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Mental Health Supports and Student Success at SPCC

Gateway to College programs differentiate themselves because of the wraparound supports they provide for students who have often struggled to balance out-of-school demands and stresses with their academics. These supports allow students to overcome barriers in their lives and enjoy academic success that may have otherwise been elusive. At the

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Once in Gateway, Always in Gateway

“Once in Gateway, Always in Gateway” is the vision that keeps students thriving during and upon graduation from the Gateway to College at Massasoit Community College (GtCMCC) program in Brockton, Massachusetts. Tucked in the back of the campus library, in a space partitioned off for the program 11 years ago,

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A Second Chance, A Career in the Airline Industry

There are myriad reasons why a student may decide to drop out of high school. Many students simply find it too difficult to succeed in a traditional high school environment. This may stem from issues involving bullying, lack of support from teachers and peers, or a one-size-fits-all structure. For Claire,

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Mayor Wheeler, civic leaders announce April Opportunity Youth Job Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Glenn Fee Associate Vice President, External Relations 971-634-1525 PORTLAND, Ore., March 7, 2018 – At a breakfast gathering, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and civic leaders – including PPS Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero, Mount Hood Community College President Debra Derr, and Worksystems Executive Director Andrew McGough –

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PDX Bridge: Jason’s Story

 Jason has a beaming, infectious smile. He loves the musical Wicked, performing at Rocky Horror Picture Show screenings, and he was considering being his favorite Harry Potter character for Halloween. Even though it was only his first week of classes at Portland Community College, he showed my colleague and

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Commit to Multnomah County’s Most Vulnerable Youth

By Glenn Fee Multnomah County, along with much of the nation, is facing parallel challenges: insufficient skilled workers to fill open positions and unacceptably high unemployment rates among young adults. Indeed, while the employment prospects are positive for those with education beyond high school, the news isn’t great for those

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Get Involved with GtCNN in Oregon

Oregon ranks 48th in the nation in high school graduation rates, and one-quarter of our state’s high schools fail to graduate one-third or more of their students on time. Students who do not finish high school have few prospects for employment, and a difficult future. Gateway to College National Network exists

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