Category Archives: Bainbridge State College

Bainbridge State College Announces Deans and Honors Lists for Spring Semester

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2017 BSC announces deans and honors lists for spring semester Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs, Dr. Rodney Carr, is pleased to announce the students who earned the distinction of being named to the  Deans’ and Honors’ Lists for Spring Semester 2017. These students have earned a 3.5 (B+)… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Graduates 20 from GED Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2017 BSC Adult Education graduates 20 from GED program Bainbridge State College Adult Education is pleased to announce the graduation of 20 students from the GED Program. On Thursday, May 18, Bainbridge State College honored the graduates with a graduation ceremony that was held at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Nanette McIntoch,… Read More »

Perkins Named Bainbridge State Outstanding Graduate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2017 Perkins named BSC Outstanding Graduate Bainbridge State College is pleased to name April Perkins of Whigham as its 2017 Outstanding Graduate.  April Perkins is a 2009 graduate of Cairo High School. She was awarded an Associate of Arts in Business Administration with honors from Bainbridge State in December of 2014. Perkins returned… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Faculty Receive Tenure, Promotions

PRESS RELEASE May 9, 2017 Faculty receive tenure and promotions at BSC   Bainbridge State College was pleased to honor two faculty members on Thursday, May 4, 2017, with a reception held at the Student Wellness Center, for receiving tenure. Faculty receiving tenure were Dr. Steven Hougland, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; and David Sarrette, Associate Professor of… Read More »

Bainbridge State College to Graduate 180 Students Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2017 Bainbridge State to graduate 180 students on Saturday The Bainbridge State College Student Wellness Center Gym will be filled with supporting faculty, staff, friends and families of the 180 students graduating on Saturday. Commencement exercises will begin at 10 a.m., with the Tallahassee Pipe Band leading the way for the class of… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Eliminates 18 Positions, Announces Budget Decrease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2017   Bainbridge State College Announces Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Decrease   BAINBRIDGE, GA –  Today, Dr. Stuart Rayfield, interim president of Bainbridge State College (BSC), announced plans to reduce operating expenses for fiscal year 2018 as a result of several years of budget shortfalls. Budget shortfalls at BSC are the results of… Read More »

Bainbridge State College campus closed Monday afternoon due to weather

Bainbridge State College announced it was closing its campus as of 1 p.m. on Monday, April 3, due to the threat of severe weather. The college posted the following message on its website: In an abundance of caution, we will close campus today at 1:00 pm. As noted by the BSC Campus Police, we are expecting severe weather… Read More »

NEWS: GBI still searching for missing teacher, details on Bainbridge State College/ABAC merger & Georgia congressman’s life threatened

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 3rd, 2017: QUINCY, FL (WCTV) – Authorities investigating cemetery vandalism in Quincy FITZGERALD, GA (Valdosta Today) – GBI still searching for missing teacher in Ben Hill County MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie city leaders kickoff million-dollar streetscape project ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Fatal crashes in Southwest Georgia in… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Police searching for potential suspects in theft (ID’d 2/22/17)

Update 2/22/17 6:35 a.m.: According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified. Bainbridge State College Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspects in these pictures. They are wanted for questioning about a theft that occurred at Bainbridge State College on February 14th. The vehicle is believed to be a silver Pontiac… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Hosting Town Hall Meeting on Consolidation

Bainbridge State College is holding a town hall meeting for the public to submit questions about the upcoming consolidation of Bainbridge State and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. On Monday, January 23, Bainbridge State will open the doors to the Charles H Kirbo Regional Center at 3:30 p.m. for a question and answer period hosted by Interim President Dr.… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Board of Regents Consolidates Bainbridge State College and ABAC

PRESS RELEASE Atlanta — January 11, 2017 Today, the Board of Regents approved Chancellor Steve Wrigley’s recommendation for two consolidations within the University System of Georgia: Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University, and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) and Bainbridge State College. The two new institutions, respectively, will be named Georgia Southern University, to be led by… Read More »

Chancellor Recommends Consolidation of ABAC and Bainbridge State

In a press release Friday, the Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of Georgia announced the recommendation to consolidate Bainbridge State College and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Although an official vote will not take place until next week, leaders are making preparations in the event of a merger. In an email from Bainbridge State College… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Graduates 22 Adult Education Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2016 Adult Education graduates 22 students, enrollment continues to increase Photo: (Front row from left to right) Shyann McCoy of Bainbridge, Katie Pickle of Jakin, Megan Howell of Brinson, Mylesha Johnson of Bainbridge, Abigail Martinez Blakely, Jalyn Reynolds of Donalsonville, Morgan Hill of Donalsonville; (Back row from left to right) Hayden Tucker Shadrix… Read More »


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2016 DECATUR COUNTY PRISON GRADUATES FIRST GED RECIPIENTS Prison is not a place of hope for many, but in Decatur County, hope is just the ticket that was received by two lucky inmates. Decatur County Prison celebrated the graduation of its first class of Adult Education graduates on Friday, August 12, where inmates… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Means Millions to Southwest Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2016 BSC contributes greatly to regional economic impact Recently, a report was released showing the major regional economic impact Bainbridge State College has on the counties it serves. According to a report released in April by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the overall fiscal year 2015 regional economic impact of Bainbridge State… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Opens Donalsonville Campus (photos)

Bainbridge State College celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their Donalsonville Education Center Monday.  The new education center is located on Cherry Street in downtown Donalsonville, near downtown and will offer several classes this summer and fall semesters: English 1101 – English Composition                          … Read More »

Bainbridge State College Announces New President

  University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has named Dr. Stuart Rayfield interim president of Bainbridge State College in Georgia. Rayfield currently serves as the Frank D. Brown Distinguished Chair in Servant Leadership, associate professor and director of the Servant Leadership Program at Columbus State University in Georgia. She will assume her post at Bainbridge State on… Read More »

Bainbridge State to blast off 2016 Arts and Lecture Series with First African American to walk in space

Bainbridge State College is launching into 2016 with Dr. Bernard Harris, the first African American to walk in space, as part of the Third Annual Carter Arts & Lecture Series on Thurs., Jan. 21. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m., in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. Doors to the auditorium will open at 6 p.m. The… Read More »

Bainbridge State offers scholarships for AgriBusiness program

Interested in pursuing a career in Agribusiness? Well, here is your chance! Beginning January 2016, Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies is offering program options in Agribusiness with scholarships available for eligible students. With South Georgia being an agriculturally-rich area, the Agribusiness program will be very beneficial to students wishing to pursue a career… Read More »