School Calendar

April 2014


Great Bay Student Veterans Organization Meeting

Apr. 24th 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Room: 314

The GBCC Student Veteran’s Organization holds weekly meetings that are open to all student veterans. 


Contact: Deb Lancaster

Location: Portsmouth


College Visits: University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Apr. 24th 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Representatives from both universities will be at the tables outside of the library this day to talk with and answer any questions you may have.

Contact: Erica Brown

Phone: (603) 427-7624

Location: Portsmouth


End of the Year Celebration and Cookout

Apr. 24th 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Root Beer Floats- provided by GBSVO

Oragami table: relax and learn how to fold origami-  provided by International Club

Tarot Card Reader- provided by Paranormal Club

Capture the Flag- provided by Gaming Club

Four Square- provided by Gaming Club

Ice Cream sundaes- provided by Student Life

Location: Portsmouth


The Necessity of Addressing Lateral Violence in the Workplace

Apr. 24th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Free and open to the Public, Room 125

Synopsis of the talk:

‘The Presentation will reflect on the attributes of ‘Culture’ from the perspective of clinical practice. The exploration of the construct of what constitutes ‘Horizontal/ Lateral Nurse Practice violence will be covered and the intervention strategies such as; Cognitive Rehearsal will be explained and defined. The necessity to eradicate this acculturated bad behavior from our collective profession of nursing will be the focus, also how to shift this culture in general for the safety of our patients.‘  While Dr. Griffin will be speaking about this topic as it relates to the medical field, the results of her research can be used in other fields as well.

Registration Instructions


Please contact Sister Helen Burke, Carrie Marchand, or Fran Chickering

Location: Portsmouth

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Apr. 24th 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Room: 127

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system. Our instructor works for the YMCA and comes highly recommended. You’ll have so much fun; it’s going to be hard to believe you’re working out!

Location: Portsmouth


Open House - Advanced Technology & Academic Center

Apr. 24th 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn about programs, meet faculty and admissions staff. Get information on financial aid and a tour. 

Phone: (603) 427-7610

Location: Rochester

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Career Assistance Workshops: Interviews

Apr. 24th 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

WorkReadyNH Center

What is your weakness?  Why should we hire you? Tell me about a time you failed.  Don’t know how to answer these?  Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviews and get some practice.

Location: Portsmouth


Kappa Beta Delta Meeting

Apr. 25th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Room: 314

Kappa Beta Delta Business Honor Society has returned to Great Bay's campus. We are proud to be active again and are recruiting students to join. The purposes of this Society are to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students; and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. We are looking for students in the business, computer information systems, and hospitality programs who are civic-minded individuals and scholars. Meetings are at 12:00pm on Fridays in the lobby or Room 314.  Associate Membership is available to students who currently do not quite meet the academic requirements. 

Contact: Dan Murphy

Location: Portsmouth


Finals Movie Night - TBA

Apr. 25th 7:00 pm

Finals Movie Night 

Location: Portsmouth


End of the Year Movie: The Lego Movie

Apr. 25th 7:45 pm to 10:00 pm

Join us for a viewing of the Lego Movie on the big screen before the home release date. Bring the kids, some snacks and even your favorite blanket. The movie starts at dusk, don’t miss it.

Location: Portsmouth


OAK- Overnight Camping and Hiking Trip

Apr. 26th 12:00 pm to Apr. 27th 6:00 pm

OAK is going on an overnight camping trip to the White Mountains:

Will be sleeping in either tents or cabins (depends on availability when booking)
Meeting at GBCC lobby
Leaving at noon on Saturday and returning Sunday evening
Open to everyone: OAK members $5, non-OAK members $10
Sign-ups are going on now. Sign up with Joe Murray or any member of OAK at the Student Info Desk! 

Contact: Joe Murray

Location: Portsmouth


Student Success Center Info Session

Apr. 28th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Room: 103

Have you heard about the Student Success Center? Do you have questions or want to know more? Join the Student Government Association for an informational session about the plans and progress of the Student Success Center that is schedule to be built this summer. 

Location: Portsmouth


Studnet Success Center Info Session

Apr. 28th 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Room: 103

Have you heard about the Student Success Center? Do you have questions or want to know more? Join the Student Government Association for an informational session about the plans and progress of the Student Success Center that is schedule to be built this summer. 

Location: Portsmouth


Nursing Information Session

Apr. 28th 5:30 pm

Nursing Information Session

Phone: (603) 427-7610

Location: Portsmouth

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History Club- Jeopardy

Apr. 29th 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The History Club is holding a campus wide game of Jeopardy! Stop by and answer some easy history based trivia questions and win candy.

Location: Portsmouth


Hospitality Club Meeting

Apr. 29th 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Room: 416

The Hospitality Club provides networking opportunities for Hospitality students.  


Contact: Dawn Comito

Location: Portsmouth


OAK Meeting

Apr. 29th 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Room: 114

The Outdoor Adventure Klub (OAK) is a student-run organization devoted to helping its members experience the outdoors through pursuits such as hiking, biking, skiing, fishing, rock climbing, canoeing, and trail maintenance.  

Contact: Bob O'Brien

Location: Portsmouth


Cardio Kickboxing

Apr. 29th 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Rom: 127

Cardio kickboxing combines martial arts kicking and punching techniques with an aerobic-style exercise routine. It’s a great workout and our instructor, Graham, works for the YMCA and is highly recommended!

Location: Portsmouth


Career Assistance Workshops: Communication and Learning Styles

Apr. 29th 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


Having difficulty dealing with coworkers, classmates, or even your family members?  Come learn what your styles are and how to best work with different (and sometimes difficult) people.

Location: Portsmouth


Cru Meeting

Apr. 30th 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Room: 204

Come join the members of Cru for Christian fellowship! 

Contact: Tracey Young

Location: Portsmouth


Gaming Club Business Meeting

Apr. 30th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Room: 202

This meeting is for Gaming Club members to plan and approve activities. 

Contact: Lee Kenyon

Location: Portsmouth


CAB Meeting

Apr. 30th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Room: 103

The Campus Activity Board is an organization that sponsors and supports activities that provide a variety of social, educational, and culture programs. All events are open to the entire student body. CAB members plan events and programs, developing valuable leadership and programming skills. Membership is open to all interested students. 

Contact: Allyson Britton

Location: Portsmouth


Disability Lunch and Learn Speaker Series

Apr. 30th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Room 318

Dr. Richard Guare Ph. D.will speak on Executive Functions and Strategies.  Executive Functions are the learning disadvantages often experienced by students with ADD/ADHD.  Perhaps you’ve recognized some of these in your classroom or in yourself and would like more information.  Bring your lunch and learn some techniques for addressing these difficulties.

Location: Portsmouth