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Roberts Wesleyan receives university status
Apr 4, 2023

National search underway for new president at local university  

A national search is now underway to identify the next president of Roberts Wesleyan University and Northeastern Seminary.

Mar 29, 2023

RIT surpasses $1B campaign goal 

Rochester Institute of Technology has surpassed the $1 billion goal for its Transforming RIT: The Campaign for Greatness campaign.

Mar 27, 2023

Hundreds of students learn about health care jobs at inaugural event  

The inaugural GLOW With Your Hands: Healthcare event recently took place at Genesee Community College.

Mar 24, 2023

Fisher joins national coalition to advance DEI efforts  

Belong offers a suite of professional development resources for faculty and staff to support student belonging in the classroom and campus wide.  

Shaun Nelms has been named vice president for community partnerships at the University of Rochester (photo provided).
Mar 24, 2023

University of Rochester names new VP for community partnerships

The new role, established by U of R president Sarah Mangelsdorf, will provide new structure to the university’s wide-ranging work with local and national partners.

Mar 23, 2023

RIT’s game design programs earn high scores in national ranking 

RIT’s undergraduate program ranked third on the list of top undergraduate schools, while its graduate program landed fourth on the list of top graduate schools for game design studies.  

A Rochester Institute of Technology professor is teaming up with the Rochester Police Department to use statistical machine learning to analyze body-worn camera footage and help improve police training.
Mar 17, 2023

RIT/RPD partnership looks at AI methods to analyze body-worn camera footage 

Professor Ernest Fokoue from RIT’s School of Mathematical Sciences received a $1 million grant to conduct the study.

Claire Labrosa has been named the executive director of Horizons at The Harley School.
Mar 16, 2023

Horizons at Harley names new executive director  

Claire Labrosa has been named the executive director of Horizons at The Harley School.  

Mar 14, 2023

Roberts Wesleyan announces new scholarship  

Roberts Wesleyan University has received a $30,000 grant from the Flower City Down Syndrome Network to create an endowed scholarship to assist students pursuing careers that serve people with Down syndrome. 

Mar 1, 2023

Roberts Wesleyan receives donation in honor of late couple who served community 

The Henderson Foundation – which has been serving the community since 2007 - supports local youth groups, charities and other faith-based initiatives. 

Feb 27, 2023

RIT becomes partner in national semiconductor center at Cornell University 

As part of SUPREME, RIT will seek to demonstrate scalable performance improvements in future microsystems by developing novel device architectures using new physics and material properties.  

Feb 23, 2023

Rochester EOC expands tuition-free programs for underserved area students

The center, located on Chestnut Street downtown, delivers comprehensive, community–based academic and workforce development programs to underserved individuals in the community.