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MCC program posts strong growth

Monroe Community College is helping local precision machining firms find skilled workers by training potential employees and getting them into the workforce faster than was done in the past. 

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RIT students in video game building event

Starting Thursday, five Rochester Institute of Technology graduate students from the university’s game design and development program are participating in a 52-hour video game building event. The “Train Jam” event takes place on an Amtrak train from Chicago to California.

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Wegman to speak at commencement

Colleen Wegman, president of Wegmans Food Markets Inc., is scheduled to deliver the keynote address to St. John Fisher graduates during their commencement ceremony May 13.

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Trio of area schools named to Fulbright list

Three area colleges and universities have been named to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016-17 Fulbright students.

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RIT, Markin Tubing team up on project

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing is teaming up with Wyoming County-based Markin Tubing to better service the automotive industry, officials said.

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Engineering a new future at UR

A trip to Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center in Orlando for many children is a chance to take a trip around the world. For Wendi Heinzelman, it was a glimpse into her future as well.  

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MCC to unveil $4.8 million theater renovation

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Monroe Community College is slated to unveil its newly renovated theater on Friday. The $4.8 million renovation was funded by Monroe County and the State University of New York.

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Saunders College alumni slated for ‘Shark Tank’

JAMES BROOKS, NATHAN COLEMAN (THE ELEPHANT PANTS)

Two alumni of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business are pitching their business next week on the ABC show "Shark Tank." Nathan Coleman and James Brooks, both in the class of 2009, are pitching a harem-style pants apparel line to help save elephants.

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Local music award accepting applications

The Rochester Music Hall of Fame is taking applications from area high school seniors for an award named in honor of an Eastman School of Music dean.

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5 Best Ways to Make Money as a Student

     In the past, making money while studying was a big challenge. You may need to mop floors and wash dishes, all the while juggling thoughts in your head. Thankfully, with the help of the Internet, you can access hundreds ...

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SUNY Geneseo professor part of Mars project

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NASA has taken the input of a local college teacher concerning a trip to Mars. Nicholas Warner, associate professor in geology at the SUNY College at Geneseo, joined planetary geologists in California to present evidence about eight sites NASA is considering for landing the next Mars rover mission.

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MCC conference to promote STEM studies

Leaders in business and education from across the region will gather at Monroe Community College on Feb. 16 to share ideas for engaging students in careers in science, technology, art, engineering and mathematics.

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