GBC at 50

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Title

GBC at 50

Subject

Items related to the celebration of Great Basin College's 50th anniversary (1967-2017)

Description

Starting as Elko Community College in 1967 and later Northeast Nevada Community College, Great Basin College (GBC) began as a true community-oriented college to serve the needs of first northeast Nevada and now almost the entirety of rural Nevada.

Creator

Dr. Mark A. Curtis

Source

GBC archives; GBC Faculty and Staff; community

Publisher

GBC

Date

1967-2017

Contributor

Scott A. Gavorsky (VHC)

Rights

Great Basin College

Items in the GBC at 50 Collection

Dr. Hugh Collett was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. Dr. Collett discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes…

Mr. Burns was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. He discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes and struggles…

Mr. Marfisi was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. He discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes and struggles…

Mark and Kathy Chilton played key roles in helping to found Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC), particularly in acquiring the land for the college. The Chiltons discusss Elko in the 1960s and share stories of the community and the…