Purpose-driven Relay for Life includes a unique bike challenge

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Dr. Steve Hougland, Bainbridge State College assistant professor of criminal justice, stands by the stationary bicycle he rode for 100 miles to raise money for Relay for Life. For seven hours, Dr. Steve Hougland, a Bainbridge State College assistant professor of criminal justice, rode a stationary bicycle for two good causes – in honor of his wife while she battles a rare form of cancer and to raise money for the College’s Relay for Life team. As a means to raise money for the Bainbridge…

BSC’s Coffee House Literary Contest served up poems, prose

Winners of Coffee House Literary Contest

Poems on what someone could do – or not do – and on nothing won top prizes in Bainbridge State College’s annual Coffee House Literary Contest held on April 3. Gabe Russo of Cairo won first place in poetry for his work entitled “I Could,” which was about all the possibilities a person could do, but it would have to wait until after a commercial. Mindy Shamblin of Donalsonville won second for her poem “Nothing.” As she read her poem, she asked the audience to…

BSC students earned coveted award at Model UN

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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

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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…

54 BSC students inducted into honor societies

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Fifty-four Bainbridge State College students were inducted into national honor societies, including some students who were inducted into more than one. On Sunday, March 23, a ceremony honoring the inductees was held at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Mu Alpha Theta, the national two-year college and high school mathematics honor society, inducted 34 Bainbridge State students; Phi Theta Kappa, the National Honor Society for two-year college students, inducted 18 students; and, Sigma Kappa Delta, the National Honor Society for high achievement in the English…

Course Evaluations Now Open

Spring 2014 CES announcement

Course evaluations for Spring 2014 courses are now open.  You may access them at http://evaluations.bainbridge.edu You will need your BCID and current PIN to login.  Evaluations close at midnight the evening before finals begin.

Apply now for graduation and 2014 Fall and Summer classes

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Register now for graduation, and for 2014 Summer and Fall classes. Please visit with your adviser or the One Stop Student Center to make sure you are on track with your picture of your future.

Advanced Placement for Nursing applications due May 5

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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 students earn technical certificates

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Bainbridge State College students were recognized on March 10 for earning Technical Certificates of Credit. Bainbridge State College President Richard Carvajal, the keynote speaker, said the celebration was for students who may put their certificates immediately to work for themselves or serve as stepping stones to more advanced programs. Sarah Dollar of Bainbridge, who was one of the student speakers, earned a Small Business Management certificate and said the program helped her operate and market her business more effectively. Kimberly Griffin, also of Bainbridge, earned…

Deal: Bainbridge Manufacturing creates 240 jobs in Decatur County

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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…

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