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GCSC HOSTS JUMPSTART EVENT

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Want to get a Jumpstart on your college career? GCSC is hosting a free event for prospective students interested in enrolling for the Spring 2017 semester on Thursday, December 15 from 5-7 p.m. in the Advanced Technology Center. Read more about Jumpstart...

GCSC's Culinary School Ranked Third Best in Florida

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GCSC's Culinary program has ranked third in the state of Florida by Best Choice Schools in the "Top 10 Best Culinary Schools in Florida 2016-2017" report. Read more about the ranking and Culinary program...

The Visual & Performing Arts Division Presents Festive Holiday Concert

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GCSC's VPA Division is excited to present the annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 4 at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the spirit of the season at this free event! Read more about the Holiday Concert...

GCSC HOSTS FREE APPLICATION WEEK FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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GCSC is hosting a Free Application Week November 28 - December 2 for high school students planning to attend Gulf Coast. Throughout the week, students can meet with their GCSC Academic Transition Advisor, or "Navigator," to submit their college application free of charge. Read more about Free Application Week...

GCSC STUDENTS TEST INNOVATIVE HEALTHCARE PRODUCT

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GCSC nursing students were chosen to be a part of the elite testing group for a new, innovative product that enhances the training of nurses, paramedics and other clinical specialists. Read more about the beta testing...

GCSC FOUNDATION HOLDS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SEMINAR

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The GCSC Foundation is holding a free Scholarship Application Seminar on Tuesday, November 15 in the Language & Literature Building, Sarzin Lecture Hall, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The seminar is for current and prospective students planning to attend GCSC during the 2017-18 school year. It will provide information regarding steps to apply, deadlines and tips on essay writing. Read more about the Free Application Seminar...

GCSC TO HOST VETERANS APPRECIATION WEEK

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GCSC will be hosting Veterans Appreciation Week  November 7-11. As a way to say thank you, we will be celebrating all of the men and women currently serving in the military, too. Departments throughout the college will be hosting events during the week to show support for our veterans. Read more about Veteran's Appreciation Week...

GCSC TO HOST HOT TOPIC DELIBERATIVE FORUMS

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GCSC is hosting two deliberative forums on important hot button issues including medical marijuana and healthcare. They will feature specially trained GCSC student moderators and are designed to educate participants about key issues. Read more about the forums...

GCSC RANKED TOP 25 COLLEGES IN FLORIDA

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GCSC has been ranked 23rd out of the 112 accredited colleges and universities in Florida, according to Online Colleges "Top Colleges 2016" report. The list is based on a variety of factors including affordability, student services and the availability of online programs. Read more about the ranking...

GCSC PRESENTS THE CLASSIC COMEDY "TARTUFFE"

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The Visual & Performing Arts Division is excited to present Moliere's "Tartuffe," a classic comedy about a fraud and pious impostor. Read more about Tartuffe...

GCSC hosts "Veterans Small Business Roundup"

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Veterans Small Business Roundup is for aspiring military veterans looking to start a business of their own and will take place November 4, from 3-5 PM in the Advanced Technology Center. Representative Jay Trumbull, Jr. is the keynote speaker along with a panel of local veteran entrepreneurs who will share their experiences as they transitioned from the military into entrepreneurial businesses. Read more about the event...

GCSC's CYBERSECURITY TEAM WINS 2ND PLACE IN COLLEGIATE COMPETITION

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Corps Tigris (also known as the "Tiger Team,") Gulf Coast's student cybersecurity team, netted second place in its first ever cybersecurity and network defense competition. The Tigers earned second place at the inaugural collegiate competition at the annual ITEN Wired Conference in Pensacola, Florida on October 13. Read more about the competition...

GCSC presents "The Right to Decide" exhibition

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The Visual & Performing Arts Division is excited to present "The Right to Decide," an international poster exhibit on October 28 - November 23. The exhibit features posters by 62 artists from 25 countries, including some of the most respected poster artists in the world. Read more about the exhibit...

GCSC TO HOST College Goal Sunday

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GCSC's Financial Aid Office will be hosting a free FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) completion event on Sunday, October 23, from 11AM-2PM. Read more about College Goal Sunday...

GCSC TO HOST "Finish what you started. You're Almost There!"

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GCSC is hosting "Finish what you started. You're Almost there!," and event specifically for former GCSC students who have completed 30 or more college credits but have not finished their degree program. The event will be held on Thursday, October 27, from 6-8 PM in the Advanced Technology Center. Read more about Finish What You Started...

GCSC to host LGBTQ Film Festival

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GCSC is hosting Bay County's first LGBTQ Film Festival called "Bridging Communities Through Film" on October 21-22. The two-day event will feature LGBTQ-related documentaries, film shorts and feature-length films. Read more about the festival...


GCSC to host "Meet the Candidates"

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 The Civic Engagement Task Force is hosting "Meet the Candidates" event on Thursday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the McSpadden Student Union East. Students and members of the community can meet and talk to candidates in this year's elections. Read more about Meet the Candidates...

 VPA presents the Ninth Annual Cup Show: Form and Function

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 GCSC's VPA presents the Ninth Annual Cup Show: Form and Function that will run Oct. 3-21 with an opening reception Oct. 7, 5-7 PM. THe show surveys a wide variety of approaches to contemporary ceramics through the lens of the most intimate and accessible vessel, the cup. Read more about the Cup Show...

 GCSC presents "The Amelia Center Honors"

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GCSC's Amelia Center Honors will honor recent retiree Rusty Garner, former Professor of Music, to celebrate his career and contributions to the College and the community on Saturday, October 8 in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts. Read more about the Amelia Center Honors...

 GCSC Hosts Statewide Civic Engagement Conference

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The Student Government Association (SGA) at Gulf Coast State College is hosting a Civic Learning Engagement and Responsibility (CLEAR) Conference for GCSC students and other colleges and high school students from across the state. Read more about the CLEAR Conference...

 GCSC Hosts Educator Preparation Institute Community Forum

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GCSC's Educator Preparation Institute is hosting a community forum on Tuesday, September, 13 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for those with a four-year degree interested in gaining certification to teach in the K-12 system in the state of Florida. Read more about the forum...

  Gulf Coast Hosts Annual College Night

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Are you looking to transfer to a university, start school for the first time or thinking about coming back? Come out to GCSC's annual College Night on Thursday, September 15, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. to meet with representatives from Gulf Coast and other colleges and universities. Read more about College Night...

GCSC Presents "An Evening of Magic with Matthew Holtzclaw"

An evening of magic with Matthew Holtzclaw
Join us for a fun night of magic, mystery and illusions! Matthew Holtzclaw, GCSC Alumnus and well-known NYC magician will hold performances on August 26 & 27 in the Amelia Center Theatre Lab at 7:30 p.m. Read more about the show...

 Unmanned Vehicle Systems program earns accreditation

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GCSC has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer an Associate in Science in Unmanned Vehicle Systems. GCSC, in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,  developed the new AS degree program, received approval from the FLDOE and became the first state college in Florida to offer the degree. Read more about the accreditation and program... 

Out-of-state tuition waived for all active duty military

 
GCSC has always been a military-friendly college. Thanks to the new Florida law HB 799, GCSC is now more accessible than ever to those who serve, regardless of where they are from or where they’re deployed. Read more about the new law...

We're launching into Unmanned Vehicles

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Jobs using Unmanned Vehicle Systems are estimated to increase by 19,000 within the next decade. GCSC is entering the industry early by partnering with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to develop and implement a new Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) Associate in Science programRead more about the program...

GCSC Fall 2016 Registration in Progress

GCSC Fall 2016 Registration
Have you registered for Fall 2016? If not, there is still time! We are currently registering students for Fall 2016 classes. You can enroll in-person throughout the summer Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or online 24/7 at www.gulfcoast.edu/admissions. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at (850) 769-1551, ext. 3892. Read more about fall registration...

 GCSC and CMT are partnering to host "Empowering Education"

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GCSC and CMT are partnering together for CMT's Empowering Education Initiative to inspire viewers to further their education. We will be hosting up-and-coming artist Courtney Cole, who recently opened for Miranda Lambert on the 2015 'Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour', and had a recent single hit #1 on Taste of Country's Top 10 Countdown. Read more about the concert...
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