June 7, 2012

MONEYHAM FAMILY GIVES TO CHIPOLA APPLAUSE! CAMPAIGN

 

MARIANNA—Janet Moneyham recently donated $5,000 to the Chipola College Applause! campaign in honor of her family.

Moneyham purchased two gold stars, one in honor of her children, John Moneyham (Chipola Class of 1982) and Janet Moneyham Booth (Chipola Class of 1984). The other star is in memory of her late husband Waymon Moneyham (Chipola Class of 1955). Permanent stars marking the gifts will be displayed in the foyer of the theater.

Mrs. Moneyham, says, “Chipola has meant a great deal to my family and we have enjoyed being involved in the college over the years. I hope that others will join the college in supporting the new Center for the Arts.”

Chipola launched the Applause! fundraising campaign to support programming and educational opportunities for Chipola students and K-12 schoolchildren, as well as facility enhancements.

The campaign features three ways for community partners to give.  In the “Be Seated” program, anyone can establish a permanent presence in the theater by purchasing a plaque on a seat that bears the name of a family member or organization. Orchestra (main floor) seat plaques are $250, with Balcony Seat Plaques available for $150.

In the “Be a Star” program, patrons may purchase a star that bears the name of a family member or organization. Gold Stars are $2,500, with Silver Stars for $1,000 and Bronze Stars for $500.

For those seeking a distinctive long-term association with the Center for the Arts, there are “Legacy” naming opportunities ranging from $10,000 to $1 million.  An individual, business or organization can have a part of the Center named for a person or group. Legacy gifts may be made in the form of a direct gift or multi-year pledge.

For information on the campaign, visit www.chipola.edu

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MONEYHAM FAMILY DONATES TO APPLAUSE!—Janet Moneyham (center) recently donated $5,000 to the Chipola College Applause! campaign in honor of her family. She is pictured here with Dr. Daniel Powell (right), interim Director of Fine and Performing Arts at Chipola and Harold Donaldson, Co-Chair of the Applause! campaign.

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June 7, 2012

CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER AND FALL DEADLINES

 

                  MARIANNA—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College during Summer Session II or Fall are encouraged to make application as soon as possible.

                 Registration for Summer Session II is Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes begin June 25.  Late registration continues until noon June 26.  The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu

                There are several steps to completing the application process: (1) complete a  the college Admission Application; call 718-2311 for assistance; (2) request your high school to send a final transcript to Chipola College Admission and Record’s Office; and (3) take the College Placement Test; call 718-2284 for assistance.  Students who have completed testing, submitted all required documents and been cleared for admission, will be eligible to register for Summer Session II during the June 21–26 registration period. Students should report to Room 156 in the Student Services Building and sign in to see an academic advisor.

Returning students may register for Fall classes on July 9. New students who have been cleared for admission for the Fall Term by June 30 may register early for Fall classes July 10-12. New students who register during July will be required to attend orientation classes July 16, 17, 18, 19, and 23.  Day and evening orientation classes will be offered. The regular application deadline for the Fall Semester is Aug. 2. 

                Federal and local financial aid is available for the Fall 2012 semester. Apply for federal financial aid on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students planning to use financial aid to pay tuition for Fall 2012, must have financial aid files complete by Aug. 1. Call 850-718-2293 for assistance. Students are also encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Chipola Foundation; call 850-718-2445 for assistance and deadline information.

Chipola offers the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Science Degree and Workforce Development programs. Bachelor’s Degrees in Education include majors in Middle and High School Math or Science, English Education, Exceptional Student Education and Elementary Education. A Business Administration degree is available with concentrations in Management or Accounting. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree also is offered.  Additionally, the college offers the Educator Preparation Institute, a Teacher Certification program for those with a B.S. in a non-teaching field.

               The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for students who plan to complete their first two years of college work and then transfer to a four-year program at Chipola or another college or university.  Credits earned are transferable and are applicable toward a bachelor’s degree. Academic advising guides that outline requirements for specific majors are available from Student Affairs and are located on the college website at www.chipola.edu

Several Associate in Science (AS) and Workforce programs are offered which provide training for high wage jobs.  Workforce programs include: Automotive Service Technology, Cross-Over Law Enforcement to Corrections, Firefighter II, Law Enforcement Officer, Correctional Officer, Cosmetology, Cross-Over Corrections to Law Enforcement and Patient Care Assistant.

                Associate in Science (AS) programs include: Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Computer Information Technology, Fire Science Technology, Criminal Justice Technology (Crime Scene Track), Networking Services Technology, Culinary Management, Nursing (RN and LPN) and Recreation Technology.

                College Credit Certificate programs include: Child Care Center Management, Information Technology Management, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic.

                For information, call 718-2211 or visit www.chipola.edu.

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CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER AND FALL DEADLINES—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College during Summer Session II or Fall are encouraged to make application as soon as possible. Registration for Summer Session II is Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes begin June 25.  Late registration continues until noon June 26.  The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu. Here, Chipola baseball players Zach Stinson (left) of Wakulla and Mikel Belcher (right) of Ft. Walton Beach study with Chipola ACE Lab tutor Charity Newsom (center) of Chipley.

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 June 14, 2012

CHIPOLA STUDENT WINS $20,000 BUICK SCHOLARSHIP

 

                DETROIT– Chipola College graduate Adriane Guettler of Chipley has been awarded a $20,000 from the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program.

                Guettler plans to attend Florida State University as a Mechanical Engineering major. She hopes to pursue a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering to realize her dream of working in the automotive industry.

                Guettler received the Chipola President’s Award for maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA during her two years at Chipola. She also won the Calculus I award as the top student in all classes. She was valedictorian of Chipley High School for which she received a scholarship to Chipola. She also is a Florida Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholar. 

                During her time at Chipola Guettler served as Scholarship Officer in the Chipola chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. She was vice president of the Chipola Honors Club and a Sophomore Senator in the Student Government Association. She was a member of Mu Alpha Theta Math Honorary, Chipola Student Ambassadors and the Chipola Science Club.

                Guettler is a certified academic tutor and works in the Chipola Academic Center for Excellence (ACE). Bonnie Smith, Director of the ACE, says, “Adriane is a great student and a great person. In addition to maintaining a perfect academic record, she has helped many students with their studies as a tutor in the ACE.” Smith, who works closely with Chipola’s top students, says Guettler’s $20,000 scholarship may be the largest ever awarded to a Chipola student.

                Guettler’s interests outside of school include designing, building, and finishing wooden furniture; gardening and riding dirt bikes.

                Guettler is one of 100 national winners of the 2012 Buick Achievers Award. The nearly $9 million scholarship program launched by Buick and the General Motors Foundation in 2011 rewards outstanding students who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and community.

                Vivian Pickard, president, GM Foundation, said, “The impact the Buick Achievers Scholarship will have on these students is immeasurable. They will have the freedom to attend and excel in college without the financial pressures most students face.”

                With the future of manufacturing and related industries driven by new technologies, Buick and the GM Foundation developed the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program to support students interested in science, technology, engineering, math, and other related fields of study.

                Guettler’s scholarship is renewable for up to four years and one additional year for qualified five-year engineering programs.

                For more information about the program, visit www.buickachievers.com.

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June 14, 2012

CHIPOLA AUTOMOTIVE WINS EXEMPLARY PRACTICE AWARD

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College Automotive Technology program project has been selected to receive an Exemplary Practice Award from the Association of Florida Colleges Occupational and Workforce Education Commission.

                The project, “Time to Reinvent the Wheel,” was presented by John Gardner, Chipola Automotive instructor; Chase Vlieg, Automotive teaching assistant and Dr. Jason Hurst, Chipola vice-president of Baccalaureate and Occupational Education. The Chipola group will present the project again at the AFC Fall Convention in October.  

                Dr. Hurst said, “We are extremely pleased to win the Exemplary Practice Award.  I have personally been involved with automotive programs in a couple of different states and Chipola’s Auto Tech Program is one of the best in the country.” 

                Chipola’s automotive technology program is centered on today’s students.  Instructor John Gardner says, “Today’s technologically savvy students grew up with computers, cell phones and video games. If we wanted a successful program in today’s ‘I want it now,’ microwave society, our program had to evolve as well. In order to do so, we had to reinvent the wheel.”

                Gardner said outdated training videos with slow animation were not holding the students’ attention. He formed a partnership with the entertainment industry to create a new, fast-paced “Infotainment” training system. Infobase Learning and Films Media Group agreed to work with Chipola, ACI and film experts Brenton Productions to produce an ASE Automotive Training Video Series. Brenton produces several TV shows, including Two Guys Garage, Hi Rev Tuners, Shadetree Mechanic, Crank & Chrome and Wounded Warrior series.

                The Chipola team created the first-ever ASE Certification series written by, and starring, two practicing automotive technology instructors with over 22 years of combined experience. Each segment contains: Hands on Demonstrations, Parts Identification, Theory of Operation, Professionalism Dialogue, Motivational Tips, ASE Preparation and ASE Style Questions. The no-fluff informative videos are 3-10 minutes each, and designed for use on internet-based programs or as stand-alone DVD’s.

                Gardner says the series was strategically scripted to meet the needs of today’s automotive students, instructors and technicians. The programs also were designed to meet the needs of all three types of learners: visual, audio and kinesthetic. All content includes graphics, close-ups of components and parts-labeling, ASE questions with highlighted answers, all with live demonstrations with tools and equipment to involve the audience in the learning process.

                Dr. Hurst said, “Our students today are born into a technologically-advanced world and we as educators must change the way we do business.  This new fast-paced infotainment training system keeps our students’ interest and helps prepare them for the workforce.”

                Any institution can implement the DVD’s into their current program.  Gardner says the impact of the DVD series has been nationwide. Automotive publishers Infobase Learning, Films on Demand, Goodheart-Wilcox, Delmar, Cengage Learning and Pearson are currently developing their automotive curricula with this system.

                The Chipola Automotive program also was selected as a runner-up for a 2012 Bellwether Award in the Workforce Development division. The program was a Bellwether runner-up in 2006 and won Florida’s Best Business and Education partnership in 2004.

                Chipola utilizes an industry-based curriculum in partnership with local dealerships, shops, and an advisory committee to provide students with the competitive edge in the ever-changing, high-tech training environment. The program has excellent job placement rates and students earn valuable industry credentials including ASE certifications

                Information on the DVD series is available at filmsmediagroup.com.  For information about Chipola’s Automotive Technology program, call 850-718-2306, or visit www.chipola.edu

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 June 14, 2012

CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER AND FALL DEADLINES

 

                MARIANNA—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College during Summer Session II or Fall are encouraged to make application as soon as possible.

                Registration for Summer Session II is Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes begin June 25.  Late registration continues until noon June 26.  The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu

                There are several steps to completing the application process: (1) complete a  the college Admission Application; call 718-2311 for assistance; (2) request your high school to send a final transcript to Chipola College Admission and Record’s Office; and (3) take the College Placement Test; call 718-2284 for assistance.  Students who have completed testing, submitted all required documents and been cleared for admission, will be eligible to register for Summer Session II during the June 21–26 registration period. Students should report to Room 156 in the Student Services Building and sign in to see an academic advisor.

                Returning students may register for Fall classes on July 9. New students who have been cleared for admission for the Fall Term by June 30 may register early for Fall classes July 10-12. New students who register during July will be required to attend orientation classes July 16, 17, 18, 19, and 23.  Day and evening orientation classes will be offered. The regular application deadline for the Fall Semester is Aug. 2. 

                Federal and local financial aid is available for the Fall 2012 semester. Apply for federal financial aid on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students planning to use financial aid to pay tuition for Fall 2012, must have financial aid files complete by Aug. 1. Call 850-718-2293 for assistance. Students are also encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Chipola Foundation; call 850-718-2445 for assistance and deadline information.

                Chipola offers the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Science Degree and Workforce Development programs. Bachelor’s Degrees in Education include majors in Middle and High School Math or Science, English Education, Exceptional Student Education and Elementary Education. A Business Administration degree is available with concentrations in Management or Accounting. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree also is offered.  Additionally, the college offers the Educator Preparation Institute, a Teacher Certification program for those with a B.S. in a non-teaching field.

                The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for students who plan to complete their first two years of college work and then transfer to a four-year program at Chipola or another college or university.  Credits earned are transferable and are applicable toward a bachelor’s degree. Academic advising guides that outline requirements for specific majors are available from Student Affairs and are located on the college website at www.chipola.edu

                Several Associate in Science (AS) and Workforce programs are offered which provide training for high wage jobs.  Workforce programs include: Automotive Service Technology, Cross-Over Law Enforcement to Corrections, Firefighter II, Law Enforcement Officer, Correctional Officer, Cosmetology, Cross-Over Corrections to Law Enforcement and Patient Care Assistant.

                Associate in Science (AS) programs include: Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Computer Information Technology, Fire Science Technology, Criminal Justice Technology (Crime Scene Track), Networking Services Technology, Culinary Management, Nursing (RN and LPN) and Recreation Technology.

                College Credit Certificate programs include: Child Care Center Management, Information Technology Management, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic.

                For information, call 718-2211 or visit www.chipola.edu.

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CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER AND FALL DEADLINES—Students planning to enroll in Chipola College during Summer Session II or Fall are encouraged to make application as soon as possible. Registration for Summer Session II is Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes begin June 25.  Late registration continues until noon June 26.  The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu. Here, Chipola baseball players Zach Stinson (left) of Wakulla and Mikel Belcher (right) of Ft. Walton Beach study with Chipola ACE Lab tutor Charity Newsom (center) of Chipley.

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June 14, 2012

CHIPOLA THEATRE STUDENTS VISIT NEW YORK

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College Theatre students recently visited New York City with Educational Travel Adventures and group leader Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre at Chipola.

                Students attended Broadway shows, including Tony award-winner “Wicked” and  Pulitzer prize-winner “Rent.” Students also attended the new Tony hit “Newsies” and participated in an after-performance talk back with Tony award-winning actress, Nikki James. Students also took an Audition master class and guided tours throughout the city.

                The Chipola theatre department travels to the Big Apple every other year. Chipola director Charles Sirmon says, “It is great to share the city and its rich theatrical culture with my students. It’s a trip of a lifetime!” Chipola theatre majors are preparing to make a big step as they will open next season in the new Center for the Arts.

                For more information regarding Chipola Theatre, contact Charles Sirmon at sirmonc@chipola.edu.

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CHIPOLA THEATRE STUDENTS VISIT NEW YORK—Chipola College Theatre students recently visited New York City with Educational Travel Adventures and group leader Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre at Chipola.  Pictured from left, are: (front) Joni Barfeild, Sierra Hill; (second row) Jennifer Doherty, Dante Brown, Charles Sirmon, Leah Page, Ashleigh Stowe, Brett Floyd (back) Keith Watford, Chris Manasco, Trey McKay, Joseph Gibson and Alex Anderson.  For more information regarding Chipola Theatre, contact Charles Sirmon at sirmonc@chipola.edu.

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June 14, 2012

CRISP FAMILY GIVES TO CHIPOLA APPLAUSE! CAMPAIGN

 

                MARIANNA—Pat Crisp recently donated $2,500 to the Chipola College Applause! campaign in honor of her late husband Bob Crisp.

                Robert F. Crisp, or Bob as he was known by most people, played basketball at Chipola in 1951-52.  A gold star in his name will be displayed in the foyer of the new Chipola Center for the Arts.

                Mrs. Crisp, says, “Bob was always a strong supporter of the theater and sports programs at Chipola. He would be very proud of the new Center for the Arts and what it will mean to this community.”

                The Applause! fundraising campaign will support arts education and programming for K-12 students and college students. Funds raised will also support facility enhancements. 

                Supporters can purchase a seat plaque for $150 or $250.  Stars are available at the $500, $1,000 or $2,500 level.

                Legacy naming opportunities ranging from $10,000 to $1 million also are available. All gifts may be made in honor or memory of an individual, business or organization.

                For information on the campaign, visit www.chipola.edu

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CRISP FAMILY DONATES TO CENTER FOR THE ARTS—Pat Crisp (center) recently donated $2,500 to the Chipola College Applause! campaign in honor of her late husband Bob Crisp. She is pictured here with Harold Donaldson, Co-Chair of the campaign.

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SEN. GAETZ VISITS CHIPOLA—Florida Senator Don Gaetz recently visited the campus of Chipola College.  Pictured in the new Chipola Center for the Arts are, from left: Connie Smith, Chipola Director of Technical Theater; Dr. Jason Hurst, Chipola vice-president of Baccalaureate and Occupational Education; Dr. Gene Prough, Chipola president; Rep. Marti Coley; Louy Harris, Chipola Capital Projects Administrator; and Sen. Gaetz.

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June 14, 2012

CHIPOLA’S COLES IS NJCAA ALL-AMERICAN

 

                MARIANNA—Former Chipola College pitcher Robby Coles has been named an NJCAA All-American as a member of the Baseball All-America Third Team.

                A native of Crawfordville, Florida, Coles was 9-0 on the mound this season and helped lead the Indians to a Panhandle Conference Championship. 

                The right-hander has signed to play next year at Florida State University. At 6 feet tall and 170 pounds, Coles amassed an 18-3 record at Chipola during two seasons and helped lead the Indians to a 2011 state title and a fifth place finish in the National Tournament.

                Coles played at Wakulla High School where he led the 2010 War Eagles to the Elite 8 of the Regionals for the first time in 42 years. 

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June 21, 2012

CHIPOLA GETS NEW AMBULANCE SIMULATOR

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College officials on Wednesday unveiled a new Ambulance Simulator designed to train first responders.

                The Ambulance Simulator replicates the box of an ambulance with all the usual equipment in tight quarters for a patient and EMT or Paramedic students. The simulator is also equipped with video cameras to record students during training scenarios.

                A human patient simulator will be used within the ambulance. The patient simulator can breathe, bleed and talk just like a real patient. Students will be able to perform basic tasks such as taking patient history, checking vitals, drawing blood and starting IV fluids. 

                Chipola instructor Josh Williams says, “This is a valuable tool in training first responders in a high stress situation.” Instructor Keith Maddox says, “We can control the patient’s vital signs and speech from a remote location and observe the student responses to each situation.”

                The Ambulance Simulator was purchased with funds from the U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Act. The funds were made available by the Florida Regional Consortium for Technology Enabled Learning Solutions with the goal of increasing the number of healthcare professionals in this rural area. Contemporary Interiors of Ocala designed and built the simulator which is located inside a classroom in the Chipola Health Sciences building.

                Vickie Stephens, Chipola’s Dean of Health Science programs, says, “The new simulator is just one component of a three-year project focused on increasing the number of EMTs, Paramedics, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and bridge students- LPN or Paramedic to RN.  The main purpose of the program is to get people in the workforce trained for a career in health care within two years.”

                In addition to providing funding for the Ambulance Simulator, the funding also may be used to hire additional instructors as needed. 

                Prospective students may contact the One-Stop Centers in Marianna, Blountstown and Chipley to determine eligibility for assistance with program costs and other services.

                Visit www.onestopahead.com or www.chipola.edu for more information.

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CHIPOLA GETS NEW AMBULANCE SIMULATOR--Chipola College officials on June 20 unveiled a new Ambulance Simulator designed to train first responders. Pictured from left, are: Chipola officials Paramedic instructor Josh Williams, Dean of Health Sciences Vickie Stephens, Paramedic instructor Keith Maddox, Patient Simulator Coordinator Amy Sampson, Paramedic instructor Chris Murray, (back) Paramedic students Wesley Stephens of Marianna, Travis Cook of Bonifay, Charles Proctor of Cottonwood and Ben Green of Tallahassee.

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AMBULANCE SIMULATOR IN ACTION--Chipola College officials on June 20 unveiled a new Ambulance Simulator designed to train first responders. Here, Paramedic students work on a human patient simulator. They are, from left:  Charles Proctor of Cottonwood, Ben Green of Tallahassee, Travis Cook of Bonifay and Wesley Stephens of Marianna.

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June 21, 2012

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CHIPOLA COSMETOLOGISTS JOIN WATERMELON FEST--Chipola College Cosmetology students expressed their creativity by decorating paper mache watermelons. The melons will be displayed by the Chipley Arts Council for the upcoming Chipley Watermelon Festival. Here, student Ashlee Easterling poses with “Princess”and Jackie Lee shows off “King Pig” from Angry Birds.

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June 21, 2012

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REP. O’TOOLE VISITS CHIPOLA—Florida Rep. Marlene O’Toole (Lady-Lake) recently visited the campus of Chipola College.  Pictured from left, are Dr. Gene Prough, Chipola president; Rep. O’Toole and Rep. Marti Coley.  O’Toole is chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education Appropriations and a Mentor in the Take Stock in Children program.

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June 21, 2012

CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER II CLASSES BEGIN

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College Summer Session II classes begin Monday, June 25. Late registration is open June 25, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu

                There are several steps to completing the application process: (1) complete the college Admission Application; call 718-2311 for assistance; (2) request your high school to send a final transcript to Chipola College Admission and Records Office; and (3) take the College Placement Test; call 718-2284 for assistance. Students should report to Room 156 in the Student Services Building and sign in to see an academic advisor.

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CHIPOLA COLLEGE SUMMER II CLASSES BEGIN— Chipola College Summer Session II classes begin Monday, June 25. Late registration is open June 25, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and

June 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. The schedule of classes is available online at www.chipola.edu

Here, Chipola student Holley Hinson of Chipley studies in the college Tech Center.

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June 21, 2012

NJCAA HONORS CHIPOLA ATHLETES FOR ACADEMICS

 

                MARIANNA—Two Chipola College athletes have been honored for Exemplary Academic Achievement by the National Junior College Athletic Association. 

                Kristine Brance, a member of the Chipola women’s basketball team, earned a 3.62 GPA during her freshman year. Brance, a native of Riga, Latvia, is a point guard for the Lady Indians and will return for her sophomore season.

                Rebekah Wiltse, a member of the Chipola women’s Cross Country team, earned a 3.62 GPA during her sophomore year. Wiltse ran Cross Country for two years at Chipola and plans to transfer to the University of Florida.

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June 28, 2012

SALLY STRUTHERS TO HEADLINE CHIPOLA CENTER FOR THE ARTS OPENING

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College Center for the Arts will open Sept. 20 with A Grand Night featuring Sally Struthers.

                The gala will feature the two-time Emmy Award-winning actress and current Broadway star Tony Yazbeck.

                Chipola theater director Charles Sirmon, says, “Don’t miss this historic event which also includes an after party with live music and heavy hors d'oeuvres.” Dress is semi-formal.

                General admission tickets—$50—go on sale July 9, and are available at the Chipola Center for the Arts, The Marianna Fitness Center and the Gazebo Café. Call 850-718-2220 for credit card orders, or contact sirmonc@chipola.edu

                Sally Struthers is a two-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her performances in the groundbreaking TV series All in the Family. She also performed in the CBS comedy Still Standing and the CW network’s highly-acclaimed Gilmore Girls.

                Sally was heard as the voice of “Pebbles Flintstone” on the Pebbles and Bam-Bam cartoon series and the lead female character on the popular Disney cartoon Tailspin.

                Her television movies include: A Gun in the House, And Your Name is Jonah, The Great Houdinis, In The Best Interest of the Children, Deadly Silence, My Husband is Missing and Intimate Strangers.

                Sally co-starred in two legendary motion pictures in the 70’s: Five Easy Pieces with Jack Nicholson and The Getaway with Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw. She also was featured in two independent films: Out of the Black and A Month of Sundays with Rod Steiger. She made a cameo appearance for actor/writer/producer Mario Van Peebles in the Sony feature Baadassss!

                Sally’s first two Broadway forays were in Wally’s Café with Rita Moreno and Jimmy Coco and Neil Simon’s female version of the Odd Couple with Brenda Vaccaro. For three years she starred as “Miss Mamie Lynch” on Broadway and on tour in the Tommy Tune production of Grease. In the 20th Anniversary National Tour of Annie, Sally played the coveted role of “Miss Hannigan.”

                Sally was named Best Actress by the Los Angeles Artistic Director Theatre Awards for her role as “Louise Seger” in the musical, Always, Patsy Cline, a true story based on the relationship between Seger and Cline. She won the 2003 Ovation Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as “Agnes Gooch” in the Los Angeles production of Mame, and won a second Ovation Award this year for Cinderella. Additional starring roles include regional productions of Hello, Dolly!, Anything Goes, The Fifth of July, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, and The Full Monty, Fiddler on the Roof, Chicago, All Shook Up, Drowsy Chaperone, and Legally Blonde.

                For 30 years, Sally has worked tirelessly to help the hungry and uneducated children everywhere. She has visited these children in many Third World countries, and has filmed numerous public service announcements and documentaries on their behalf. In recognition of her devotion to children and animals, Sally has received numerous humanitarian awards.

                Call 850-718-2220 for credit card orders, or contact sirmonc@chipola.edu

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