Where BSC really does run in the family

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Bainbridge State College runs in the family. Dr. Jim Young was a charter faculty member of the College, and his daughter, Dr. Jenny Harper is a current science professor at Bainbridge State. She will be a “charter faculty member” when the College begins to offer four-year degrees. From the left, front, are Bay, Dr. Young, Dr. Harper, Charlee and Coby-James; standing, Marion Young, Shelby and Ridge Harper, who is holding Sembler. For two faculty members, Bainbridge State College truly does run in the family. Dr….

Club hopes Christmas Gala becomes annual get-together

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Bainbridge State College Chi Alpha club members hope an idea for a service project will become an annual event with the ultimate goal of bringing College students and their families closer together. On Dec. 7, the three members of the Christian club – Jonathan Davis of Donalsonville, and Sequoria Jones and Michael Evans, both from Bainbridge – organized the Christmas Gala at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center where more than 22 children receiving gifts from Santa Claus. “It was really a nice thing because…

Bainbridge State College Announces Fall 2013 Dean’s & Honors Lists

Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic Affairs Tonya Strickland has announced the students who earned the distinction of being named to the 2013 dean’s and the honors lists for Fall Semester, having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending Bainbridge State full time for dean’s list and taking at least seven and up to 11 semester hours for honors list. (Students are listed alphabetically by their city). DEAN’S LIST Columbia, Ala. — David Williams. Arlington, Ga. — Deidre Evans and…

Middle-schoolers’ BSC visit is an eye-opener

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Not every day can you offer middle-school students an eye-opening experience, but Nancy Trujillo says that is exactly what happened the day she brought her migrant education program students onto the campus of Bainbridge State College. Bainbridge State recruiters recently gave students in the Decatur County program a tour of the main campus with the hopes those middle-schoolers will open their eyes to the possibilities of pursuing higher education instead of a more prevalent possibility of dropping out of high school. “Some were like, ‘Wow,…

Hubbard is BSC’s GOAL nominee

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Bainbridge State College GOAL and Rick Perkins nominees are, from the left, front, Shellon A. Anderson of Whigham, Instructor Beverly Pollock, Jacquelyn D. Wood of Colquitt and Associate Professor Renee Spence; back row, Instructor Owen Elkins, Wayne Black and Michael Raley, both of Bainbridge, Assistant Professor Claude Bell, Nathan Hubbard of Blakely, Associate Professor Tatyana Pashnyak, Associate Professor Barry Reynolds and Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies Kathleen Ketterer. Not pictured are Associate Professor Valley Rogers, and Assistant Professors Sheila McLendon…

McNair wins use of Chevrolet Impala

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  During Bainbridge State College’s annual Christmas luncheon, April McNair, administrative assistant for the College’s Public Safety Department, earned the use of a 2014 Chevrolet Impala for a month because of her perfect attendance. From the left, are Action GM sales consultant Phil Jones, Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal, McNair, Action GM Executive Manager Randy Soden and Action GM sales consultant Quinton Horne. April McNair, the administrative assistant for Bainbridge State College’s Public Safety Department, earned the use of a 2014 Chevrolet Impala for a…

BSC cosmetology students are realizing their talents – and passions

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Whether experimenting with hair color or realizing their flair for doing facials or nails, several Bainbridge State College students enrolled in its cosmetology program are discovering where their aptitudes are, and more importantly, where their passions are. Kayla Jade Dodson of Bainbridge said she has always loved experimenting with hairstyles and makeup, but initially listened to others who advised her that going into other professions would bring her more money. But none of those other professions could fulfill her happiness like cosmetology. “It’s something I…

AT&T makes generous donation to BSC Foundation

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AT&T recently made a generous donation to Bainbridge State College’s Foundation, saying the funds are an important investment for the future of southwest Georgia. AT&T Regional Director of External Affairs Courtney Brinson said the donation will help worthy students complete their education. “I look at it as an investment,” Brinson said. “The best investments allow someone to pick themselves up. You never know how a little help can make a difference in someone’s life.” Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal thanked Brinson and told him he…


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