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State and private colleges reach agreement on clean energy campaign (access required)

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New York State and private colleges are linking arms to support cleaner energy. The state announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, ...

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Businesses offered marketing strategy help in Roberts’ institute workshop (access required)

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The Business Solutions Institute at Roberts Wesleyan College will present a day-long workshop for businesses to learn about developing their own strategic marketing plans for engaging new customers and growing profits. The “Maximizing Your Marketing Plan: Boost Your Brand” workshop ...

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Young brings rural and legislative know-how to new Center of Excellence (access required)

Catharine Young of Olean is the Executive Diretcor of the New York State Center of Excellence for Food & Agriculture

Catharine Young didn’t change much about her living situation when she became head of the new Center of Excellence in Geneva last March. Young had spent 20 years on the road, commuting between her home in Olean and Albany, where ...

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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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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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