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Author Archives: Diana Louise Carter

Diana Louise Carter is a native of Rochester, NY, and life-long journalist. She and her husband live in the Upper Monroe neighborhood and a daughter and two sons, all of whom are college students.

Marlee Matlin comes to RIT Dec. 5 for talk on substance abuse and recovery (access required)

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Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin will speak at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf Dec. 5 on the subject of addiction and recovery. Matlin, the deaf actress who won an Academy Award in 1987 for “Children of ...

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MCC meets fundraising goal, highlights Wegmans and ESL donations (access required)

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Monroe Community College Foundation’s annual gala event Thursday honored the Wegman family for its philanthropic commitment to MCC, and announced a  pledge of $4 million from the ESL Foundation to help support students. Danny Wegman, president and chairman of the Wegman ...

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High schoolers consider accounting careers at 20th World of Accounting event (access required)

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Not so many years ago, Amanda Colon was a high school student who was comfortable handling figures and knew her way around a spread sheet. But she hadn’t decided on a path toward a career yet. Colon’s accounting class in ...

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Sands family offers $1 million challenge to complete Harley fundraising campaign (access required)

With a $1 million challenge grant from the Sands Family Foundation, Harley expects to close its $12 million fundraising campaign by June.  RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter

The Sands Family Foundation has issued a $1 million challenge to close the Harley School’s $12 million “Lives of Great Purpose” fundraising campaign. The school and members of the Sands family – two cousins representing the second generation to attend ...

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Diversity a key goal of healthcare education programs in Rochester (access required)

Local healthcare education programs make inroads on diversity. When it comes to diversity in higher education programs for healthcare, two local institutions have made the grade nationally. Insight into Diversity magazine gives awards each year to the higher education institutions across ...

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