Library Late Nights – next week: day corrected

Late semester greetings to all!  Please share this information with students:

The library will be open for special extended hours for 5 days next week:

May 9 – 12 (MondayThursday): 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM

May 13 (Friday): 7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

 

Ø Reference librarians will be available at all open hours.

Ø A Writing tutor will be available 4-9pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4-9pm and Wednesday 4:30-9pm.

Back by popular demand: complementary refreshments and study supplies for students will be available in the Library Media Room starting at 6pm MondayThursday. (Sponsored by the Wellness Grant and the Library)

 

Please see the Library’s website for complete hours and for Finals Week specifics.

Nina Warren

Director of Library Services

Ext. 6256

Results! 5th Annual Resume Writing Contest

The winners of Genesee Community College’s Career Service Center 4th Annual Resume Writing Contest are….

1st place & winner of an iPad Mini: Michelle Piedmonte
Michelle is a Physical Therapy Assistant Student
Fun Fact: A PTA student has won the contest 3 years in a row!

2nd place & winner of $50 cash: Jenna Curcio
Jenna is a Fashion Merchandising Student and Phi Theta Kappa Member

3rd place & winner of $30 cash: Mariah Paddock
Mariah is a Fashion Merchandising Student and Phi Theta Kappa Member

 A HUGE THANK YOU to the Student Activities Office and the Business Forum Club for supplying the prizes this year!

 Another big THANK YOU to our knowledgeable judges:
Theresa Gorecki
Joseph Schmitthenner
James Bucki
Doreen Bortle

Lastly, thank you to all who pushed their students to submit resumes. All students who submitted their resumes have received an email with the results and the judges critiques.

Jamie

 

Jamie Edwards
Career Services Specialist
Career Services Center, B201
Genesee Community College
One College Road, Batavia, NY  14020
P: 585-343-0055 x6383
F: 585-345-6810
JLEdwards@genesee.edu

Service Learning Opportunity – Annual CROP Hunger Walk – Need Walkers and Student Support

Hi everyone,

Once again, we are offering in partnership with Genesee County the opportunity to support the upcoming CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk being held on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 (9am to 10:30am).  This is a great way to gain a positive service learning experience and contribute to the local community.  If you would, please ask any interested student who would like the opportunity to participate in any way. Students may email me or stop into The BEST Center for details.

 Thank you and look forward to hearing from you!

 2016 Genesee County
CROP Hunger Walk
Saturday, April 30th

Join the 5K walk to fight hunger in Genesee County and around the world through the work of Church World Service.

 25% of funds raised stay in Genesee County and will be donated to the YWCA Domestic Violence Safe House to purchase food and to the United Way’s Backpack Program. This program provides food for the weekend to more than 200 children in need in county schools during the school year.

New this year! Two locations!
Join the CROP Hunger Walk in Batavia! This walk starts and ends at the
First Presbyterian Church,
300 East Main St.

or

Walk in Corfu! This walk starts and ends at the
Corfu United Presbyterian Church,
63 Alleghany Rd.

Saturday, April 30th – Registration @ 9:00am
Both walks begin @ 9:30am

 Walk with us at either location! Call 343-0505 or visit our website –
www.crophungerwalk.org/bataviany

 

John M. McGowan
Director of Business Employee Skills Training/Career Services
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055 x6299
jmmcgowan@genesee.edu

Plagiarism workshops in the library offered the week of April 25th

The library is offering multiple sessions of a workshop on how to avoid committing plagiarism.  The workshop will be offered at 7 different days/times and will be held in the library classroom on:

 

Monday April 25
11 – noon and 5 – 6 pm
Library classroom

 

Tuesday April 26
12:30 – 1:30 pm

 

Wednesday April 27
Noon – 1 pm and 5 – 6 pm

 

Thursday April 28
12:30 – 1:30 pm

 

Friday April 29
1 – 2 pm

 

The workshop will cover summarizing, paraphrasing, and MLA citation, though students are welcome to bring any questions they have about other citation styles.

We would very much appreciate it if you would promote the workshop to your students (thanks!) and offer extra credit for their attendance (double thanks!!).

Any instructor who is listed by a student as giving them extra credit will be notified.

 

Thanks!
Nicki
Nicki Lerczak
Instructional Services Librarian
Alfred C. O’Connell Library
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055, Ext. 6418
http://www.genesee.edu/library

Internship Fair April 21, 2016

Career Services will host an Internship Fair dedicated to those wanting to gain experience in business, human services, criminal justice and health & physical education on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Batavia Campus Forum. The event is designed to introduce employers and businesses to GCC students seeking internship experience. Local and regional businesses and companies will be available to answer questions, accept resumes and distribute material relating to their available internship opportunities.

Internship positions are for those interested in obtaining experience in:

  • Business & Commerce
  • Human Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health & Physical Education

This event is FREE and open to both the students and the community!
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Internship Fair
April 21st
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Batavia Campus Forum

 Looking for an internship opportunity in:

  • Business & Commerce
  • Human Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health & Physical Education

Career Service’s Internship Fair is a great way to connect with local and corporate businesses who are looking for students, like YOU, to fill their internship needs!

 If you have any questions concerning the Internship Fair, please feel free to contact our office by phone (585) 345-6888 or by e-mail at career@genesee.edu.

We look forward to seeing you on April 21st!

The Art of Interviewing

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Jamie Edwards
Career Services Specialist
Career Services Center, B201
Genesee Community College
One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-0055 x6383
F: 585-345-6810
JLEdwards@genesee.edu

Resume Writing Contest

REMINDER: Resumes due Thursday, April 14th

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Write it Right: 5th Annual Resume Writing Contest

                        Resumes Due: April 14th

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To Enter:
•	Create a one page resume
•	Email your resume to career@genesee.edu or submit in person to B201 by 4/14

,Resume Help:
•	Pick up the Guide to Resume Writing in B201
•	Call Career Services to schedule an appointment

Co-sponsored by: Student Activities
       Co-sponsored by: Business Forum Club

 

Jamie Edwards
Career Services Specialist
Career Services Center, B201
Genesee Community College
One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-0055 x6383
F: 585-345-6810
JLEdwards@genesee.edu

Upcoming Transfer Events

UPCOMING TRANSFER EVENTS

 

SUNY BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE
SIGN UP in  the Academic Advisement & Transfer Services Office (C222)
Friday, Apr 08, 2016
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
A representative from Buffalo State will be available to meet with students individually to discuss transfer related information.

JOHN FISHER COLLEGE
SIGN UP in the Academic Advisement & Transfer Services Office (C222)
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
A representative from St. John Fisher will be available to meet with students individually to discuss transfer related information.

DAEMEN COLLEGE – Cafeteria
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MEDAILLE COLLEGE – Forum
Thursday, April 14, 2016
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

SUNY GENESEO
SIGN UP in the Academic Advisement & Transfer Services Office (C222)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
A representative from Geneseo will be available to meet with students individually to discuss transfer related information.

SUNY Brockport
SIGN UP in the Academic Advisement & Transfer Services Office (C222)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
A representative from Brockport will be available to meet with students individually to discuss transfer related information.

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY – Forum
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

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Kristen Hargrave
Academic Advisor
Genesee Community College
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020
585-343-0055 ext. 6230

Mind Your Manners

GREETINGS,
Just a shameless plug for our annual “Mind Your Manners” dining etiquette luncheon this Thursday, March 31st, from 12:30-2pm in T119. If you could “nudge” your students to this FUN and FREE lunch, that would be greatly appreciated. We have about 25 spots still available and they need to come to our office to sign up. Business casual dress is encouraged. J Thanks,
 
Cliff
Cliff Scutella
Director of Student Activities
Genesee Community College
One College Road
Batavia, New York 14020
 
adaptability… arranger… responsibility… positivity… includer

Career Services is on Snapchat!

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Alright…career services is spreading it’s wings with new marketing techniques…
…we’re on snapchat!

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Jamie Edwards
Career Services Specialist
Career Services Center, B201
Genesee Community College
One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-343-0055 x6383
F: 585-345-6810
JLEdwards@genesee.edu