Gulf Coast State College
|Gulf Coast State College|
|Undergraduates||2,248 degree seeking|
|Location||Panama City, Florida, United States|
|Former names||Gulf Coast Community College|
The institution was founded in 1957 by the Florida Legislature. On January 13, 2011, the college was renamed Gulf Coast State College. The school had previously been named Gulf Coast Community College.
The college campus is in Panama City, Florida.
Organization and administration 
The college is a member institution of the Florida College System. The current President is A. James Kerley. He has been leading the college since June 2007, and he is the 5th President in the history of Gulf Coast State College. GCSC also has a Board of Trustees which helps to administer the college as well.
Academic profile 
This is a coeducational institution that offers associate and bachelor degrees.
Student life 
Gulf Coast State College Athletic teams are nicknamed the Commodores and participate in men's basketball, men's baseball, women's basketball, women's softball, and women's volleyball. The current athletic director is named Gregg Wolfe and he has been serving in this capacity since 1992.
Notable people 
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- Daniel Davidson -Current Major League Baseball pitcher
- Tony Dawson -Former NBA Basketball player
- Frank Menechino -Former Major League Baseball infielder for the Oakland Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays
- Michael Papajohn -American actor, stuntman, and college baseball player
- Jimmy Patronis -Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
- Don Sutton -Former Major League Baseball player and current television sportscaster
- As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. Retrieved February 2, 2010.
- History of the college
- About the name change
- Board of Trustees
- About Gregg Wolfe
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