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July 21, 2014

Great Bay Community College Hosts Express Admissions Day August 1st and Announces Dual Admission Program with University of New Hampshire

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH - Great Bay Community College will host Express Admissions Day on Friday, August 1st from 8:00AM to 4:00PM at the College’s campus in Portsmouth at the Pease International Tradeport .  The event provides a convenient option for students seeking to complete the enrollment process and be ready to start classes in September or upcoming semesters.   

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July 17, 2014

Advanced Technology center to expand by 50% by next spring

by Liz Markhlevskaya

ROCHESTER — After a successful first year, the Advanced Technology and Academic Center in Rochester plans to expand by more than 50 percent by next spring.

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June 29, 2014

Mud and obstacles present fun 'Challenge'

by Suzanne Laurent

PORTSMOUTH — After receiving directions and spraying themselves with insect repellent, 28 participants in the first annual Portsmouth Challenge took off on a 2-mile obstacle course through the woods behind Portsmouth High School.

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May 18, 2014

GBCC graduates 250 during 68th commencement ceremony

by Suzanne Laurent

PORTSMOUTH — The Class of 2014 speaker for Great Bay Community College's 68th commencement ceremony Saturday morning embodied the very qualities of the many students at the college who have turned their lives around and succeed by just being pointed in the right direction.

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May 18, 2014

Great Bay Community College grads told to prepare themselves for life

by Doug Alden

PORTSMOUTH — Before bidding farewell to the Class of 2014, Great Bay Community College President Wildolfo Arvelo advised the soon-to-be graduates that the degrees they were about to receive Saturday were milestones marking the beginning of another journey.

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May 18, 2014

Sen. Shaheen addresses GBCC graduates

by Janice Henderson

PORTSMOUTH — The night before Great Bay Community College's 68th Commencement Ceremony there were power outages, a river running through the ceremonial tent and people crawling under the stage to reconnect wires, according to Bruce Baker, campus director.

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April 22, 2014

It's S.H.O.W. time at Great Bay Community College

by Suzanne Laurent

PORTSMOUTH — Students at Great Bay Community College’s campus at Pease International Tradeport had the chance Monday to show off their work to their peers and the public during the college’s second annual S.H.O.W. — Students Highlighting Outstanding Work — event.

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April 17, 2014

N.H. community colleges slash tuition 5 percent

CONCORD — Students at New Hampshire's seven community colleges — including Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth — will see lower tuition bills starting in the fall of 2014.

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April 16, 2014

Tuition Will Go Down at New Hampshire’s Community Colleges

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Contact: Shannon Reid, Director of Communications
603-568-5599 or
sreid@ccsnh.edu

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April 9, 2014

Governor Hassan Creates STEM Education Task Force

For Immediate Release
April 9, 2014

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March 18, 2014

Great Bay Community College cited for enrollment growth

PORTSMOUTH - Great Bay Community College was recently cited in an annual report conducted by Community College Week as being among the top 50 colleges with the highest enrollment increases in their category.

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January 23, 2014

Great Bay Community College and Seacoast School of Technology (SST) Partner to Offer New Welding Certificate Program

by Lisa Proulx

Information Session to be held on February 3rd at SST

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January 19, 2014

Unlocking your potential at Great Bay Community College lunch series

by GRETYL MACALASTER

PORTSMOUTH - For the last seven years, Exeter resident Chris Yonker has been helping business executives, leaders and celebrities achieve their greatest potential.

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December 6, 2013

DRED commissioner talks about modern manufacturing At celebration for agency’s partnership with community colleges

by Liz Markhlevskaya

PORTSMOUTH — While some young people still think of manufacturing as assembly lines and repetitive work, in the modern age that is far from true.

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December 5, 2013

More Students Choose Community College Transfer En Route To Bachelor's Degree

by Emily Corwin

Twenty-six thousand dollars. That’s about how much students can save by going to a community college for two years, then transferring to a four-year school. Not including financial aid or room and meals.

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November 26, 2013

Great Bay Community College Enters New Era

by Leonard Stuart

(Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a series that will run in the magazine over the next year focusing on each of the seven community colleges and the investments being made in them.)

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September 29, 2013

AMPed up about manufacturing

by Michael McCord

PORTSMOUTH — When the inaugural N.H. Manufacturing Week kicks off Saturday, Oct. 5, the goal of organizers is to highlight the combination of a manufacturing sector revival and the establishment of a training and education infrastructure to help employers.

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September 28, 2013

Marine who lost leg inspiration at Great Bay Community College

by Joey Cresta

PORTSMOUTH — A U.S. Marine who lost his right leg in Afghanistan is charting a new course that is inspiring teachers and officials at Great Bay Community College.

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September 19, 2013

Community colleges reaching out to high schools

by Joey Cresta

PORTSMOUTH — The leaders of the Community College System of New Hampshire say they need to reach out more to high schools about what it's going to take to prepare young people for a work force that demands a strong base in math and science.

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September 16, 2013

Five colleges on Pease find it better to collaborate than compete

by Howard Altschiller

The five colleges offering classes at Pease International Tradeport find it is better to cooperate than compete.

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