Great Lakes Boat Building School

GLBBS and Les Cheneaux Distillers Partner to “Raise Funds and Spirits” for Marine Training

Cedarville, Michigan – May 21st, 2024 – Great Lakes Boat Building School is partnering with Les Cheneaux Distillers to host Beerfest 2024 and raise “funds and spirits” for the school. The annual fundraiser was canceled last year due to space restrictions on the GLBBS campus as planning for construction began on a new 10,000 sq. […]


Posted: May 29, 2024 | View More »


Stem2Stern – Spring 2024 Newsletter

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Posted: May 7, 2024 | View More »


Enbridge helps to “Fuel Futures” at Great Lakes Boat Building School

Cedarville, Michigan – March 28, 2024 – Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) is one step closer to completing their Enhancing Education with Equipment campaign after receiving a $15,000 grant from Enbridge. The “Fueling Futures” grant will help GLBBS obtain the equipment needed to expand their educational offerings and provide new certification opportunities to students. […]


Posted: April 4, 2024 | View More »


New Scholarship Opportunities for EUP Students at Great Lakes Boat Building School

Cedarville, Michigan – Students in the Eastern Upper Peninsula who are interested in working in the marine industry now have access to a new sponsorship opportunity to attend Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBSS) in Cedarville, Michigan. The newly established Marlene E. Kennedy Scholarship is available to students from Mackinac, Chippewa, and Luce counties. The […]


Posted: January 25, 2024 | View More »


Open Position – Director of Education and Student Services

Join us in shaping the future of the marine industry workforce! Become part of a growing team in an expanding post-secondary marine training school.  Move your career to a new level by becoming the Director of Education and Student Services at Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS). Located on Lake Huron in Cedarville, Michigan, the […]


Posted: October 31, 2023 | View More »


Stem2Stern – Fall 2023 Newsletter

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Posted: October 26, 2023 | View More »


Great Lakes Boat Building School welcomes Lakeside Marina to the Marine Dealer Education Network

Cedarville, Michigan – Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) has welcomed the third member to the Marine Dealer Education Network (MDEN). Through MDEN, leading marine dealers provide financial support to the school, as well as sponsorship and career development opportunities to GLBBS students. In return, GLBBS helps the employers create a pipeline to attract talented […]


Posted: October 20, 2023 | View More »


Great Lakes Boat Building School Receives USDA Grant Funding for Equipment Campaign

Cedarville, Michigan – The Board of Directors and leadership of Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) were recently notified of the approval of a $354,600 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture. The school applied for the support as part of their “Enhancing Education with Equipment” (EEE) campaign, a […]


Posted: October 17, 2023 | View More »


NMDA Grants $25,000 gift to Great Lakes Boat Building School for Student Training

Cedarville, Michigan –  The Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) in Cedarville, Michigan will have new training opportunities for students this year thanks to a generous $25,000 donation made by the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA). GLBBS is a leader in marine workforce development. The $25,000 donation given to GLBBS by NMDA will be used […]


Posted: September 28, 2023 | View More »


“Generator Generosity” by Interstate Power Systems and Kohler Marine to GLBBS

Cedarville, Michigan – Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) received more support for the “Enhancing Education with Equipment” campaign to provide the latest in marine technology and equipment for their students.  The campaign goal is $850,000 in monetary or gift-in-kind support. With this gift, the campaign has reached about $249,400 in support or 31% of the […]


Posted: September 13, 2023 | View More »


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