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ECC to host advanced manufacturing recruitment events on January 10th and 11th

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Erie Community College's Academic Career Pathways and Engineering/ Technology departments will host local students for advanced manufacturing recruitment events on Thursday January 10th and Friday January 11th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. inside B Building (B401) at the college's North Campus in Williamsville.

Nadine Powell from the Buffalo Niagara Partnership will kick off each day with a presentation from "WNY Dream It, Do It." This new regional marketing campaign works to promote advanced manufacturing careers to young people. Students will then tour six of ECC's technology programs, have lunch, and then go out to tour a local manufacturing company. The departments participating include Industrial Technology, HVAC, Electrical Engineering Technology, Biomanufacturing, Telecommunications, and Environmental Science. Local businesses providing tours include ECC partners Ford UAW Stamping Plant, Keller Technology, Pfannenberg, Cameron Compression, MOOG Inc., Greatbach Medical, McGard, Koike Aronson, Palma Tool, and Aurubis Buffalo Inc.

ECC expects to host 240 students over the two days. The students will be coming from Frederick Law Olmstead, Hutch Tech, Niagara Falls, Charter School for Applied Technology, Alden, West Seneca East, West Seneca West, Tonawanda, Sweet Home, and Pioneer.

Please contact Joanne Colmerauer at (716) 270-2826 or colmerauer@ecc.edu for more information.

Since 1946, Erie Community College has met the needs of a diverse student body while contributing to the economic vitality of Western New York. As a member of the state's SUNY system, the three-campus college provides flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs in an accommodating academic environment. Equipped with the knowledge of these programs, ECC's faculty, staff and students strive to enrich their host communities through skill, service and partnership.


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