Survey says: GCC is top in t­ech

GCC Vet tech students acquire plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.

GCC Vet tech students acquire plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.

“GCC is tech savvy,” so says a third party student opinion survey. Genesee Community College ranked first among all 27 participating SUNY community colleges for the quality of computer support services, Internet access, effective use of information technology, innovative use of technology in learning, quality of the student union, and safety / security services.

Genesee also offers five computer technology associate degrees (Computer Information Systems, Computer Repair, Web Design, Computerized Drafting, Computer Support and Operations, and Computer Systems and Network Technologies) as well as four certificates to explore the array of high tech computer careers. Other great tech careers include the new Polysomnographic Technology (sleep tech), Veterinary Technology (vet tech), plus Biotechnology (biotech), Technical Theater (theater tech) and also Environmental Studies.

Experience the innovative technology at Genesee inside the more than 30 computer labs, 87 smart classrooms and through social media outlets targeted for students. From Facebook to YouTube, Twitter to student blogs, GCC students have multiple social media platforms to connect. ‘Like’ GCC’s Facebook page for campus events and student information: facebook.com/GeneseeCommunityCollege.

Genesee Community College offers 60 degree or certificate programs. With nearly 7,500 students across seven campus locations in WNY (Albion, Arcade, Batavia, Dansville, Lima, Medina and Warsaw) and more than 100 online courses every semester, GCC offers the winning combination of flexible course scheduling and affordable tuition. Outside the classroom, there are more than 40 student clubs and organizations, and a great line-up of intercollegiate athletic teams.

College Village—a student residence community at the Batavia Campus rounds out the total college experience. The apartment-style suites feature wireless Internet access, cable TV, local and long distance digital telephone service, The Village Hall for student activities, laundry facilities and ample parking—all part of the regular housing fee.

In addition, the College Village Citizenship Scholarship offers $1,000 housing scholarships to “Villagers” with demonstrated leadership abilities, interpersonal skills, and involvements in civic, cultural, faith-based or academic organizations from their hometowns. Citizenship Scholars nurture their leadership abilities by helping organize student social outings, pizza parties, cultural and sporting excursions, study groups, formal dances, volleyball or basketball tournaments, and even cooking lessons. Most importantly, College Village residents meet new, life-long friends, and enjoy a safe, convenient, and fun residential community.

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