Graphic design student Kyla Bruno of Fairport talks about the process of creating a label for wine produced at FLCC’s Viticulture and Wine Center in Geneva. Click here to see more photos from the event.
Wine labels created by Liz Brownell’s graphic design students were revealed on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at a reception at the FLCC Viticulture and Wine Center in Geneva.
Students of Paul Brock, associate professor of viticulture, voted on the labels, selecting one to be used on wine produced and bottled by students.
The winning label, “Imprint,” was created by Kyla Bruno of Fairport, a 2015 graduate of Penfield High School. The runner up was created by Robin Pena of Rochester; click here to view it. Students Daelyn Doane of Honeoye Falls and Katelyn Springer of Phelps were also finalists.
All told, 19 labels were exhibited at the reception, which also included a presentation by Niagara Label of Akron, which is donating its services to make the labels that will be used for the 2017 student-produced wine.
Click here to read a recent 585 Magazine article about the design contest.
The winning label, “Imprint,” was among 19 student entries in the annual contest.
Hoops rivals square off in Commodore Cup
For the sixth year in a row, FLCC will host basketball games between high school rivals Canandaigua and Victor to benefit local charities.
Victor and Canandaigua players face off in a previous Commodore Cup at FLCC.
The Commodore Cup will be held on Friday, Dec. 22, in Putt Moore Court (the main campus gymnasium), 3325 Marvin Sands Drive. The girls team plays at 6 p.m. and the boys at 7:45 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to park in the lot up the hill and behind the main building for a shorter walk to the gym.
The event is named for Commodore Plastics, a foam products company in East Bloomfield. More than $17,000 has been raised to benefit the Victor-Farmington Food Cupboard and the Canandaigua Churches in Action food pantry. Entry is $5 for general admission or $3 with student ID. Funds will also be raised with 50/50 raffles. Several FLCC athletes and coaches will help run the event.
Doug Emblidge, anchor at 13WHAM news in Rochester, will emcee an awards ceremony following the games, while the public address system will be manned by Canandaigua native Pete “The Mayor” Kennedy of Rochester radio station 100.5.
Free concert, music recording presentation
The College Singers, a 26-member choral group directed by Ines Draskovic, associate professor of music, will perform on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. in the FLCC main campus auditorium. The singers will perform selections from “Gloria” by Vivaldi and “Requiem for the Living” by Elmira composer Dan Forrest. Their final piece will be an arrangement of the spiritual “Elijah Rock.”
In addition to the College Singers, adjunct instructor Maria Gillard’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble of 14 students will perform various swing jazz numbers and some uptempo and comical Christmas songs. Selections by the Guitar Ensemble, led by adjunct instructor Mark Arnold, include “Valses Poéticos,” a collection of waltzes by Spanish composer Enrique Granados and “La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin” (The Girl with Linen Hair) by French composer Claude Debussy.
A week later, on Thursday, Dec. 21, students in the music recording technology program will share and discuss samples of their work at 7 p.m. in Stage 14 on the second floor.
FLCC quick takes
Heman Sweet, adjunct instructor of anthropology and history and advisor to the Veterans Club, at the Armed Forces Dinner and Dance on Nov. 10 with Staff Sgt. Christopher Poles ’12. Check out more photos from the event on FLCC’s Flickr page.
High marks from Middle States: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the organization that accredits FLCC, accepted the college’s periodic review report in November commended FLCC for the quality of the report. This means the College has passed its scheduled mid-point review and is in good standing. The college has to be re-accredited every 10 years. The last full review was in 2012; the next is coming up in 2022.
David Cowles created this caricature of The Beatles for Spy Magazine.
Gallery exhibit continues: An exhibit by Rochester illustrator David Cowles continues in the Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC through Jan. 19. Called “The Art of David Cowles,” the show opened in November and features a collection of his works, including several celebrity caricatures, which have been included in some of biggest publications anywhere: Rolling Stone, Time, The New Yorker, and Entertainment Weekly, to name a few. Click here to read more about Cowles. Gallery hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Support the Foundation while shopping: If you’re doing any holiday shopping on Amazon, take note: Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the FLCC Foundation whenever you shop using AmazonSmile. Tens of millions of items are eligible for a donation when purchased. In order to take advantage of the benefit, be sure to log in to the site through smile.amazon.com. Using Amazon Smile doesn’t affect the price of merchandise, your account or experience. Got questions? Contact Lisa Scott, alumni engagement coordinator, at (585) 785-1454.
Professional Development and Continuing Education
Dantes Standardized Subject Tests offer people with life experience a chance to get college credit for what they already know at a fraction of the cost of a college course. For more information, visit www.flcc.edu/dsst. For questions, call (585) 785-1660 or email email@example.com.
Child Development Associate (CDA) certification prepares people for work in preschools and is required for positions in daycare centers. Payment for modules can be offset by the Education Incentive Program. For information, including upcoming class dates, contact Andréa Badger at (585) 785-1906 or Andrea.Badger@flcc.edu.
Customized Training: Businesses and county workforce development offices can receive customized training for current and potential employees. Courses are designed to the organization’s specifications and needs. For information, call (585) 785-1906 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For examples, click here.
Certified Nurse Assistant training begins Jan. 16 in Rochester. Prospective students must attend an orientation session, held the first Wednesday of each month, before enrolling. For information, call (585) 785-1660 and click here.
Home Health Aide classes will start in late January. Prospective students must attend an orientation session before enrolling. To sign up or for more information, call (585) 785-1660 or click here.
Mechatronic technology is a 12-week program that runs weekdays at the FLCC Victor Campus Center. Students learn the mechanical and electrical fundamentals common to many high-tech manufacturers in the Rochester area. A mandatory orientation for the next session will be held at the FLCC Victor Campus Center on Jan. 11. To register, or for more information, call the Professional Development and Continuing Education Office at (585) 785-1906 or email Andrea.Badger@flcc.edu.
Advanced manufacturing machinist is a six-month program in which students learn how to use machine tools to make precision components in aerospace, medical, automotive and other industries. A mandatory orientation for the next session will be held Jan. 9 in Seneca Falls. To register, or for more information, call the FLCC Professional Development and Continuing Education Office at (585) 785-1906 or email Andrea.Badger@flcc.edu.
Online Training: FLCC’s Professional Development and Continuing Education office has partnered with nationally-recognized providers to offer up-to-date and in-demand courses in a convenient online format. Providers include Career WebSchool, Ed2Go, Gatlin Education Services, and eLearning. For more information, click here.
Notary Public prep course: To be notified when the next prep course to become a notary public will be available, call (585) 785-1906 or email email@example.com.