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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The TED Talks session will be from 7-9 p.m. in the Great Basin College Greenhaw Technical Arts building, room 130.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The GBC ACE Committee hosts TED Talks once a semester as part of their mission to expose the community to new experiences, cultures and viewpoints.
TED Talks is a non-profit organization that works to spread ideas in the form of short lecture videos, covering topics from science to business to global issues, according their website www.ted.com.
GBC ACE has hosted themed TED Talk sessions in the past, however; this session is slightly varied, said Justine Stout, ACE committee member.
“The committee makes their decisions while keeping in mind themes that relate to empowerment and diversity,” said Stout. “The last TED Talk of the session is usually our main attraction. This time we chose a discussion geared towards our nursing and health science students, as well as healthcare providers in the larger community.”
Featured in this TED Talks even include the following speakers and topics:
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 website www.gbcnv.edu/argentum and learn how you can contribute your own literary and artistic talents.
For more information, contact Justine Stout at 775-753-2110 or e-mail Justine.email@example.com.
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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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