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September 11, 2014

Great Bay Community College’s ATAC initiative wins 2014 NEDA Project of the Year

by Lisa Proulx

ATAC Advanced Materials Manufacturing Program Director/Designer,  Debra Mattson named Educator of the year

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August 26, 2014

GBCC Success Center gets go-ahead from PDA

by Jeff McMenemy

PORTSMOUTH — Great Bay Community College is moving forward with a new version of its Student Success Center after the Pease Development Authority approved the college's conceptual plan.

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August 12, 2014

Great Bay Community College hosts “Super Saturday”

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH – Great Bay Community College will be hosting “Super Saturday” on Saturday, August 23rd from 8:00AM – 1:00PM 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 still be ready to start classes this fall.

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August 6, 2014

UNH, Great Bay launch dual admission program

by Robert Michaelson

PORTSMOUTH — Great Bay Community College and the University of New Hampshire have combined forces to give more students the chance to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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August 4, 2014

New Dual Admission Program between UNH and GBCC Increases Access to a 4-Year Degree

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Great Bay Community College and the University of New Hampshire  have announced a new dual admission program that will allow students to seamlessly transfer into UNH to complete a bachelor’s degree after completing their associate degree at Great Bay. Qualified students can earn credits that apply to both their associate degree and bachelor’s degree while at GBCC. Upon completion of an associate degree and a cumulative 2.5 grade point average or higher, program participants are guaranteed seamless entry into UNH’s College of Liberal Arts.    

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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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July 1, 2014

Great Things Come in Small Packages

by Sarah Bedingfield

Great Bay Community College (GBCC) in Portsmouth, NH, is small, with an enrollment under 2,500, but its value to students, the workforce and the community far exceeds its size. Cutting-edge degrees and certificates; excellent faculty; affordable tuition; small class sizes; extensive support systems; transfer agreements; non-credit options and high school, business, and community partners are just a few of the qualities that characterize Great Bay. There is something for everyone and everyone is welcome.

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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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