Killingsworth wins use of Buick Verano


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.

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41 BSC Associate Degree in Nursing students graduate

Photo of ADN graduates recite the Nightingale Pledge.

Forty-one Bainbridge State College students earned their Associate Degree in Nursing on May 10, with some ending the traditional pinning ceremony’s recessional dancing to the popular hit song, “Happy.” As student speaker Kevin Dew said, “This is the moment that we have been preparing for since we gained admittance into this program. We’ve made it. Please don’t be saddened by any tears shed today, I assure you that they are tears of joy for the ending of this journey and the beginning of a new…

Spence’s tenure marks several milestones

Photo with Renee Spence

When Bainbridge State College Early County Center’s Renee Spence earned tenure recently, it was not only a milestone for her, but for the entire presence of higher education in Early County. Spence, an associate professor of Administrative Office Technology, became the first faculty member to have earned tenure both through Bainbridge State College and through the former Albany Technical College. “This is truly a very, very special and historical day in the life of this institution,” said Dr. Richard Carvajal, president of Bainbridge State College,…

College’s accomplishments enumerated during employee fish fry

Two photos of faculty and staff award winners.

Bainbridge State College Assistant Professor of Mathematics Elwanda Coston and Assistant Professor of Reading Tammy Hinson earned the Meritorious Staff Awards for outstanding service to the College’s students. With them is Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal. Two faculty and two staff members of Bainbridge State College were recognized during the College’s annual employee fish fry, which was held on May 7. BSC Student Services Program Coordinator Joy Burrell and Financial Aid Director Helen Catt earned the Meritorious Staff Awards, and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Elwanda…

BSC’s Honors Night showcases College’s best and brightest

Scholarship recipients

From honoring a student who saved a life, and now tries to save souls, to students who were honored for exceptional academics despite huge obstacles and challenges, to a long procession of students walking up to the stage to receive almost $30,000 in scholarships, the annual Honors Night program showcased the best and brightest of Bainbridge State College. Almost $30,000 worth of scholarships were given to 42 deserving students, with some received more than one scholarship. At the end of the program, Bainbridge State President…

12 BSC LPN graduates pinned in Blakely

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    While their own words of gratitude were read while each received a pin, 12 Bainbridge State College Licensed Practical Nursing students were honored at the Early County Center on May 5 during the Spring 2014 ceremony. Each graduate wrote out a personal statement, which most of the statements expressed gratitude to family and friends for their support. Those statements were then read by Early County Center Dean Joann Simpson while Assistant Professor Patricia Browers or Instructor Heather Smith pinned the graduates. “I want…

40th BSC Commencement highlights anniversary, margins

Graduates turning their tassels Bainbridge State College honored more than 200 graduates who participated in the College’s 40th commencement on Saturday, May 10, as well as honored those who helped paved their way more than 40 years ago. Founding President Edward Mobley, and charter faculty and staff members Drs. David Hay, Ray Chambers and Jim Young, and the late Drs. Bob Lane and Fred Henderson were recognized during the commencement. Also recognized was one of the first two graduates of the institution, Tuffy Nussbaum, who along with Terry…

Course Evaluations Now Open

Spring 2014 CES announcement

Course evaluations for Spring 2014 courses are now open.  You may access them at You will need your BCID and current PIN to login.  Evaluations close at midnight the evening before finals begin.

Ceremony held for 24 GED graduates

Photo of the 24 GED gradates.

For Christian Green, walking across the stage Tuesday, June 4,  to receive his GED diploma was not the completion of his high school career, but the beginning of good things to come. “Bad things stopped happening to me, and good things started happening to me. Like this. It took me three months at most to get my GED. I was praying and praying that I would get it, and I got it,” said the 17-year-old Bainbridge resident. “I’m going to make something of myself. Show…

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