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Utilities take steps related to coronavirus; consumer groups call for more

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Avangrid utility companies RG&E and NYSEG have announced several steps to help protect consumers and their employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, such as suspending both inside meter readings and power shutoffs.  But Rochester-area consumer groups are saying more is needed.  ...

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Students get boost in job, internship searches at RIT job fairs (access required)

RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, an SWBR design project, earned a LEED platinum rating in 2014 (provided photo).

If there’s any doubt that Rochester Institute of Technology is still career-oriented, that doubt would evaporate quickly at one of the university’s job fairs. The second of two career fairs for all majors this year was held last week, drawing ...

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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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Peace Corps director will deliver RIT’s commencement speech (access required)

Official Portrait of Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen the 20th Director of Peace Corps

Peace Corps Director Josephine “Jody” Olsen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s commencement weekend. Olsen will speak at the university’s academic convocation, 10 a.m. on May 8 in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. After ...

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