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Greenfield Community College (Massachusetts)

Greenfield Community College (GCC) is a public, two-year community college in Greenfield, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1962 and is one of Massachusetts’ 15 Community Colleges. The main campus, which is comprised of two buildings, is located in Greenfield, Massachusetts on a 107-acre property near the junction of Interstate 91 and Route 2. The school also owns a building in downtown Greenfield and a satellite campus at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School in Northampton, Massachusetts. GCC students hail from Hampshire, Franklin, and Worcester Counties in Western Massachusetts, as well as southern Vermont and New Hampshire. Many of GCC’s transfer students continue on at one of Hampshire County's Five Colleges, or to one of 14 Massachusetts State Universities. GCC is the largest source of transfer students to Smith College[2]. In fiscal year 2018, GCC had a student head count FTE (full-time equivalent) of 1,086, making it the second-smallest community college in the state of Massachusetts [3]. On May 30th, 2019, Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez, who had served as president since fall 2018, was officially inaugurated as the 10th president of Greenfield Community College [4].

Greenfield Community College
Greenfield Community College logo.svg
MottoYou Belong Here[1]
TypeCommunity
Established1962
PresidentDr. Yves Salomon-Fernández
Students1,800+
Location, ,
Coordinates: 42°35′58.55″N 72°37′51.91″W / 42.5995972°N 72.6310861°W / 42.5995972; -72.6310861
CampusRural
NicknameGCC
Websitewww.gcc.mass.edu


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Office of the President". Greenfield Community College. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  2. ^ "Human resources". Greenfield Community College. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "DHE Data Center". Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. April 25, 2019. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  4. ^ Fritz, Anita (May 30, 2019). "GCC inaugurates 10th president: Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernández". Greenfield Recorder. Greenfield, MA. Retrieved June 5, 2019.

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