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Non-Profit Report: Cornell University, Cooperative Extension, Monroe County

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, like similar organizations in all New York counties, seeks to meet residents’ needs for information and solve practical problems using the resources of Cornell University and the national Cooperative Extension system according to local ...

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FLCC receives $238,000 for lab in Newark

Finger Lakes Community College has received a $238,000 federal grant to buy and install lab equipment at its Wayne County Campus Center in Newark.

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RIT president joins Torvec board

Rochester Institute of Technology president William Destler has been named to the Torvec Inc. board of directors.

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UR eyes Mt. Hope project

Job cuts and endowment losses this year will not stop the University of Rochester from seeking out developers this fall for a mixed-use College Town in the Mt. Hope corridor, President Joel Seligman said this week.  The university is looking ...

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Veterans Center, BOCES start green tech program

The Veterans Outreach Center Inc. and Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development launched a collaborative project to provide veterans with training.

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Basic statistic

Each September brings another school year and, for many area residents, another reminder of how much they contribute to paying the cost of operating public schools.  Those relieved to see a more modest increase-or even slight decrease-in this year’s school ...

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RIT research funding climbs

Even in a bad economy, it was a good year for sponsored research at Rochester Institute of Technology.  The college’s annual report shows that for the fiscal year ended June 30 it received $58.4 million in new research awards. The ...

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New leader guides college’s future

When Anne Kress became president of Monroe Community College in June, the reception was far different from what she received after her last promotion.  As soon as her name was announced by the MCC board of trustees as the candidate ...

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Classes swell at colleges

After a year of declining endowments and rising material costs, most local colleges and universities are getting a little breathing room in the form of larger-than-expected enrollment numbers.  Enrollments are up nearly across the board, a combination of greater efforts ...

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Outlook may be improving for machine shops

Skilled machinists soon will be in demand again, the program coordinator at Monroe Community College’s Applied Technology Center predicts.  Robert Lasch said the college’s tooling and machining program this fall is looking at its highest full-time enrollment in 10 years ...

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NTID president in running to lead Gallaudet

Alan Hurwitz, president of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been named one of four finalists to become the next president of Gallaudet University. The announcement was made by Benjamin Soukup, chairman of ...

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Paterson announces $900 million in education funding

Some $900 million in federal funding will be divvied up among some 700 school districts and charter schools throughout New York State, Gov. David Paterson announced Friday. The funding will be administered by the New York State Education Department through ...

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