SUNY Erie alumnus Nicholas S. Jones ’15—Liberal Arts and Sciences – General
Studies, a 2014 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recipient,
former Kats football player, and United States Marine Corps veteran—was
recently recognized by West Seneca West High School for his service as part of
its school-hosted Veterans Day ceremony on November 9, 2017.
advanced from SUNY Erie to play for the University of Texas at El Paso and
Buffalo State College, and now coaches football and girls basketball for West
Seneca West while he works on his teaching certification.
Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan as an infantry squad leader,
Jones continued his role as a mentor when he arrived at SUNY Erie. As a
co-captain on the football team, member of SUNY Lobby Days, South Campus
activities, and Spring Convocation, he demonstrated strong leadership skills
and dedication to the development of others. These attributes where highlighted
when West Seneca West honored his service earlier this month.
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 www.ecc.edu
or call (716) 851-1ECC.