Alumni Association

The Gadsden State Alumni Association is an advocacy group comprised of alumni, students, faculty, staff and community supporters. Its purpose is to advance, support and promote the interests of the College, its students, the alumni and its members.



The Gadsden State Alumni Association provides scholarships, recognition opportunities, engagement and networking events and more for students, faculty, staff, alumni and members. Become a member today by completing a membership application.

Membership Application


  • Associate: Gadsden State faculty and staff, spouses of graduates and friends of Gadsden State
  • Graduate: Individuals who have graduated from certificate or degree programs at Gadsden State
  • Regular: Current and former, full-time or part-time Gadsden State students


  • Student Chapter: $10 a year (Gadsden State students graduating with a certificate or degree receive a one-year complimentary membership)
  • Annual Membership: $20 a year (renewal in October)
  • Lifetime Membership: $300 (installment plans are available)


Baisha Woody
Alumni Association Treasurer
PO Box 227
Gadsden, AL 35902


2023 Alumni of the Year award winners

The Gadsden State Community College Alumni Association accepts nominations for the annual Alumni of the Year Awards. The 2023 awards were given out at the Gadsden State Christmas luncheon on December 18, 2023. 

Winners (left to right): Hollie Bonds, Outstanding Technical Faculty; Baisha Woody, Distinguished Alumni of the Year; Pam Clough, Distinguished Service; Gadsden State President Dr. Kathy Murphy; Jessica Slaten, Outstanding Support Staff; Gerri Langley, Outstanding Academic Faculty



The Gadsden State Alumni Association is selling commemorative, personalized bricks that will be placed in the newly-renovated courtyard at the College’s Wallace Drive Campus to raise funds for student scholarships.

The bricks are $100 each and include three lines of 16 characters or spaces per line.




Alumni Brick Campaign


2022-23 Alumni Yearbook

View the Alumni Yearbook

Follow the Alumni Association on Facebook


The Gadsden State Alumni Association gives student scholarships each year.








Board Members

  • President: Heather New
  • Vice President: Julie White
  • Treasurer: Baisha Woody
  • Secretary: Tom McElrath 


Board Members

  • Melissa Davis
  • Brooke Davis
  • Christine Foster-Cates
  • Maria Petersen