Genesee Community College Foundation's Discover the Stars Scholarship Reception

What: Genesee Community College Foundation’s              Discover the Stars Scholarship Reception When: Monday, September 13, 2010, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Genesee Community College- Conable Technology Building               One College Road                Batavia, NY 14020 Who: Major donors, trustees, board members and scholarship awardees and their families.

What:Genesee Community College Foundation’s
             Discover the Stars Scholarship Reception

When:Monday, September 13, 2010, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Where:Genesee Community College- Conable Technology Building
              One College Road
               Batavia, NY 14020

Who:Major donors, trustees, board members and scholarship awardees and their families.

Background:

Genesee Community College Foundation scholarship recipients and their families and Foundation donors will gather in the Conable Technology Building at the Batavia Campus, on Monday evening, September 13, 2010 to meet, greet, and share stories of student achievements and career aspirations. The evening’s events will run from 5:00PM – 7:00PM with a presentation starting at 5:30PM.

For this year’s reception, two nursing students who traveled to Brisbane, Australia in the spring of 2010 have been invited to share their stories and experiences. Natalie Wedge ’10 and Crystal Fial ’10, will speak about their unique opportunity to work in an Australian Hospital for their nursing preceptorships.

Distinguished alumni guest speaker, Colin R. Garwood ’76, will also speak to scholarship winners. He will share his experiences from when he was a student at Genesee and what guided him on the road to success. Colin is the executive director of LDA Life and Learning Services in Rochester, NY. LDA Life and Learning Services is a non-profit agency helping individuals with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and other developmental disabilities seek personal success in school, work, relationships, and independent living.

A complete list of scholarship awardees and their hometowns will be available following the event. For more information regarding Discover the Stars Scholarship Reception, please contact the foundation office 585-345-6809 or discoverthestars@genesee.edu .

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Editor’s Note: A photograph of Colin R. Garwood, Class of 1976.
http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/Colin_Garwood.jpg

A photograph of Natalie Wedge (left) and Crystal Fial (right), GCC nursing students who traveled to Australia.
http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/Wedge_Fial.jpg
 

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