About NCCC

Niagara County Community College

Niagara County Community College is centrally located in Niagara County on a beautiful 250-acre rural campus, just minutes from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and the Canadian border.


Niagara County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104; (215) 622-5606.

The College’s curricula are registered with the University of the State of New York (State Education Department) and approved by SUNY. All curricula are approved for the education of veterans under Public Law 634 (Children of Deceased Veterans) and Public Law 89-358 (Veterans Administration Readjustment Benefits Act of 1966).

Many specific curricula are accredited by specialized agencies for those professions. Such accreditations in Baking & Pastry, Culinary Arts, Medical Assistant, Surgical Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology and Nursing. For more information, view their specific accrediting agencies, They can also be found in the program descriptions in the College catalog.

Governance—The Board of Trustees

NCCC is governed under policies established by its Board of Trustees. All 10 trustees are area residents, five appointed by the Niagara County Legislature, four appointed by the Governor of New York State, and a student trustee elected annually by the student body.

NCCC Board of Trustees
James WardChairperson
Henry F. Wojtaszek, Vice Chairperson

Gina I. Virtuoso, Financial Secretary
Bradley W. Rowles, Secretary
Vincent R. Ginestre
William L. Ross

Bonnie R. Sloma
Sheila Smith
Christian Clowse, Student Trustee

Board of Trustee Bios