Alumni Week & Homecoming

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Monroe Community College’s Alumni Week and Homecoming
September 24 – October 2, 2014
Be part of it!

The Monroe Community College Foundation, in partnership with the Campus Activities Board, has planned a variety of events for MCC alumni, students, family and friends. All events will be held at the Brighton Campus unless otherwise indicated. Download your Alumni Week and Homecoming reservation form or register online now!

Alumni Art Exhibit

Location:  Reflections Restaurant and Forum, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (Building 3)
Tickets:  Free of charge
Parking:  Visitors Lot or metered spaces

Throughout the month of September, an alumni art exhibit will feature a broad range of creative work by MCC alumnus Peter Monacelli. These exhibits are made possible courtesy of MCC’s Visual and Performing Arts department.

Homecoming Headline Performance

Date:  Wednesday, September 24
Time:  12 noon
Location:  Outside MCC Theatre (Bldg. 4) in Lot F
Tickets:  Free of charge
Parking:  Lots C, D, E

Homecoming Headliner featuring Michael DuBois the solo circus performer!

Homecoming Western Carnival!

Date:  Wednesday, September 24
Time:  10 am – 2 pm
Location:  Outside MCC Theatre in Lot F
Tickets:  Free of charge
Parking:  Lots C, D, E

Giddy on up to the Homecoming Carnival for a whooping and hollering good ol' time. Western themed rides, games, food and much more!  Alumni, students, faculty and staff, family and friends will delight in the sights, sounds and aromas surrounding the Homecoming Carnival. Be the first to get MCC’s fourth annual rubber duck or carnival T-shirt. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and Student Life fee.

Alexander Street Campus 50th Reunion History Lecture and MCC Tour

Date:  Thursday, September 25
Time:  2 pm Brighton Campus tour, 3 – 4 pm history lecture
Location:  Forum, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (Bldg. 3)
Tickets:  Free of charge
Parking:  Lots M and N 

Attend a lecture presented by MCC’s Record Management Analyst, Eric Johannisson. MCC opened its doors to 720 students in the former East High School at 410 Alexander Street. Take a look back and revisit MCC’s first campus. Lean how it all began as you take a historical tour of the Alexander Street Campus. Before the lecture, find out what’s new at MCC by taking a guided tour of MCC’s Brighton Campus.

MCC Spirit Day

Date:  Friday, September 26
Time:  Noon to 1 pm
Location:  Gymnasium, Stabins Physical Education Complex (Bldg. 10)
Tickets:  Free of Charge
Parking:  Lot G

Wear black and gold and show your MCC spirit at the MCC Faculty vs. Students Basketball Game. Cheer on your favorite faculty members and our student-athletes as they compete on Monagan Court.

Alexander Street Campus 50th Reunion Pub Classics Cooking Class at the NY Wine and Culinary Center

Date:  Friday, September 26
Time:  6 - 8 pm
Location:  Hands on Kitchen, New York Wine and Culinary Center, 800 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY
Tickets:  $60 per person

MCC’s Alexander Street Campus 50th Reunion celebration takes you to Canandaigua, NY, where members of the Classes of the 60s will get together for a hands-on cooking adventure featuring public house cuisine (pub food). In this class, you’ll prepare delicious pub classics such as hearty stews, rustic tarts, and simple, yet elegant desserts as well as sample featured brews from the area’s award-winning microbreweries. Maximum 24 participants. RSVP by September 17.

MCC's 8th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships

Date:  Saturday, September 27
Time:  Registration 10 am; Race start 11 am
Location:  Parking Lot G for pre-event activities and registration
Entry fee:  $18 by Sept. 21 / $23 thereafter; special MCC student pricing $10; free for children ages 12 and under 
Parking:  Lot G

Fun for the entire family! Support educational excellence and student scholarships on Homecoming morning! The course is a 3.1- mile, USATF-certified, prime scenic course around the Brighton Campus. Zumba warm up, photo booth, face painting, Sketchbook Project Traveling Exhibit and more! Timing provided by YellowJacket Timing.  Entry fee includes commemorative T-shirt. Visit our 5K Walk/Run registration page or download our 5K Walk/Run for scholarships brochure. A downloadable PDF of the walk/run course is available here.  Sponsored by GEICO.

Tailgate Party and MCC Tribunes Games

Date:  Saturday, September 27
Time:  Lunch served 11:30 am to 3 pm; awards ceremony and scholarship drawing 12:30 pm
Location:  Gymnasium, Stabins Physical Education Complex (Bldg. 10)
Tickets:  $8 per person
Parking:  Lot G or M

Following the race, join alumni, friends and students for a delicious hot buffet lunch. Awards ceremony and scholarship drawing at 12:30 pm.  Stay and cheer on the MCC Tribunes as they face rivals in men’s and women’s soccer on DiMarco Field. Luncheon sponsored by the MCC Association and Sodexo. Register here.

Alexander Street Campus 50th Reunion Gala

Date:  Saturday, September 27
Time:  Reception 6 pm, dinner and program 7 pm
Location:  Monroe A/B, Warshof Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (Bldg. 3)
Tickets:  $40 per person
Parking:  Lot N

This signature event for MCC’s Classes of the 60s will bring together alumni, retirees, faculty, staff and administrators. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, chef-attended dinner stations, decadent dessert display and coffee followed by music from the 60s, dancing and reminiscing with MCC alumni and old friends. Wine and beer cash bar. Dressy casual attire.  RSVP by September 17.

Alumni Cooking Demonstration, Tasting and Wine Pairing

Date:  Thursday, October 2
Time:  6 to 8 pm
Location:  Room 3-140, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (Bldg. 3)
Tickets:  $20 per person
Parking:  Lots M or N

Join Chef Gerry Brinkman and Associate Professor and Hospitality Department Chair Michelle Bartell in the kitchen for a relaxed and entertaining cooking demonstration and tasting session—complete with wine pairings presented by in-house expert David Boni! Attendees will discuss various cooking techniques, ingredient selection, plate presentation, nutrition and menu planning. Check back for this year’s menu!  Maximum of 25 participants. (Sorry, this event is currently full. Please call 585.262.1500 if you'd like to be put on a waiting list.)


Alumni Week and Homecoming 2014 Planning Committee
Susan Baker ’89, Rosanna Condello, Chris Hamm,
Rebecca Herzog, Yolanda Johnson ’02, Erin Julian ’98,
Jodi Oriel ’93, Steve Palmer ’97, Jeff Parrinello ’02,
Mark Pastorella ’90, Sue Rock-McCrossen ’98, Karen Shaw ’78,
Betty Stewart, Gail Terhaar, MacClurg Vivian ’64/’65,
Sandy Warren ’07

Questions or comments?
Send an email to Karen A. Shaw ’78, alumni and annual giving coordinator at the MCC Foundation, at or call

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The Monroe Community College Foundation and Alumni Office are located in the Damon City Campus
228 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585.262.1500 Fax: 585.262.1515