July 1, 2010         

SUMMER I DEAN’S LIST ANNOUNCED

 

MARIANNA—Dr. Sarah Clemmons, vice president of Instructional and Student Services at Chipola College, commends the 73 students who made the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Summer I Semester 2010.

                To be placed on the Dean’s List, a student must take 6 or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 (B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses.

                Students who made perfect averages of 4.0—straight A’s—and their hometowns are:

Alford—Michelle Hewett.

Altha—Ashton Lee, Janice Roberts.

Blountstown—Candace Koonce, Joseph Phinney.

Bonifay—Heather Bailey, Justin Brock, Morgan Johnson, Anna Parmer, Christopher Smith.

Chipley—Nathan Chauhan, Robert Davis, Phillip Draayom, Kristen Garney, Casey Parker, Tiffany Stoe, Allen Williams.

Cottondale—Jerry Baker, Zelon Baker, Elizabeth Krauser, Kimberly Sloan.

Graceville—Kacy Miles, Corey Reeves, Lauren Reeves, Ryan Walker.

Grand Ridge—April Holguin.

Hosford—Zebulon Shuler.

                Marianna—Yvette Asbury, Alexander Briggs, Denae Dudley, Shelita Grant, Ashley Lipford, Caleb Lovely, James Tyler, Bryan Whitfield, Joseph Whitfield, II, Jessica Whittington.

                Sneads—Courtney Wall, Jasmine White, Christopher Wilson.

Wausau—Panne Burke.

                Westville—James Anderson.

                Out of District—Lynnsey Prevatt of Ashford, Ala., Tykiesha O'Neill of Beebe, Ariz., Joshua Thompson of Chattahoochee,  Avery Deal of Cottonwood, Ala. and Hannah Lovestrand of Crawfordville. 

Students who earned grade point averages ranging from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their hometowns are:

                Alford—Lesley White.

                Bascom—Celinda Anderson.

                Blountstown—Kimberley Taylor.

                Bonifay—Arielle Alexander, Justin Harvard, Allen McWaters, Christopher Steverson.

Campbellton—Zoniece Alexander, Cruz Clark.

                Chipley—Allison Brown.

                Cottondale—Ashley Pettis.

                Graceville—Rebekah Carnley, Chasity Kersey, Katherine Pelham, Shannon Skinner.

   Grand Ridge—Anita Halling.

Greenwood—Princess Cockerham.

                Marianna—Tiffany Anderson, Christine Andreasen, Jordan Burke, Sherri Godwin, Tamarah Rasmussen.

                Sneads—Amanda Sturm.

                Out of District—Lindsey Carr of Laconia, N.H., Jessica Brady of Pansey, Ala. and Amanda Hines of Quincy. 

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July 1, 2010         

CHIPOLA COSMETOLOGY OPEN TO STUDENTS AND CUSTOMERS

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College Cosmetology program will be open to students and customers during Summer Session II which runs during July and early August. 

            The salon is open Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to noon. Students perform a variety of hair cuts, color and styles, as well as manicures and pedicures. Appointments are required.

            The Cosmetology program is 1,200 hours in length which consists of two semesters and two summer sessions.  New students will be accepted in January.  Employment prospects for the cosmetology field are excellent.

            Prospective students need to take the TABE test which is available in the Chipola Testing Center.

            For information, contact instructor Paige Vanderwerf at 850-718-2285, or email vanderwerfp@chipola.edu

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July 1, 2010         

CHIPOLA TO OFFER SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS

           

            MARIANNA—Chipola College has scheduled two small business seminars.

“Turning Passions Into Profits” will meet July 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon; “Steps to Starting a Small Business” will meet July 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.

            Seminars will meet in the Chipola College Business Building (M108). 

            The small business development seminars are a collaborative effort among Chipola College, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Development Council, and the Jackson County Development Council.

            To register for a seminar, visit www.gulfcoast.edu/ContinuingEd/registration.  Participants must register two days prior to the seminar date.  Cost is $20 per seminar.  The SBDC is Florida's Principal Provider of Small Business Assistance, a statewide service network funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.            

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July 1, 2010         

SWIM LESSONS SET AT CHIPOLA

 

MARIANNA— Chipola College will offer Swimming lessons for ages four and up. Lessons are based on a combination of nationally-recognized methods. The following sessions are scheduled: Session 3: July 12-22, registration deadline is July 6; and Session 4: Aug. 2-12, registration deadline is July 26. Classes are available at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Sessions are Monday through Thursday for two weeks of 45-minute lessons.

Cost is $45 and pre-registration is required, with a $5 late registration fee.

An Adult Swimming class is scheduled for July 26 – July 29 with classes available at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.  Registration deadline is July 19. Cost is $40. 

For information, call pool manager Rance Massengill at 718-2473. 

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July 13, 2010

FORMER CHIPOLA PLAYER PICKED FOR MLB ALL-STAR GAME

 

            TORONTO, CANADA—Former Chipola baseball player Jose Bautista, an outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays, has been selected to play on the American League team in the Major League Baseball All Star Game set for Tuesday, July 13.

Bautista is currently Major League Baseball’s homerun leader with 21. He is batting .229 with 52 RBI’s. This is his first All-Star nod. “This is uncharted water for me, but it feels good,” said Bautista, who had a

previous career high of 16 home runs in a single season. 

            Bautista was a member on Chipola Baseball squad before being drafted by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 20th round of the 2000 amateur draft.  His official signing came in May 2001, the same year the Indians captured the Panhandle Conference Championship and was the NJCAA Region VIII Runner-up. 

            Chipola coach Jeff Johnson, says, “Jose is one of the finest kids I’ve ever coached. He has made it in the professional ranks, but he has never forgotten where he came from. We are very proud of him.”

            During his time in the majors, the 29 year-old has also played for the Pirates, the Orioles and the Royals.

            For the latest news about Chipola Athletics, visit www.chipolaathletics.com.

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July 15, 2010

ENDLESS SUMMER DINNER/DANCE SET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Celebrate the season with Chipola College’s “Endless Summer 2010” dinner and dance, Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Marianna National Guard Armory. 

            Just as the Beach Boys’ “Endless Summer” album brings to mind a simpler time with hits like “Surfin' USA,” “Be True to Your School” and “Fun, Fun, Fun,” this event will reunite old Chipola friends and alumni for a relaxing evening to benefit the college’s athletic programs.

            Released in 1974, “Endless Summer” spent 155 weeks on the Billboard album chart, peaking at #1, and selling over three million copies. Chipola College began in 1947 and has enjoyed more than 60 great years including numerous state and national athletic titles, and thousands of individual success stories among its graduates.

            Robert Trammell, incoming president of the Chipola Appreciation Club and longtime supporter, says, “While music has evolved from Big Band to Rock N’ Roll and Hip Hop during Chipola’s 60-plus years, the bonds and friendships built at this little college have remained constant.”

            Trammell points to the commitment of alumni and supporters as the key to the college’s success. “Without strong support from our people, Chipola Athletics would be unable to perform at the national level,” he says.

            The Villagers, a popular Chipola band from the 1960’s will provide the perfect musical backdrop for the occasion. The Villagers reunited in 2008, four decades after their last performance at the National Guard Armory. Villagers Cliff Ellis of Chipley, Allen Myers of Malone, George Boyer of Port St. Joe, Walter Dover of Quincy and Andy Murray of Chattahoochee, will perform their favorite tunes, including their hit “Laugh It Off.” The concert is dedicated to Billy Bryan of Bascom, one of the original members of the Villagers who passed away earlier this year.

            In addition to the Villagers, a professional DJ will spin dance tunes for the remainder of the evening.      

            Tickets are $25 per person with a social hour at 6:30 p.m. Tables of eight are available for $200. Summer casual attire is recommended. Local barbecue chef Bobby Sims will prepare his famous, mouth-watering pulled-pork for the dinner.

            For ticket information, call Lillie Hamil at 850-718-2375. 

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July 15, 2010

Chipola Financial Aid Processing Deadline is August 4

 

            MARIANNA—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College this Fall are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete their financial aid file by Aug. 4.

            “The first thing students and families need to do in order to apply for financial aid is to complete the FAFSA,” says Dr. Jayne Roberts, Vice President of Student Affairs. “The FAFSA form will determine eligibility for financial aid, such as Pell Grants, work-study programs and student loans. It is very important that students and families pay attention to deadline dates when applying for financial aid and scholarships,” reminds Roberts. “Some financial aid options have limited funding; therefore, the ‘early bird gets the worm’ philosophy will apply.”

            To meet the Aug. 4 processing deadline, students are encouraged to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible to ensure it can be processed by the deadline. Tax information for both the college-bound student and parents is needed when completing the FAFSA.

            The FAFSA can be completed electronically at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Chipola College school code is 001472.

            All students seeking Financial Aid must have completed the FASFA and submitted the required paperwork to the Chipola College Financial Aid Office in order to use financial aid to pay tuition for the Fall 2010 semester.  Students who are not eligible for financial aid or who have not completed their financial aid file with the Chipola College Financial Aid Office by Aug. 4, must make other arrangements to pay for tuition and books.

            To avoid delays, students are encouraged to: (1) apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov; (2) complete the application thoroughly and promptly; (3) keep a copy of all documents used to complete the application (4) submit additional requested information to the Chipola Financial Aid Office promptly.

            For more information, visit www.chipola.edu/financialaid/index.htm.  To get help in completing the FAFSA, call 1-800-433-3243.

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July 15, 2010

COLLEGE OFFICIALS TO HOST RIBBON-CUTTING FOR CHAPEL

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College District Board of Trustees will host a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to mark completion of “The Chapel at Chipola,” Tuesday, July 20, at 5:00 p.m. 

            The Chapel at Chipola is located on Indian Circle between the college Library and Social Science Building.

            Funds for the chapel were donated by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Creshull Harrison, Sr., or Marianna.

            Kolmetz Construction was the contractor and Donofro and Associates was the architect for the 2,100 square foot building. The space includes a large meeting room with a vaulted ceiling, stained glass window and large video screen. The building will be used by students for spiritual meetings and gatherings.    

            For information about the ribbon-cutting, call 718-2264.

                                   

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July 15, 2010

CHIPOLA CORRECTIONS AND LAW-ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS OPEN

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College is now accepting applications for Corrections and Law Enforcement programs. Both day and evening programs are offered in both programs.

            The Corrections program is 552 clock hours and lasts approximately four months.

After completing the application and background check, students can usually begin the program within two weeks. 

            Entry level salary for corrections is in the $30,000 a year range in the surrounding area. The job outlook is positive for qualified applicants.

            The Law Enforcement program is 772 clock hours. The day class runs for six month and the evening class runs for approximately 12 months. The next Law Enforcement course begins July 26. There is still time to complete the application process. 

            A Cross-over from corrections to law-enforcement course also is available. The entry level salary range for Law Enforcement officers is $25,000 to $35,000. 

            For information about any of the programs, contact the following: Processing and Admissions (Steve Anderson, 718-2394); Corrections (Mike Dolan, 718-2212); and Law Enforcement (Byron Quivey, 718-2286).

 

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CHIPOLA CORRECTIONS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS OPEN— Chipola Corrections student Terry Swindell (left) performs a block on Chipola instructor Derward Besczezynski. Chipola is now accepting applications for the Corrections and Law Enforcement programs. For information, contact the following: Processing and Admissions (Steve Anderson, 718-2394); Corrections (Mike Dolan, 718-2212); and Law Enforcement (Byron Quivey, 718-2286).

 

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July 15, 2010

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CHIPOLA GRADS ACCEPTED TO FSU MED SCHOOL—Several recent Chipola College graduates have been accepted to the Florida State University School of Medicine. All were founding members of the Chipola Pre-Med Society, as well as Honors Program graduates and ACE peer tutors.

Photo 1—Recent Chipola grads accepted to the FSU College of Medicine are, from left: J.D. Byrd of Graceville, Mitchell Whitehead of Cottondale, Rick Sims of Marianna, Glen Thompson of Malone and Amanda Jackson of Chipley.

Photo 2— Recent Chipola grads accepted to the FSU College of Medicine are, from left: Rick Sims with fellow Chipola alumnus Laura Davis at the FSU College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony. 

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July 15, 2010

FORMER CHIPOLA PLAYER PICKED FOR MLB ALL STAR GAME

            TORONTO, CANADA—Former Chipola baseball player Jose Bautista, an outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays, was selected to play on the American League team in the Major League Baseball All Star Game set for Tuesday, July 13.           

            Bautista is Major League Baseball’s homerun leader with 22 round-trippers at the All-Star break. He is batting .229 with 52 RBI’s. This is his first All-Star nod.

            “This is uncharted water for me, but it feels good,” said Bautista, who had a previous career high of 16 home runs in a single season. 

            Bautista was a member on Chipola Baseball squad before being drafted by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 20th round of the 2000 amateur draft.  His official signing came in May 2001, the same year the Indians captured the Panhandle Conference Championship and was the NJCAA Region VIII Runner-up. 

            During his time in the majors, the 29 year-old has also played for the Pirates, the Orioles and the Royals.

            For the latest news about Chipola Athletics, visit www.chipolaathletics.com.

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 July 15, 2010

Chipola Financial Aid Processing Deadline is August 4

 

            MARIANNA—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College this Fall are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete their financial aid file by Aug. 4.

            “The first thing students and families need to do in order to apply for financial aid is to complete the FAFSA,” says Dr. Jayne Roberts, Vice President of Student Affairs. “The FAFSA form will determine eligibility for financial aid, such as Pell Grants, work-study programs and student loans. It is very important that students and families pay attention to deadline dates when applying for financial aid and scholarships,” reminds Roberts. “Some financial aid options have limited funding; therefore, the ‘early bird gets the worm’ philosophy will apply.”

            To meet the Aug. 4 processing deadline, students are encouraged to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible to ensure it can be processed by the deadline. Tax information for both the college-bound student and parents is needed when completing the FAFSA.

            The FAFSA can be completed electronically at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Chipola College school code is 001472.

            All students seeking Financial Aid must have completed the FASFA and submitted the required paperwork to the Chipola College Financial Aid Office in order to use financial aid to pay tuition for the Fall 2010 semester.  Students who are not eligible for financial aid or who have not completed their financial aid file with the Chipola College Financial Aid Office by Aug. 4, must make other arrangements to pay for tuition and books.

            To avoid delays, students are encouraged to: (1) apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov; (2) complete the application thoroughly and promptly; (3) keep a copy of all documents used to complete the application (4) submit additional requested information to the Chipola Financial Aid Office promptly.

            For more information, visit www.chipola.edu/financialaid/index.htm.  To get help in completing the FAFSA, call 1-800-433-3243.

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July 15, 2010

COLLEGE OFFICIALS TO HOST RIBBON-CUTTING FOR CHAPEL

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College District Board of Trustees will host a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to mark completion of “The Chapel at Chipola,” Tuesday, July 20, at 5:00 p.m. 

            The Chapel at Chipola is located on Indian Circle between the college Library and Social Science Building.

            Funds for the chapel were donated by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Creshull Harrison, Sr., or Marianna.

            Kolmetz Construction was the contractor and Donofro and Associates was the architect for the 2,100 square foot building. The space includes a large meeting room with a vaulted ceiling, stained glass window and large video screen. The building will be used by students for spiritual meetings and gatherings.    

            For information about the ribbon-cutting, call 718-2264.

                                   

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  July 22, 2010

 Chipola Theatre earns Superior for 2009-10 season

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College Board of Trustees along with college president Dr. Gene Prough recently recognized Theatre Director Charles Sirmon and the award-winning theatre program.

            Chipola started this season off with “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” directed by Charles Sirmon.

            Florida Community College Activities Association adjudication response states, “This was a complex show with broad physical humor. Farce, though primary meant as entertainment, because of its physical demands, is one of the most difficult types of plays to direct from a blocking and picturization standpoint. Mr. Sirmon did a superior job with this difficult production.” Rodney Whatley of PCC wrote, “It was an evening filled with laughter and joy and amazement. I was truly amazed at the comedic talent of some of the actors. The entire company was amazing and truly entertaining.”

            Chipola actors receiving special recognition were Aven Pitts, Ben Grande and Sarah Lovins. Guest artist Chris Manasco also was recognized for comedic choreography.

            Chipola’s hit, spring musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” also earned top honors under the direction of Sirmon. Ken McCulough, Professor of Theatre at Florida State College, said “Sirmon kept the story clear in his blocking which used every inch of the stage as well as the aisles for entrances/exits.”

            Choreographer Chris Manasco, also was recognized by adjudicators, who wrote, “The choreography for this show was outstanding and Manasco is obviously, an incredible teacher.” Conductor Daniel Powell with guest pianist Christine Lauen created excellent work and Sound Designer, Brenton Jones and musical Director Angie White.    McCulough says “Overall, a strong polished production that played to an appreciative and packed audience. Even more impressive, this occurred in a part of the country and in time that needs the arts to not only to survive but also to thrive in order to become an essential part of the local society. Experiences like this will ensure that happens.”

            Chipola actors receiving special recognition were Austin Pettis, Aven Pitts, Ben Grande, Cameron Hitchcock, Emily Harrison, Kayla Todd, Kyndall Covington and Sarah Lovins, along with Designer/Technician Brenton Jones.

            For more information about Chipola theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu

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July 22, 2010

FSU COACH IS SPECIAL GUEST FOR CHIPOLA DINNER/DANCE

 

            MARIANNA—Leonard Hamilton, head coach of the Florida State University Men’s Basketball team, will be the special guest for Chipola’s Endless Summer Dinner/Dance, Aug. 21 at the Marianna National Guard Armory.

            The Villagers, a popular Chipola band from the 1960’s will provide the perfect musical backdrop for the occasion. A professional DJ will spin dance tunes for the remainder of the evening.           

            Hamilton led the Seminoles to a 22-10 record in 2010 and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. He was named the National Coach of the Year by Basketball Times and the ACC Coach of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association in 2009. He guided the Seminoles to a 25-10 mark in 2009 with a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament and the first ACC Championship game appearance in school history.           

            As he continues to build his program into one of the nation's best, he attracts the top talent and helps those players reach their goals of not only playing at the next level, but of excelling academically, with a 100 percent graduation rate.

            With 20 or more wins in three of the last four seasons, Hamilton has 131 victories during his tenure at FSU. In earning ACC Coach of the Year honors in 2009, Hamilton became the first coach to be named the coach of the year in both the ACC and the Big East. He recently inked a new five-year contract which will take him through the 2013-14 season.

            Hamilton has guided five of his first seven Seminole teams into postseason play as he continues to return Florida State to a program of significance both nationally and in the ACC.

            Hamilton's players have also succeeded at a high level on the court since his arrival at FSU, with at least one player selected in five of the last six NBA Drafts.         He has coached three All-ACC First Team selections, including Al Thornton, the 14th overall selection in the 2007 NBA Draft, and Toney Douglas, a first round draft pick of the Los Angeles Lakers.

 

            Hamilton was the Washington Wizards' head coach in 2001 and the head coach at the University of Miami from 1991-2000 when he became the seventh head coach in Florida State men's basketball history.

            Tickets for Endless Summer are $25 per person. A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing.  Tables of eight are available for $200. Barbecue chef Bobby Sims will prepare his famous, mouth-watering, pulled pork for the dinner.

            For ticket information, call Lillie Hamil at 850-718-2375. 

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July 22, 2010

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CLARK RECOGNIZED—Gary Clark (left) of Chipley, outgoing chair of the Chipola College District Board of Trustees, is congratulated by vice chair Mark Plummer of Bristol. Clark is vice president of Member Services for West Florida Electric Cooperative. Jeff Crawford, Jr., of Marianna is the incoming chair of the board. 

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July 22, 2010

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OLIVER IS TOP EMPLOYEE—Gwen Oliver is Chipola College’s Career Employee for August. Oliver serves as the Office Assistant in Foundation and has worked at the college since 2002. Here, Oliver (center) is congratulated by Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough (left) and Foundation Director Julie Fuqua.

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July 22, 2010

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CHIPOLA OFFICIALS CUT RIBBON FOR CHAPEL—The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently hosted a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to mark completion of the Chapel at Chipola. Funds for the chapel were donated by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Creshull Harrison, Sr., of Marianna.

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 July 29, 2010

PREPARE NOW FOR FALL CLASSES AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—New students planning to enroll in Chipola College this Fall are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete their financial aid file by Aug. 4. Application deadline for the Fall semester is Aug. 5. Registration is Aug. 18-20. Classes begin Aug. 23.

Chipola’s most popular program continues to be the Associate in Arts (AA) degree which provides the first two years of college for students planning to transfer to a university at the junior level or into one of Chipola’s Bachelor’s degree programs. Curriculum guides that outline requirements for specific majors are available on the college website at www.chipola.edu

Chipola offers eight Bachelor’s degrees programs: Secondary Education with majors in Mathematics and Science for middle or high school, Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education, Business Management and an RN to BSN program in nursing.  

 Several Associate in Science (AS) and Workforce programs are offered which provide training for high wage jobs. Workforce programs include: Automotive Technology, Corrections, Computer Systems Technology, Cosmetology and Law Enforcement.

Associate in Science (AS) programs include: Business Administration and Management, Computer Information Administration, Criminal Justice Technology, Culinary Management, Dental Hygiene, Early Childhood Education, Fire Science, Network Administration and Recreation Technology.     

The Health Science Division offers training programs for a number of health-related careers. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a 1+1 LPN to RN curriculum. Students are eligible to take the LPN exam after the first year, and the RN exam after the second year.

The college also offers an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and a Paramedic program. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes are offered throughout the year. 

Chipola’s open-door policy allows any student with a high school diploma to enroll after completing an application and providing high school or college transcripts.

Complete a Chipola College application, available online at www.chipola.edu, or call 850-718-2233 for assistance.

            Request your high school to send a final high school transcript to Chipola. Take the College Placement Test by calling 718-2284 for assistance.

For more information, call the Chipola Registration Office at 718-2311, or visit Chipola on the web at www.chipola.edu

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PREPARE NOW FOR FALL CLASSES AT CHIPOLA—Chipola sophomores look over their schedules for the coming semester. New students planning to enroll in Chipola College this Fall are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete their financial aid file by Aug. 4. Application deadline for the Fall semester is Aug. 5. Registration is Aug. 18-20. Classes begin Aug. 23.

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 July 29, 2010

STUDENTS ATTEND HEALTH CAREERS CAMP AT CHIPOLA

  

            MARIANNA—Fourteen students from Jackson, Washington, and Calhoun County schools attended the Big Bend AHEC Health Careers Summer Camp at Chipola College, July 19–24. 

            The students participated in an 8 hour ACT review and learned about financial planning and the college admissions process.

            Students toured health care facilities and colleges in Marianna and Tallahassee, and learned about a variety of health careers through dissection activities and visits to the Chipola Health Science Simulation lab.  Students also spent a full day shadowing a health care professional. 

            The students studied tobacco prevention strategies under the camp motto, “Follow Your Dream.” 

            For more information on Big Bend AHEC’s programs, call (850) 482-6500.

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STUDENTS ATTEND HEALTH CAREERS CAMP AT CHIPOLA—Fourteen students from Jackson, Washington, and Calhoun County schools attended the Big Bend AHEC Health Careers Summer Camp at Chipola College, July 19–24.  Pictured from left, are: (front) Adam DeWitt, Aerial Folsom, Nikki Willis, Shonte Austin, Caroline Odom, Kristen Reynolds, Brittney Dilmore (back) Sara Riley, Counselor; Kristen Davis, Counselor; Fletcher Dilmore, Bobby Gause, Robert Peacock, Resha Dawsey, Sharice Forward, Valerie D’Ambrosio, Cheyenne Raines, Vickie Stephens, Director of Chipola Health Science Program; Brigitta Nuccio, BBAHEC Summer Camp Director. 

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 July 29, 2010

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 GULF POWER INCREASES CHIPOLA SCHOLARSHIP FUND—Gulf Power in Chipley recently added $1,000 to the Gulf Power Endowed Scholarship Fund at Chipola College. Here Darrin Wall, Gulf Power manager (right), presents the check to Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough.

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