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1801 Coleman Rd, Anniston, AL 36202
Initially known as the Harry M. 艾尔斯州立贸易学校, the 艾尔斯校园 was founded by an act of the Alabama Legislature on May 3, 1963, and was named for the long-time editor of the Anniston Star newspaper. In 1972, the institution was designated as a technical college that offered students associate degree and certificate programs in such fields as accounting, 汽车车身修理, 木工, 照顾孩子, computer and information 科学, 美容, 一般的起草, 电, 医学化验技术员, 实际的护理, surgical/operating room technician and welding technology. To eliminate duplication of courses, the consolidation of Gadsden State Community College and the Harry M. 艾尔斯 State Technical College was completed on July 8, 2003. It is now called the 艾尔斯校园 of Gadsden State Community College.
801 Cedar Bluff Rd, 中心，al35960
2002年8月, Gadsden State opened the Cherokee County Instructional Site in response to community and governmental efforts to meet the growing educational needs in the region. Evening courses offered included computer 科学, 数学, 生物学, 美术, 人文社会科学. The site was relocated in August 2008 to a multi-level complex that offers an expanded list of courses for students wishing to earn an associate degree or transfer to a four-year institution. 加兹登州立切罗基人 houses an Economic Development Center that enables Gadsden State to partner with local communities to promote community, workforce and economic development. 除了, the Center has a multipurpose 2,容纳500名观众的球场, a 300-seat conference room and additional smaller meeting rooms. The complex also hosts some offices of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.
One of the initial founding institutions of Gadsden State and the oldest of the institutions, Alabama Technical College was established in 1925 as the Alabama School of Trades and was the first state-operated trade school in the southern United States. 当它打开时, instruction in four trades was offered—砖砌体, 木工, 电气与印刷. 学生 helped government workmen lay the bricks to build the school’s first permanent two-story buildings. In 1941, the school had an enrollment of approximately 200 students from 44 counties throughout the state and several from out-of-state. In 1973, it became Alabama Technical College and after the merger was renamed the 东广校区 of Gadsden State Community College.
Gadsden State Technical Institute began in 1960 as Gadsden Vocational Trade School, a private vocational training school for African Americans. 它是由尤金。N. 多嘴的人, director of the Veterans General Continuation Program for Negroes, in response to discontent expressed by black veterans of Etowah County for being denied admission to the all-white Alabama School of Trades. The new school was approved by the Veterans Administration for training under the G.I. Bill and began to enroll black veterans. 到1961年8月, 登记人数为71人, and course offerings included auto mechanics and repair, plastering and cement finishing, 砖砌体, 木工, 干洗和洗衣, 一般商业及裁缝. The school was identified as part of the state's network of vocational/technical schools and appointed 多嘴的人 as the director. In 1962, the state of Alabama assumed ownership of the school, 1972年, it was renamed Gadsden State Technical Institute. 美国.S. Department of Education designated this institution as a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in 1997. The facility now serves as the love爱博体育平台 of Gadsden State.
Gadsden State Junior College was established in 1965 by an act of the State Legislature during the administration of Gov. 乔治·C. 华莱士. During the first fall term, under President Allan D. 内勒, the school admitted 740 full-time freshmen and employed 36 faculty members and administrators and 14 other staff. The course offerings included professional programs such as architecture, 工商管理, 牙科, 工程, 家庭经济, love爱博, 法律, 医学, 音乐, 科学, social work and teacher education. Technical programs offered included architectural technology, 数据处理技术, 工程技术, management and supervision technology, 医疗秘书, nursing education and secretarial 科学. 除了 to the programs offered in regular day classes, night classes were offered in 18 fields of study. Gadsden State Junior College served students from 12 counties and four states. It is currently identified as the 华莱士开车 Campus of Gadsden State Community College.