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Veterans Services Office

Have questions, comments, ideas or suggestions? Please email: Veterans@genesee.edu

Veteran Staff

Steven Bunch

Served more than 28 years and is a veteran of naval expeditionary operations during the Cold War, Korean Defense Service, Gulf War I (Iraq), and Gulf War II (Afghanistan) with over 11 years of Foreign Service. He began as a cryptologic technician in the U.S. Navy and culminated in the U.S. Army while with the 10th Mountain Division and Army Material Command at Fort Drum, New York. Steve holds a B.A. in History, an M.A. in Humanities and a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. He currently works at the GCC Medina and Albion Campus Centers as a veterans outreach specialist.

Patrick Mandia

Served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 12 years as a combat engineer with the 98th Division, based out of Rochester. While in the military, Patrick was a certified Army drill instructor and worked specifically with new soldiers who were completing basic training and/or 12 Bravo – Engineer School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Student Personnel Administration from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. Patrick also earned an AAS in Business Administration from GCC and is assigned as a veterans affairs outreach specialist at the Batavia campus.

Director of Adult Education Opportunity

Marie A. Giardino

Financial Aid Certifying Officials

Lisa Papke
585-343-0055 x 6480

Rebecca Patterson
585-343-0055 x 6220