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Jordan Nwora with Mayor & Dr. Tsegai
July 26
WKBW-TV aired a story about the Elite Basketball Camp for local youth at SUNY Erie, hosted be the Jordan Nwora Foundation. Nwora, a Buffalo native, plays for the Indiana Pacers. His father, Alex Nwora, coaches the SUNY Erie men's team.
Chef Darian with Jacqueline Bamrick & Kristin Goss
June 16
SUNY Erie, in partnership with the Statler Foundation and Visit Buffalo Niagara, will launch a new pilot program for its Hotel Restaurant Management students. The innovative “Earn to Learn” initiative will create career pathways, scholarship opportunities, on-site training, and employment for hospitality students as they earn college credits.
Graduation Ceremony
June 15
SUNY Erie celebrated the accomplishments of over 1,400 students who earned a degree or certificate at our May 2023 Commencement. View a photo gallery of our photographer’s favorite shots from the inspiring event!
Student Crossing Stage at Commencement
May 26
SUNY Erie Community College celebrated the Class of 2023 this evening at its 75th annual Commencement with numerous messages of accomplishment, appreciation, hope and inspiration. More than 1,400 total graduates comprise this year’s class; Buffalo attorney, social justice advocate and former felon TheArthur A. Duncan II, Esq., ’06, delivers keynote address.
Aaron Salter ceremony
May 18
On May 14, 2022, Retired Buffalo Police Officer Aaron Salter heroically gave his life while working as a security officer during a horrific, racist mass shooting. His actions that day undoubtedly saved many lives. On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, the Law Enforcement Training Academy at SUNY Erie honored Officer Salter and placed a plaque in his memory in the Academy’s Wall of Honor display case.