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MatchUp Monroe aims to help college students set down roots here (access required)

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For years, people in Rochester have lamented the “brain drain,” meaning the trend of young people leaving Rochester as soon as they finish college. Now there’s an app to fight that. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Monday that the ...

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Gift strengthens link between RIT and Genesee Country Village & Museum (access required)

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A $1.3 million gift from an alumnus of Rochester Institute of Technology and his wife will expand a relationship between the university and the Genesee Country Village & Museum.   The two institutions have been working together under a memorandum of ...

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McDonald’s offers larger educational plum to seek new hires (access required)

McDonald’s restaurant owners and Rochester City Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced on Thursday morning two new recruitment tools that may help the restaurants hire about 230 new employees this fall. McDonald’s is expanding its Archways to Opportunities program that supports ...

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Local institutions, companies receive innovation grants (access required)

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Several local colleges and universities will receive tens of thousands of dollars in state grants to support their innovation and collaboration with small- and medium-size manufacturers. A total of $417,165 is being awarded from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, FuzeHub ...

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