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Geneva colleges’ impact tops $269 million

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a significant economic driver, with a total economic impact of more than $269 million, an increase of $25 million since 2013, a recent analysis by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities shows. The ...

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New direction at RIT

David Munson Jr., named successor to Rochester Institute of Technology president William Destler, sees opportunity at the intersection of technology and the arts. Besides a long and distinguished career in academia, Rochester Institute of Technology’s new president David Munson Jr. ...

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Program aims to grow pool of qualified firms

Jennifer Allison, the new owner of Rochester Research Associates LLC, made important business contacts. Clyde Williams, president and owner of Home Guard Environmental Services Inc., learned how a general contractor reviews bids submitted by subcontractors like himself. Both hope those ...

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Schools modernization program in Phase 2

The Rochester Schools Modernization Program is a four-phase project currently in Phase 2. Phase 1 involved work at 11 schools with the state Assembly authorizing spending of $325 million. Phase 2 covers 13 schools with authorized spending of $435 million. ...

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For time-pressed athletes, 30 minutes does the trick

Men who are short on time can get quite a healthy hit from a workout of as little as 30 minutes. “You can absolutely make strides or accomplishments in that amount of time,” says certified athletic trainer Cameron Apt of ...

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SUNY Brockport to consolidate

In a move to cut costs as it highlights its Rochester presence, leaders of SUNY College at Brockport announced Tuesday plans to consolidate city locations at its Rochester Educational Opportunity Center.

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RIT names new president

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Rochester Institute of Technology has named David Munson Jr. as the university’s 10th president, officials announced Wednesday morning. Munson succeeds William Destler, who has held the post for the past decade. Destler plans to retire on June 30. Munson is slated to start as president July 1.

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Program at URMC to get $9 million from CDC

The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Emerging Infections Program is in line for up to $9 million in federal money, URMC officials said Tuesday.

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FastStart: His early lessons help others set their future

At work, James Smith is constantly reminded of who he used to be—a kid trying to succeed in a tough environment. As the district executive director of the YMCA of Greater Rochester for the Carlson MetroCenter, Lewis Street and Maplewood ...

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Trio of exhibits slated for NTID

Three exhibits are slated to open Jan. 27 at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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