Erie Community College is a two-year community college that is part of the 64-campus SUNY system. It is the fourth-largest community college in New York State.ECC serves Erie County and the surrounding communities of western New York. The college currently enrolls more than 13,000 students. The college has three campuses, located in Buffalo (city campus), Williamsville (north campus), and Orchard Park (south campus). ECC offers more than 90 associate degree and certificate programs, non-credit courses and training programs. The current president of ECC is former Congressman Jack Quinn, who was appointed in April 2008.HistoryThe college began as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Buffalo in 1946. A few years after it joined the State University system in 1948, it became Erie County Technical Institute in 1953. In 1960 the college moved to its North Campus location in Williamsville. In 1968 the name was changed to its present designation. The South Campus in Orchard Park opened in 1974. In 1971, the City Campus, housed in the former Bishop O’Hern High School in downtown Buffalo, had already opened, making ECC the first multi-campus college in New York State outside of New York City. In 1981 the city campus was moved to the newly renovated Old Post Office, an architectural landmark, in the center of downtown Buffalo.