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.
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Join the “Mining Rocks” tour on Thursday November 12, 8 AM – 4 PM to explore the careers and programs available to become a part of Nevada's mining industry. Great Basin College CTE College Credit Program, in collaboration with Barrick, will be offering an opportunity to tour a mine site and learn about the different careers & educational opportunities available in mining. The variety of careers and programs discussed on the tours will include: electrical systems technology, diesel technology, welding technology, mining, engineering, natural resources, earth sciences, office technology, human resources, and business administration.
This opportunity will be open for 45 participants. Interested high school students who want to participate will have first priority. Great Basin College students & community members who are interested in attending GBC are also encouraged to apply. All interested parties must complete the Mining Rocks Application available at www.gbcnv.edu/cte/events.html. Applications are due by November 6, 2015. Call Heather Steel at GBC at 775-753-2303 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
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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 ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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