GCC Alumni Homecoming 2011: Back to the Future

What:   GCC Alumni Homecoming 2011: Back to the Future When:  Friday- Sunday, September 16-18 Where:Genesee Community College              One College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020 Who:    GCC alumni, their family, friends and community members Background: Alumni and community residents of all ages are welcomed back to GCC’s main campus Friday through Sunday, September 16-18 for GCC’s second annual Homecoming celebration.

What:   GCC Alumni Homecoming 2011: Back to the Future

When:  Friday- Sunday, September 16-18

Where:Genesee Community College
             One College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:    GCC alumni, their family, friends and community members

Background:

Alumni and community residents of all ages are welcomed back to GCC’s main campus Friday through Sunday, September 16-18 for GCC’s second annual Homecoming celebration. The “Back to the Future” themed celebration invites all graduating classes as well as family members, friends and the community to the Batavia campus for a weekend filled with “Back to the Future” alumni activities, sporting events and an all-class “Back to the Rock Fest” mixer featuring local live music.

Friday, September 16 will feature men’s and women’s alumni soccer games, a student and alumni tailgate party and WGCC will feature on-air reunion broadcasts with guest alumni DJs.

Saturday will begin with various alumni-centered activities and celebrations across the campus including campus tours of the main campus and the new School of Nursing. The popular ‘Prez and Profs’ brunch will take place at 11:30am in the Forum. A Networking and Social Media workshop, a Student Government Reunion and a Fashion Merchandising Management Reunion will also take place on Saturday. The Men’s and Women’s soccer teams will play at 1:00pm and 3:00pm versus Mohawk Valley Community College.

Saturday also features the Cruise at the College, a classic car, and truck cruise-in from12:00pm to 4:00pm. Following the Cruise, the second group of honorees will be inducted into the Cougar Athletic Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony and celebration in the Stuart Steiner Theater. A “Back to the Rock Fest” reunion/mixer, open to all alumni and community members, will feature the local musical talents of the Ghost Riders and The Trolls with members of Seventh Heaven. The mixer will feature food, fun, prizes and a cash bar in the Colleges’ William W. Stuart Forum. Admission to the mixer is $5 per person and starts at 6:30pm. Sunday will wrap up Homecoming weekend with a performance by Louisiana singer, songwriter and environmental activist, Drew Landry at 12 noon.

To register for events or to find out more information visit: www.genesee.edu/Alumni/Homecoming.

For more information please contact Alumni Affairs Coordinator Jackie Christenson at 585-343-0055 x6265 or jkchristenson@genesee.edu.

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