May 1, 2012 from 10:00am - 12:30pm at Buffalo State, Burchfield Penney Art Center
The College of Ceramics at Alfred University, founded in 1900 by the State to provide support for the ceramics industry, has evolved into two internationally acclaimed schools. The School of Art & Design offers a full range of visual arts programs, including the top-ranked MFA in ceramic art in the country. The School of Engineering offers programs in materials-based disciplines, and still provides outstanding service to NYS industries.
Erie Community College Since 1946, Erie Community College has met the needs of a diverse student body while contributing to the economic vitality of Western New York. As a member of the state’s SUNY system, the three-campus college provides flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs in an accommodating academic environment. Equipped with the knowledge of these programs, ECC’s faculty, staff and students strive to enrich their host communities through skill, service and partnership.
Alfred State College Alfred State's focus on project-based learning is the cornerstone of the academic and campus culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. Offering job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Being well-prepared and work-ready gives Alfred State students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running ®.
SUNY Fredonia is a comprehensive, selective, residential, liberal arts university just minutes from Lake Erie in Northern Chautauqua County. Founded in 1826, it is among the most storied institutions in the SUNY system. It is home to a world-renowned School of Music and over 100 degree programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, mathematics, education and business, as well as cutting-edge programs in the emerging fields of technology, service and communication.
University at Buffalo a member of the Association of American Universities and a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence, the University at Buffalo is a diverse, inclusive scholarly community dedicated to bringing the benefits of research, creative, and educational excellence to the members of our local and global communities. The University’s aim is twofold: to enhance an understanding of the world and enrich the quality of life for all.
Jamestown Community College, SUNY’s first community college, is committed to connecting students to their goals by offering challenging academic educational experiences in a caring environment. In addition to the main campus in Jamestown, JCC operates a Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, an extension center in Dunkirk, and offers several online programs.
Buffalo State College, SUNY’s largest comprehensive college, offers degrees in education, the arts, science, and professional studies. Each year 12,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality and distinctive programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, and location in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural corridor.
Niagara County Community College is the smart place to start for anyone finishing high school, looking for a career change, or just growing their business. With more than 70 quality degree and certificate programs and a central location in Niagara County just minutes from Buffalo and the Canadian border, NCCC is poised to help students of all ages down the path to a great career.
University at Buffalo EOC The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UB/EOC) is part of a statewide network of ten Educational Opportunity Centers and two SUNY Outreach Centers. UB/EOC has provided tuition-free education and vocational training programs to eligible New York State adults for almost 40 years. At UB/EOC students achieve their educational and employment goals to embark on pathways to new careers or to transition to post-secondary education.
SUNY's Impact Across the Western New York Region
Number of Students: 48,400
Number of Employees: 16,400
Number of Alumni: 235,000
Total degrees per year from the Western New York region SUNY's: 15,100
Economic impact of the Western New York region SUNY's on the NYS economy: $3.7 billion
Empire State College is a leader in providing alternative higher educational experiences for adult learners. Students work one-to-one with mentors, study online, engage in residencies and study groups, or blend these ways of learning. With 36 locations across the state of New York, the college offers a flexible, affordable opportunity to earn a highly respected degree from the State University of New York.
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