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ECC Nursing Program recognized as one of New York State’s best

Article by: Michael Farrell

BUFFALO—SUNY Erie Community College’s regionally lauded Nursing Program was recently recognized as one of New York’s best—and tops in Erie and Niagara counties—by vocational website

“This is great recognition for the college, and a well-deserved honor for a program that continues to provide students with the best career-focused nursing training in the region,” said ECC President Jack Quinn.

Based on factors associated with exam pass rates studied over a five-year period, ECC ranked 22nd out of 99 analyzed registered nursing programs in the state.

Consistently ranked as one of the region’s best, ECC’s Nursing Program is one of the school’s most popular concentrations, and one that successfully connects its students to medical positions throughout the region. Graduates annually find employment as registered nurses in hospitals, public health agencies, nursing homes, extended care facilities, home health care agencies, government health agencies, schools, military, law offices and other health care facilities. is a site whose mission is focused on promoting excellence in nursing through enabling future nurses with the tools they need to succeed. Its online community cares deeply about the profession; provides the resources that future nurses need to succeed; and helps to bring those interested in nursing from the research phase to enrollment, and to eventually their first registered nursing position.

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. For more information, visit or call (716) 851-1ECC.