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SUNY Empire State College program to make college more accessible (access required)

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A new financial aid and educational support program is available in New York that provides more flexibility for incoming or returning college students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. The Empire Opportunity Program was announced over the weekend by SUNY Empire State ...

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Online education is growing, reaching new audiences (access required)

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Two things are certain about online education in 2020: the phenomenon will continue to grow in higher education settings, and institutions will continue to deliver it in their own unique ways. If you’ve been on social media in the last ...

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Expanded University of Rochester orthopedic center could save Marketplace Mall (access required)

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In a couple of years, you’ll be able to buy a sweater, eat a meal and maybe even get your knee replaced at The Marketplace Mall. University of Rochester Medical Center and mall owner Wilmorite announced earlier this week plans ...

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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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Fisher launches scholarship for Rochester city residents (access required)

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Graduates of Rochester city schools will be eligible for a new scholarship St. John Fisher College has created for first-year students. The Fisher Urban Scholar Award will provide $40,000 over four years to students who complete charter schools and traditional ...

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MatchUp Monroe aims to help college students set down roots here (access required)

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For years, people in Rochester have lamented the “brain drain,” meaning the trend of young people leaving Rochester as soon as they finish college. Now there’s an app to fight that. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Monday that the ...

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