fbpx
Home / Industry / Education (page 81)

Education

UR’s Simon School receives $3 million gift

The Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester has received a $3 million gift from to support entrepreneurship education and scholarships.

Read More »

Bolgen Vargas: Prepared to lead

When he agreed to become interim superintendent of the Rochester City School District, Bolgen Vargas knew he had a challenge ahead of him.   The district was in the midst of serious fiscal challenges and had a tense relationship with ...

Read More »

Golisano donates $20M for children’s hospital at URMC

GCH-Expansion

Philanthropist Thomas Golisano stunned University of Rochester officials on Thursday, donating $20 million--$2 million more than he had previously promised--to jumpstart construction of a new, $134 million children’s hospital. Golisano, the billionaire founder and chairman of Paychex Inc., revealed the extra amount at a Thursday morning ceremony at URMC.

Read More »

MCC dean named Hispanic Business Person of the Year

Otero

Emeterio  Otero, executive dean of Monroe Community College’s Damon City Campus, has been named the 2011 Hispanic Business Person of the Year by the Rochester Hispanic Business Association.

Read More »

Roberts Wesleyan approved for move to NCAA Division II

Roberts Wesleyan College has received approval from the NCAA to begin the membership process for elevation up to the Division II level for its intercollegiate athletics, college officials announced Tuesday.

Read More »

RIT honoring Saunders for his longtime support

Philip Saunders and Rochester Institute of Technology have been neighbors for a long time. As Saunders remembers it, they practically grew up together.   Saunders had built his first business in 1958-a modernized truck stop with stores, restaurants and lodging-near ...

Read More »

URMC lands funding

Two months after opening, the Saunders Research Building at the University of Rochester is paying dividends.   The National Institutes of Health awarded $21 million to the University of Rochester Medical Center to support clinical and translational scientific work being ...

Read More »

Ongoing need for budget cuts inspires creativity

The Greece Central School District has a money-saving mantra: Turn off the light on the way out.   The district has enacted an energy savings plan that mixes some common-sense measures with more complex analysis of energy systems to save ...

Read More »

Schools Report Card: Ontario County Private Schools

CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1777 Route 332, Farmington, N.Y. 14425 (585) 398-2218 www.ccfingerlakes.org Principal: Mark Leckie Enrollment: 32 Grades taught: K-12 Coed: Yes Staff:    Number of teachers: 6    Number of other professional staff: 2 Student racial/ethnic origin:    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0/0% ...

Read More »

Schools Report Card: Monroe County Private Schools

ALLENDALE COLUMBIA SCHOOL 519 Allens Creek Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 (585) 381-4560 www.allendalecolumbia.org Headmaster: David Blanchard Principals: Diana Gleeson, Hank Theuer, John Sullivan Enrollment: 388 Grades taught: Nursery – 12 Coed: Yes Median teacher salary: $44,360 Median years of teaching: 17 Yearly tuition: $6,700-$19,475 Staff:    ...

Read More »

Schools Report Card Index

A.D. Oliver Middle School 9 A.M. Cosgrove Middle School 41 Allen Creek Elementary School 26 Allendale Columbia School 49 Apollo Middle School 19 The Aquinas Institute of Rochester 49 Arcadia High School 20 Arcadia Middle School 20 Archangel School 49 ...

Read More »

Sources and explanations for the school data

The 2011 Schools Report Card is packed with information and data on some 250 public and private schools. Here are details about the contents of this special publication and notes on how the material was obtained. Categories In the public ...

Read More »

Making the grade

In Monroe County, a school district with the highest graduation rate also ranked among the lowest in per-pupil spending.   Honeoye Falls-Lima, which spent an average of $15,683 per pupil for the 2009-10 school year, graduated 96 percent of students ...

Read More »

NTID gets $1.75 million grant for new facility

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $1.75 million grant to help construct a new building devoted to innovation and research.

Read More »