Fifteen BSC Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Program

From left to right: Quinton Horne, Action GM Sales Consultant; GOAL nominees, Lori Geller, Amber Felver, Robert Sheffield, III., Kimberly Tomlinson, Shiela Parham, Barry Smith, Dantavious Campbell; and Drew Godwin, Action GM Sales Consultant stand beside a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, the GOAL Program grand prize. Other nominees (not pictured): Sarah Dollar, Amber Williams, Audrey Webster, Loretta Wesley, Amber Salter-Baulkman, Becky Starks, Wayne Black, and Brittany Miller.

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the 2015 GOAL Program nominees who were nominated by their instructors based on student academic achievement and personal leadership. The GOAL Program officially kicks off during the fall semester throughout the state of Georgia. The program is more than just an awards banquet. It is an event where Georgia’s business, government and industry leaders join technical colleges to celebrate technical education’s vital impact on Georgia’s workforce, prosperity and future. Sheila McLendon, BSC’s GOAL Coordinator and Instructor of Mathematics…

Harrell receives BSC “One Matters” Retention Star Reward


Katie Harrell, BSC Student Success and Retention Advisor, was named the “One Matters” Retention Star Reward recipient. The “One Matters” campaign was introduced to the staff and faculty during this year’s convocation led by BSC President, Dr. Richard Carvajal and his cabinet. The qualities of a “One Matters” candidate are defined as someone who personally reaches out to a student and goes the extra mile to make a direct and measurable impact for success in his or her educational goals Harrell was nominated by her…

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


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!

BSC Student Government Officers create scholarship for students


Bainbridge State College Student Government Association officers have developed a scholarship based on leadership, which they have raised funds for its endowment with the help of local businesses. The SGA Scholarship is awarded once a year to a student who exemplifies leadership, an active campus life and maintains a 3.0 GPA. Alea Simmons, SGA President, said, “This scholarship is very encouraging to us. We not only want to represent the students, but give back to them. We see how much this scholarship will help with…

Mythbuster’s Kari Byron coming to BSC!


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


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


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


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…

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