Mythbuster’s Kari Byron coming to BSC!

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Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce its next speaker for the second annual Carter Arts and Lecture Series. Kari Byron, former host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” will speak at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on October 16, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public with no tickets needed for entry. Even though Byron is best known as a host on Discovery Channel’s flagship show, “Mythbusters,” she is also known as the host…

‘QuickStart’ successful in preparing students for COMPASS

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Bainbridge State College held their first ever “QuickStart!” workshop July 7-24, at the main campus, which proved to be successful in preparing students for the COMPASS exam. “This workshop exceeded well beyond my expectations,” said Pamela Barnes, Director of First Year Experience and Student Life. “The statistics we discovered have gotten me so excited about the future of this program.” “QuickStart!” was developed to prepare students who are right on the verge of passing the COMPASS exam for success. It keeps students from going into…

Mary Matalin to kick-off Carter Arts & Lecture Series

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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…

Work Ethics award recipients recognized in Bainbridge, Blakely

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Bainbridge State College recently honored 58 of its students who have shown positive work ethics. Fifty-one students were recognized in a ceremony held on April 10 at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the main Bainbridge State campus, and eight students were recognized in a ceremony held on April 17 at the Early County Campus in Blakely. Kathleen Ketterer, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies that sponsors this awards program, said each student is nominated by a faculty member, and…

Ralph retires from Bainbridge State’s library

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  Bainbridge State College Library Director Susan Ralph recently retired, ending her era of helping move the library toward a digital age and greater expansion. Ralph was appointed the College’s library director in 2006. Two years later, Ralph successfully transferred the College’s microfilm files of Bainbridge newspapers to computer disks, which was the first of its kind in Georgia. Also in 2008, Ralph helped host the Georgia Literary Festival in the newly opened Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. The event, which was the first time…

BSC’s Early County Campus Chorus holds concert

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Bainbridge State College’s Early County Chorus recently held its 6thAnnual Spring Concert on April 28 in the main lobby of the Blakely campus. The concert also included members of the Early County High School Chorus and Show Choir. After the concert, its members were treated to snacks, and Student Services Coordinator Lori Haddock talked with the students about attending Bainbridge State. Among the songs the Bainbridge State chorus performed were “Believe It or Not” and “How Great Is Our God.” Solo performances included “Joyful, Joyful”…

BSC’s commencement will mark 40th Anniversary

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Pemberton remembers his commencement, after 13 years as a BSC student When graduates of the Bainbridge State College Class of 2014 walk across the stage on Saturday, May 10, some of them may recount how many semesters or even years it took them to finish their degrees. For many of the Bainbridge State graduates, studying sometimes had to take a secondary role to work and family obligations. But there is one graduate in the College’s 40-year history when then-College President Edward Mobley stopped the commencement…


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