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Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada 8980

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GBC Hosts CTE and MTC Scholarship Open House

Are you interested in a high wage, high demand career in Diesel Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Welding Technology, Electrical Systems Technology or Instrumentation Technology?

The GBC Career and Technical Education Department, CTE, is offering an Open House and Interactive Video information night on these technical programs, as well as MTC Scholarship opportunities and the application process on Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 6-8 PM. Locations will be on the GBC Elko Campus: Room GTA 130, GBC Ely Center: Room 114, GBC Pahrump Valley Center: Room PVC 122, GBC Winnemucca Center: Room WHST 124.

GBC will be presenting information on the Maintenance Training Cooperative (MTC) Scholarship. The MTC Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship that includes a paid internship with our local mining and contracting companies. Other topics include general GBC admission, additional Financial Aid, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA), and Housing. In addition, after the general information session, GBC’s state-of -the-art CTE learning labs on the Elko Campus and Winnemucca campus’ will be open for viewing and participants will have an opportunity to talk with GBC Instructors, MTC Sponsors and representatives from the mining industry.

Students, parents, and community members interested in the CTE programs can receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate of Achievement in Diesel Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Welding Technology or Electrical Systems Technology from Great Basin College in less than a year. Our Instrumentation Technology program provides the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree or Certificate of Achievement. These accelerated programs offer technical courses in the morning, afternoon and evening.

To apply for admission into the CTE programs and the MTC Scholarship, students must apply to GBC and submit the GBC MTC application, available at . The MTC application requires a resume, letter of intent, high school or college transcripts, completion of a placement exam (ACT, SAT or Accuplacer scores are acceptable) and optional project portfolio. MTC applications are due March 15th, 2023.

For more information on the GBC CTE Programs, MTC Scholarship, or the Open House, contact: Daria Horn CTE College Credit Coordinator- Elko Campus: 775-327-2278,; Jessica Johnson CTE Advisor & Recruiter- Winnemucca Campus: 775-327-5883,; Sergio Bustos CTE Advisor & Recruiter- Ely Campus: 775-327-5330,

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Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada 89801

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Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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