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Mar 18, 2022

New program at Roberts offers accelerated pathway to teacher certification 

Roberts Wesleyan College’s School of Education and Social Work has created a streamlined offering for initial teacher certification for traditional undergraduate students majoring in a field other than education.   The Master of Education 4+1, designed by the Department of Teacher Education, will help fill critical gaps in staffing by providing an accelerated pathway to obtain […]

Mar 17, 2022

RIT’s Venture Creations incubator helps start-ups gain traction

Nicholas Conn was feeling a little overwhelmed with the task of raising capital for his new business venture a few years back when he had what he called a defining moment. A business advisor Conn was working with at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations gave him some advice that put his task in perspective. […]

Mar 16, 2022

St. Patrick’s Preschool celebrates 25th, joins Diocese of Rochester  

St. Patrick’s Preschool in Victor is marking two milestones this week: celebrating its 25th year and joining the Diocese of Rochester Catholic School family.  “We’re growing and excited to welcome St. Patrick’s Preschool into our Rochester Catholic School family,” said James Tauzel, superintendent of Rochester Catholic Schools, in a statement. “St. Patrick’s Pres[...]

Mar 15, 2022

The Strong partners with RIT’s NTID for Deaf Day of Play

Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf and The Strong have partnered to celebrate Deaf Awareness Month with a Deaf Day of Play at the museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday.  Students from NTID’s Department of American Sign Language and Interpreter Education Program will provide ASL assistance at the museum’s admissions desk […]

Mar 14, 2022

SJFC announces new degree in athletic performance

St. John Fisher College is offering a new Bachelor of Science degree in athletic performance this fall.   The program builds skills in exercise science, psychology and biomechanics.   “Our program is designed to teach students how to take a holistic, science-based approach to promoting health and improving athletic performance,” said Tim Franz, professor and […]

Mar 10, 2022

FLCC to host Cannabis Business Incubator Symposium

Finger Lakes Community College will host a Cannabis Business Incubator Symposium from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the main campus. Registration is required, and participants must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The event will address the many facets of the cannabis industry, starting with a welcome by state Sen. […]

Mar 9, 2022

Allendale Columbia cuts ribbon on Little School expansion

Allendale Columbia christened the expansion of its Little School, a year-round childcare program for children 18 months to 3 years old. The 2,000-square-foot expansion added two classrooms, one for students 18 months to 3 and the other for children 3-4. Allendale Columbia opened the Little School in September 2000 and reached maximum capacity that year, […]

Mar 8, 2022

ESL makes $3 million commitment to name ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute at RIT

Rochester Institute of Technology’s home for cybersecurity has a new name – the ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute – after ESL made a $3 million commitment to the college to help RIT address the importance of cybersecurity as a discipline and profession, and how it affects people and organizations around the world.  The commitment was announced […]

Mar 4, 2022

Mentoring is an art passed from one generation to the next

Ahhh, what to say about the important art of mentoring? It is certainly an art and, in preparation for this article, I actually did some research that suggests it is an art that has been around for a very, very long time. In fact, in my research, I learned that the word “mentor” was actually […]

Mar 3, 2022

Virtual education conference focuses on anti-racism

The 2022 Greater Rochester Antiracist Education Conference: Teaching, Action, Equity and Justice, will be held virtually from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12.   The event aims to bring together local educators, administrators, activists, students and parents to learn from each other in an effort to create a more just and equitable community.  […]

The 18,000-square-foot facility, to be named The Paychex Junior Achievement Discovery Center in recognition of a naming sponsorship from Paychex, will be in Kodak Center on West Ridge Road in Rochester. 
Mar 2, 2022

Junior Achievement to build region’s first discovery center for area students

Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York announced plans to build a learning lab that will bring hands-on experiences to thousands of area students.

Mar 1, 2022

Million dollar gift to enhance SJFC’s accounting program

A $1 million gift, given by St. John Fisher College alumni John and Carol (Sloan) Almeter, will enhance the School of Business accounting program by creating opportunities to invest in innovative technology and establishing a scholarship for students.  “We are so grateful to John and Carol for offering their support to the Fisher Forward campaign and to […]