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May 1, 2023

New leader named at Fisher’s School of Business

St. John Fisher University has appointed Daniel Connolly as the dean of the School of Business, effective June 30. 

Apr 27, 2023

Adobe exec, a Victor grad, to discuss tech companies, rise of AI

David Wadhwani, president of digital media business at Adobe, will return to his educational roots when he speaks at the Victor Junior High/Senior High auditorium at 7 p.m. on May 10.

Apr 27, 2023

Youth Summit explores ways to build a better Rochester  

The summit will feature a keynote address from Frank Williams, vice president for Strategic Enrollment Management at Nazareth, a closing panel discussion with local author Jesse A. Cruz, live performances and discussion groups specifically curated to high school-aged youth.

Apr 24, 2023

Applications open for Leadership Development Programs Class of 2023 

The programs include the Latino Leadership Program, African American Leadership Program, Emerging Leaders Program and the PRIDE Leadership Program.  

Apr 21, 2023

Hobart alum and auto exec to speak about EV’s, automotive industry at upcoming event

Seasoned automotive executive Scott Keogh will discuss his career, the rise of electric vehicles and the future of automobiles at an event presented by Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva on Monday.  

Apr 21, 2023

Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship launches scholarship program  

Rochester business leaders are supporting the Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship with the creation of a Founders 5 scholarship program for incoming students.   The Founders 5 scholarship offers a grant of $5,000 annually to eligible 2022, 2023 and 2024 graduates of Section V high schools. Applicants must be nominated by a high school […]

Apr 20, 2023

Fisher Forward capital campaign extended through 2025

Fisher Forward’s success was bolstered by the 23 donors and organizations that gave $1 million or more to the campaign; nearly triple the number of $1 million plus donors for the university’s previous campaign, Vision 2020.

Apr 18, 2023

Area high schoolers compete in Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge 

More than 125 students from eight Rochester area high schools will compete in the 2023 JA Stock Market Challenge at the Monroe 2 BOCES in Spencerport.

Apr 17, 2023

L3 Harris and MCC introduce technical training program sponsorship

L3Harris Technologies and Monroe Community College announced Monday a new program enabling enrolled New York residents to attend the college through a fully funded sponsorship agreement with the L3Harris Technical Training Program.  The 24-month program, developed by L3Harris and MCC, immerses electrical engineering technology students into a professional workplace experience [...]

Apr 12, 2023

MCC colloquium aims to bridge diversity, equity and belonging

The presentation will challenge participants to create the type of interactions that promote a sense of well-being, respect and inclusion for themselves and those around them. 

Apr 12, 2023

U of R receives $15.7M donation from Evans Lam

Evans Lam told the RBJ last year that he believes a strong liberal arts undergraduate education can best prepare students for their next level of study.

Apr 10, 2023

RIT Master Plan gives graduate tuition scholarship to eligible alumni 

Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a graduate tuition scholarship to recent alumni seeking to expand their career potential through the university’s graduate programs.