Three outstanding individuals in the Western New York community were honored at the 16th annual Minnie Gillette-Joan Bozer Recognition Awards luncheon held May 6, 2011 in the Statler Dining Room at ECC’s City Campus.
Awards were presented to Mary Gresham, dean of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Education; Beverly Roe, professor of biology at ECC’s South Campus and Shirley Burnett, assistant coordinator of student services at ECC’s North Campus.
The Gillette-Bozer Award celebrates the compassion, perseverance and dedication to the needs of women and children, as demonstrated by the careers of Gillette and Bozer.
Award winners have demonstrated leadership in activities contributing to the empowerment of women; the ability to persevere in the achievement of goals despite obstacles; the ability to unite people despite differences in race, political orientation or economic status; and the ability to serve as a role model to others.
Erie Community College meets the needs of a diverse student body and contributes to regional economic vitality by providing excellent, flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs in a multi-campus environment committed to continuous improvement.