Public television professionals Lynn Page and Keith Clark both got their start at GCC Continue reading “Television Dreams Come True for Class of 1983 Grads Lynn Page and Keith Clark” »
In 1980, Lynn Page and Keith Clark were recent high school graduates who dreamed of working in television. Keith grew up in Montague and graduated from Turners Falls High School while Lynn grew up in Chicopee, graduating from Chicopee High School. Lynn and Keith both chose Greenfield Community College to prepare for their dream careers: Lynn because of GCC’s great Communications program even though it was far from home and Keith because he knew he’d do better at a small, close-to-home school.
Sitting in Media Production classes together in the early 1980s, Keith and Lynn had no idea their career dreams would come true and they’d work together at WGBY-TV, public television for western New England for 28 years. Thirty-five years after they entered GCC, Lynn and Keith work side by side at WGBY, Lynn as Deputy General Manager and Keith as Director of Local Production and Production Services. Here’s how GCC laid the foundations for their careers and how they got to where they are today.
Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff. – Joan Didion See what GCC alums have been up to out west! Seattle, Washington Abby McGuigan ‘06 University of Washington ‘09 Abby originally came to GCC as a dual-enrolled high school student. She completed her Associate’s degree at GCC,… Continue reading “GCC alums on the West Coast” »
GCC Nursing Professor Cheri Ducharme has been appointed to the Jean Simmons Nursing Faculty Endowed Chair, endowed as part of a $1 million fund donated in June, 2013. The endowed faculty chair is named in honor of long-time GCC nurse educator, Jean Simmons ’65. Ducharme has been a full-time faculty member in GCC’s Associate Degree… Continue reading “Cheri Ducharme named Nursing Faculty Endowed Chair” »
GCC wasn’t Lou Hmieleski’s first stop on his education journey, but it was the one that prepared him to go the distance. After graduating from Frontier Regional High School in 1981, he took the “family route” to Umass Amherst, as his parents and sisters had done. But it turned out to not be a great… Continue reading “The road from GCC to Albany…” »