Meet Student Kendall Brant
History Student and Recipient of a Gilman International Scholarship – “I am grateful for all the opportunities that Great Bay has given me.”
Meet Students Sophie and Marc Cote
Sophie Cote had not planned to go attend college, and she was frightened by the thought of starting over. But as she watched her older brother “change and evolve into a completely different person” while taking classes at Great Bay Community College, she followed his path.
Meet Student Jenny Currier
“I attended classes with a lot of people who were returning to school later in life…I was inspired by their drive to come back.”
Meet Gerardo Montes
“Great Bay is doing an amazing job. They really want us to succeed.”
Meet Jennifer Taris
With a bachelor degree in finance and a master’s in business, Jennifer is now pursuing a degree in Veterinary Technology to support a passion and be better equipped as an animal-rescue volunteer.
Meet Alexander Ferris
Ferris chose Great Bay to start his college career because he was confident in Great Bay’s support services for students
Meet Peighton Winder
“This community has supported me in so many ways,” said Winder, who graduated with an associate degree in psychology in spring 2022.
Meet Lauri Smith
Smith sees the Medical Assistant program at Great Bay as a “steppingstone” to her long-held hope of becoming a nurse.
Meet Brigid Emma Murphy
“Great Bay made me feel like I mattered,” said Murphy, who graduated this spring with an associate degree in psychology.
Meet Cedrine Disch
“I feel like I have business in my genes….I like motivating people, inspiring people, and bringing people together.”
Meet Phil Reid
When the pandemic prompted Phil Reid to pivot, he turned to Great Bay Community College.
Meet Katrice Jalbert
Jalbert attributes her career success to the educational foundation she built at GBCC from 2005 to 2007.
Meet Matthew Pefine
Good decisions change lives. Matthew Pefine’s personal story is a shining example.
Meet Sandi Denoncour
“…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.”
Meet Joseph Goodwin
“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.”
Meet Alannah Kunde
“Great Bay was the steppingstone I needed to start my career. I was very eager to join the workforce full time, and the speed of the accelerated program helped keep the finish line in sight.”
Meet Grace Winslette
Grace Winslette is in the early stages of her journey to become a teacher. She chose to begin her education at Great Bay due to its real-world, in-classroom approach.
Meet Ruby Murdock
Murdock is one of two female students enrolled in Great Bay’s welding program. Ruby Murdock has a strong message for women who hesitate learning to
Meet Jaime Stickles
Stickles hopes to complete Great Bay’s CNC certificate program in six months After working in food service for eight years, Jaime Stickles decided it was
Meet Catherine Moloney
“I really enjoy the community college setting. Students are there because they have a desire to learn.” English major Catherine Moloney enrolled at Great Bay
Meet Kim Gleason
GBCC Alum Credits GBCC for Career Advancement through Continued Education/Training As Controller and Treasurer of Labels, Inc. in Hampton, Kim Gleason has ascended the ranks
Meet Christopher Umbreit
“With the instruction I have received I have gained more guidance and a much wider window into how the industry works.” Before he began building
Meet Matthew Joyal
It is no exaggeration to say that Great Bay Community College changed Matthew Joyal’s life.
Meet Heidi Sirois-Rohrbacher
Heidi Sirois-Rohrbacher never really had anyone tell her she could accomplish her goals when she was growing up, so she never set them too high.
Meet Inna Horbovtsova
Volunteering as a teaching assistant after she graduated allowed her to share her knowledge and skills with other students while staying connected to the college.
Meet Stacey Remillard
A few years ago Stacey Remillard was passed over for a job she believed was hers, but understood why right away. “I realized you needed
Meet Ashley Clarke
“The professors have been incredible, and they seem to appreciate the fact that I have some life experience that I can contribute to the conversation.”
Meet Madeline Ramirez
Class of 2021, English
“I believe that through studying for my English degree, I have become a more open-minded, sympathetic and empathetic person.”
Meet Rebekah Greason
Current student, Nursing
“If you had told me six years ago you will be a great nurse someday, I wouldn’t have believed it. I never thought I would be anything more than a housewife. But things changed.”
Meet Sarah DeWitt
Class of 2019, current student
“The teachers all have real-life experiences, and they share their experiences with students.”
Meet Kevin Lopez
Class of 2019
“I had a great experience at Great Bay. The instructors were helpful, they encouraged us to ask questions, and it was all very hands-on.”
Meet Emma Levin
Class of 2019, Current Student
“The professors in the Great Bay English and Humanities department made my experience positive and memorable. The class discussions were always fruitful.”
Meet Dale Zajac
Class of 2012
“To this day, I will tell anyone the best education I received was my associate degree at Great Bay. I was impressed with the facilities and the willingness of teachers to work with individual students, something you don’t have at a large college.”
Meet Morgan Zajac
Bioengineering, Current Student
“At Great Bay, it feels like I am preparing myself, rather than just getting a degree.”
Meet Nicholas LaRouche
Class of 2018 & 2020
“I felt very well prepared and very well supported there. No question; without Great Bay I would not be where I am now.”