Gallery Reception – October 4

Please join us on Thursday, October 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for the receptions of Autumn Payne: The Introspection of the Self in the Jeanne Rauch Gallery and Grissel Trejo: AFA Exhibit in the Beam Gallery on the Dallas Campus of Gaston College.  All receptions are free and open to the community, with light…

$972,598 Awarded to Gaston College for STEM Student Support

The National Science Foundation (NSF) notified Gaston College yesterday of a grant award in the amount of $972,598 for the project titled:  SPARC3 Initiative: Alleviating Transfer Shock in Community College STEM Students. The project is an expansion and scale-up of the SPARC3 program at Gaston College that has resulted in improved academic scores and associate…

2018 Regional Faculty Member for the Southern Region by the Association of Community College Trustees

Ashley Hagler, SPARC Director, Director of Undergraduate Research, and Biology Instructor at Gaston College, has been recognized by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) as the winner of the 2018 Regional Faculty Member Award for the Southern Region. ACCT is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit educational organization that promotes advocacy of the nation’s community college…

Glenn Foundation Awards Grant to Benefit Student Advising Initiative

The Gaston College Foundation, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $5,000 grant from The Carrie E. and Lena V. Glenn Foundation.     Grant funds will support an enhanced student experience through the implementation of the Aviso Retention Program. The Program will allow the College to utilize technology-based advising/coaching, targeted support services, and predictive…

Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Assist Veterans

Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Assist Veterans

The Gaston College Foundation, Inc. today announced a $12,500 grant from Wells Fargo.  Grant funds will be used to engage veterans in workforce development programs through ongoing orientation and advising programs. Additionally, the grant will support veteran services through information fairs for veterans as well as professional development for faculty and staff on best practices…

Community + Running = Student Success

The Gaston College Foundation has been a proud participant in the Community Foundation of Gaston County’s annual 5k for many years.  Proceeds from the run, which celebrated its 16th year this past April, benefit over 100 community organizations throughout Gaston County.  Nearly $20 million has been raised for our community since the run’s inception.  Among…

Support WSGE

Did you know that WSGE 91.7 is a part of the Gaston College Foundation?  As a service of the College, all of the station’s charitable giving is managed by the Foundation.  Although their spring fund drive has officially come to an end, it’s never too late for you to make a gift in support of…

Celebrating 50 Years of Investments

“A Challenge to the People of Gaston County” . . . was the call to action presented by the Gaston College board of trustees in the winter of 1968 when the College launched its first official fundraising drive to raise capital for new building additions to the Dallas campus of the then three-year-old institution.  Chaired…