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RIT/NTID awarded $2.6 million grant

The National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology with $2.6 million to study language outcomes for young adults who are deaf, officials said Tuesday. The grant is for a ...

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Overcoming key hurdle

Kim Potter has dreamed of being a nurse for years, but her financial situation and lack of time forced that dream to the back burner. But a new program offered by Finger Lakes Community College has Potter hitting the books, ...

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E-Nable program expands to Honduras

July 31, 2017 The e-Nable program at Vertus High School–a charter school for young men on Humboldt Street–will design mechanical hands for people in Honduras on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the school’s maker space, officials said. ...

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ABC’s programs to get $7M grant

Action for a Better Community’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs will receive a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for education programs for children, infants and pregnant women in Monroe County. “Ensuring ...

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Profile: Continuing to fight injustice

Whether taking a stand against the state Education Department or devoting time to helping impoverished children in Kenya, William Cala is driven by a simple idea. “I cannot stomach knowing there is an injustice,” says Cala, 68, retired superintendent of ...

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CypherWorx expands to new location

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CypherWorx Inc. has a new location at 130 Andrews St. The learning content management company was holding an opening event and open house Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. CypherWorx has 31 staffers and 28 of them are based in Rochester. CypherWorx provides ...

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RIT wins $1M award from Department of Energy

Rochester Institute of Technology has won a $1 million award from the Department of Energy’s advanced manufacturing office, officials said. The award was given to RIT for improvement in wiring for advanced electric equipment. Carbon-based wires—an alternative to copper—may improve ...

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GCC opens $6.1 million center

Genesee Community College’s $6.1 million Student Success Center–located on its Batavia campus in Genesee County–has opened. The center helps GCC introduce its new student success coaching model, which focuses on providing efficient enrollment and student services with a new level ...

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