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RIT announces first endowed coaching position

Rochester Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced the Bruce B. Bates Women’s Hockey Coach endowment, its first endowed coaching position for Tiger athletic programs.

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School-tax burden heaviest in East Irondequoit

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Property owners in East Irondequoit have the heaviest school-tax burden in Monroe and Ontario counties, according to an analysis of data from the state Department of Education that will appear in the 2015 Rochester Business Journal Schools Report Card to be published Friday.

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Grant to aid research on vision loss

A grant will help a scientist at the University of Rochester Medical Center study how neurodegenerative diseases, such as juvenile Batten disease, can rob people of their sight.

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RIT forms partnership with University of Tokyo

Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo have formed a new partnership. The two universities have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the exchange of students and faculty, and to increase collaborative research activities.

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Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay

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With a median salary of $70,000, Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties. In superintendent compensation, East Irondequoit leads all other districts.

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Program offers help to second-stage firms

Second-stage companies in the Rochester area can apply for free help in growing their businesses through the Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. Economic Gardening Program. Economic gardening, a term trademarked by the Edward Lowe Foundation, is a strategy for growing a ...

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URMC professor honored by Tourette Association

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A professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center has received the first Dr. Oliver Sacks Award for Excellence in Tourette Syndrome, officials announced Wednesday.

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Roberts Wesleyan restructures, appoints new deans

A restructuring of academic programs at Roberts Wesleyan College has created five new schools and the appointment of five new deans to lead them, the college announced Wednesday.

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New details emerge in MCC impasse

As Monroe Community College moves to seek mediation services in contract negotiations between the college and its faculty association, new details emerged on the proposals that have led to the impasse.

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How to buy a computer on ShopGoodwill.com

“I made a small fortune on the Internet. Regretfully, I started with a large fortune.” So goes the old saw about money-making opportunities on the Web. Nonetheless, there are places where I have seen people and organizations legally purchase goods ...

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MCC contract talks at an impasse

Monroe Community College will seek mediation services to assist the college and its faculty association negotiate a new labor contract, college officials said.

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