Gadsden State’s Health Sciences Department to host blood drive 

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Gadsden State Community College’s Cardinal Room in Beck Field House.  Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting The sponsor code is GSCC.   The American Red Cross is currently facing a severe blood shortage. New blood donors are needed every day so blood can be available for patients during this critical time.  Blood donations are currently being distributed faster than they are coming in.   Donations of all types are accepted.  Community members, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to donate blood or platelets. 


GSCC tech students help spread the warmth with annual drive

Community supporters, faculty, staff and students of Gadsden State Community College are encouraged to support area shelters and mission centers by donating new or mildly-used coats, jackets and hoodies for children and adults.   The annual drive, sponsored by the Electrical Technology Department, has collected over 3,500 coats and jackets to date to help those in need in the community. This year’s drive will continue through Jan. 15.  Items may be dropped off at the East Broad Campus’ Electrical Technology Dept. building with Deb Reynolds, Bevill Center Office #149 with Angela Ross or Barnes & Noble bookstores on the Ayers and East Broad campuses.  For more information, contact or call 256-549-8631/8643.


Gadsden State scholarships available

Gadsden State’s Division of Fine Arts has music scholarships available for the spring semester. Female and male vocal positions are available with the Show Band and GSCC Singers.  Instrumental positions for saxophone, trombone, trumpet and guitar may also be available with the Show Band. Interested students can set up an audition for the Show Band by contacting Dr. Matt Leder at or call 256-549-8394.  To set up an audition for the GSCC Singers, contact J.T. Harrell at or call 256-549-8391. Audition candidates must be an Alabama resident.


Spring Semester 2019 registration continues at Gadsden State 

Priority online registration at Gadsden State Community College for spring semester continues through Jan. 11 with classes beginning Jan. 9 for full spring semester and spring mini I term.  Visit and click on the link to “myGadsdenState” at the top of the page to begin the registration process or click “APPLY NOW” to be admitted. For more information, call 256-549-8259/8210 or email

Dec 24 – Jan 2           Christmas Holidays:  College closed Dec. 24 – Jan. 2 for State Holiday


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