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Rochester Regional to open College of Health Careers at former Irondequoit Mall (access required)

Rochester Regional Health is dealing with a nursing shortage head-on. The health services organization has welcomed the first class of students to its College of Health Careers, located in the once-abandoned Macy’s building in the former Irondequoit Mall. “Once again, ...

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Family First FCU, Greece Chamber to hold can drive for nursing scholarships (access required)

Family First Federal Credit Union is teaming with the Greece Chamber Charitable Foundation to raise funds to support nursing education scholarships through the foundation’s Daniel E. Richardson Memorial Fund. On Saturday, Feb. 13, the organizations will hold a Super Bowl ...

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Nursing program receives $1.2 million federal grant (access required)

University of Rochester Medicine’s Nurse Practitioner Residency program will benefit from a $1.2 million federal grant that is expected to expand the program from two residents per year to four. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources ...

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Sands Family Foundation gives $3 million to double nursing program at FLCC (access required)

The Sands Family Foundation is giving $3 million to Finger Lakes Community College, providing the largest gift in that institution’s history and enabling the college to double its nursing program. The gift is expected to cover almost half the cost ...

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Diversity a key goal of healthcare education programs in Rochester (access required)

Local healthcare education programs make inroads on diversity. When it comes to diversity in higher education programs for healthcare, two local institutions have made the grade nationally. Insight into Diversity magazine gives awards each year to the higher education institutions across ...

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Golisano gift of $5.8 million will create institute at Fisher for developmental disabilities nursing (access required)

St. John Fisher College and the Golisano Foundation announced on Tuesday a $5.8 million gift to the college from philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano to create an institute dedicated to training nurses in the care of people with developmental disabilities. The ...

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