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).

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.


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