BSC Continuing Education – think of it as continued enrichment

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Whether it is photography, career development, driver’s education or professional services, think of it as continuing enrichment instead of continuing education. Bainbridge State College’s Continuing Education Department has an array of courses that meet your personal or professional goals. “We have some of those ‘fun’ classes such as cake decorating, classes for professional and career development, and classes for professionals who need continuing education units such as attorneys, plumbers, electricians, contractors, and real estate and insurance professionals,” said Marty Davis, coordinator for the College’s Continuing…

10K added to Purple Heart runs

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Bainbridge State College’s Student Veterans of America organization will host its Purple Heart 5K and one-mile walk, along with a newly added 10K run, on Saturday, March 15, beginning at 9 a.m. The runs begin at the College, located at 2500 E. Shotwell St., and the races will all take place on the Bainbridge State campus. The courses consist of both asphalt road and cross-country terrain. The cross-country portion has rolling hills on packed dirt roads. Proceeds from the runs go toward the Red Hills…

Early County center hosting TEAS V Study Sessions

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Study session will be hosted by the Bainbridge State College Early County Center’s Academic Success Center staff in order to help students prepare for their upcoming TEAS exam. Sessions will be held on the following days: Wednesday, March 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. for Part I: English and Reading. Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. for Part II: Math and Science. The sessions are free of charge. The study sessions will be held in Room 141 on the Early County Center’s campus….

Professor wins ‘Best in the State’ award

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Bainbridge State College Associate Professor Tatyana Pashnyak’s presentation on using social media apps to meet students’ needs in academic advising has won a “Best in the State” award. Pashnyak, an associate professor of business and medical administrative technology, will be recognized at a National Academic Advising Association Region 4 Conference awards luncheon in Savannah, Ga., scheduled for April 1-3. Her presentation, entitled “Using Social Media Apps to Meet Students Where They Are,” says several recent studies suggest using social media in higher education is an…

Comedy, hip-hop violinist, dancers and author visit BSC

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Bainbridge State College recently hosted a wide variety of artists to its campus during the past two weeks. Chicago’s legendary comedy theater The Second City marked its 54th year with the touring company’s “Happily Ever Laughter” series at Bainbridge State College on Jan. 30. The Second City’s visit is part of Bainbridge State’s inaugural Arts and Lecture Series, which is being presented this year by Allstate Construction. The Second City is the leading brand in improvisation-based sketch comedy, and it is usually created at the…

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…


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