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SUNY Chancellor's Award Winners
April 25
Four SUNY Erie students received the 2023 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (CASE) – the highest honor bestowed upon a student by SUNY – at an awards ceremony held Monday at the Albany Capital Center in downtown Albany. The award acknowledges students for outstanding achievements that have demonstrated the integration of SUNY excellence within many aspects of their lives in areas such as academics, leadership, campus involvement, community service or the arts.
TheArthur A. Duncan Esq. '06
April 25
TheArthur A. Duncan II, ’06, was born 2,500 miles away. Yet, Buffalo would become his home – for better and for worse – as it shaped, challenged, discouraged and ultimately embraced him. His journey from honors student to convicted felon to successful attorney is inspiring on many levels. Read his story here – including the role ECC played – and get a taste for what he'll share with the Class of 2023 on May 24.
Pathways student
April 21
Last fall, leaders from Journey’s End Refugee Services and SUNY Erie’s Pathways program discussed the unmet need for English as an Additional Language (EAL) classes for the Lackawanna residents Journey’s End serves. By January, 36 EAL leaners had enrolled in two SUNY Erie course sections taught by an instructor from Journey’s End. One section is offered remotely, and one is onsite at Our Lady of Victory (OLV) Human Services on Ridge Road.
HVAC Student
April 14
Beginning in the Fall 2023 semester, MJ Mechanical Services, Inc. will sponsor a group of students earning certificates in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology. This partnership marks the latest expansion of SUNY Erie’s efforts to work with private employers in high-demand fields to attract students and support the local workforce.
Chancellor King photo with students
April 6
SUNY Erie proudly hosted SUNY Chancellor John B. King, Jr. for a tour of North Campus and the Northland Workforce Training Center on April 5. Chancellor King, the former U.S. Secretary of Education, also met with scores of faculty members, staff, students and alumni, engaging them in discussions about how SUNY can best support the college. SUNY Erie marked the 37th stop on Chancellor King’s semester-long tour of all 64 SUNY campuses.