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RIT launches online Master of Architecture degree (access required)

Rochester Institute of Technology announced Monday the launch of its online Master of Architecture degree.   Enrollment is now open for classes beginning in August.  RIT’s Master of Architecture was established in 2011 and is offered through the university’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability.  The program is for ...

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St. John Fisher opens Tepas Commons (access required)

St. John Fisher College recently opened the doors to the Dennis ‘72 and Denise Tepas Commons, a newly designed student space located in the heart of the Donald E. Bain Campus Center.   Formerly known as the Campus Center Mainstage, Tepas Commons is named in ...

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Browncroft Day Care now part of Care-a-lot   (access required)

Browncroft Day Care has been acquired by Care-a-lot childcare centers, making it Care-a-lot’s fourth acquisition in the past four years.   Browncroft Day Care, located at 933 Atlantic Ave., has been serving families in Rochester for 56 years, and is one of the longest operating centers in Monroe County.  Care-a-lot, which ...

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Promoting colleagues’ ideas can boost one’s influence at work, study finds   (access required)

A recent study co-authored by Kristin Bain, assistant professor of management at Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, found that a technique called amplification can help boost one’s influence at work.   Amplification is the public endorsement of another person’s ideas with attribution.  In their ...

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Four local firms help create pavilion for RCN (access required)

A recently completed project at Rochester Childfirst Network furthers the agency’s commitment to promoting educational immersion in nature and inclusive play with a focus on sustainability. 

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Upscale student housing near RIT sells for a whopping $161 million (access required)

The majority ownership interest in APEX, the upscale student living community that opened near Rochester Institute of Technology in the spring, has been sold for $161,500,000. APEX Rochester LLC, a subsidiary of The Michaels Organization of New Jersey, sold the ...

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County distributing KN95 masks to essential workers (access required)

Monroe County officials have begun distribution of about 330,000 KN95 masks to health care systems, city and county school districts, first responders and other essential workers. The masks were allotted to the county by New York State. Recipients include Rochester ...

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