FLCC Traditions

As a Laker, you have opportunities to participate in a variety of beloved events that have been passed on year after year. These events include:

Veterans Day Ceremony

Our Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 each year (or the nearest school day, if it falls on a weekend) is sponsored by the FLCC Student Corporation and the Office of Student Life. Traditionally, this event showcases the Canandaigua American Legion Honor Guard, our own student singers, remarks from our College President, and a keynote address by an area veteran. A dessert reception is followed afterwards. This special event recognizes student and local veterans and their families. It is a wonderful tradition that the College holds for our students and the community.

Multicultural Week

Held each spring, Multicultural Week is a week-long celebration of diversity. Each year brings new events and highlights different cultures. The signature event of the week is the Explore the Globe tasting event, which provides tasting stations of food from a variety of countries or continents. Other events held over the years include: presentation of artifacts from local Native American tribes, Henna artists, Japanese calligraphy demonstration, spoken word artists, music and dance performances, film screening and discussion, and more. This is sponsored by student corporation.

May Day

Hosted by the Campus Activities Board (with help from countless student and employee volunteers), this is the largest and oldest event held annually. May Day takes place during the first week in May each year, and turns our campus into a carnival! This events features free food, giveaways, entertainment, and inflatables. It provides an unforgettable way for students to celebrate the end of the academic year.

Love Being a Laker

Student Corporation hosts an ongoing series of events to celebrate our College community's FLCC spirit. These include: Love Being a Laker week, giveaways at athletic events, prizes for wearing FLCC gear or colors, and more. You're even likely to see an appearance by our lake monster mascot, Flick.

Club and Organization Events

Many of the clubs and organizations under Student Corporation host their own traditions. Our Campus Activities Board, the programming arm of Student Corporation, is known for monthly open microphone and movie nights. AALANA annually recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month in September/October, and Black History Month in February. Horticulture Club celebrates Earth Day in April each year.


Office of Student Life
Student Center, Room 2120
Phone: (585)785-1264


Mon–Thu: 8:30 AM–5 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM–4 PM