Category Archives: Bainbridge State College

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 »

Bainbridge State announces Fall 2015 Dean’s & Honor’s Lists

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 2015 dean’s and honors’ lists for Fall semester. Students earning a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending BSC full time are placed on the dean’s list and… Read More »

Grady County student named 2016 GOAL student at Bainbridge State

On Dec. 1, 2015, BSC student Kenneth Brock of Whigham was named the 2016 GOAL winner at Bainbridge State College. Being named the GOAL student at the local level is an honor for Health Sciences and Professional Studies students. The overall objective for the GOAL program is to stimulate the community’s interest in and knowledge of technical education… Read More »

Top technical instructor named at Bainbridge State

On Dec. 1, Bainbridge State College named Assistant Professor of Allied Health, Charles White, the 2016 Rick Perkins award winner. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors technical education’s most outstanding instructors. It has been an ongoing statewide event since 1991 and is designed to recognize technical college instructors who make significant contributions to technical… Read More »

Bainbridge State, Darton State announce new interim presidents

Dr. Richard Carvajal Named Interim President of Darton State College ATLANTA — (Dec. 2) – University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby today named Dr. Richard Carvajal, president of Bainbridge State College, interim president of Darton State College in Albany. “Dr. Carvajal has done a tremendous job leading Bainbridge State through incredible change over the last almost… Read More »

Bainbridge State admissions will talk with potential students in Seminole County today

The Bainbridge State College Office of Admissions will be stationed outside of the new BSC Donalsonville site from 1:30-4:00 on Tuesday, November 16, 2015. The Admissions staff will be there to assist you in answering any questions about enrolling in school, etc. For more information about Bainbridge State College, visit