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FLCC offers four new degrees (access required)

FLCC theater students put on "Godspell" in 2016.

Finger Lakes Community College has formalized four new degrees in the areas of American Sign Language, mathematics, creative writing and theater arts. The degrees will be available to students enrolling this fall. Previously, students could concentrate in those four areas ...

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Zoo opens nature-based play space (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo cutting the ribbon for the Seneca Park Zoo's Animals of the Savana exhibit.

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Seneca Park Zoo officials celebrated the opening of the Tropics Adventure Zoo yesterday. The nature-based play space is located just beyond the zoo’s front gate. The play space occupies just over one acre and ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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Expert panel tackles diversity and inclusion

Kesha Carter, left, chief diversity officer, Coordinated Care Services Inc., talked about how her position at her company didn’t exist before she was hired. (Bennett Loudon)

Kevin Beckford, University of Rochester’s first senior director of staff diversity, equity and inclusion moderated a panel discussion at the Rochester Business Journal’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Mastermind Summit, held June 11 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention ...

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