Erie Community College’s Information Technology Program was recently honored as
the Best Tech Team in Non-Profit/Education by InfoTech WNY as part of the
organization’s annual Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase (BETAS) at
Buffalo RiverWorks on May 4, 2017.
award is exciting news for a program that’s been thriving for years,” said ECC
President Jack Quinn. “Its faculty and staff have done a tremendous job in
preparing our students for technology careers across Western New York, so this
acknowledgement is deserved, and much appreciated.”
in a category that included fellow nominees BlueCross BlueShield, PMI Buffalo,
local fundraising software developer WeDidIt, and University at Buffalo’s
Department of Electrical Engineering, ECC’s Information Technology Program and
its work with career-focused students earned the BETA. The award—distributed
annually through a dozen technology-focused categories—recognize and celebrate
WNY's organizations and individuals that set the standard for technological
innovation and implementation, workplace culture, and industry activism.
in 1998, InfoTech WNY is a rapidly growing consortium of multi-sized software,
hardware, telecommunications companies, government and economic agencies, and
educational institutions that address various industry-specific issues, such as
workforce availability, industry image, technology transfer, networking, access
to financing, and attracting new business to the region.
A.A.S. in Information Technology is a seated and online degree that provides
students with the skills needed to succeed in today's digital world; and
empowers each with the perspective of information technology, strong analytical
and critical thinking skills, knowledge of data design and data management
principles and knowledge of basic programming and computer logic principles.
These skills equip students with the foundation needed to advance through the
program, and eventually specialize in fields like cybersecurity, management
information systems (MIS), networking, or Oracle Academy Database Programming.
more information on the program, please contact Department Chair/Professor
Louise Kowalski at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (716) 270-5236.
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 www.ecc.edu
or call (716) 851-1ECC.