Great Bay Community College was one of 12 contest sites hosting students as part of the annual SkillsUSA NH competition happening throughout this month.
A sense of belonging is foundational to academic success, according to research.
When the pandemic prompted Phil Reid to pivot, he turned to Great Bay Community College.
According to a recent National Education Association survey, 80 percent of members said they have seen more retirements and resignations (of teaching professionals) since the start of the pandemic. With the help of Great Bay Community College, and their 2-year Teacher Preparation program, students eager to pursue their career and fill critical needs across New Hampshire.
Jalbert attributes her career success to the educational foundation she built at GBCC from 2005 to 2007.
Over 90% of Great Bay students who graduated from the most recent four sessions of the 12-week program were employed immediately upon completion.
Good decisions change lives. Matthew Pefine’s personal story is a shining example.
Open House information for events at GBCC’s Portsmouth and Rochester campuses.
“…there were huge benefits to the Great Bay program. It was affordable, local, competitive and had a great reputation for rigor and preparation of excellent nurses.”
“Great Bay has definitely been a confidence boost that I needed and the best launching pad I could think of for the next phase of my life.”
Pat Vermette describes machine quilting as her passion, noting “Most of my quilts are not made from a pattern. I like to take it from idea to completion on my own.”
Dr. Lesser has served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at two community colleges. She comes to Great Bay from Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, PA.