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Video Class Rinehart
May 16
SUNY Erie's Communications & Media Arts students receive hands-on learning in class routinely. “The whole that we learn by making mistakes," says Department Chair Amber Rinehart. "You can talk theory all day long, but you learn video production by actually doing it.”
ECC foundation logo low res
May 5
The Erie Community College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the return of SUNY Erie Celebrates (formerly ECC Celebrates), an event that honors awardees with the foundation’s Distinguished Alumni Award. The honorees have often triumphed over adversity or made lasting impacts on their community.
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.