BC Adult Education Invites Public to Open House

 The Bainbridge College (BC) Adult Education Department is hosting an Open House on Monday September 10, 2012 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.  The Adult Education building is located in the Shotwell Education Center on Shotwell Street in Bainbridge, near the Bainbridge Mall and Golden Corral.  The public is invited to attend. BC President Dr. Richard Carvajal and BC Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tonya Strickland will present opening remarks at 10 a.m. Following the presentation, all are invited to meet the Adult Education staff…

BC employee Spencer Stewart wins use of a new car


(Bainbridge, Ga.) Bainbridge College (BC) Director of Admissions Spencer Stewart, will be driving a new car for free for the next month, thanks to his perfect work attendance and a unique partnership. Bainbridge College has partnered with Action GM of Bainbridge to reward employees for superior attendance. Stewart has been a Bainbridge College employee for over eight years. Full time employees with perfect attendance at both the college’s Bainbridge main campus and mid-town campus are entered into a monthly random drawing. The winner receives the…

BC Offers FREE Tutoring for Students

BC’s Student Success Center (Tutoring Center) is up and running and students are encouraged to take advantage of this FREE service. Appointments are required so that students receive the best one-on-one attention. Tutoring services are available in many subject areas. Don’t wait until it is too late to get help! Call 248-2698 or stop by the Student Center to make an appointment today!

Adults can start a new chapter in life with a free GED® Practice Test

Available statewide during week of September 10-14, 2012 (Bainbridge, Ga.) –  More than one million adults in Georgia don’t have a high school diploma. And without a high school credential, they’re less likely to get a good-paying job, discover a great career and enjoy a much better life. There’s no better time than now to take the one easy step that can change their lives forever. And it can start with a free GED® practice test. During the week of September 10 through 14, Georgia’s…

BC cosmetology students offer services to public

(Bainbridge, Ga.) – Bainbridge College cosmetology students offer their services to the general public. Beginning September 11, students will begin accepting clients. Clients may enjoy pampering services from September 11 – November 15, 2012. Students offer a variety of services, including hair, nail, skin, braid and chemical. The facility is open  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 9:30 am— 1:00 pm and 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Click here for a full services menu. “We want you to come and get pampered,” said Sara Heady, BC…

BC swears in Spooner as new police chief


James E. Spooner, Jr. made history Thursday August 16 as he was sworn in as the first chief of police of the newly formed Bainbridge College (BC) police department. “Today marks an important point in our continued effort to ensure that Bainbridge College remains a safe and secure environment,” said BC President Richard Carvajal. Wallace Cato, Superior Court Chief Judge of the South Georgia Judicial Circuit, administered the oath of office. In addition to the many BC employees present, Spooner’s parents, Lynette and James Earl…

‘It’s not your FAULT’ – GYSTC Helps Kids Explore


(Bainbridge, Ga.) – Seven fifth and sixth grade students enjoyed an afternoon of fun at the Georgia Youth Science and  Technology Center (GYSTC) on August 16. The center is housed on the Bainbridge College campus. The students took part in the center’s “Fall into Science Fun” after school program, led by Center coordinator, Dr. Paula Chambers. GYSTC has served over 1.8 million Georgia students, teachers and parents with hands-on, experiential learning programs in Math & Science The center’s goal is to make science, practical, real and fun….

Bainbridge College announces summer academic honors

(Bainbridge, Ga.) –  Bainbridge College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tonya Strickland announced the following students who earned academic distinction for the 2012 Summer Semester by having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher. Students attending BC full time (12 or more hours) are named to the Dean’s List, and students taking at least seven and up to 11 semester hours are named to the Honors List. They are listed here alphabetically by their cities. Dean’s List Albany: Giovanna Mimbs. Arlington: Angelica…

Bainbridge College Receives Funding Increase Designed To Strengthen College Completion

(Bainbridge, Ga.) Georgia’s fiscal year 2013 budget, which was recently passed by the General Assembly, includes over $1 million of new funding for Bainbridge College designed to help increase college completion rates. The funds are part of a total of $72.5 million being allocated to all 35 University System of Georgia institutions to support efforts to better serve students and increase college completion rates. “This new funding from the state will play a huge role in allowing us to provide the quality instruction and support…

Bainbridge College to Serve Four Counties through Adult Education Grant

(Bainbridge, Ga.) Bainbridge College was recently awarded a grant to become the provider of Adult Education services in four southwest Georgia counties. The college will soon provide adult education services, such as GED prep, in Decatur, Early, Miller, and Seminole counties. The state and federally funded grant is administered through the Adult Education office of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). The programs were previously part of the Decatur County School System. “We are excited to be able to provide these services to members…

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