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!!

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).

Harrison wins use of Chevrolet Equinox

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During Bainbridge State College’s August Convocation, Dawn Harrison, Administrative Assistant for Health Sciences and Professional Studies, earned the use of a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox for a month because of her perfect attendance.  From the left are Action GM sales consultant Drew Godwin, Harrison, Action GM sales consultant Quinton Horne, and BSC President Dr. Richard Carvajal.  Regular, full-time Bainbridge State employees with perfect work attendance are eligible to earn the use of a vehicle for a month donated by Action GM.

BSC to host Canola Institute

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Bainbridge State College, in partnership with the Development Authority of Bainbridge and Decatur County, will host a Canola Institute on Friday, August 8, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. This half-day workshop is designed to inform and discuss the demand and marketing opportunities of canola and canola oil.  New and veteran canola producers, along with agriculture industry members, are encouraged to attend and join the conversations regarding the benefits of growing canola. According to the U.S. Canola…

Johnson wins use of Buick Verano

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During Bainbridge State College’s July Tiki Social Student Life event, Roger Johnson, BSC’s receiving clerk, earned the use of a 2014 Buick Verano for a month because of his perfect attendance.  From the left are Action GM sales consultants Drew Godwin and Quinton Horne, Johnson, and BSC Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Rodney Carr.  Regular, full-time Bainbridge State employees with perfect work attendance are eligible to earn the use of a vehicle for a month donated by Action GM.

Truck Driving Scholarship established to honor late husband

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Donald Alexander loved being a truck driver.  A native of Decatur County, he earned his Commercial Driving License (CDL) from the Alabama Driving Academy in 1999 and immediately went to work for several successful trucking companies, eventually working his way to lead driver for Simpson Nursery in Monticello, Florida. Simpson Nursery relied on Alexander to train and mentor new drivers.  “The drivers depended on his vast trucking knowledge and experience to assist them with their trucking issues” according to his wife, Elisa.  “He took his…

Killingsworth wins use of Buick Verano

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During Bainbridge State College’s June Ice Cream Social Student Life event, Alan Killingsworth, an admissions recruiter, earned the use of a 2014 Buick Verano for a month because of his perfect attendance.  From the left are BSC President Richard Carvajal, Action GM sales consultants Phil Jones and Quinton Horne, and Killingsworth.  Regular, full-time Bainbridge State employees with perfect work attendance are eligible to earn the use of a vehicle for a month donated by Action GM.

Need help with COMPASS? Try QuickStart!

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QuickStart! is a FREE three week  intensive summer workshop that will prepare new students who are right on the verge of passing the Math portion of the COMPASS entrance exam for success. The workshop will also include the First Year Experience freshman orientation course. The workshops will be held July 7 to July 24 from 9am to 3pm. Students will sign a contract committing to the attendance and work ethic required to complete the program. At the end of the workshops, students will be able…


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