Apply Now for Chipola Nursing Program
The Chipola College Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) is now accepting
nursing applications for the Spring, 2018 semester which begins in January.
Application deadline is Sept. 22. Students must complete a college
application, as well as a nursing application to be considered for admission.
The ADN program prepares students for first level positions as
Chipola’s Nursing program is a limited enrollment program approved
by the Florida Board of Nursing and nationally-accredited by the
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Derik Nelson & Family
Jackson County Chamber Luncheon
The Chipola Artist Series opens with Derik Nelson and Family To Honor First Responders
Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Prough Center for the Arts.
With an immersive blend of technology, live music, and three-part Chipola will host the Jackson County Chamber of
pop/folk sibling harmonies, the group delivers a concert experience like no Commerce Luncheon, Friday, Sept. 8, in the college Public
other, featuring a state of the art light show, and an integrated 20-foot video Service Building.
display. The family trio has been performing together since childhood with The event will include a recognition of heroes from the first-
over 3 million views on YouTube, and toured across the U.S. Derik has responder community, including law enforcement officers and
appeared as the lead guitarist on TV’s “Glee.” firefighters.
Interactive clones are featured throughout the show on the five screen The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m., with John Rollyson as
video wall taking audiences on an aural and visual journey through time, the guest speaker. He is Pastor at Eastside Baptist Church and
space and musical settings. Learn more at www.deriknelson.com. a Major in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He currently serves as
The remaining Series season lineup includes: Florida State University’s a Chaplain and started his career as an officer in the Military
a cappella group All-Night Yahtzee, Nov 7, 2017; pianist Jason Farnham, Police.
February 18, 2018; and The Young Irelanders, March 13, 2018. Following lunch, Jamie McAllister, Chipola’s Director of
Season tickets—$60—including all 4 shows are on sale now. Individual Criminal Justice and Public Service Programs, will provide
tickets for Derik Nelson & Family are $20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 tours of the college’s training programs and a defensive tactics
and under. Online tickets may be printed at home or will-call tickets will demonstration.
be available at the box office at the show. Box Office hours are Monday- The event is sponsored by First Federal Bank of Florida. The
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon. public is invited to attend.
For information, contact Darwin Gilmore, Chamber
President, at 718-2270 or Tiffany Garling at 482-8061.
CHIPOLA THEATRE SHOWCASE IS SEPT. 7 The ChipolaTheatre Showcase, presented by ChipolaTheatre
majors, is Thursday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the
Arts main theatre. Pictured from left, are: (front) Elizabeth
Hall, Carmen McCray, Mary Keyton, Grace Wester, Karissa
Mercer, Cristina Ramirez, Landry Tharp, Hannah Kleinpeter,
(back) Chloe Gilbert, Destin Dawson, Breeanna Bennett, Daniel
Covington, Sarah Liffick, Anthony Severson, Kane Keefer,
Sydney Cobb, Ashleigh Braswell and Brian Heward. Showcase
tickets—$10—may be purchased at the Box Office or online
An Equal Access / Equal Opportunity Institution
Student Support Services is
The Chipola TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)
Program is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18
SSS helps increase student retention and graduation
rates and assists students planning to transfer to other
institutions. In addition, SSS funds are used to support
Chipola’s award- winning Academic Center for Excellence
(ACE), where students can receive free tutoring from peers
and faculty members.
SSS participants are introduced to college resources, a
team of faculty and administrators, dedicated peer mentors
and committed program professionals. Students receive
services designed to develop skills and strategies to succeed
in all aspects of college life. Pictured above, the TRiO Society, SSS, SGA and Student Ambassadors welcomed
Kristie Mosley is the Director. For additional info, Chipola College students during Fall registration. Club members helped new
contact the TRiO SSS office at (850) 718-2431. students with directions and information, and provided refreshments.
Chipola Softball to host Artist Cassie Turner
Division 1 Opponents
Members of the Chipola Softball team Original works by watercolor artist Cassie
are preparing for some big-time opponents in
their Fall schedule. Tucker will be on display in the Chipola
Chipola will face eight different Division 1 Center for the Arts Gallery beginning Sept.
teams in the pre-conference season. The Lady 21. Cassie and husband, Richard, live in
Indians host Mississippi State, Saturday, Oct. Wakulla. Beyond painting she teaches
28, at 1 p.m. and Jacksonville University at 5 students Drawing, Painting and Art History
p.m. On Friday, Nov. 10, The Lady Indians at Wakulla High. The show is open through
host Embry-Riddle at 1 p.m., and the Lady Oct. 29, Monday - Thursday, from 9 to 4,
Seminoles of FSU, at 5 p.m. and Fridays, 9 to noon.
Chipola also travels to Ole Miss, Tennessee,
Florida and LSU throughout the Fall season. Monthly
Chipola Coach Belinda Hendrix, says, “This is a program first for us. We Workshop
have never hosted a Division 1 program and I’d like to invite our fans out to
watch some great softball on our home field.” Sept. 13
The Lady Indians finished the 2017 season with an overall 59-9 overall
record and a Panhandle Conference title with a 17-3 league record. The Lady
Indians finished as runner-up in the State FCSAA/NJCAA Region 8, and a
berth to the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament.
Chipola won the NJCAA National Championship in 2015 and 2007. Coach
Belinda Hendrix has been named state coach of the year for the five times
in 12 years, and she also picked up her 500th win in 2016. Hendrix and her
Associate Head Coach and husband, Jimmy Hendrix, lead the team along
with Assistant Coach Kelly Brookins.
Daytime & Evening 11:30 a.m.
Law Enforcement Classes Z-116
forming now. Thefreeworkshopisopentostudents,staff,facultyandcommunity
members. It will provide an overview of small business resources.
Contact Steven Stewart, Law Enforcement For information, visit https://www.sba.gov/ or contact Dr. David
Coordinator, at 850-718-2286. Bouvin at 850-718-2380 or email@example.com
Chipola Theatre announces Auditions 04 LaborDayHoliday-CollegeClosed
Chipola Theatre will hold auditions for The Odd Couple 06 ClubDay,OutsideBldg.Z,10a.-12:30p.
(Female Version) Sept. 11 & 12 at 6 p.m. sharp both nights at the CFA. 07 TheatreShowcase,CFA,7p.
The play takes place in New York City in 1985. Unger and Madison are at it 09 ACTExam
again--Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s contemporary comic classic: 11 AuditionsforTheatre’s,TheOddCouple,CFA,6p.
the female version of ‘The Odd Couple.’ Instead of the poker party that begins the original 12-13 SSSWelcome/Orientation,ACE,1:30p.
version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon 13 SGABloodDrive
sisters have been replaced by the two Costazuela brothers--but the hilarity remains the same. 13 SGAFallElections,K-105,8a.–6p.
Roles include: Olive Madison (Lead): Female, attractive, divorced, quick-witted, big- 14 SGAFallElections,K-105,8a.–Noon
hearted, but also relentlessly sloppy and careless when it comes to her personal life. Florence 18 DeadlineforAthleticEligibilityRosterforFall
Unger (Lead): Female, attractive, a homemaker/housewife recently separated from her 18 NightStudentSocial,Cafeteria,7p.
husband, “pulled together” (obsessively so), organized. Mickey (Supporting): Female, a New 19 SSSOnCourseSeminar,DecisionMaking
York City policewoman. Vera (Supporting): Female, a bit literal-minded and a bit slow to 20 TRiOSocietyMeeting,Cafe,1:30p.
get a point. Sylvie (Supporting): Female, a wise-cracker. Renee (Supporting): Female, a bit 21 DeadlinetoapplyforADNProgramforSp. ‘18
of a complainer. Manolo & Jesus Costazuela (Supporting) male neighbors. For info, contact 21 ArtistSeries:DerikNelson&Family,CFA,7p.
Charles Sirmon, Director, at 718-2227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 21 ArtGalleryOpening:CassieTucker,CFA,6p.m.
Chipola works with Catalyst 28 FallFestival-Classesdismissed10:30a.-2:45p.
Chipola grant development staff assisted
Catalyst Fabric Solutions with a Quick Response Jim Dean appointed
Training (QRT) application to the Florida to Chipola Board Of
Department of Economic Opportunity to
obtain training funds for their employees as Trustees
they prepare their workforce and grow their
local company. Catalyst was approved for Governor Rick Scott
$312,500 training incentive for the creation of recently announced the
125 new jobs in Jackson County. QRT is a product through CareerSource which equips and develops the new hire to appointment of James “Jim”
better understand the machines, processes, and systems required to make this innovative digital printing manufacturer Dean to the Chipola College
successful. Dr. Sarah Clemmons and Dean Darwin Gilmore delivered the first reimbursement for the recent hiring and District Board of Trustees.
training of 38 new employees. Pictured from left, are: Darwin, Gilmore; General Manager Dennis Rudd, AP/AR Manager Dean, 58, of Marianna, is the City Manager
Amanda Robinson, Chipola President Dr. Sarah Clemmons, and Meno Enterprises/Catalyst Director Bill Finley. of Marianna and previously served in the
United States Marine Corps. Dean received
More than 400 of the Chipola faithful turned his bachelor’s degree from Florida A & M
out for the Chipola Appreciation Club’s University and his master’s degree from Webster
“Endless Summer,” Aug. 26, at the National University. He succeeds Virginia Stuart, and is
Guard Armory. appointed for a term beginning August 21,
Some $50,000 was raised for a new endowment in honor of Robert Trammell, a former 2017, and ending May 31, 2021.
Chipola basketball player (1966) and long-time supporter of Chipola athletics. During The appointment is subject to confirmation
the event, officials announced a second scholarship fund—the Robert and Kay Trammell by the Florida Senate.
Endowment—to recognize Kay Trammell’s long-time support of the college. Pictured Nine trustees represent Chipola’s five-
from left, are: Robert and Kay Trammell, Dr. Sarah Clemmons and Sen. Bill Montford. county district on the board. Other trustees
include: Danny Ryals (Chairman), Calhoun
Berry is Chipola’s Career Employee County, Darrin Wall and Andrew Fleener,
Employee of the Year— Chipley; Tommy Lassmann and John Padgett
oYf theear of Marianna, Hannah Causseaux, Bristol; Kyle
Laurie Berry, Chipola’s Department Hudson, Holmes County; and Joel Paul, Jr.,
Associate in the Financial Aid Bonifay.
Department, has been named the
college’s Career Employee of the Year
for 2017. Pictured from left, are: Chipola
VP of Student Affairs, Dr. Jayne Roberts,
Laurie Berry and Chipola President,
Dr. Sarah Clemmons.