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Register for 12-week classes at GCC today!


BATAVIA, N.Y. -- There are still opportunities to enroll in fall classes at Genesee Community College! The late-start, 12-week session begins Monday, September 17, 2018 and courses are offered at most of GCC's seven campus locations, as well as online.

Several introductory courses are available to help students of all ages explore various career opportunities and industries. Intro to Nanotechnology (NST100) is one of the more unique, new courses available. It is being offered at GCC's Batavia Campus Center on Wednesdays from 12:20 to 2:20 p.m. and begins Wednesday, September 19, 2018 under Dr. Karen Huffman. This 12-week course is perfect for anyone interested in understanding the concept of size and scale in relation to nanoscience. (The course requires a science prerequisite.) Intro to Food Processing (FPT101) covers the basic principles of food science such as chemical, physical and microbiological properties, and how technology is used to create a safe, abundant and nutritious supply of food. The course is offered online and is taught by instructor Greg Sharpe. There are also introductory level courses in Education, Chemistry, Meteorology and Sociology.

Another interesting course is Thriller Films (CIN205) taught at the Medina Campus Center by instructor Matthew Pettit on Fridays from 12 - 3:40 p.m. The class will trace and analyze the history of early film-noir to today's cautionary thrillers and the cultural fascination of the film genre.

Classes in the 12-week session are easily accessible and run mornings, afternoons and evenings, on campus or online. Busy students can pick the right time, day or place that meets their needs and their schedules. The fall 12-week session boasts more than 40 courses in a variety of dynamic subjects, among them: Lifeguarding, American Sign Language, Principles of Business, Healthful Living, Human Relations, and History of Rock and Roll, to name a few. Late start classes are offered at most of GCC's seven campus locations:

Albion, 456 West Avenue / 585-589-4936
Arcade, 25 Edward Street / 585-492-5265
Batavia, One College Road / 585-345-6800
Dansville, 31 Clara Barton Street/ 585-335-7820
Lima, 7285 Gale Road / 585-582-1226
Medina, 11470 Maple Ridge Road / 585-798-1688
Warsaw, 115 Linwood Avenue / 585-786-3010

Additionally, GCC also offers the final segment of late start eight-week courses beginning on Monday, October 15, 2018. For all the class options at GCC visit www.genesee.edu/courses/schedule.

"Late start sessions are another example of GCC's mission of making college readily accessible to as wide a body of students as possible," Dr. Shelitha Williams, GCC's vice president for Student and Enrollment Services said. "We understand that adult students have many priorities. Getting their younger children off to their school year makes a shorter term that starts in mid-September or even mid-October session truly a blessing."

To apply online for classes at any Genesee Community College campus location, new students should go to http://www.genesee.edu/Admissions or call the Admissions office at 585-345-6800.

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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