Discover the Stars Reception at GCC

Monday, September 8, 2014

What: Discover the Stars Reception at GCC

When: Monday, September 8, 2014, 5-7 pm

Where: Stuart Steiner Theatre
Genesee Center for the Arts
Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia

Background: Genesee Community College administrators will welcome to campus donors who’ve contributed to the College’s scholarship funds and students who’ve received scholarships, as well as two outstanding graduates who have excelled in pursuing their career goals for the Discover the Stars reception Monday, September 8, 2014 from 5-7 pm. The event will be held in the Stuart Steiner Theatre located in the Genesee Center for the Arts on the GCC Batavia Campus, One College Road, Batavia.

Discover the Stars is an annual event that brings together GCC scholarship recipients and donors. Members of the College Board of Trustees, Foundation Board of Directors, and College administrators will also be present.

In addition, two alumni speakers will share their career paths following their time at GCC. Jessica Stabell graduated in 2007 and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Buffalo State College where she received the President’s Medal for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in 2013. She has earned attention for her research and is continuing her studies toward a Ph.D. in Forensic Entomology.

Dan Ireland of Byron graduated in 1992 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from SUNY Brockport in 1994 and an MBA from RIT in 1997. Dan began working at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia while still a student. He started as an orderly, became a floor nurse, then IT clinical analyst, and administrative analyst. In 2004 he was named director of Quality Management and then became vice president of Operations. In December 2013, he was named president of UMMC, which will be the top administrative position at the hospital once it completes a merger with Rochester Regional Health System in December 2014.

For further information, contact Donna Rae Sutherland, associate director of Marketing Communications at (585) 343-0055 x 6616 or dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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