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Paying for College

Paying for College

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D | Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania With the recent student loan forgiveness announcement by the Biden administration this week, there has been a lot of talk in the news about which borrowers...

When and How to Start: Academic Advisors

When and How to Start: Academic Advisors

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D | Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania My very first post here in the EC3PA blog was titled Just Start, and I used that space to share my unlikely journey from small-town kid to college president....

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Chris Gray, Ph.D. l Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania At the time of this writing, we are just over a week out from the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester.  In many ways, this is the busiest week of the year for many colleges, and...

On the Knife’s Edge

On the Knife’s Edge

Chris Gray, Ph.D. l Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania A trip to urgent care. A last-minute childcare cancellation.  Even a flat tire!  That’s all it takes in some cases to derail a student’s journey completely and irrevocably....