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Despite economical disadvantages, GCC outperforms others

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

GCC PRESIDENT Jim Lorenson provided a benchmark and goals presentation to the board Tuesday afternoon at the college. While GCC's funding is significantly different than its peers, so are the academic results. GCC students out-perform their peers across the board in both state and nation.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson reported on the state of the college to board of trustees Tuesday evening.

He began by listing the constraints acting on GCC externally - things the school officials cannot do anything about, but must take into consideration due to the impact the constraints have.

There are regional demographics to consider:

-The Gogebic Range is chronically designated as economically disadvantaged compared to the rest of the state and country.

-The medium family income here is 72 percent of the state a...



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