BSC students earned coveted award at Model UN

Group at Model UN

At the Model United Nations in New York City are, from the left, Bainbridge State College Associate Professor of History and club sponsor, Dr. David Nelson; and Bainbridge State College students Emma Sainbayar of Bainbridge, Jonathan North of Donalsonville, Alea Simmons of Cairo, Cassandra Williams of Attapulgus and Alan Kimbrel of Colquitt. Bainbridge State College’s five-student delegation brought home a coveted award, proving they are leaders among hundreds of other college and university students from across the world during their recent participation in the National…

Visitation Day allows students, parents to discover BSC

Photo of Sina Moreno talking with guests

Bainbridge State College student ambassador Sina Moreno of Bainbridge, who is pursuing an associates in math, answers questions for Megan and Tracie Phillips of Climax, who said Moreno was helpful in answering their questions and showing them what college life at Bainbridge State would be like. There is at least one thing Kevin Vance of Cairo wants his daughter, MeKenna, to get out of college – a good education. Granted, that is the hope of many parents. But Vance is trying to impart the college-related…

Partnerships paying off, in many ways

Photo of Student Government Association students in front of Zaxby's.

Partnerships between Bainbridge’s Zaxby’s restaurant and local educational institutions are paying off, and paying off in ways far beyond just the bottom line. For Bainbridge State College’s Student Government Association, it plans to give a deserving student the association’s first scholarship later this year after raising enough money during its monthly Zaxby’s nights, College officials said. For the Decatur County Board of Education and its affiliates, such programs as the high school cheerleaders, Junior ROTC, student recognition programs and many others, the fund-raising programs and…

Advanced Placement for Nursing applications due May 5

Illustration of advanced nursing application due May 5

Nursing combines the art of caring with the science of health care for one of the most in-demand, high-growth career opportunities available. The Bainbridge State College Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program welcomes your interest in the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) advance placement track and invites applications from all qualified individuals. This is a three-semester program, aimed at persons holding a certified, unrestricted LPN license interested in advancing their career, which begins annually in the summer semester with…

BSC’s intramural teams do well

Photo of Billiards winners

The BSC Shooters, from the left, front, are Rodriguez Warren, Trey Close and Adam Taylor; middle row, Shatron Brown, Devarrio Thomas, Aaron Sapp, Lorenzo Bush and Melzie Johnson (holding the ball) and Stanley Fagg; back row, James Brown, Edward Scott (partially hidden), Steven Crowell and Deion Thomas. All are from Bainbridge. Bainbridge State College students Angel Galvan, on the left, and Tom Jones, on the right, recently won second and third, respectively, in the Association of College Unions International Southeast Sectional Recreation Tournament in Statesboro,…

Deal: Bainbridge Manufacturing creates 240 jobs in Decatur County

Photo of Gov. Nathan Deal

Gov. Deal announced Wednesday that Bainbridge Manufacturing LLC, a privately held automotive manufacturer, will invest $10 million into a new headquarters in Decatur County. The project will create 100 jobs in the first year, with a total of 240 jobs and $100 million investment over the next 10 years. “Bainbridge Manufacturing’s dedication to the community and research and development speaks volumes not just for the future of Bainbridge, but for Georgia’s manufacturing industry as a whole,” said Deal. “I have no doubt that our excellent…

Harden wins use of Buick LaCrosse

March 2014 - Rachel Harden

During Bainbridge State College’s March Madness Student Life event, Rachel Harden, a custodian with the College’s Maintenance/Plant Operations Division, earned the use of a 2014 Buick LaCrosse for a month because of her perfect attendance. From the left, are Harden, Action GM sales consultant Phil Jones, Action GM sales consultant Quinton Horne, Bainbridge State Director of Plant Operations Wayne Quinn and Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal. Harden gets to use the car for a month because of having perfect attendance. Regular, full-time Bainbridge State employees…

Beasley speaking at BSC’s Georgia Poetry Circuit March 31

Sandra Beasley, a prize-winning poet and author, will be the third Bainbridge State College’s guest lecturer of the 2013-14 Georgia Poetry Circuit Series on Monday, March 31. At 4:30 p.m., Beasley will give a craft lecture for aspiring writers. A reading from her works will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a book signing. Both events will be held in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center Solarium. In addition, both are free and open to the public. Beasley’s most recent wrote, Don’t Kill the Birthday…

U.S. Poet Laureate Trethewey to lecture at BSC April 1

Illustration of Trethewey's lecture

Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will speak on Tuesday, April 1, as the final guest of the Bainbridge State College Arts & Lecture series. The program begins at 7 p.m. Born in Gulfport, Miss., and a resident of Decatur, Ga., Trethewey is the first Southerner to hold the title of U.S. Poet Laureate since Robert Penn Warren, the original laureate who served from 1986-87, and the first African-American since Rita Dove in 1993. In addition to being U.S. Poet Laureate, she is the State…

View the photo gallery of President Carter’s visit

Photos from President Carter's visit

View the photo gallery of President Jimmy Carter’s and First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s visit to Bainbridge State College on Feb. 18. If you would like a copy of any of the photos, please contact Carol Heard at 229-248-2596 or

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