Distinguished Alumni

  • 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards Recipients

    On March 9, 2017 Erie Community College will be honoring ten individuals and two organizations that exemplify the ECC motto “Start here. Go anywhere!” Celebrate ECC will be held at the City Campus’ historic atrium starting at 6 p.m.

    Seating is limited. For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie King, director of alumni relations, at or (716) 851-1999 or go to register online.

    The 2017 ECC Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to:

    Mark Gaulin ’79 - Business Administration
    Vice President/Owner, Personal Computers Inc.

    David Shenk ’90 - Liberal Arts & Science
    Director, Erie County Veterans Service Agency

    Laurie Flury ’04 - Nursing
    Adult Nurse Practitioner, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    TheArthur Duncan ’06 - Liberal Arts & Science
    Attorney, Law Office of TheArthur A. Duncan

    Janine Viglietti ’06 - Mathematics
    Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Buffalo State College

    Kristin Minervini ’07 - Office Management & Administration
    Director of Human Resources, Empower (formerly Niagara Cerebral Palsy)

    Distinguished Alumni Employee Award
    Jim Bierl ’83 - Respiratory Care
    Professor/Department Head, Respiratory Care Program, Erie Community College

    Louis J. Billittier Honorary Alumni Award
    Anthony Nesci
    Director, Buildings & Grounds, Erie Community College

    The 2017 Foundation Award given in recognition of extraordinary support and dedication to the ECC Foundation: The Statler Foundation

    The 2017 President’s Award in recognition of extraordinary support of ECC’s academic programs will be presented to: GEICO

    The 2017 Trustees’ Award in recognition of outstanding leadership in higher education: JohannaDuncan-Poitier, SUNY Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges

    The 2017 Community Impact Award in recognition of an outstanding community leader who embodies the value of improving the WNY community through vision and commitment, as well as community engagement through service and philanthropy: Colleen DiPirro, President & CEO Amherst Chamber of Commerce

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    Stephanie King
    City Campus
    Room 112
    121 Ellicott Street
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    P: (716) 851-1999