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LEARNING CURVES…Thoughts On Craftsmanship

by: Patrick Mahon, Director of Education We talk about teaching and preserving “craftsmanship” so it is appropriate that we define what we mean by that term. Sometimes the word is […]

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GLBBS 2017 Visit Day Schedule

Great Lakes Boat Building School’s Director of Student Services, Ryan Hinnen, announced today the School’s upcoming Visit Day schedule for Spring 2017. “GLBBS is pleased to invite any prospective students […]

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On Giving…

We can’t express how important your support of GLBBS is to the future of the School and our students.  Likewise, while there are many things we could write about current […]

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT – GUS BELL

2015 GRADUATE GUS BELL HAS SUCCESS ON THE EAST COAST Gus Bell is an inspiration to those students who are considering GLBBS’s two-year career program.  He certainly wasn’t thinking “boat […]

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LEARNING CURVES…GLBBS Educational Objectives

By: Patrick Mahon, Education Director GLBBS is a vocational school in the purest definition.  Vocation comes from the Latin word vocatio, meaning both an occupation for which one is trained and a calling […]

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GLBBS Delivers Special Paddles to Lansing

On December 22nd, Great Lakes Boat Building School’s Director of Student Services, Ryan Hinnen delivered two very special gifts to Michigan’s State Capital.  One paddle was for Mr. Steve Arwood […]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from GLBBS…

The Students, Faculty, and Staff at Great Lakes Boat Building School would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy (and healthy) New Year!

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT – KRIS KINDT

2014 Graduate Kris Kindt returns to GLBBS as an assistant instructor We remain very proud of our graduates and the successes that they are experiencing in their respective careers.  It […]

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Up On Plane – Finding Our Niche

FINDING OUR NICHE By: Andy James, 2nd Year Instructor I’m having a hard time wrapping my brain around the fact that I am already one term into my 4th year […]

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GLBBS Launches New Website

Great Lakes Boat Building School, which teaches and inspires students in the art and craft of traditional and contemporary wooden boat building, announced today the launch of its newly revamped […]

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What People Say

GLBBS IS DOING THE INDUSTRY A GREAT SERVICE KEEPING THE ART ALIVE...

Richard P., Supporter October 18, 2016

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