Two Open Houses Welcome Students this Fall

GCC’s Batavia Campus Open this Saturday Morning, October 15, 2016

Batavia, NY- Genesee Community College welcomes perspective students and their families to visit the currently-expanding campus during two open house events this fall in Batavia. Interested visitors can explore the many opportunities the College has to offer and note the progress of the construction of the new Student Success Center and the Richard C. Call Arena. Those interested in attending are encouraged to pre-register at or call 866-CALL-GCC.


The first event, Express Open House is scheduled on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9 - 11 a.m. A full campus tour will be available, including the opportunity to see the housing at College Village. In addition, representatives will be on hand to answer questions about admissions, financial aid, career and transfer services, student activities, the Center for Academic Progress, athletics and more.


The College will also hold its annual Veterans Day Open House entitled Faculty Connect on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Representatives from nearly every academic major will be on hand to speak with students, providing an opportunity to talk one-on-one with professors and instructors at the Academic Fair which runs from 9 to 9:45 a.m., offering inside knowledge about GCC’s many majors and some long-term career projections. In addition, representatives from several four-year colleges will be on hand to talk about transfer options from GCC. If you want a comprehensive look at academics, admissions and the overall GCC experience, don’t miss this event!


Genesee Community College provides a variety of convenient learning options for students of all ages.  Students can take classes at the main campus in Batavia or at one of six campus centers in GCC’s four-county service area, including Lima and Dansville in Livingston County, Albion and Medina in Orleans County, and Arcade and Warsaw in Wyoming County. GCC also has a robust and expanding online learning program with more than 100 online courses offered each semester and 15 degrees that can be earned fully online.


Establishing new degrees, certificates and concentrations that are focused on careers and jobs of the future has always been a priority for GCC. Among the new programs offered at the College is Nanotechnology, the fascinating microscopic world seen at the atomic level and applied to an enormous variety of industries and new career opportunities. The application of nanotechnology is everywhere – from biopharmaceuticals to biotechnology, electronics to semiconductor fabrication, material and environmental sciences to biochemistry, as well as information storage, energy, medicine, security, food and so much more. As a GCC nanotech student, you’ll be on the cutting-edge of tomorrow’s high end careers.


Additionally, GCC’s new concentration in Marketing and Social Media is part of the Business Administration program, and Food Processing Technology degree is available for those seeking a career in the burgeoning food and beverage industries happening across the Western New York and Finger Lakes region.


For those interested in upcoming courses, a complete listing of GCC’s Winterim, Spring and Summer   2017 course schedules can be viewed here:


For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email:


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