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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Bullying in Nevada law is defined under NRS 388.122 means a willful act or course of conduct on the part of one or more students which is not authorized by law and which exposes a student repeatedly and over time to one or more negative actions which is highly offensive to a reasonable person and is intended to cause and actually causes the student to suffer harm or serious emotional distress. Bullying and Cyber-bullying may be a violation if it's sufficiently serious that it creates a hostile environment. It often includes comments about race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. Under Nevada law this includes NRS 388.123 Cyber-bullying which is defined as bullying through the use of electronic communication. Bullying fosters a climate of fear and disrespect that can seriously impair the physical and psychological health of its victims and create conditions that negatively affect learning, thereby undermining the ability of students to achieve their full potential (U.S. Dept. of Education).
Great Basin College subscribes to the dictates of Nevada law and NSHE regulations regarding hate crimes, harassment and bullying. The college has a zero tolerance policy regarding crimes against members of the campus community.
At Great Basin College bullying and cyber-bullying, like any other hate crimes, should be reported by students or employees immediately. Anyone who is a victim or is aware of bullying against another should report the situation to the Center Director, the Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security at 775-753-2115 or the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator at 775-753-2282.
Hazing has no place within a community of scholars. The NSHE affirms its opposition to any form of hazing, NSHE Code, Title 4, Chapter 20, Section 6. NSHE institutions advocate civility in society and an adherence to the fundamental principles of honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, development of individual character, and sensitivity to the dignity of all persons. These principles should be fostered and nurtured in a broad spectrum of activities that yield social, intellectual, and physical benefits.
Therefore, hazing of any nature is unacceptable at any public institution of higher education in the State of Nevada. For more information and reporting procedure, call 775-753-2282.
Hazing activities may include, but are not limited to:
A hate crime is defined in Nevada law as a crime listed under NRS 193.1675 or NRS 207.185 against another person which is motivated by virtue of the victim’s actual or perceived race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, military status, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, or genetic information. For inquires, 775-753-2115. Hate crimes are particularly repugnant to the mission of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and detrimental to the responsibility of NSHE to provide a safe environment for education, research, and service for the NSHE Community. (NSHE Title 4 Chapter 1, Section 30).
Great Basin College subscribes to the dictates of Nevada law and NSHE regulations regarding hate crimes. GBC has a zero tolerance policy regarding crimes against members of the campus community.
At Great Basin College, hate crimes like any other crime, should be reported by students or employees immediately. The Campus Safety web pages provide directions on how and when to report a crime including calling 911 to contact the police department or county sheriff in order to file a criminal report. It is the policy of the Great Basin College security department that all major crimes including hate crimes should be reported to the local police department to file a complaint.
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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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