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AARP Salutes GRCC Programs
GRCC is the only institution in the nation to offer three components that an AARP report reviewed: degree or certificate in gerontology; personal enrichment or civic engagement; re-training for mid-life and older workers.
The community college was cited for its
The program also promotes to employers the benefits of hiring older workers.
Project Mature Worker's next open house is planned for Friday at GRCC's Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC,
The programs "stand out as models that other community colleges should emulate," said Dr. Betsy Sprouse, senior academic advisor for AARP.
Added GRCC President Juan Olivarez: "We realize there that there will be a surge of retirees coming out of the works, and this report shows that not only are we prepared but we are helping lead the way for other community colleges."