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The List: Workforce Training Programs

Ranked by number of participants in 2016. Information was provided by representatives of local workforce training programs in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario and Orleans counties that responded to an email survey.  For the purposes of this survey, a workforce training ...

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The List: Private Schools

Information was provided by individual private schools in Monroe County that responded to an email survey.  Ranked by total enrollment.   2017 Rank   School Name    1         McQuaid Jesuit High School    2         Our Lady of Mercy ...

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Most Coveted Bachelor Degree Courses on Offer in US Universities

Completing high school with flying colors is just the first step in establishing a successful career. There is still a long way to go. College life for all its fun and frolic is a critical phase for any student that ...

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RIT launches accelerated media arts degree


Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Media Sciences will now offer a master of science degree in media arts and technology starting this fall, officials announced Friday.

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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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