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Tag Archives: Genesee Community College

GCC moves 2020 graduation ceremonies online June 6


Genesee Community College has announced it will hold a virtual graduation June 6 for its 2020 graduates, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 1 p.m. ceremony will be streamed online on the college’s homepage ( and feature a keynote speech ...

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Two local colleges hire leadership executives (access required)

Ellen Leverich

Two Rochester-area colleges have made new administrative appointments, with two hires migrating from one school to another. State University College at Geneseo has hired a new vice president for college advancement and executive director of the Geneseo Foundation. Ellen Leverich, ...

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RIT finds path for some students through community colleges (access required)

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Some students who might not normally get into Rochester Institute of Technology now have an alternate pathway to reach their goal through three local community colleges. RIT announced a pilot program Wednesday in conjunction with Monroe, Finger Lakes and Genesee ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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GCC’s Richard Ensman, “had a huge heart” (access required)


Richard G. Ensman Jr. executive director of the Genesee Community College Foundation and director of external affairs at the college, died Thursday at the age of 65. Ensman, of Chili, worked at the college in Batavia for nearly 30 years ...

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GCC inks new transfer programs with Alfred State, RIT (access required)


Genesee Community College has recently completed articulation agreements that pave the way for students at the community college to move into four different bachelor’s degree programs at Rochester Institute of Technology and Alfred State College. The four programs are just the ...

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Creative entrepreneurs offer success stories to students (access required)

The Buffalo Bills are among the clients of VSP Graphic Group, which started out making vinyl car wraps. (Provided)

Trace George saved up time off from his job in IT for a manufacturer so he could spend Monday mornings stalking the parking lot at a Home Depot. The owner of VSP Graphic Group, which now provides all the branding ...

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