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Cornerstone Dental establishes memorial scholarship at MCC (access required)


Cornerstone Dental has established the Dilek Ogut Memorial Scholarship at Monroe Community College to honor the memory of a former dental hygienist. Dilek Ogut, who obtained an associate degree in dental hygiene from MCC in 2000, worked most of her ...

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Alfred University to show gratitude to employees with paycheck bonus (access required)


Alfred University will show its appreciation to employees for enabling the school to provide a semblance of normalcy in the education process during the 2020-21 academic year. Alfred’s Board of Trustees is providing a one-time bonus to 520 qualifying members ...

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Young Women of Distinction Award winners selected (access required)


Selin Akbas, Carys Carr, Kaitlyn Sipes and Alicia Livermore were named winners of the 22nd annual Young Women of Distinction Awards by the Women’s Council. Akbas (Pittsford Sutherland), Carr (World of Inquiry School No. 58), Sipes (Churchville-Chili and Livermore (Naples) ...

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MCC’s incoming president DeAnna Burt-Nanna a ‘staunch advocate’ for diversity, educational access (access required)


DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna found herself in unfamiliar territory this year, when, in the midst of a global pandemic, she accepted a new job in a new state. The interview process, as well as the search for a new home, were both done virtually before Burt-Nanna had ever set foot in Rochester. “It was ...

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Community Engagement Center soon to be a reality at Roberts Wesleyan (access required)

The SWBR rendering of Golisano Community Engagement Center at Roberts Wesleyan College (provided image).

The Roberts Wesleyan College campus has a lot to offer, from the serenity of the suburban setting to the architectural splendor of stately Cox Hall, from the beauty of the pond and fountain to the arch that signifies the bridge ...

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Marlowe Washington named senior diversity officer at St. John Fisher (access required)

Marlowe Washington, new senior diversity officer at St. Johh Fisher College (provided photo).

Marlowe V.N. Washington has been named senior diversity officer at St. John Fisher College. Washington, an alumnus of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. School of Education’s Doctor of Executive Leadership program, will start in the role on June 1. As ...

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