A ‘Cool’ Bainbridge State College Gathering

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Bainbridge State College students and faculty members gathered Monday, June 10, for a “cool” get-together–an ice cream social at the Student Wellness Center. From the left, Sydney Redding of Blakely, Lafaye Thomas and Shalonda Thigpen, both of Quincy, top off their ice cream treats with nuts, fruit, candy and syrups. A similar gathering was held on Tuesday, June 11, at Bainbridge State’s Blakely Site.

Ketterer named BSC’s dean of Health Sciences & Professional Studies

Photo: Kathy Ketterer

Kathleen Ketterer was recently named dean of Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. Ketterer, who had been serving as interim dean since August 2011, was named dean following a nationwide search. “I am part of a strong BSC leadership team, and I am very excited about the possibilities the future holds for the School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies,” Ketterer said. “There will be many challenges along the way and community participation will be central for our success.” As dean of…

Cagle: BSC’s expansion an opportunity

Photo: Group of legislators with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and BSC President Richard Carvajal

Supporters of Bainbridge State College thanked state leaders, including visiting Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, on May 23 for securing a $3 million expansion of a classroom building and saying the state-supported project is an opportunity and an investment. Lt. Gov. Cagle said it took vision to create Bainbridge State College, and it took investment for it to evolve into a regional economic engine. “We have the opportunity to continue to invest and continue to build something here that is going to make a difference, not just for…

Graduates of Bainbridge State College March into History

Photo: A BSC graduate with his family.

Approximately 375 students of Bainbridge State College (BSC) marched into history Saturday, May 11. It was the 39th graduation ceremony for BSC, but the 2013 graduates are the first class to earn their degrees under the institution’s new name, Bainbridge State College, which was approved by the Board of Regents earlier this year after they granted BSC four-year college status. During the commencement ceremony, BSC President Richard Carvajal told the packed audience at the Student Wellness Center that the first ceremony of Bainbridge Junior College recognized…

BSC Library Awarded Grant to Host ‘Muslim Journeys’ Series

Bainbridge State College’s Library received a $4,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys.” BSC’s library is one of 125 libraries and state humanities councils across the country selected to participate in the project, which seeks to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world….

Bainbridge State College Announces Spring 2013 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 2013 dean’s and the honors lists for Spring Semester, having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending BSC 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 Arlington: Pamela Dent, Deidre Evans, Victor Lavatte and Eric Whatley. Attapulgus: Sheila…

Now’s the Time to Take a Seat

Time is running out for you to take a seat at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center auditorium on the campus of Bainbridge State College (BSC). By purchasing a recognition plaque and naming a seat (or seats) in the Kirbo Center’s 500-seat auditorium, your contribution will demonstrate necessary community support to facilitate receiving  state funds for new construction on BSC campuses. The proceeds are targeted as support funds for a new academic building, which will provide much-needed classroom space and faculty offices that will ultimately…



  BSC is pleased to announce that the Academic Success Center is offering TEAS preparation sessions on the following dates and times: Session 1-May 20, 21, and 22 from 9:00am-1:30pm Session 2-May 28, 29, and 30 from 9:00 am-1:30 pm   To sign up, please call the Academic Success Center at 248-2698 or email at  tutor@bainbridge.edu.

Dr. Moira Gunn at BSC on April 25

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Dr. Moira Gunn will be speaking at the Bainbridge State College Kirbo Regional Center Auditorium on April 25.The lecture will begin at 7 PM and it is free.  Seating is first come first served.  Doors will open at 6PM.  The Kirbo Regional Center is in Bainbridge, GA and may be contacted at 229-243-6428. Former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Moira Gunn is best known as the host of Tech Nation, and BioTech Nation, heard on National Public Radio’s 24-Hour Program stream. In this capacity she…

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