International Education Month kicks off with French wine talk

Dr. William Cloonan talks to students about the identification of specific French wines as part of BSC’s International Education Week.

The 15th Annual International Education Month kicked off at Bainbridge State College on Thursday with a lecture given by Dr. William Cloonan, formerly of Florida State University, about the importance of French wine. Cloonan began his lecture by informing the students that there is nothing pretentious about wine. “It has nothing to do with impressing people or being sophisticated,” said Cloonan. “If you drink wine, it’s because you like it. Drink for pleasure and not to impress anyone.” There have been debates about what food…

Tallahassee Ballet to perform for International Education Week


To help celebrate Bainbridge State’s International Education Week, the Tallahassee Ballet will perform An Evening of Dance and Music on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the Kirbo Regional Center.  This event is sponsored in part by BSC’s Carter Arts and Lecture Series and the Student Government Association.  This performance is free and open to the public.  Doors will open at 7:00 PM.

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,…

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…

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