Cleveland donation increases scholarship opportunities

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Two Bainbridge State College students from Early County will each now have the opportunity for $1,000 scholarships, thanks to Dr. Patricia Cleveland’s generous donation to the Marvin and Raymond Singletary Fund. Prior to Dr. Cleveland’s recent donation, one student from Early County was eligible for the Singletary scholarship, but  because of her donation, the scholarship fund now has enough invested to perpetually provide for two $1,000 scholarships. “Receiving such a scholarship can truly be life-changing in many cases because some of our students have difficult…

BSC cosmetology students accepting clients

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Bainbridge State College cosmetology students are accepting clients. Services the students may perform range from basic shampoos and haircuts, to manicures and pedicures, to such skin services as specialized facials and vacuum massage treatments. Costs for the services vary but are very inexpensive. Clients may schedule appointments from Tuesday, Feb. 4, to Thursday, March 27. The hours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members of the public may schedule an appointment…

Acclaimed poet and memoirist, Andrew Hudgins, to visit BSC

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Award-winning poet Andrew Hudgins will visit Bainbridge State College’s main campus on Tuesday, Feb. 4. At 4:30 p.m., Hudgins will give a craft lecture for aspiring writers. A reading from his work will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a book signing. Both events will be held in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center Solarium and are free and open to the public. In a career spanning nearly three decades, Hudgins, who teaches writing at Ohio State University, has published nine books of poetry, including…

Second City bringing its version of comedy to BSC Jan. 30

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Chicago’s legendary comedy theater The Second City will mark its 54th year with the touring company’s “Happily Ever Laughter” series at Bainbridge State College on Thursday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City’s “Happily Ever Laughter” is a chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. The Second City is the leading brand in improvisation-based sketch comedy, and…

12 graduate from BSC’s practical nursing program

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Twelve Bainbridge State College students who graduated from the Licensed Practical Nursing Program were recently recognized during a pinning ceremony held at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the main campus. Sabrina Anderson of Colquitt won the Academic Excellence and Most Supportive awards, and she also gave the invocation. Phillisa Johnson of Thomasville won the Teamwork Award. Tammy Hill of Bainbridge earned the Leadership Award, and Raven Moten, also of Bainbridge, was given the Rose Bud Award. Keynote speaker and retired LPN Maggie Jones…

President Carter to speak at BSC Feb. 18

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Admission is free, but tickets are required. Former U. S. President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at Bainbridge State College on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. The President’s visit is part of Bainbridge State’s inaugural Arts and Lecture Series, which is being presented this year by Allstate Construction. This event is free thanks to President Carter lecture sponsor, Campus Café, along with partnering sponsors PDC Construction and Paula M. Adams, PT, DPT.  While there is no…

BSC hosting community meeting for nursing program

Bainbridge State College will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing (AND) program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Bainbridge State students, employees and members of the public are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 28, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center.  Written comments will also be accepted, which should be received by Tuesday, Jan….

Pop violinist Vietti coming to BSC Jan. 28

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Hip-hop/pop violinist Josh Vietti is scheduled to perform at Bainbridge State College’s Student Wellness Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Labeled one of 2012’s Best Breakout Artists by CBS Los Angeles, the southern California resident has performed at more than 150 colleges around the country and opened for various artists that include Ne-Yo, Fabolous, Earth Wind & Fire and Justin Moore. Vietti recently performed at the 2013 Stone Soul Music Festival at the Richmond International Speedway in Richmond, Va. He was an…

Smith retires from BSC after 20 years

Eugene Smith of Bainbridge retires from Bainbridge State College on Dec. 31, 2013, after working as a grounds maintenance worker for 20 years. Smith was hired in July 1994, and he was part of the team that kept Bainbridge State’s main campus beautiful. From the left are Smith and Shawn McGee, vice president of Business Affairs for the College. (Photo by Roger Johnson.)

Bainbridge State College Announces Fall 2013 Dean’s & Honors Lists

Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic Affairs Tonya Strickland has announced the students who earned the distinction of being named to the 2013 dean’s and the honors lists for Fall Semester, having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending Bainbridge State full time for dean’s list and taking at least seven and up to 11 semester hours for honors list. (Students are listed alphabetically by their city). DEAN’S LIST Columbia, Ala. — David Williams. Arlington, Ga. — Deidre Evans and…


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