As students and faculty began settling into their spring 2010 semester Tuesday at Genesee Community College, another enrollment record was set. Overall enrollment was 4,407, which is up 10.4% from 3,993 on the first day of classes one year ago in spring 2009. In addition, full time student enrollment was recorded at 3,100 Tuesday, also up 10.0% from 2,820 a year ago.
These figures will move upward even further into the semester when high school students begin enrolling in their ACE (Accelerated College Enrollment) courses with have registration deadlines in February.
“Our continued enrollment growth reflects Genesee Community College’s mission of increasing accessibility through its seven campus locations--the newest being in Lima, and also an increasing number of online courses and degrees,” Donna Rae Sutherland, associate director of Marketing Communications said. “Particularly in these challenging economic times, we are delighted to being offering more and more students an affordable opportunity to secure a career and a successful future.”
Any person who would like to still enroll at Genesee, should contact the campus location nearest them:
- Albion, 456 West Avenue / 585-589-4936
- Arcade, 25 Edward Street / 585-492-5265
- Batavia, One College Road / 585-345-6800
- Dansville, 9221 Robert Hart Drive / 585-335-7820
- Lima, 7285 Gale Road / 585-582-1226
- Medina, 11470 Maple Ridge Road / 585-798-1688
- Warsaw, 115 Linwood Avenue / 585-786-3010
For more information contact Donna Rae Sutherland, associate director of Marketing Communications, at 585-343-0055 x6616 or go to: www.genesee.edu/OpenHouse.
# # #
Photographs of students at Genesee Community College Tuesday morning are available at:
PHOTO CAPTION: Nursing student Kristine Ognibene of Elba and Business major Travis Newberry of Batavia, use the computers in the library at Genesee Community College on the first day of the spring 2010 semester.
PHOTO CAPTION: Nursing student Dong Ryung Kim, “Meg” meets with GCC Day Care Director Maggie Hagen, while dropping her son Ryan off for her first day of classes of the spring 2010 semester.