BSC students warm over crowd with prose, poems

By DR. CAROL SINCLAIR Bainbridge State Professor of English Bainbridge State College students warmed over those attending the college’s Spring Coffee House/Literary Contest as they read their original poetry and prose selections. The winners of the poetry portion were the following: First place, Daina Jordan of Cairo; second place, Tatiana Whigham of Bainbridge; third place, Victoria DeWick of Bainbridge, and honorable mention, Victoria Anne Long of Bainbridge. The prose winners were the following:  First place, Sharon Braswell of Colquitt; second place, Crystal Lynn Morris of…

Nine LPN students are pinned

Photo: Group photo of graduates from the Licensed Practical Nursing program.

Blakely, Ga. – Nine Bainbridge State College students graduated from the Licensed Practical Nursing program and were recognized in a pinning ceremony on Aug. 1 at the Early County Center in Blakely.Regenia Jones, the chair of the LPN/Allied Health program, congratulated the first class of nursing students graduating as Bainbridge State College LPN graduates. The licensed practical nursing program is a 15-month program. “It’s been tough. It’s been a long, hard journey, but it will be worth it,” Joann Simpson, dean of the Early County…

Welcome from President Carvajal

Dr. Richard Carvajal

Welcome to our community of learners, and thank you for your interest in Bainbridge College.  First opened in 1973 and now located on beautiful state-of-the-art facilities in Bainbridge and Blakely, your community’s college is a place where dreams come true.

Bainbridge State College Practical Nursing and Allied Health Programs Curriculum Update

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The Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nursing (‘Board”) approved Bainbridge State College to utilize the curriculum developed by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) as the standard practical nursing curriculum for Bainbridge State College. This request was based on compliance with all applicable laws, rules and policies. The new Practical Nursing and Allied Health curriculum changes will be fully implemented and required by Fall of 2014. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 229-248-2576 or Regenia Jones, MSN, RN,…

BSC holds graduation for EMT and medical assisting students

Photo - Medical Assisting graduates

Bainbridge State College held a joint ceremony for graduates of its advanced emergency medical technology and its medical assisting programs on July 31 at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Vice President for Academic Affairs Tonya Strickland congratulated the students, as well as their family and friends gathered to mark the special occasion. “We would like to remind you how proud we are of you, and to recognize how important you will be in serving our community,” Dr. Strickland said. Medical assisting program students Ronnisha…

BSC holds graduation for EMT and medical assisting students

Photo: AEMT graduates

Bainbridge State College held a joint ceremony for graduates of its advanced emergency medical technology and its medical assisting programs on July 31 at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Vice President for Academic Affairs Tonya Strickland congratulated the students, as well as their family and friends gathered to mark the special occasion. “We would like to remind you how proud we are of you, and to recognize how important you will be in serving our community,” Dr. Strickland said. Medical assisting program students Ronnisha…

BSC registration ongoing, changes in HOPE in effect

Bainbridge State College will continue its open enrollment for fall 2013 for all students until Tuesday, Aug. 20. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, the fall semester at Bainbridge State will begin. Taking effect this fall, students eligible for the HOPE grant have to maintain a 2.0 grade point average instead of the 3.0, which will allow more students to return or continue their education, said Dr. Rodney Carr, vice president for Student Affairs. “The change in the GPA requirement gives Bainbridge State the opportunity to continue…

New methods to help students proving successful

Photo: Peer mentor with two students

As colleges across the country are being pressed to effect transformation in remedial education, innovative classes instituted at Bainbridge State College have had outstanding success and are serving as models throughout the state. By enrolling in learning support classes that are paired with college-level courses, Bainbridge State students are proving they can successfully complete their remedial coursework along with credit classes, reducing the time to degree completion and graduation. Bainbridge State highlighted its pilot classes when it hosted the 2013 Georgia Academic Advising Drive-In Conference…

BSC Announces Summer 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 Summer 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 Havana, Fla. – Robbie Weaver. Arlington — Deidre Evans and Gashebal…

Grants target high-demand career training

Photo: Terry Lankford behind wheel of truck.

By the time you have read this story, Terry Lankford of Bainbridge is starting a new chapter of his life. Lankford passed and completed Bainbridge State College’s commercial truck driving program on July 29, and he was waiting to see which of the 10 companies recruiting him would offer him a job. In addition, thanks to a HOPE grant and a Workforce Development grant, his new career has cost him nothing. “It means everything. It means it was affordable and doable,” said Lankford, who at…


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