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10/24/2021 8:26:00 AM
Groundbreaking For New Fiber Center, Oct. 27
Kimbrell Campus is place to be
The Gaston College Kimbrell Campus, shown here, will soon be the home of the new Gaston College Fiber Innovation Center. The campus is located at 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont.
(Photo Courtesy Gaston College)

The Gaston College Kimbrell Campus, shown here, will soon be the home of the new Gaston College Fiber Innovation Center. The campus is located at 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont.

(Photo Courtesy Gaston College)

Lincoln Herald Staff

Gaston College is connecting the threads for a brighter tomorrow.

Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m., there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the college’s new fiber innovation center. This is an expansion of the Gaston College Kimbrell Campus and Technology Center at 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont, according to college spokeswoman Linda Vespa. It will provide a world-class facility that is focused on the future of the textile industry.

Speakers at the event will include Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin, Gaston College President Dr. John Hauser, Parkdale Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andy Warlick, Parkdale Mills Executive Vice President Davis Warlick and others. 

More about the Kimbrell Campus
Named for the late textiles magnate Duke Kimbrell, this Gaston College satellite campus has a lot to offer.

It features numerous continuing education classes and curriculum classes. These range from courses in how to be a bank teller, notary public or an emergency medical technician (or EMT); computer classes; Spanish or English as a second language; the manufacturing certification program; sewing, small business work, criminal justice, wastewater treatment and many others.

Curriculum programs are offered in fast-track business, human services technology and becoming a certified nursing assistant (or CNA). Curriculum classes range from accounting, astronomy, biology, business, early childhood education, economics, emergency preparedness, English, finance, human services, mathematics, nursing assistant, reading, psychology and others.

The site is also used by many local organizations for meetings and classes.

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