There's No Place Like GCC

Homecoming Weekend at Genesee Community College

What:There’s No Place Like GCC ~ Homecoming Weekend at Genesee Community College

When:Friday, Sept. 27- Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

Where:Genesee Community College ~ One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:All are Invited!

Background: Genesee Community College invites alumni and the entire community to enjoy Homecoming festivities at the Batavia campus THIS Friday and Saturday, September 27-28, 2013. The fourth annual Celebration, There’s No Place Like GCC, is a Cougar Pride event that begins Friday evening at 6 p.m. with women’s and men’s Alumni Soccer Games. GCC alumni and adjunct faculty, members of the band Dead Trees, perform at 7 p.m. in the Forum. At 8 p.m., America’s #1 Party Band, Nik and the Nice Guys bring their high energy act to the Forum stage along with Les Femmes de Nik dancers and the Niktones hot horn section. Tickets are just $5. GCC students get in free.

On Saturday, tune in for alumni broadcasts all day on WGCC 90.7 FM. Join Cool Kids in the Forum for family fun beginning at 10 a.m., including inflatables, Balloon Man and face painting. At noon, classic cars, trucks and bikes fill the parking lot for a Cruise at the College with DJ Dennis P, and a tailgate party precedes the afternoon soccer matches. The Cougars take on Erie Community College. At 5 p.m., GCC’s Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome its newest members during a ceremony in room T119 of the Conable Technology Building on the Batavia Campus.

The celebration weekend concludes with the Cougar Reunion/Mixer from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in downtown Batavia in conjunction with the Batavia Rotary’s Oktober Brew Fest. A German band will provide live entertainment. Registration is $20 per person and includes a commemorative glass, unlimited beer and wine tasting, munchies and a Homecoming t-shirt. Five dollars of every ticket sold through GCC goes to the GCC Foundation for student scholarships. Online registration is available at http://www.genesee.edu/alumni/homecoming/register.cfm. You can also find a complete schedule of homecoming events online at http://www.genesee.edu/alumni/homecoming/schedule.cfm.

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