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John “Dutch” Summers wins Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award (access required)

John “Dutch” Summers, center, presented with the 2018 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award. From left, the late Vanden Brul's son, Bill Vanden Brul; Sandy Parker, Summers’ wife; Summers; Saunders College Dean Jacqueline Mozrall; RIT President David Munson; and Vanden Brul's daughter, Pattie Vanden Brul Nunnari.

Serial entrepreneur John “Dutch” Summers was recently awarded the 2018 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award by the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Summers is CEO of Graywood Companies, a Rochester-based holding company managing commercial ...

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Kidd and Piantadosi leave UR with their labs over handling of sexual complaint (access required)

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Celeste Kidd and Steven Piantadosi, two professors who were among the plaintiffs who sued the University of Rochester for its handling of sexual harassment complaints against another professor, are leaving UR and taking their labs with them to the University ...

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Tom Matthews leaves a legacy of leadership at SUNY Geneseo (access required)

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Thirty-eight thousand. That’s a conservative estimate of how many workshops in leadership that SUNY Geneseo students have taken under Tom Matthews’ direction. The founder of the Geneseo Opportunities for Leadership Development program, or GOLD, Matthews knows that number because he ...

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Food and agriculture Center of Excellence to be food innovator (access required)

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Wegmans executive Bill Strassburg likes to think of food and agriculture as the tortoise in the familiar hare and tortoise analogy. “It’s something that is consistent, and it consistently grows a little bit each year. It’s not a big jump ...

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UR announces business competition winners (access required)

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The University of Rochester announced the winners of the 12th Annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition on Wednesday. Five teams of aspiring undergraduate, graduate and doctoral student entrepreneurs presented their business models to a panel of three judges, competing for cash ...

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