently enrolled Ƶ students. 

02/25/2021

Alabama Power Foundation awards Good Roots Grant to Ƶ

American chestnut trees planted on the Wallace Drive Campus

02/16/2021

Spring semester happenings at Ƶ

Upcoming events

02/15/2021

Ƶ Severe Weather Closing

Ƶ will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16 and will have a delayed start on Wednesday, Feb. 17

02/10/2021

Ƶ reintroduces the Cardinal Promise Scholarship for Mini Term II

The scholarship allows eligible students to purchase up to nine paid hours while receiving an equivalent number of credit hours tuition-free.

02/05/2021

February Education Briefs from Ƶ

Upcoming events

02/04/2021

Positive Case list: June 2020 to February 2021

Positive COVID-19 Cases at Ƶ

01/26/2021

Education Briefs from Ƶ

Upcoming events

01/12/2021

Ƶ’s new president excited about the future

Former K-12 administrator Dr. Kathy Murphy became the new president of Ƶ on Jan. 4.

01/11/2021

Ƶ releases fall honors list

Fall 2020 President's List and Dean's List

01/06/2021

Cardinal athletes named to academic honor roll

Students achieved a 3.00 GPA or higher to be on the Alabama Community College Conference Fall 2020 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll

01/05/2021

Ƶ continues providing Emergency Financial Aid Grants to qualified students

The funds may be awarded to students who meet eligibility requirements and are experiencing financial difficulty or disruption of educational plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

01/04/2021

Ƶ Cherokee announces registered nursing graduates, academic honors

“This is a major accomplishment in the lives of our students during an unprecedented time.”

12/16/2020

Ƶ announces plans for spring semester operations

Interim President Gregg Bennett has announced that the College will open with modified access for the spring semester.

11/16/2020

Ƶ classes to go virtual beginning Nov. 30

Instruction will continue online through final exams, which are scheduled for Dec. 9-15

11/16/2020

Scholarships available for students interested in automotive manufacturing career

The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.

11/06/2020

Ayers Campus closed for the day

Closed today, Nov. 6, due to a power outage

11/02/2020

Ƶ Continuing Education Program offers painting classes

Participants have four classes to choose from.

11/02/2020

Ƶ to host Virtual College Info Day

GSCC is hosting Virtual College Info Day in an effort to inform prospective students without the risk of spreading the COVID-19 coronavirus.

10/30/2020

Scholarship opportunity

Scholarship increases the affordability of for-credit academic and technical courses at all five campuses.

10/28/2020

Ƶ’s Public Relations and Marketing Department earns regional awards

GSCC earned four awards from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations

10/28/2020

Delayed opening on Thursday, Oct. 28

Due to the potential effects of Hurricane Zeta, all campuses of GSCC will begin operations at 9 a.m.

10/23/2020

Ƶ postpones commencement ceremony

GSCC is postponing its fall semester commencement ceremony due to coronavirus concerns.

10/22/2020

New checkpoint for East Broad Campus

The Ƶ Safety and Security Office has announced the relocation of the entrance and exit for the East Broad Campus.

10/20/2020

New SGA president overcomes obstacles to become Ƶ student

Maria Petersen says “It just took me awhile to figure out that college was for me.”

10/14/2020

Dr. Kathy Murphy appointed new president

Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker named Dr. Kathy L. Murphy the new president of Ƶ

10/14/2020

Ƶ Continuing Education Program offers courses

Driver’s education, ACT test prep and photography classes are offered this fall

10/06/2020

Random COVID testing begins Oct. 6

COVID-19 sentinel testing for a random selection of students and employees will begin Oct. 6.

09/29/2020

Student Support Services awarded U.S. Department of Education grant

The grant will fund Student Support Services for the next five years

09/17/2020

Ƶ Graduates announced

Ƶ recently released the names of the 2019-20 graduating class.

09/04/2020

Ƶ releases summer honors list

The Summer Semester 2020 President’s List at Ƶ was released by Interim President Gregg Bennett.

09/01/2020

Cardinal Foundation awards scholarships

“It is an honor to recognize these students for all their hard work and to award them with a scholarship to attend Ƶ.”

08/31/2020

Chancellor Baker Appoints Gregg Bennett As Interim President At Ƶ

Bennett will serve in the role until a president is named at the completion of a presidential search.

08/26/2020

Teresa Rhea, long-time administrator, to retire Sept. 1

“I have worked in education for 37 years, and I’m looking forward to a change in focus.”

08/26/2020

Ƶ president reflects on life, career prior to her Sept. 1 retirement

“I am retiring from a job I love but I have solace in knowing the College will continue to grow under new leadership."

08/20/2020

Ƶ announces registered nursing graduates, academic honors

“Our students managed to persevere to complete the requirements for credentials required to work as registered nurses. We are very proud of them.”

08/11/2020

Ƶ to implement temperature checks

Temperature checks will begin Aug. 13. for students, employees and visitors to Ƶ campuses

08/07/2020

Ƶ hosts drive-up information session

Ƶ is hosting drive-up information sessions for ACE Institute,

08/04/2020

Ƶ announces Emergency Financial Aid Grants

Ƶ is pleased to announce the availability of emergency financial aid for Fall 2020.

07/30/2020

​​​​​​​Ƶ announces plans for fall semester operations

Ƶ President Martha Lavender has announced that the College will begin fall semester classes as planned on Aug. 19.

07/28/2020

Ƶ to host a virtual orientation for incoming freshmen

Last chance to participate in the Cardinal Commit orientation program

07/27/2020

Cardinal athletes, teams receive national and state academic recognition

The NJCAA recognized 15 Ƶ student-athletes and two athletic teams for their academic achievement; the ACCC honored 26 Cardinals and two athletic teams.

07/24/2020

Advisement sessions for potential Ƶ Cherokee nursing students scheduled

Ƶ Cherokee is hosting advisement sessions for those interested in pursuing an associate degree in registered nursing.

07/21/2020

Ƶ drive-thru graduation details

Ƶ has announced more details about the upcoming drive-thru graduation that is replacing the traditional commencement ceremonies due to the threat of spreading COVID-19.

07/17/2020

45-Day Report for Ƶ’s CARES Act

Report regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act – Emergency Student Financial Aid Grants

07/16/2020

Ƶ Face Mask Policies

GSCC face mask policies for students and employees

07/15/2020

ACT prep courses offered in person or online

Students planning to take the standardized test in September

07/14/2020

 NJCAA announces plan of action for community college sports

All winter sports competition will begin in January

07/13/2020

Positive COVID-19 case reported on Valley Street Campus

Valley Street Campus has tested positive for COVID-19

07/08/2020

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation offers scholarships

The Cardinal Foundation is accepting applications for several scholarships to provide tuition assistance to qualified Ƶ students.

07/08/2020

Ƶ to host a virtual orientation for incoming freshmen

Incoming freshmen at Ƶ are invited to participate in a virtual summer orientation for new students known as Cardinal Commit.

07/08/2020

Positive COVID-19 cases reported

Quarantined and receiving medical treatment

07/06/2020

Ƶ Continuing Education Program offers four summer courses

ACT, CPR, Drivers education, & Photography

07/06/2020

Ƶ cancels commencement ceremonies; schedules ‘drive-through’ event

Ƶ has cancelled its upcoming commencement ceremonies.

06/25/2020

Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis

Currently quarantined and receiving medical treatment

06/22/2020

COVID-19 TESTING SERVICES

Testing services available free of charge

06/15/2020

Ƶ opens campus to limited numbers of students

Students on campus

06/10/2020

Ƶ to host Race to ACE Drive-Thru 2020 

High school students in their sophomore, junior or senior year are invited to attend one of three upcoming Race to ACE Drive-Thru at Ƶ.

06/01/2020

Some employees return to Ƶ campuses

A limited number of faculty and staff members returned to Ƶ offices today following a 76-day closure of all five campuses due to the spread of COVID-19.

05/28/2020

30-Day Report for Ƶ’s CARES Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

05/28/2020

Ƶ spring semester dean's list released

The Spring Semester 2020 Dean’s List at Ƶ was released by President Martha Lavender.

05/28/2020

Ƶ releases spring semester president's list

The Spring Semester 2020 President’s List at Ƶ was released by President Martha Lavender. 

05/20/2020

Students earn membership into national college honor society

The Rho Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Ƶ has released the names of students recently earning membership into the honor society.   

05/13/2020

Students selected to serve as Ƶ Ambassadors

Ƶ has announced the selection of 16 students to serve as an ambassador for the 2020-21 academic year.

05/13/2020

Ƶ president announces instructional, return-to-work plans

Ready-to-Work Plan

05/11/2020

Ƶ to disburse CARES Act funds to eligible students

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act will be distributed by May 22

05/06/2020

Completion of Census 2020 important for federally-funded programs in Etowah County

The Complete Count Committee in Etowah County remind all residents about the importance of participating in Census 2020.

05/06/2020

Cherokee County drastically below participation averages for Census 2020

Census participation in Cherokee County is drastically below the national average of 57.3 percent as well as the state percentage at 55.4 percent,

04/28/2020

Ƶ technical students honored by national society

National Technical Honor Society

04/28/2020

Ƶ selects Students of Distinction 

64 Students of Distinction

04/28/2020

Ƶ selects Rising Scholars  

25 Rising Scholars

04/23/2020

Cardinal Foundation awards scholarships

Cardinal Foundation awards scholarships

04/22/2020

Ƶ hosts virtual Honors Day program

Ayers Campus

04/22/2020

Ƶ hosts virtual Honors Day program

Etowah and Cherokee Campuses

04/08/2020

Ƶ donates PPE to area medical facilities

PPE donations

04/08/2020

Ƶ delays summer semester, schedules commencement ceremonies

delays summer semester, schedules commencement ceremonies

04/08/2020

Ribbons of Hope symbolizing faith, hope, love and prayer

Ribbons of Hope

04/03/2020

Briefs: Swoop Sprint Cancelled/Virtual UAB Night/Scholarship Deadlines

The Cardinal Foundation, a support organization of Ƶ, has cancelled the Swoop Sprint, a 5K race

04/01/2020

Cherokee County Civitan Club offers $1,000 scholarship to GSCC student

The Cherokee County Civitan Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying student with a disability at Ƶ.

04/01/2020

Ƶ offers on-campus WiFi hotspots to students 

WiFi Hotspots

03/31/2020

Ƶ to reschedule commencement ceremony, host virtual Honors Day programs 

Host virtual Honors Day programs 

03/30/2020

Ƶ DMS program receives accreditation

Ƶ is the only college in Alabama that offers a comprehensive DMS program that covers abdomen, OB/GYN and vascular in one associate degree program.

03/27/2020

Alabama Community College System to Extend Online Instruction through Spring Semester, Postpones All Spring Graduation Activities

Online Instruction through Spring Semester

03/27/2020

Alabama Community College System to Extend Online Instruction through Spring Semester, Postpones All Spring Graduation Activities

The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announced today that online instruction will continue at all of its campuses through the remainder of the spring semester.

03/19/2020

Ƶ Alumni Association Scholarship deadline extended to April 6  

The Ƶ Alumni Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to two currently-enrolled Ƶ students.

03/19/2020

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation extends application deadline to April 6

The Cardinal Foundation is accepting applications for several scholarships to provide tuition assistance to qualified Ƶ students.

03/18/2020

Companies offer assistance for students transitioning to online courses 

Companies offer assistance for students

03/16/2020

Ƶ to transition to alternative instruction delivery in response to COVID-19

Stay informed on Ƶ's status

03/16/2020

Cardinal athletes receive ACCC honors

Ƶ student-athletes Jalexis Russell and Corien Frazier were recently honored at the conclusion of the Alabama Community College Conference Region XXII North Division basketball tournament. 

03/06/2020

Ƶ Priority Registration for Summer begins March 18

Priority Online Registration at Ƶ for the 2020 summer terms begins at 8 a.m. March 18.

03/05/2020

Ƶ to host Preview Days 2020

Prospective students of all ages are invited to attend one of two upcoming Preview Days at Ƶ.

02/26/2020

Ƶ Alumni Association, Walnut Gallery team up for free event

The Ƶ Alumni Association and the Walnut Gallery is hosting “An Acoustic Evening with Alumni and Art” from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 13. All alumni and Ƶ supporters are invited to attend the free event.

02/20/2020

Ƶ releases fall President's List

The Fall Semester 2019 President’s List at Ƶ was released by President Martha Lavender. 

02/20/2020

Ƶ releases fall Dean's List

The Fall Semester 2019 Dean’s List at Ƶ was released by President Martha Lavender.

02/19/2020

Alan Wallace named new chief information officer

Ƶ President Dr. Martha Lavender announced that Alan Wallace has accepted the position of chief information officer.

02/18/2020

Ƶ to host annual International Festival

Ƶ is home to the Alabama Language Institute and a renowned international program that attracts almost 100 students from around the world to gain an education, learn the English language and experience a new culture.

02/14/2020

​​​​​​​Ƶ to host ribbon cutting for new science building

Ƶ is hosting a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Feb. 17 for the new science building constructed on the East Broad Campus. The public is invited to attend.

02/11/2020

Ƶ Alumni Association presents annual awards honoring faculty, staff and alumni

The Ƶ Alumni Association honored several individuals at a luncheon held recently at the Beck Conference Center.

02/10/2020

Ƶ Cherokee students, special needs individuals make connection

Students in the nursing program at Ƶ Cherokee were provided a unique learning opportunity through a meet-and-greet with special needs children.

02/10/2020

Cardinal Foundation to host Swoop Sprint 5k

The Cardinal Foundation, a support organization of Ƶ, is hosting Swoop Sprint, a 5k run, at 9 a.m. April 11 on the Wallace Drive Campus. Monies collected during Swoop Sprint 5k will be used for student scholarships.

02/07/2020

Education Briefs

Learn more about the opportunities coming up soon at Ƶ.

01/28/2020

Ƶ to host study abroad experience in Ireland

Ƶ’s Language and Humanities Department is hosting a 10-day trip to Ireland as part of a study abroad program.

01/14/2020

Ƶ Registered Nursing fall graduates announced

The Ƶ Division of Health Sciences recently held a fall pinning ceremony for graduates of the Registered Nursing program.

01/02/2020

Ƶ to host ribbon cuttings on two campuses

Ƶ is hosting ribbon cuttings Jan. 7 for projects on the Wallace Drive and Ayers campuses.

12/20/2019

Education Briefs

Take a look at everything going on at Ƶ next month.

12/16/2019

Ƶ commencement ceremony planned for Dec. 19

The Fall Commencement for Ƶ will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 19 in the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center on the Wallace Drive Campus.

12/11/2019

Ƶ hires new dean of Workforce Development

Ƶ President Dr. Martha Lavender announced that Alan Smith has accepted the position of the dean of Workforce Development.

11/27/2019

Ƶ offers ACT test preparation course

Ƶ’s Continuing Education Division is offering an ACT Prep course ahead of the next testing date.

11/27/2019

Ƶ faculty and staff win Chancellor’s Awards

Winners of the 2019 Chancellor’s Awards from Ƶ were recognized during the Alabama Community College Association Conference Nov. 24 in Montgomery.

11/22/2019

Ƶ president announces teaching, staff excellence awards

Dr. Martha Lavender, president of Ƶ, announced the winners of the Exceptional Achievement in Teaching Awards and the Staff Excellence in Service Awards.

11/22/2019

Ƶ A Cappella Choir and Singers plan Christmas tour

The Ƶ A Cappella Choir and Singers will be singing at many community events and churches during its annual Christmas Tour.

11/12/2019

Ƶ’s Meadows Gallery presents the Gee’s Bend Quilt Collective

The Meadows Gallery at Ƶ is partnering with the Theatre of Gadsden to present the popular Gee’s Bend Quilt Collective.

11/08/2019

Lady Cardinals to be honored at community pep rally

The Ƶ Lady Cardinals volleyball team will be celebrated at a community pep rally sponsored by The Chamber of Gadsden and Etowah County and hosted by Back Forty Beer Co.

11/07/2019

Ƶ to celebrate International Education Week

Ƶ will celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide during International Education Week Nov. 18-22.

11/05/2019

Ƶ Lady Cardinals claim volleyball title

Ƶ Lady Cardinals won the National Junior College Athletic Association Gulf Atlantic District A/B Volleyball Championship.

11/01/2019

Ƶ Happenings in Cherokee County

Ƶ Cherokee has several student and community events scheduled to take place the month of November.

10/31/2019

Education Briefs from Ƶ

Take a look at the events happening soon at Ƶ

10/24/2019

Ƶ to host study abroad experience in France

Ƶ’s Fine Arts Department is hosting a 10-day trip to France as part of a study abroad program. Students may enroll in the accompanying ART 109 class for college credit. Limited space is available for those in the community wh

10/24/2019

Ƶ recognizes Presidential Scholars

Ƶ President Dr. Martha Lavender recognized students receiving the coveted Presidential Scholarship.

10/23/2019

Ƶ to host Candy with the Cardinals, a community event

Ƶ is hosting Candy with the Cardinals, an event for students, faculty, staff and community members.

10/23/2019

Guest artists slated for the annual Ƶ Jazz Festival 2019

Ƶ’s third annual Jazz Festival is calling attention to talented female jazz musicians through clinics, regional jazz ensemble performances, a concert and an after-party jam session.

10/21/2019

Ƶ to host Alumni Tennis Tournament

Members of the Ƶ Cardinal Tennis Team – past and present – will meet on the courts of Gadsden Tennis Complex for the annual Alumni Tennis Tournament.

10/18/2019

Ƶ seeks volunteers for Clean Home Alabama Initiative

Ƶ is partnering with residents and organizations in the communities it serves for the Clean Home Alabama Initiative.

10/17/2019

FAME program implemented to fill industry employment needs

Wesley Thornton is learning in an apprenticeship-style training program that provides working experience as well as training in a classroom and lab setting at Ƶ.

10/14/2019

Ƶ Alumni Association, Walnut Gallery host first art exhibition

The Ƶ Alumni Association and the Walnut Gallery recently held its inaugural Juried Alumni Art Exhibition showcasing local artists.

10/04/2019

Ƶ offers ACT test preparation course

Ƶ’s Continuing Education Division is offering an ACT Prep course ahead of the next testing date.

09/26/2019

Ƶ to host Mental Health Conference

Ƶ’s Continuing Education Department and Division of Health Sciences is partnering with Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Alabama Area Health Education Centers to sponsor a Mental Health Conference.

09/26/2019

Education Briefs

There are a variety of events and student opportunities coming up next month at Ƶ.

09/25/2019

Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development retires after more than three decades

Since 1975, Ƶ has been a mainstay in Tim Green’s life – first as a student and then as an instructor, division chairman and dean.

09/16/2019

Centre native receives Ƶ scholarship from women’s group

Megan Martin feels it was divine intervention when she became the recipient of the annual Women’s Club of Weiss Lake Scholarship to Ƶ.

09/13/2019

Ƶ’s Public Relations and Marketing Department earns state awards

The Public Relations and Marketing Department earned six awards for exemplary work at the Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association Conference.

08/26/2019

Ƶ Cardinals team, tennis players receive ITA academic honors

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has recognized the Ƶ Cardinal Tennis Team as one of eight men’s All-Academic Teams in the National Junior College Athletic Association. 

08/20/2019

Ƶ moves programs to Ayers Campus

Ƶ President Dr. Martha Lavender announced that all programs located at the College’s McClellan Center are in the process of moving to the Cheaha Center located on the Ayers Campus.

08/16/2019

Ƶ Alumni are seeking submissions for an inaugural art exhibition

The Ƶ Alumni Advisory Board and Walnut Gallery announce a call for entries for the first Juried Alumni Art Exhibition.

08/08/2019

Ƶ signs its first class of FAME students

Ƶ signs its first class of FAME students

08/01/2019

August Education Briefs

August Education Briefs

07/30/2019

Ƶ Student Wins Gold Medal at National SkillsUSA Competition

“I had the time of my life.”

07/22/2019

Ƶ graduate earns citizenship and continues life’s new chapter

Retirees embark on a second career after 20-plus years of working.

07/17/2019

Cardinal athletes, teams honored by NJCAA

Recognizing 12 Ƶ student-athletes and two athletic teams for their academic achievement.

07/11/2019

Ƶ’s Ayers Campus hosts Girls Rock Robotics Camp

Girls-only robotics camp July 10-11 at the Ayers Campus

07/01/2019

Ƶ to host Cardinal Commit for incoming freshmen

Cardinal Commit, a summer orientation for new students.

06/27/2019

Ƶ to implement new registration system for fall semester registration

We are among the first to have access to a new, effective and easy-to-use registration system

06/26/2019

Ƶ awards scholarships to ACE Institute students

Recent high school students who were dual enrolled were honored

06/26/2019

July Education Briefs

July Education Briefs

06/25/2019

Ƶ releases spring semester honors list

The Spring Semester 2019 President’s List at Ƶ was released by President Martha Lavender.

06/21/2019

Summer photography courses at Ƶ

Summer photography courses at Ƶ

06/06/2019

Health Sciences Division holds spring pinning ceremonies

Health Sciences Division holds spring pinning ceremonies

05/31/2019

June Education Briefs

Services for cancer survivors, Swoop Sprint, student art exhibit, free college prep, Drive Safe, youth basketball camp, summer volleyball camp.

05/16/2019

Ƶ Announces New Fall Registration Dates

Registration for Fall 2019 courses has been changed.

05/16/2019

Ƶ Names Bryan Phillips the New Lady Cardinals Head Coach

The basketball team will now be coached by Bryan Phillips.

05/15/2019

Jump Start

Ƶ offers free college prep classes in math and English.

05/14/2019

Ƶ to host camp for high school students

Empowerment Camp 2019

05/14/2019

McFry hired as dean of Financial and Administrative Services

Kevin McFry is the new dean of Financial and Administrative Services

05/13/2019

Ƶ technical students honored by national society

The National Technical Honor Society at Ƶ has added 37 new members.

05/13/2019

Students Inducted into College Honor Society

The Rho Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Ƶ recently held its 2019 induction ceremony.

05/09/2019

Ƶ director receives award to attend seminar in Pakistan

“I am grateful to the CAORC for selecting me for the upcoming Faculty Development Seminar,” she said.

05/06/2019

Cardinal summer athletic camps

The Ƶ Cardinals Athletic Department will host summer basketball and volleyball camps beginning in June.

05/06/2019

Ƶ graduate commits fulltime to mission work in Japan

Levi Thompson was a student at Sand Rock High School when he decided he wanted to work in Japan.

05/03/2019

Ƶ students medal at state SkillsUSA competition

Students earned 10 gold medals, six silver medals and two bronze medals during the recent Alabama SkillsUSA Leadership Conference, Career Expo and State Championship in Birmingham.

05/03/2019

Ƶ selects Students of Distinction and Rising Scholars

Students of Distinction and Rising Scholars at Ƶ

05/02/2019

May Education Briefs

Schedule of Events for May 2nd

04/26/2019

Ƶ commencement ceremony planned for May 9

The Spring Commencement for Ƶ will be at 6 p.m. May 9 in the Ƶ Cherokee Arena.

04/24/2019

Ƶ students named to All-Alabama Academic Team

Two Ƶ students were recently named to the All-Alabama Academic Team

04/17/2019

Cardinal Foundation to host Swoop Sprint 5k

The Cardinal Foundation is hosting Swoop Sprint at 9 a.m. June 8 on the Wallace Drive Campus.

04/16/2019

Ƶ hosts ribbon cutting for Wallace Hall and the annual Evening of Fine Arts

Ƶ invites the public to the ribbon cutting for the renovations of Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center as well as the annual Evening of Fine Arts on Tuesday, April 16.

04/10/2019

Ƶ hosts informational session about new technical program

Ƶ is hosting an informational session about its new program known as Alabama Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education or Alabama FAME.

04/10/2019

Ƶ awarded a grant for over $435K from National Science Foundation

Ƶ has secured a $435,169 grant from the National Science Foundation.

04/09/2019

Ƶ students could be eligible for year-round Pell grant

Pell grants will continue to be available.

04/02/2019

April Education Briefs

Education Briefs for the Month of April

04/01/2019

Alumni Student Chapter Meeting April 8

Alumni Student Chapter Meeting April 8

04/01/2019

Women’s Club of Weiss Lake scholarship opportunity

The Women’s Club of Weiss Lake is offering a $1,000 scholarship

03/26/2019

Ƶ to celebrate Community College Month in April

Ƶ is joining with community colleges across the state and nation to celebrate National Community College Month in April.

03/19/2019

Cardinal athletes receive ACCC honors

Student-athletes Morgan Frazier and Xavier Malcolm were recently honored

03/19/2019

Nominations sought for Everyday Hero Awards

Nominations sought for Everyday Hero Awards

03/08/2019

Ƶ Priority Registration for Summer begins March 15

riority Online Registration at Ƶ for the 2019 summer terms begins at 8 a.m. March 15.

03/01/2019

Ƶ to host Graduation Fair 2019

Ƶ to host Graduation Fair 2019

03/01/2019

March Education Briefs from Ƶ

highlights for March

02/28/2019

Tunisian scholars attend Ƶ

Traveling and studying abroad has provided unique cultural experiences and educational opportunities for a number of international students enrolled at Ƶ.

02/28/2019

Changes abound for Ƶ’s annual International Festival

After hosting the event off-campus for several years, the 2019 International Festival is returning to the Wallace Drive Campus.

02/28/2019

Local artist opens exhibit at Ƶ’s Ayers Campus

Ƶ’s Fine Arts Department presents its spring art exhibition “A Celebration of Nature” by self-taught artist and musician Tom Dameron.

02/21/2019

Mother earns her GED a decade after dropping out of high school

Mother earns her GED a decade after dropping out of high school

02/21/2019

Deadline set for Ƶ Alumni Association Scholarship applications

Deadline set for March 22

02/20/2019

Dean retires after serving Ƶ for over 40 years

Surrounded by family, friends and co-workers, Dr. Jim Prucnal celebrates his retirement with almost 41 years of service at Ƶ.

02/20/2019

Applications being accepted for new scholarship set up by local family

The Ƶ Cardinal Foundation is offering $1,500 scholarships to three first-year or currently-enrolled Ƶ students pursuing a certificate or degree pertaining to construction trades.

02/14/2019

Ƶ to host Preview Days

Prospective students of all ages are invited to attend the upcoming Preview Days at Ƶ.

02/07/2019

Ƶ’s Cardinal Foundation scholarships available

The Cardinal Foundation is accepting applications for several scholarships.

02/06/2019

Ƶ hosts student success workshops

Ƶ is hosting free workshops focusing on mental health and student success.

02/01/2019

Alabama Power Foundation awards Good Roots Grant to Ƶ

Alabama Power Foundation has donated $1,000 to Ƶ

01/31/2019

February EDUCATION BRIEFS

February Education Briefs

01/31/2019

Ƶ Alumni Association presents annual awards honoring faculty, staff and alumni

Instructors were recognized with awards.

01/28/2019

All Campuses closed on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019.

Due to inclement weather, all campuses of Ƶ will be closed on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019.

01/18/2019

Congratulations: Students named to Fall 2018 honors list

Fall Semester 2018 Honors List

01/18/2019

Congratulations: 2018 Ƶ graduates

Ƶ recently released the names of the 2018 graduating class.