Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
Contact Angie de Braga, ACE Committee Chair at 775-753-2231 for more information!
The mission of the Arts and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Committee is to organize programs and events that expose our communities to new experiences, cultures, and viewpoints. ACE provides access to the arts and fosters a spirit of inquiry, creativity, and reflection at Great Basin College.
The annual GBC Film Festival and other artistic ACE projects are funded, in part, by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the WESTAF TourWest grant program. The ACE Committee is also responsible for the Argentum literary magazine. Visit the Argentum web page and learn how you can contribute your own literary and artistic talents.
Have an idea for new events? Want to help? Contact Angie de Braga at the Continuing Education department at 775-753-2231for more information!
Current and Upcoming Events
Join Ralph Siler, Armando Jimenez and Joyce Shaw for an informal concert of Italian and Spanish songs...prime examples of two of the Romance Languages.
Dr. Gretchen Skivington will introduce the program and speak about the two languages.
For more information call Angie deBraga at 775-753-2231.
Presented by Great Basin College and the GBC Arts and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Committee!
GBC Student and Argentum Art Show!
The Great Basin College 2015 Student and Argentum Art Show was held from April 17 until May 7 in the GBC Art Gallery located in the Leonard Center for Student Life. The show culminated in a closing art reception and Argentum release! Relive some of the show's highlights with our event video!
Argentum, Great Basin College's art and literary magazine, is devoted to highlighting the excellent artistic expression of its students, faculty and staff. Community members are also encouraged to submit work, but must be at least 18 years old. This video highlights our Spring 2015 Art Exhibit, featuring artists Shawn Collins, Debbie Heaton-Lamp, Kacie Ortiz and Cynthia Delaney. GBC owns the rights to the photos of the artists' work. Cited Historical photos' links: allposters.com, icollector.com, oldpicz.com/buffalobill, and blog4history.com.
The 2015 Student and Argentum Art Show was presented with grateful support from:
For More Information Contact
Angela de Braga
ACE Committee Chairman
Great Basin College
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and six of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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