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Batavia Campus Hosts Academic Open House Nov. 11

Batavia, NY- In just one visit, prospective students and their families can learn about the philosophy and opportunities available at Genesee Community College at the Batavia Campus Academic Open House on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to pre-register at www.genesee.edu/OpenHouse or by calling 866-CALL-GCC.

This Open House will give visitors an up close and personal look at what Genesee Community College has to offer students, those seeking degrees, transfer students or others. They will learn about the wide range of academic and career options available and how to apply to GCC (it’s FREE). Speakers will be available to answer questions about Athletics, Student Support Services or Student Life.

Representatives from nearly every academic major will be on hand to speak with students, parents and other family members during an Academic Fairfrom 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Visitors will also have a chance to hear short presentations about Admissions, Financial Aid, College Village, GCC’s residential living community, as well as day care and student activities. A full campus tour will also be available.

Genesee Community College offers a wide variety of academic majors and learning options. Students can take classes at the main campus in Batavia or at one of our six campus center locations in the four-county GLOW (Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming) region. In addition, GCC has a robust online program with many courses offered fully online or in a hybrid format.

In addition, many online courses are open to any interested student with no prerequisites. For example, Engineering Blueprint Reading (EGR117) gives students a valuable introduction and foundation to blueprints, an essential form of communication in the design and engineering of products, systems, buildings and facilities. “This type of course is excellent for working professionals who can utilize this knowledge on the job,” said Dr. Rafael Alicea-Maldonado, Dean of Math, Science and Career Education. “This class, and many others are offered online so it easily adapts to the schedules of every interested student.”

For a complete listing of GCC’s Spring 2014 course schedule featuring hundreds of courses, go to http://www.genesee.edu/courses/schedule/

For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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