Because it’s the 10th anniversary, the flashy Fashion Week Rochester (Oct. 14-19) had to shake things up a bit. The five-day extravaganza, which raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for the Center for Youth, became a six-day event, ...Read More »
Two local power companies and the state agency that regulates them caught fire from residents attending a rate hike hearing Tuesday afternoon. Some people who attended the hearing held at Rochester’s City Hall by the New York State Public Service ...Read More »
Nazareth College has won a $50,000 grant from the Florence M. Muller Foundation to provide developmental screenings for young children in the coming school year. The screenings of 3-year-olds are being done at in partnership with the Children’s Institute GROW-Rochester ...Read More »
The Rochester Hispanic Business Association of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Inc. has chosen Orlando Ortiz as its 2019 Hispanic Business Person of the Year. “Mr. Ortiz is not only a businessperson as manager of component manufacturing at Gleason ...
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While fun and games are very much a part of the American Council of the Blind’s annual convention that’s taking place in Rochester this week — from a ride down the Erie Canal on the Colonial Belle to a tour of ...Read More »
On Sarah C. Mangelsdorf’s first day as president of the University of Rochester, she took a walk around the River Campus. The first female president in the college’s history greeted reporters on the steps of Wallis Hall at 8:30 a.m. ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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Anand R. Marri has been shaped by education as few people have. One semester into his new job as dean of the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, Marri is in a position to shape education in ...Read More »
A $10,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, in partnership with Avangrid subsidiary Rochester Gas & Electric Corp., will pay to make some summer learning camps free at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. According to the RMSC, the grant will cover ...Read More »
Richard Feldman, president of the University of Rochester for nearly 18 months, gave this bit of parting advice Tuesday night: “If you ever get invited to the Nobel Prize ceremony, go,” Feldman said. He was talking to an audience of ...Read More »
A Webster-based business process solutions firm has been named to the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition, a network of businesses that create jobs for those in need. Datrose was recognized for its Salute and Recruit Program, which employs veterans through impact ...Read More »
While men–particularly white men–continue to dominate financial and accounting companies in the Rochester area, women are on their way, and in some cases they’ve already arrived.Read More »
A new report from WalletHub has Rochester ranked last for its Hispanic unemployment rate and near the bottom of the list overall in its 2019’s Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs. Rochester ranked 177th of 182 metro areas nationwide. “This does ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology, with its more than 19,000 students and focus on career-minded majors and job creation, is the fifth-largest employer in the Rochester area. Locally the university employs 4,123 people with the vast majority of those in full-time ...
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