Up Next and Looking Forward

Up Next and Looking Forward

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D. l Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania It’s no surprise that, as we close the door on EC3PA’s first academic year, we once again shift our focus forward to what comes next. With the spring...
Year #1: In the Books!

Year #1: In the Books!

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D. | Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania I try to avoid generalizations, but I would venture to guess that most people have heard Aesop’s fable about the tortoise and the hare at some point in their lives.  In...
Belongingness: Critical to Our Mission

Belongingness: Critical to Our Mission

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D. | Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennslyvania As we continue to move forward into whatever a post-pandemic educational world is going to look like, we here in higher ed would be remiss if we didn’t have...
Up Next: Welding Certificates

Up Next: Welding Certificates

Notes from the President Dr. Chris Gray, Ph.D. | Founding President, Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania It’s no secret that I get super excited every time we do something here at EC3PA to help serve Erie County students — both current and future. Crafting...
The Power of Belief

The Power of Belief

Notes from the President Chris Gray, Ph.D. | Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania My first blog post here was called “Just Start,” and I shared there my own unlikely path to the seat in which I find myself today. My premise there was simple: the best thing to...