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The SUNY Niagara County Community College entrance sign.

Niagara County Community College is located in Sanborn, New York, USA northeast of the City of Niagara Falls. NCCC offers associate's degrees in many programs. Niagara County Community College was founded in 1962 and is sponsored by Niagara County and SUNY. The new campus opened in 1973. Dual admissions programs facilitate transfer to four-year colleges upon completion of the two-year degree programs.

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History

Campus

The campus is located on the corner of New York State Route 31 and New York State Route 429. It consists of 287 acres of semi-wooded land and eight interconnected buildings described as "architecturally striking."

  • The Ernest Notar Administration Building contains the colleges administrative offices. It is named for Dr. Ernest Notar, the first president of the college from 1962-1975.
  • The Business Education Building is the location of the Business Division.
  • The Science/Technology Building is the home of the Life Sciences, Nursing, and Mathematics/Computer Science/Physics and Engineering/Technology/Chemistry Divisions.
  • The Henrietta G. Lewis Library is the most architecturally striking building and has a collection of 95,391 books.
  • The Humanities/Social Sciences Building houses the English, literature, linguistics, languages, philosophy, history, government, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and economics departments.
  • The Fine Arts Building contains the Fine Arts Division and the college's auditorium.
  • The Student Center holds culinary arts classes the college bookstore, student lounges, a game room, a bowling alley.
  • The Health Education Center includes a gym, which seats 2,000, fitness center, and a swimming pool, which seats 200.

Note (Not a complete list of specialties):

A - Building - Administration - Named The Ernest Notar Administration Building , But Still Called A Building

B - Building - Business Classes / Computer Classes / Secretarial Science / Accounting Classes

C - Building - Science / Physics / Astronomy / Chemistry / Math / Computer Networking / Robotics Classes

D - Building - Library / Art Gallery / Day Care / Digital Media Classes / TV Studio / Open-Access Computer Lab

E - Building - English / Social Science / Psychology / Astronomy Planetarium / Foreign Language Classes

F - Building - Fine Arts / Speech, Public Speaking Classes / Auditorium / Ceramics Studio / Drawing Studio's

G - Building - Student Center, Food Services / Culinary Art Classes / Security / Alumni Offices

H - Building - Gym / Pool / Racket & Squash Courts / Weight Training / Health Classes

In Fall 2008, the college also opened several building of apartment-style dormitories. While the dorms host mainly athletes, all students are able to reside there.

Buildings of Niagara County Community College

Distinguished alumni

Rashad Evans, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

George Maziarz, a New York State Senator

Pete Wagner, a mixed martial artist

Sean Sittnick, town renowned intramural champion multiple sports

Ernie Green IV, former Sports Editor of the Tonawanda News. Son of Lutheran Minister Ernie Green III

Steven Moran, Local Manager of Labor Ready Branch 2852

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