Gadsden State Community College Helps students 'find their direction' with help from Third Wave

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

One visit to the new and it’s clear that all signs point to this Northeast Alabama community college. As the areas premier higher education option, Gadsden State Community College has been helping students find their direction toward a rewarding career for over 45 years. Recently Gadsden State Community College needed to revamp their existing web presence and promote enrollment. To do this they turned to Third Wave Digital, a Macon, Georgia-based advertising agency and website design firm.

Now, the new makes it easy for prospective and current students, faculty, staff, parents and community members to find out all that Gadsden State has to offer with the click of a button.
This cutting-edge website from Third Wave Digital draws in prospective students by providing a media rich experience that makes learning about everything that Gadsden State has to offer fun and exciting.
Designed around the current marketing theme “choose your direction at Gadsden State” the new instantly puts visitors in the driver’s seat with an intuitive, easily accessible online experience featuring multimedia navigation, embedded video presentations, and robust photo galleries targeted to today’s web savvy users.

To showcase the Gadsden experience, Third Wave Digital created a series of interactive video tours featuring Gadsden State’s very own talented students acting as tour guides. Users are taken through various aspects of Gadsden State with the option to “keep driving” or receive more information at any time.

Additionally, Third Wave Digital created interactive “Fast Facts” that can be found throughout the new website, an in-depth view of life at Gadsden State with photo gallery slideshows and a custom Challenge Game that lets users test their knowledge of all things Gadsden State.

“The response we have received from our new site has been extremely positive. Our students have been having fun with the game and they enjoy seeing other students during the virtual tours,” said Kay Smith-Foster, Gadsden State Community College Public Relations Coordinator.

All of these cutting edge features are woven together with an eye-catching website design that will set Gadsden State apart from other higher education institutions. Whatever the reason for visiting; the new from Third Wave Digital makes it easier than ever to get connected, stay connected and find a direction to a rewarding future at Gadsden State.

About Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. With six campuses in Northeast Alabama, Gadsden State is within a short drive for thousands of area students. Whether studying for an Associate’s degree before transferring to a four-year college, learning a technical skill to get a jump start on a fantastic career, or pursuing a new career direction, terrific instructors and advanced technology at Gadsden State help put students on the path to their career goals.

About Third Wave Digital
Third Wave Digital is a comprehensive web design, development and support company specializing in complex web presence creation for small to mid-sized businesses. Third Wave Digital is a division of Colbarton Corporation which offers full service advertising agency services though Third Wave Advertising and complete Web hosting solutions through Third Wave Host. Third Wave Digital is headquartered in Macon, Georgia with satellite offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Orlando, Florida. For more information about Third Wave, call 888-578-7865, click or e-mail


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