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Gala to honor outgoing St. John Fisher president

A gala at the downtown Hyatt Regency Tuesday evening will honor St. John Fisher College’s sixth president and unveil a permanent on-campus tribute to his dedication to education there, officials said.

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Wegmans School of Nursing earns 10-year accreditation

Four programs at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing have received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, college leaders announced Monday.

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A timeline of the Bain era

2004 St. John Fisher College president Katherine Keough passes away. Donald Bain is appointed interim president. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Building is dedicated. Renovations to the property at 3700 East Avenue are completed and the building becomes home to ...

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He stepped up, raised profile

When Donald Bain threw his name into the hat for the presidency at St. John Fisher College several years ago, Thomas Bonadio admits he had some doubts. Bonadio, a trustee who at the time was serving as co-chair of the ...

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Legacy for a new generation

Patriot, judge and scholar—Donald Bain has built his career being all three. He steps down as president of St. John Fisher College at the end of June, leaving the legacy of a campus expanded in physical footprint and academic programs, ...

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Donald Bain’s presidency: Then and now

Donald Bain’s presidency has been a period of significant growth for St. John Fisher College. Total enrollment has increased nearly 15 percent, the number of degrees conferred has risen 45 percent, total employees and full-time faculty have jumped (50 percent ...

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A champion for others

Gary Mervis, founder and chairman of Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc., first met Donald Bain in 1982 at the inaugural Teddi Dance for Love, St. John Fisher College’s 24-hour dance marathon. Named after Mervis’ late daughter, the event ...

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MCC graduation slated for Saturday

Monroe Community College is slated to hold its 52nd annual commencement Saturday. MCC graduate Timothy Wentworth, president and chief operating officer of Express Scripts Holding Co., will address the graduates.

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NTID named major subcontractor on FCC contract

Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Institute for the Deaf has been tapped for its expertise by the Federal Communications Commission, RIT leaders said.

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Hospital reflects evolution of care for children

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A pediatric neurologist, Nina Schor M.D. has chaired the Department of Pediatrics since coming to Rochester in 2006 and is pediatrician-in-chief at Golisano Children’s Hospital. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) Schor: "There is capacity to add two more floors. I probably ...

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Technology helps set new hospital apart

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Handheld communications devices will alter the role played by nursing stations. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) The new Golisano Children’s Hospital has invested $9.1 million in technology—a major reason the 245,000-square-foot facility will be at the forefront of pediatric care nationwide. ...

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Hospital is a testament to multitude of givers

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By the time the University of Rochester Medical Center opens the Golisano Children’s Hospital this month, thousands of supporters will have had a hand in bringing the $146 million first phase to fruition. The hospital, which university and medical center ...

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Medaille College names new president

Kenneth Macur has been named the seventh president of Medaille College, officials announced Thursday. He is to replace Richard Jurasek who announced his retirement late last year.

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