Roberts Wesleyan College has launched The Community Institutes program, a strategic initiative offering custom educational solutions and resources to Rochester-area businesses and organizations. The Community Institutes will provide certificate and training programs — separate from the degree-based education already offered by ...Read More »
On Sarah C. Mangelsdorf’s first day as president of the University of Rochester, she took a walk around the River Campus. The first female president in the college’s history greeted reporters on the steps of Wallis Hall at 8:30 a.m. ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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The University of Rochester Medical Center and the Monroe County Office of the Medical Examiner are partnering to offer a one-year fellowship in forensic pathology. The organizations are recruiting now for the position that will probably start next summer. “I’m ...Read More »
Anand R. Marri has been shaped by education as few people have. One semester into his new job as dean of the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, Marri is in a position to shape education in ...Read More »
New York’s U.S. senators announced today that the state college system will be receiving nearly $8 million in federal funds to boost job training in advanced manufacturing, particularly for under-served and unemployed populations. The grant goes to the Research Foundation ...Read More »
A $10,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, in partnership with Avangrid subsidiary Rochester Gas & Electric Corp., will pay to make some summer learning camps free at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. According to the RMSC, the grant will cover ...Read More »
Richard Feldman, president of the University of Rochester for nearly 18 months, gave this bit of parting advice Tuesday night: “If you ever get invited to the Nobel Prize ceremony, go,” Feldman said. He was talking to an audience of ...Read More »
The University of Rochester will no longer require applicants to submit standardized test results for admission. Since 2011, UR’s Office of Admissions has had a flexible policy on standardized tests – not requiring a specific test but requiring that one ...Read More »
Monroe Community College has been cited by the Aspen Institute as a national example of effective community college workforce development programs. MCC was one of six schools noted in the Aspen Institute’s report, “The Workforce Playbook,” which offers guidance on ...Read More »
Melissa Sturge-Apple has been named vice provost and university dean of graduate education at the University of Rochester. Apple, a 1992 graduate of the university, currently serves as dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs in arts, sciences & engineering ...Read More »
Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...
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Jonathan Binstock has been appointed for a second five-year term as director of the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery. During his first five years as the Mary W. and Donald R. Clark director of the MAG, Binstock has expanded ...Read More »
Roland Williams, who won a Super Bowl with the St. Louis Rams and founded Champion Academy, will give the commencement speech at the Bryant & Stratton College graduation ceremony on Friday night. Williams is a 1993 graduate of East High ...Read More »