Students in non-traditional career training “go for it” and pursue goals

At left, BSC Industrial Maintenance student, Kristen Darley prepares to begin welding. Shown right, BSC Nursing student, Del Salter, demonstrates how to properly check a heartbeat with the stethoscope.

Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies offers non-traditional career training, which proves to be beneficial to the student with mentors to support their goals. A non-traditional career is known as one where less than 25 percent of the workforce is of the gender. Recently, students in non-traditional career training programs received supplies from the Technical College System of Georgia. Two pair of welding gloves for females in the Industrial Maintenance program and two stethoscopes for males in the Nursing Program were…

Officer Harrell wins use of car

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During Bainbridge State College’s Tutoring Center open house on Wednesday Oct. 1, BSC Officer Beau Harrell was announced as the winner of the use of a car from Action GM for a month due to his six-month streak of perfect attendance. Regular, full-time Bainbridge State employees with perfect work attendance are eligible to earn the use of a vehicle donated by Action GM.  

Study Abroad in China

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Join us on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the Science Lab (room 255) for an information session about the Study Abroad program to China in May 2015!

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…

Student Life Events

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Don’t miss out on all of the fun Student Life Events planned this semester!

Georgia Power presents BSC with rebate check for energy efficiency

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Georgia Power is helping Bainbridge State College save money and energy with the company’s Commercial Energy Efficient Program. On Monday, August 25, Georgia Power presented the college with a rebate check for $3,293 for making energy efficiency improvements, which include replacing 37 lights with more efficient LED fixtures. The upgrades will result in an average savings of $4,800 for the college. “Our customers look to Georgia Power for energy savings advice,” said Blake Flowers, Georgia Power’s Key Account Manager. “Georgia Power is in the business…

‘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…

Scotland Study Abroad Program

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Interested in going to Scotland to study abroad in May 2015?  An information session will be held today in SWC (room 961) by Dr. Dave Nelson, BSC’s Study Abroad Coordinator.  In addition to Scotland, other programs include China and Costa Rico.  Information sessions for those programs will be held at a later date.  Lots of opportunities for BSC students this year!!

BSC is Tobacco and Smoke-Free as of Sept. 1

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By Sept. 1, Bainbridge State College will take up its ash trays and become a tobacco-free campus in accordance with the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy passed by the Board of Regents in March of this year. The policy bans all forms of tobacco on all universities and colleges in the University System of Georgia (USG), which include cigarettes, cigars, pipes, all forms of smokeless tobacco, clove cigarettes and any smoking device, such as hookahs and electronic cigarettes. All employees, students, contractors, subcontractors and visitors…

WELCOME BACK!

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Welcome all new and returning students!  Join us for our WELCOME BACK BASH on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 11 – 3 at the Student Wellness Center.  Don’t miss the FOOD, FUN and PRIZES!  (Early County’s WBB is Tuesday, Aug 26 from 10 – 2).


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