GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: September 2019 Gadsden State Education Briefs


Gadsden Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Aug. 30.

Gadsden/Anniston, Ala.—Gadsden State’s Veterans Upward Bound program will host Tech Tuesday BYOD: Learn to use iPad/iPod Touch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center and Beck Field House on the Wallace Drive Campus. This workshop is customized to offer assistance in using the latest technology devices. A Résumé/Interview Skills workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The workshop will assist veterans in refreshing their résumé and preparing for upcoming interviews. Please RSVP to 256-549-8204 to attend the workshops.

Military veterans residing in Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, St. Clair or Talladega counties are invited to take advantage of the free services offered through VUB—a TRiO program funded 100 percent by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Enrollment at Gadsden State or any other college or university is not mandatory in order to participate. For more information or to see if you are eligible call 256-549-8286/8328 or email vub@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Gadsden State offering free services for veterans

Centre, Ala.—Gadsden State Community College’s Veterans Upward Bound program will be available at the main office of Gadsden State Cherokee from 8 a.m. to noon every Monday. Military veterans residing in the Cherokee, DeKalb or Marshall county area are invited to take advantage of the free services offered through VUB, a TRiO program funded 100 percent by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Enrollment at Gadsden State or any other college or university is not mandatory in order to participate. Free workshops are offered on a range of topics including Tech Tuesday, which teaches eligible participants to use the latest technology, computer skills, financial literacy and résumé and interview skills. For more information or to confirm eligibility to receive free services, contact the VUB Office at 256-549-8328 or email vub@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Computer Training offered at Gadsden State

Gadsden, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College’s Skills Training Division is conducting computer training courses for those interested in professional development. Classes are available in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Microsoft Word 2016 Beginning, Microsoft Word 2016 Intermediate, Microsoft Excel 2016 Beginning and Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate. Classes are open to all ages. Enrollment for each course is a minimum of 10. All classes are held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Office Careers Lab located in the Realtime Reporting Building on the East Broad Campus. Class dates vary with the first of the classes beginning Sept. 3. The cost is $99 per class. A reference book is required for each class and must be purchased in advance. Visit http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/skills_training/course-registration-information for more information or to register or call 256-549-8234.

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Gadsden State hosts student success workshop

Gadsden, Ala.--Gadsden State Community College is hosting a Student Success Workshop beginning at noon, Sept. 17 at Gadsden State Cherokee. Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are invited to attend to meet with representatives from over 20 colleges who will be available to answer questions and provide prospective students with information on scholarships, financial aid, and housing. The workshops are free and are sponsored by Student Support Services and the Advisement Resource Center. For more information, call 256-549-8655.

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Gadsden State Alumni are seeking submissions for an inaugural art exhibition

Gadsden, Ala. – The Gadsden State Community College Alumni Advisory Board and Walnut Gallery announce a call for entries for the first Juried Alumni Art Exhibition. The deadline for entries is Sept. 20. First prize is $100 and other prizes will also be awarded. The show seeks sponsors for special prizes. The exhibit’s reception and awards ceremony is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Walnut Gallery. The exhibit will be open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 only. Details and submission forms are online by visiting the Alumni Tab at gadsdenstate.edu. For more information call Brandy Hyatt at 256.549.8247 or Alan Curtis at 256.549.8327.

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