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RIT gets $3.3 million donation from IBM for cybersecurity efforts (access required)

A more than $3.3 million gift from IBM has equipped RIT's Global Cybersecurity Institute Cyber Range and Training Center with some of the latest tools for cybersecurity experts. Photo by Elizabeth Lamark

IBM Corp. plans to make a more than $3.3 million in-kind donation to Rochester Institute of Technology to help enhance the cybersecurity capabilities in the university’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute. The gift will enable RIT to enhance cybersecurity workforce development ...

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Pandemic, immigration policies result in lower international student enrollment (access required)

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Fewer international students have been enrolling at colleges and universities across the country and those in the field locally say issues ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to federal immigration policies have played a role in that decline. Paul Keller, director ...

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RIT adds master’s program with post-pandemic economy in mind (access required)

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Rochester Institute of Technology has introduced a tuition scholarship program for New York residents and graduates of New York colleges and universities who are seeking a master’s degree to prepare for a future beyond the coronavirus pandemic. Master Up NY will provide ...

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Rochester Regional to open College of Health Careers at former Irondequoit Mall (access required)

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Rochester Regional Health is dealing with a nursing shortage head-on. The health services organization has welcomed the first class of students to its College of Health Careers, located in the once-abandoned Macy’s building in the former Irondequoit Mall. “Once again, ...

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Ethics intertwines with AI at new Nazareth College institute (access required)

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Buoyed by the belief that artificial intelligence is essential for a broad array of disciplines, not just a technology-based education, Nazareth College is creating the Institute for Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Society. The new educational opportunity will focus on social, ...

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