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,…

Mary Matalin to kick-off Carter Arts & Lecture Series


Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce Mary Matalin, one of the most celebrated and popular conservative voices in America, will kick-off the second annual Carter Arts & Lecture Series on Sept. 11, at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. As an author, television and radio host, and widely sought after political contributor, pundit and public speaker, Madalin has become noted for her straightforward manner and insightful political repartee. Among her many roles and accomplishments, she has served under President Ronald Reagan, made her mark…

BSC Announces Spring 2014 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 2014 dean’s and the honors lists for Spring 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. — Carol Chason and Kasi Taylor. Americus, Ga. –…

BSC will offer an EMS Professions Diploma

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Bainbridge State College will offer an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Professions Diploma beginning in the fall on the main campus. The program, which combines the two certificate programs of EMT and Advanced EMT into one diploma program, will be offered at the Early County Center beginning in the spring 2015, said Charles Avery, instructor of the EMS Professions Program. “The addition of the EMS Professions Diploma program is a benefit to our service area. Our students will be more prepared to enter the workforce, and…

BSC offering course working with quail populations

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Bainbridge State College students will have a unique opportunity during the fall semester to ensure future conservation of Northern bobwhite quail, Georgia’s official state game bird. Bainbridge State Associate Professor of Biology Jenny Harper is scheduled to offer Research and Documentation Methods (RSCH 110) that will give students real experience in the world of game management. Students who enroll in the fall course could earn two credit hours while learning more about wildlife conservation and biological fieldwork. Most of the research and documentation will be…

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