Fashion Episode 20:1 at GCC Features Founder of Franci Jewelry

Batavia, NY-  Eleven years ago, Nicole Davis, CEO, designer and Buffalo, NY native, created Franci Jewelry from her kitchen table. Since then, her extensive collections have been featured in prominent fashion weeks around the world including New York, Los Angeles and Paris, worn by celebrity clientele and also published in several national and international magazines, which includes the likes of Vogue Italia. On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Davis will share her story virtually through GCC’s Fashion Episodes.

All are invited to hear this self-proclaimed “Mompreneur” describe the growth of her business, the importance of understanding one’s target markets and making intentional, appropriate business decisions that match that target market.

To watch Fashion Episode 20:1 Franci Jewelry with Nicole Davis, visit at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

This episode is the first of its kind made available by the Fashion Program at Genesee Community College. The Fashion Program has always been a flagship for the college. The knowledge and experience of the faculty and their dedication to their students has produced quality and professional workplace candidates and well-prepared transfer students since the program’s inception more than 40 years ago.

Just last year, GCC renewed its articulation agreement with LIM for students in the Fashion Business: Merchandising A.A.S. program. Students who complete the track and degree requirements can seamlessly transfer to LIM to complete their B.B.A. in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing or Management. In addition, GCC is very excited to announce a new articulation agreement with Cazenovia College. This agreement provides a seamless transfer opportunity for GCC’s Fashion Business: Merchandising A.A.S. students to Cazenovia’s Fashion Merchandising B.P.S. and for GCC’s Fashion Business: Fashion Design A.A.S. students to Cazenovia’s Fashion Design B.F.A. degree program. Anyone interested in taking advantage of these transfer opportunities through GCC is encouraged to contact GCC’s Student Success Center at (585) 345-6805 or via email at

For more information or photographs contact Vice President, Development and External Affairs Justin Johnston at 585-345-6809, or via email:

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