Photos: White House Community College Summit

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Yesterday, GRCC employees and students gathered in the Cafeteria to participate in the White House Community College educational summit.  The event covered topics including Industry Partnerships, Pathway to a Baccalaureate, Increasing Graduation Rates, Affordability/Financial Aid, Innovation: Community Colleges of the Future, Supporting Military Families and Veterans.  It also featured an impressive roster of participants such as Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and a community college English professor, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others.

For more information, including video, visit www.whitehouse.gov/communitycollege

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