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August 6, 2018

CCSNH/ATAC Welcomes Governor and Executive Council

ROCHESTER – Great Bay Community College and the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) are honored to welcome Governor Chris Sununu and the NH Executive Council to the College’s Advanced Technology & Academic Center (ATAC) at 5 Milton Road, as part of a 3-stop tour of Rochester on Wednesday, August 8. At a breakfast, the Governor will hear a presentation from workforce partners Safran Aerospace Composites and Albany Engineered Composites, and will hear about ATAC’s partnerships with  Spaulding High School and the Richard W. Creteau Regional Technology Center that provide innovative pathways for students to acquire postsecondary credentials and prepare for careers in advanced composites.

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June 18, 2018

President Chosen for Great Bay Community College

by Shannon Reid

photo of new GBCC President Dr. Pelema I. MorricePortsmouth, NH - The Board of Trustees of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) has appointed Dr. Pelema I. Morrice as the President of Great Bay Community College.  The unanimous appointment was made by the CCSNH Board of Trustees upon recommendation of CCSNH Chancellor Ross Gittell. Morrice succeeds Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, who departed last fall to become NH’s Director of Economic Development.

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May 9, 2018

Graduation Marks New Pathway for Many GBCC Grads

PORTSMOUTH -- Saturday’s graduation ceremonies at Great Bay Community College will celebrate the accomplishments of students and demonstrate the college’s role in helping them achieve their goals. The college will award 320 degrees and certificates to students this May.

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May 9, 2018

Great Bay Community College Commencement to Take Place this Saturday, May 12th

Wildolfo Arvelo, former GBCC President and current Director of the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development, to speak

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April 19, 2018

GBCC Hospitality Students Learn from Industry Pro’s During Wine Expo NH

Students in Great Bay Community College’s hospitality management program will work side-by-side with wine professionals at Wine Expo NH, a festive wine-and-food event on May 2nd at Portsmouth Harbor Events Center in the Portwalk. This walk-around grand tasting will raise money for hospitality student scholarships.

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April 18, 2018

GBCC Receives 20 Year Participation Certification from Cisco Networking Academy

Certification Serves as Tribute to Former IST Professor

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April 14, 2018

GBCC representatives to attend data science summit in Washington

PORTSMOUTH -- Great Bay Community College will send four people to a data science summit in Washington, D.C., funded by the National Science Foundation that will set a course for two-year data science programs around the country.

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April 12, 2018

NH Community Colleges Eliminate Two Fees

“Fee-Free” Application, Orientation Process to Ease Barriers

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March 21, 2018

With Emphasis on S.T.E.A.M. Education, GBCC Fine Arts Program Prepares Students for Growing List of Creative Careers

by Bob Keyes

PORTSMOUTH - Today’s world is layered with information and images. Technology evolves, paradigms shift and economies grow and retract. To sort it out and react to opportunities, companies are seeking to fill their ranks with the best and brightest.

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March 5, 2018

The new face of professional development: teaching kids to program robots

by Bob Keyes

Great Bay Community College offers middle and high school STEM educators advanced training in teaching coding skills in response to workforce need

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January 9, 2018

80 Fourth Graders Visit GBCC for Day of Hands-On Experience in Computer Coding

by Lisa Proulx

Activities and Visit to High Tech Labs Put College and Career Top of Mind

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November 20, 2017

GBCC Welcomes Au Pairs

by Bob S. Keyes

PORTSMOUTH - Great Bay Community College has long been a northern New England destination for International Students.  Some of these students come to the United States to work as au pairs.  The au pairs come from across South America, Central America, and Europe to live with host families and help care for their children.

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November 14, 2017

New Partnership Between GBCC and Seacoast United a Win for Students and Both Organizations

by Lisa Proulx

PORTSMOUTH - The Seacoast United youth sports program and Great Bay Community College are working together in an evolving new partnership to strengthen both organizations by expanding their reach and depth.

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November 9, 2017

GBCC Student Learns the Ropes of Insurance Industry through Internship at Kane Insurance

by Lisa Proulx

College Offers Business Students New Courses in Risk Management & Insurance

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November 8, 2017

GBCC hosts industry leaders at manufacturing event

ROCHESTER – A number of New Hampshire’s high-tech manufacturers are able to look positively towards growth and sustainability thanks to Great Bay Community College’s Advanced Technology & Academic Center in Rochester.

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November 6, 2017

GBCC Hosts Industry Leaders at Manufacturing Day Breakfast

by Lisa Proulx

Event Focus: the Challenges of Manufacturing; Efforts to Bring New Workers to Industry

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October 29, 2017

Gov. Sununu makes great choice in Will Arvelo

We applaud Gov. Chris Sununu’s nomination of Great Bay Community College President Will Arvelo to serve as New Hampshire’s next director of the Division of Economic Development.

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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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