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    Apr 20, 2019  
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog 
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog

A Message from the President

Dr. Patricia Skinner

Thank you for choosing Gaston College. This is a great place to continue your education whether you're new to college, planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, returning to achieve career certification to prepare for the job market, or improving your skills. We hope to remain your "College of Choice."

As one of the state's largest community colleges, Gaston College promotes lifelong learning and economic development by providing high quality educational programs and services. Over 100 programs of study are offered to help you obtain a diploma, certificate, or two-year associate degree. We offer an exceptional and affordable education that can be tailored to fit your schedule, and you don't have to travel a long distance to reach one of our three convenient campuses as well as locations throughout Gaston and Lincoln counties.

Our goal is to provide the best possible educational experience for each of our students. A dedicated faculty and staff provide personalized instruction and a supportive learning environment that encourages student success.

I invite you to take advantage of all the opportunities available at Gaston College that can enrich your life and the lives of others in our community. Explore our catalog, visit our website (, and tour our campuses. Come join us for an exciting learning experience that will change and complement your future.

Patricia Skinner, Ph.D.
President, Gaston College