To celebrate the important role that Erie Community College plays in Western New York and the accomplishments of its graduates, the ECC Foundation will be hosting a new premier fundraising event, Celebrate ECC, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.
Celebrate ECC, chaired by ECC President Jack Quinn and his wife Mary Beth, will showcase the unique expertise of college faculty and the achievements of students past and present, while raising much-needed scholarship funds for ECC students.
Celebrate ECC showcases the unique expertise of college faculty and the achievements of students past and present, while raising much-needed scholarship funds for ECC students.
Food stations and beverages will be provided by ECC’s Culinary Arts students and the evening will include interactive displays of student projects, entertainment and an awards presentation.
Honorees this year include:
Trustees’ Award: Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, State University of New York
President’s Award: Statler Foundation
Foundation Award: Praxair, Inc.
Distinguished Alumni Awards:
David Persse, M.D. ’81, physician director of EMS and Public Health Authority, Houston, Texas
John LaMond ’81, mid-day personality/production director Country 106.5 WYRK
Thomas Stack ’85, co-founder, Taylor-Stack Design, senior associate/director of design, TPG Architecture
Louis J. Billittier Honorary Alumni Award: John Eagan, professor and department chair, business administration, ECC
Tickets are $75 per person and must be purchased by Friday, Sept. 24, 2010.
For more information, contact the ECC Foundation at 716-851-1991.
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.