40th Anniversary College History: Photos

40 Years of Photos

The Batavia Campus was built in 1972.
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The interior central staircase was added later on.
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The Stuart Steiner Theatre was added in 1992.
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Genesee opened the following five campus centers:

  • Orleans in Albion, 1990
  • Lakeville, 1992
  • Warsaw, 1991 / relocated 2002
  • Arcade, 1995 / renovated 2001
  • Dansville, 2002, relocated 2012
  • Medina opened in Fall 2007
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The first campus was located on West Main St. in the old Valu Store.
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Genesee's first president, Alfred C. O'Connell is joined by Barber Conable and Tony Zambito, one of the founding trustees.
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The Alfred C. O'Connell Library has seen many changes and remains a front-runner in innovation in research and information technology.
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Good librarians never lose their sense of humor.


WGCC continues to play tunes on whatever media is most modern.


Teaching technology remains a priority at GCC.
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Graduation ceremonies throughout the years have been held at different locations. Today, the ceremony is held in the Zambito Gymnasium - the largest meeting space on campus to accommodate the usual 650+ graduates and their families.
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