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Special Events

The Genesee Community College Foundation welcomes community members to campus for all kinds of events including athletic competitions, cultural events at Genesee Center for the Arts and numerous opportunities sponsored by student clubs and organizations.

Special Foundation events that happen annually include:

  • Discover the Stars – The stars align at this fun event where scholarship donors to meet recipients, and everyone enjoys hearing about successful GCC alumni. Save the second Monday in September!
  • Homecoming – The two-day festival is generally the last Friday and Saturday of September, and features an array fun and exciting indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Encore – This holiday tradition features the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and supports GCC student scholarships.
  • Commencement – The third Sunday in May is always a special day as students accept their diplomas with a packed audience of family and friends beaming with smiles and a few tears.

To be kept informed of GCC events, send your name and email address to to sign up for one of our newsletters:

  • Alumni Forum newsletter mailed to your home in January and August
  • Alumni E-newsletter
  • CougarKin E-newsletter