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October 17, 2017

GBCC is Number One Feeder School to UNH Durham

by Lisa Proulx

Increase in admitted GBCC students climbs to over 85%

PORTSMOUTH –According to a University of New Hampshire Application Summary Report, Great Bay Community College is once again the largest feeder for transfer students to the University of New Hampshire from both 2 and 4-year institutions.  The report also cites Great Bay as having the largest number of transfer applications to the state’s flagship institution out of all of the Community College System of New Hampshire colleges.

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October 5, 2017

Civic Engagement Opportunities Expand at GBCC

by Lisa Proulx

Student Volunteers Close to 200 Hours at VA Medical Center in Manchester

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September 19, 2017

GBCC Honors UNH President Mark Huddleston at 2017 Distinguished Leaders Award Reception

by Lisa Proulx

Fundraiser Celebrates UNH – GBCC Collaborations Under University President’s Leadership

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August 15, 2017

GBCC to Host User Group for CRM Users and Those Interested in CRM

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH - Beginning this September, Great Bay Community College will host a monthly Customer Relationship Management (CRM) user group, to help business people in the Seacoast use their CRM software with greater efficiency.

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July 26, 2017

GBCC Adds Sports Management Pathway to Business Studies Program

by Bob Keyes

PORTSMOUTH - Students who are interested in a career in sports can begin their studies at Great Bay Community College, which will offer a 21-credits in sports management electives in fall 2017 as part of the college’s business administration associate’s degree program.

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June 7, 2017

BAE Systems and Great Bay Community College are proactively addressing New Hampshire workforce needs

by Cookson Strategies

Reciprocal arrangement helps students get better jobs faster while attracting top talent to BAE Systems’ Advanced Composite Materials program

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June 7, 2017

New England Women’s Leadership Institute Hosts Leadership Summit at Great Bay Community College - “The Seven Mirrors of Self-Actualization”

by Lisa Proulx

Event Features Keynote Speaker, Suzanne Foster, Vice President and General Manager, Medronic

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May 8, 2017

Great Bay Graduates Ready for what’s Next

by Lisa Proulx

Students and employers alike praise relevant curriculum, ability to work in field and leadership programs as keys to success

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May 2, 2017

New Great Bay programs enrolling students for fall

PORTSMOUTH — After listening to students and industry, Great Bay Community College has added two new tracts to their business administration program to meet employer demand and student interest.

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April 27, 2017

Former Chief of Justice, John T. Broderick, Jr. to Speak at GBCC Commencement Exercise

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH - John T. Broderick, Jr., the former chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, will share his family’s story of mental illness and how he survived a beating at the hands of his grown son when he addresses Great Bay Community College graduates and their families May 13 at commencement exercises in Portsmouth.

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April 25, 2017

GBCC Summer Courses Offer Something for Everyone

by Lisa Proulx

Semester offers opportunity to make progress on credits, focus on coursework or improve professional skills

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March 21, 2017

Great Bay to offer auto tech certificate program

by Bob Keyes

PORTSMOUITH — Great Bay Community College will offer an automotive technology certificate program beginning this fall.

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March 18, 2017

Great Bay Community College adds cyber-security degree

by KIMBERLEY HAAS

PORTSMOUTH - Employer demand is driving Great Bay Community College's plan to add an associate degree in cyber security this fall.

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February 28, 2017

GBCC offers degree program in cybersecurity

PORTSMOUTH — Great Bay Community College will add an associate's degree in cybersecurity to its career options beginning in fall 2017. The college is adding the program to help meet the demand for well-trained, entry-level employees in a field that has as many as a half-million openings nationwide.

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February 28, 2017

Report says local industries key to job-training programs

For companies that are having trouble filling blue-collar jobs, effective training programs appear to need coordination with local industries in order to work.

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February 28, 2017

Students tour GBCC Advanced Technology and Academic Center

ROCHESTER — Students from six area high schools from New Hampshire and Maine toured Great Bay Community College's Advanced Technology and Academic Center (ATAC) recently. The juniors and seniors learned firsthand how degree programs in composites manufacturing, nondestructive testing and CNC are preparing graduates for high demand jobs with competitive salaries in aerospace, marine, automotive and manufacturing.

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February 23, 2017

The Retraining Paradox

by RUTH GRAHAM

Many Americans need jobs, or want better jobs, while employers have good jobs they can’t fill. Matching them up is the tricky part.

When Nathan Kecy graduated from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire a decade ago with a bachelor’s degree in communications, he found himself with about $10,000 in debt and few clear career options. He first found work as a door-to-door salesman (“a pyramid scheme,” he recalls) and then in telemarketing. Finally he landed a job as an infrastructure specialist for Datamatic, a Texas-based water-meter-technology company. He was traveling across the country installing meters, making a decent salary. But he lost his job after the company restructured in 2012, he said, and soon he found that his skills weren’t easily transferable to a new field; Datamatic’s technology was proprietary, and his expertise in the company’s installation program wasn’t appealing to employers outside that particular industry. He tried going into business with a friend, but the relationship soured. By then he had a baby and a fiancée, and he felt stuck.

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February 14, 2017

High School Students Learn about ACM, NDT and CNC

by Lisa Proulx

High School Students from New Hampshire and Maine Tour and Participate in Hands-on Demos at GBCC’s Advanced Technology & Academic Center

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January 24, 2017

Great Bay Community College Partners with Digital Marketing Center to launch Digital Marketing Bootcamps in February

Portsmouth, NH - Marketing in the digital world is very complex, and having a full understanding of the tools that make organizations visible to target audiences is critical. To address the learning curve, Great Bay Community College (GBCC) has partnered with a new nonprofit organization, the Digital Marketing Center: Seacoast (DMC Seacoast) to launch three digital marketing certification programs. All three include working directly with local companies to ensure experiential learning during the courses.

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January 24, 2017

Massage Therapy Clinic at Great Bay Community College Accepting Appointments

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH – The massage therapy clinic is currently open at Great Bay Community College’s Portsmouth campus.  The general public can make an appointment for a 55 minute massage provided by a student enrolled in the College’s Massage Therapy Certificate Program.

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