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…

Ketterer named BSC’s dean of Health Sciences & Professional Studies

Photo: Kathy Ketterer

Kathleen Ketterer was recently named dean of Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. Ketterer, who had been serving as interim dean since August 2011, was named dean following a nationwide search. “I am part of a strong BSC leadership team, and I am very excited about the possibilities the future holds for the School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies,” Ketterer said. “There will be many challenges along the way and community participation will be central for our success.” As dean of…

Cagle: BSC’s expansion an opportunity

Photo: Group of legislators with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and BSC President Richard Carvajal

Supporters of Bainbridge State College thanked state leaders, including visiting Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, on May 23 for securing a $3 million expansion of a classroom building and saying the state-supported project is an opportunity and an investment. Lt. Gov. Cagle said it took vision to create Bainbridge State College, and it took investment for it to evolve into a regional economic engine. “We have the opportunity to continue to invest and continue to build something here that is going to make a difference, not just for…

Graduates of Bainbridge State College March into History

Photo: A BSC graduate with his family.

Approximately 375 students of Bainbridge State College (BSC) marched into history Saturday, May 11. It was the 39th graduation ceremony for BSC, but the 2013 graduates are the first class to earn their degrees under the institution’s new name, Bainbridge State College, which was approved by the Board of Regents earlier this year after they granted BSC four-year college status. During the commencement ceremony, BSC President Richard Carvajal told the packed audience at the Student Wellness Center that the first ceremony of Bainbridge Junior College recognized…


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