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…

National Report Ranks Bainbridge College #8 for Lowest Net Price

(Bainbridge, Ga.) Bainbridge College (BC) ranks number eight in the nation for lowest net price of public, two-year colleges, according to an update this week by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE). BC is one of only two Georgia institutions of higher education named to the Department of Education’s Top 100 List of like institutions. The Department’s College Affordability and Transparency Center highlights U.S. institutions with the lowest and highest tuition and net price. BC’s positive national standing attests to the hard work that college…

Study Examines Certificates’ ‘Bang for the Buck’

(Bainbridge, Ga.) Technical certificates now make up 22 percent of postsecondary education awards in the U.S., a new study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows.  The study examined the role of certificates in the American workforce, especially how they compare with traditional higher education. Bainbridge College (BC) currently offers 45 different technical certificate and diploma programs, most able to be completed in less than one year. “Professional certificates are often a cost-effective way for students to achieve their goal of…

AEMT Students Graduate from Bainbridge College Program

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(Bainbridge, Ga.) – Bainbridge College (BC) students who completed the Advanced Emergency Medical Technology (AEMT) Program were honored in a ceremony Aug. 2 at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the college’s main campus. AEMT graduates were Bainbridge residents Tyler Pollock and Chris Timmons; Climax resident Kimberly Williams; Colquitt resident Alexandria Langley; and Donalsonville residents Steven Harrell, Melissa Hester, and Julia Kimmins.   Bainbridge College Dean of the School of Health Sciences & Professional Studies Dr. Adria Belk welcomed the audience to the ceremony….

Pinning Ceremony Honors BC’s Medical Assisting Graduates

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(Bainbridge, Ga.) – A traditional pinning ceremony honored Bainbridge College (BC) students who completed BC’s Medical Assisting (MA) Program in the Division of Health Sciences. MA students from both the main campus and the Early County Center in Blakely were honored in the Aug. 2 ceremony at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the college campus in Bainbridge. 2012 Medical Assisting graduates include BC Blakely site students: Iola Brown, Camilla, Ga.; Deborah Collins, Donalsonville, Ga.; Kesha Cox, Fort Gaines, Ga.; Tamiko General, Cuthbert, Ga.;…

15 receive pins in Bainbridge College nursing ceremony

LPN Graduates Spring 2012

(Bainbridge, Ga.) – Bainbridge College (BC) Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program students from both the main campus and the BC Early County Center received pins August 3, 2012, in a traditional ceremony at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the Bainbridge campus. Honorees are listed alphabetically by their cities. They include: Diana Scott of Attapulgus, Ga.; Tosha Backey, Renita Dumas, and Leslie Lang of Bainbridge, Ga.; Carmen Epps, Amanda Fortner, Cassie Thornton, Adrian Wade, and Shandrae Wimberly of Blakely, Ga.; Khadiga Anderson, Nicki Bradshaw,…

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BC contributes $77 million to southwest Georgia economy

For immediate release July 10, 2012 Bainbridge College contributes $77 million to southwest Georgia economy University System: $13.2 billion impact (Bainbridge, Ga.) Bainbridge College (BC) annually makes a positive economic impact on its southwest Georgia service region. That impact was valued at almost $77 million by an annual study for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, which ran July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. The college’s impact included an employment impact of 1,014 full-time and part-time jobs: 205 on-campus and 809 off-campus jobs that exist because…


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