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Ian Stover
March 10
After dropping out of high school, Ian Stover enrolled in SUNY Erie's Pathways program and earned his GED, finding the guidance he needed. He will graduate this spring with an associate degree in Social Science and plans to attend the University at Buffalo in the fall to add a bachelor’s in Legal Studies. One day, he hopes to attend George Washington University Law School. Discover how he found the right path!
March 10
A dozen events this year at SUNY Erie’s Burt Flickinger Athletic Center will bring more than 6,400 visitors to downtown Buffalo and generate more than $6 million for the local economy. To ensure the center’s continued role as an economic and tourism driver and community asset, the facility’s natatorium recently underwent a $2 million renovation. Read more...
Zimriyah Montrease Moses
March 3
Zimriyah came to SUNY Erie after 20-plus years as an entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, health care worker and homeschooling mother. "I’m a life-long learner,” she says. “I...sometimes felt like I was building a plane in the sky, and that gets tiresome.” SUNY Erie helped this busy mom of two add to her education as well as her credentials -- and inspired her along the way. She earned an associate degree with high distinction in 2021 and is now working toward a bachelor’s degree in human service management. Read how she did it...and how you can too!
Adiam Tsegai at National Legislative Summit with Gillibrand
February 26
SUNY Erie Officer-in-Charge Adiam Tsegai attended the recent Community College National Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C. The four-day event featured hundreds of community college leaders from across the nation, including a message from First Lady and longtime community college educator, Dr. Jill Biden. In addition, Dr. Tsegai joined leaders from across the state in meeting with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) as part of her New York Community College Roundtable.
Sydney Davis
February 23
As a freshman, Sydney David felt confident in her academic skills, but unsure of how to tailor her education to set herself up for career success. Then she enrolled in an introductory psychology class – and suddenly, she found the guidance she needed. She transferred to UB after earning her associate’s degree, earned her bachelor’s, then landed a job as a research tech in UB’s Biological Sciences Dept. Recently, she was admitted to UB's behavioral neuroscience Ph.D. program. Read more about her path here!