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In observance of Constitution Day, Erie Community College students, who are from countries where they had no rights,  presented essays on how they see the U.S. Constitution.

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Jack Quinn may have retired as President of Erie Community College, but his long and high-profile career took only a short break. Quinn has quickly found a new position with the law firm Barclay Damon.

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What Erie Community College officials say is the first major construction on its North Campus in about 60 years is still months away from opening. But excitement is building among college and county leaders who took a tour Tuesday of ECC's future Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building.


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Erie Community College students will be paying a little more to attend classes this fall. The ECC Board of Directors approved Thursday a 3 percent annual tuition hike, an  increase of $167. The hike brings the total tuition cost to $4,900 a year.


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With Erie Community College officials and elected leaders watching, construction workers placed the final beam atop the college's future STEM education building on the North Campus.


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Buffalo amateur hockey teams, one a junior college squad and the other made up of teenagers, are gaining national attention for the wrong reason. A player is suspended from classes and facing criminal charges while a youth hockey coach familiar to Buffalo Sabres fans is suspended indefinitely as the results of their alleged behavior in weekend games.


The Erie County Legislature has voted its approval of the lowest-bid contractor to begin construction on a new STEM Building at ECC's North Campus. Despite lawsuits and some loud opposition over its location, the STEM Building is expected to be open for class in January 2018.

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Erie Community College broke ground Wednesday for its nanotechnology building.


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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office has released its findings in an audit of Erie Community College, criticizing the college for what it says was a lack of transparency in personnel decisions, including hires and salary raises.

Erie Community College is returning to its roots in technical training.


Erie Community College unveils 'ECC Excels' initiative

Sep 25, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Erie Community College has introduced a strategic blueprint it hopes will secure more funding and allow it to become more competitive and a bigger player in Buffalo's economic redevelopment.


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With 1,500 jobs slated for the Solar City complex in South Buffalo, there is a great deal of interest in jobs that might pay $18 an hour. Erie Community College held an orientation on training and courses for those jobs on Monday night.

ECC opens one-stop Student Success Center

Jun 12, 2015
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Erie Community College officials cut the ribbon Friday, officially opening the new City Campus Student Success Center. 

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This week marked the send-off celebration of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Buffalo.

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For nearly seven decades, Erie Community College has served and continues to serve thousands of veterans. In this Focus on Education report, WBFO's Eileen Buckley says ECC will be honor them at all three campuses for Veterans Day that will include the dedication of a new Fallen Heroes Memorial Park at ECC's North campus. 

         

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To help fill a growing demand for qualified workers, Erie Community College is preparing to launch a new program in food processing. The industry employs thousands of Western New Yorkers, but there could be a shortage of workers in the near future.

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Erie Community College signed an agreement with St. John Fisher College Monday that allows students to be directly admitted into St. John Fisher, located outside of Rochester.

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Several SUNY leaders and business experts participated in the WNY Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development Friday.

Lawmaker wants ECC to expand city campus

Sep 26, 2013
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North District Common Council Member Joe Golombek wants to use a portion of the city's share of casino revenue to try and entice Erie Community College to expand its downtown campus. 

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The Buffalo Common Council is using its bully pulpit to try and derail Erie Community College's plan to expand in Amherst.