MCC's Homecoming Celebration is Underway!
MCC faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and friends are invited to
participate. Join the MCC Foundation for one or more of the following Alumni
Week and Homecoming events!
Homecoming Fall Festival and Address by Ken Nwadike, Jr., Wed., Oct.
4 - Ken Nwadike, Jr., founder of The Free Hugs Project, will be on
campus for the annual Fall Festival from 12-2 pm in Parking Lot E and in the
MCC Theatre at 7 pm. Tickets for the evening presentation are available at www.monroecctickets.com.
Spirit Day Faculty vs. Students Basketball Game, Fri., Oct. 6 -
Wear black and gold and cheer on your favorite faculty members and our
students as they go head to head in a basketball game on Monagan Court at noon.
Come and cheer for your favorite player! Music provided by WMCC The Pulse. MCC
students can enter to win an MCC hoodie, tickets to the Welcome Back Concert
featuring PnB Rock and more!
Homecoming Day 5K/Tailgate Party/Tribunes Soccer/Artist Lecture,
Sat., Oct. 7 - Our 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships continues to grow!
Walk-ins are welcome! Check-in and registration opens at 9:30 am, the race
starts at 11 am and the fun run starts at 11:10 am. Walk-in registration fee is
$25. Special MCC student registration fee is $10. A total of $5,000 in MCC
scholarships will be awarded to current MCC student participants at the
conclusion of the race.
Following the race, enjoy a delicious Tailgate hot buffet lunch in the gym
(tickets are $8); cheer on the MCC Tribunes as they face rivals in women's and
men's soccer at 11 am and 1 pm. Take in the art exhibit and lecture by Monica
Jane Frisell in the Mercer Gallery at 2 pm.
Glassworking and Blacksmith Classes, Fri., Oct. 13 and Sun. Oct. 15
- Attend a glass fusing, glass flameworking (Oct. 13 at 6 pm) or
blacksmith class (Oct. 15 at 5 pm) at the Arc
+ Flame Center of Rochester. Special rate of $50 includes all materials.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity, register by Oct. 9!
Rochester Rhinos vs New York Bulls II Soccer Match, Sat. Oct. 14 -
Premium seating discount tickets are available for $15 and $5 from
each ticket sold will be directed to the MCC Foundation. Kickoff is at 6:05, at
Capelli Sport Stadium, parking available onsite ($6). For tickets, call
J.Crew Factory Fundraiser, Wed., Oct. 18 - Join us for
sips, snacks and a little shopping during our J.Crew Factory fundraiser from
4-8 pm at Pittsford Plaza. A percentage of purchases made will benefit the MCC
Foundation. MCC alumni, students and employees will enjoy 20 percent off
purchases of $100 or more! For purchases under $100, show your MCC ID to
receive 15 percent off your purchase.
Concert featuring PnB Rock, Fri., Oct. 20 - Doors open at 8
pm, Gymnasium, Stabins Physical Education Complex (Building 10), tickets
available at www.monroecctickets.com with student
ID (Park lot G) (sponsored by CAB with help from MCC's Men's Basketball
Brunch and Crêpe-making Demonstration at Simply Crêpes, Sat., Oct. 21- Take
a drive to beautiful downtown Canandaigua for a two-hour "CrepExperience" where
you will learn the history of crêpes, watch a crêpe-making demonstration and
enjoy a three-course brunch including: cider mimosa, oatmeal crème brulée,
choice of bacon, egg and vegetable or Greek breakfast crêpe and petite cinnamon
apple dessert crêpe. MCC Hospitality program students will be there to help
prepare and serve your meal. The event starts at 11:30 am and tickets are $50
and include a $30 donation in support of scholarships at MCC. Invite a friend
and register by Oct. 11!
Want to know more? Visit www.monroecc.edu/go/homecoming
to get all the details and find a convenient way to register! Thank you for