Bainbridge State Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

) Bainbridge State College faculty and staff proudly wear their t-shirts as they gather around the “Tree of Hope”  to honor the memory of Stephanie Adams, a former co-worker who passed away with breast cancer in 2012.

      Throughout the month, Bainbridge State has shown its support of Breast Cancer Awareness by holding events for its faculty, staff, students and the community. On Wednesday morning, a Breast Cancer Awareness program was held in the Student Wellness Center. Special guest Linda Long, breast cancer survivor and Decatur County Breast Cancer Support Group facilitator, spoke about the importance of early detection. “Let me tell you, even if you can’t feel a lump, it doesn’t mean you don’t have breast cancer,” said Long….

The 2014 International Education Month Begins Oct. 30 with Wine Talk

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Bainbridge State College’s Fifteenth International Education month will begin on Thursday, Oct. 30 and last throughout November. The first event will be held next Thursday with Dr. William Cloonan, formerly of Florida State University. This is one event you do not want to miss. Cloonan will be giving a lecture entitled French Wine: A Beginner’s Guide in Room 961 of the Student Wellness Center, beginning at 1:40 p.m. There will be refreshments and sparkling grape juice for all attendants. In Cloonan’s most recent book, The…

Bainbridge State recognizes Alcohol Awareness Week

A student experiences distractions involved with drinking and driving with the “Save-A-Life” Simulator.

The  week of Oct. 13, at Bainbridge State College was recognized as “Alcohol Awareness Week.” It was a week set aside to teach students the dangers involved with alcohol. Throughout the week, activities and programs were scheduled for all students to participate. On Monday, students were given the opportunity to experience the “Save-A-Life” Simulator, which gave them the feeling of being under the influence of alcohol while driving. Distractions were presented to the “driver” showing them how easily an accident can occur when under the…

Kari Byron blasts her way into BSC’s Carter Arts and Lecture Series

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Kari Byron, former host of Mythbusters and host of Head Rush, blasted her way into Bainbridge State College on Thursday evening. Byron surprised guests by appearing during the science experiment demonstrations conducted by BSC Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Eric Dueno and a team of his students. She participated by being Dueno’s assistant for one of his explosion experiments, a very fitting task for Byron who is known for blowing things up on Mythbusters. At 7 p.m., guests were formerly introduced to Byron by Ben White,…

Fifteen BSC Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Program

From left to right: Quinton Horne, Action GM Sales Consultant; GOAL nominees, Lori Geller, Amber Felver, Robert Sheffield, III., Kimberly Tomlinson, Shiela Parham, Barry Smith, Dantavious Campbell; and Drew Godwin, Action GM Sales Consultant stand beside a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, the GOAL Program grand prize. Other nominees (not pictured): Sarah Dollar, Amber Williams, Audrey Webster, Loretta Wesley, Amber Salter-Baulkman, Becky Starks, Wayne Black, and Brittany Miller.

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the 2015 GOAL Program nominees who were nominated by their instructors based on student academic achievement and personal leadership. The GOAL Program officially kicks off during the fall semester throughout the state of Georgia. The program is more than just an awards banquet. It is an event where Georgia’s business, government and industry leaders join technical colleges to celebrate technical education’s vital impact on Georgia’s workforce, prosperity and future. Sheila McLendon, BSC’s GOAL Coordinator and Instructor of Mathematics…

Harrell receives BSC “One Matters” Retention Star Reward


Katie Harrell, BSC Student Success and Retention Advisor, was named the “One Matters” Retention Star Reward recipient. The “One Matters” campaign was introduced to the staff and faculty during this year’s convocation led by BSC President, Dr. Richard Carvajal and his cabinet. The qualities of a “One Matters” candidate are defined as someone who personally reaches out to a student and goes the extra mile to make a direct and measurable impact for success in his or her educational goals Harrell was nominated by her…

Chancellor Huckaby visits BSC


On Tuesday, Chancellor Henry “Hank” Huckaby, the University System of Georgia’s twelfth chancellor, visited Bainbridge State College’s main campus and talked with students, faculty and staff about their concerns. While on campus, Huckaby also made remarks during the groundbreaking for the BSC Nursing Facility. This week Huckaby will be visiting college campuses throughout the state. According to him, his favorite part of the visits are meeting and talking with the students. During the student forum at BSC, Dr. Rodney Carr, Vice President for Student Affairs,…

BSC Student Government Officers create scholarship for students


Bainbridge State College Student Government Association officers have developed a scholarship based on leadership, which they have raised funds for its endowment with the help of local businesses. The SGA Scholarship is awarded once a year to a student who exemplifies leadership, an active campus life and maintains a 3.0 GPA. Alea Simmons, SGA President, said, “This scholarship is very encouraging to us. We not only want to represent the students, but give back to them. We see how much this scholarship will help with…

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