The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded more than $2.3 million statewide to support local cultural nonprofits and educational programming, including more than $200,000 in awards to two area organizations. “Nonprofits and cultural organizations are critical parts of ...Read More »
Normally, April would be the month when high school seniors are making last-minute visits to Rochester-area colleges, trying to decide which school that accepted them they will attend in the fall. Juniors might use their April break to start their ...
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Roberts Wesleyan College announced this week that it is postponing its May 9 commencement ceremonies due to uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic. Most other local colleges have already announced cancellation of their spring graduation ceremonies with plans to provide details ...Read More »
State University of New York colleges and the University of Rochester will close down most in-person classes and teach the rest of the semester online in an effort to reduce the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 virus, it was announced ...
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The Business Solutions Institute at Roberts Wesleyan College will present a day-long workshop for businesses to learn about developing their own strategic marketing plans for engaging new customers and growing profits. The “Maximizing Your Marketing Plan: Boost Your Brand” workshop ...Read More »
Soft skills–those traits and techniques that help you build relationships with others–are a key to getting ahead at work. Even in a high-tech, highly electronic world, says Melisza Campos, a Dale Carnegie master, “The people who can get things done ...Read More »
Just in time for back-to-college, a new book says higher education has a dirty little secret: dropout rates. David Kirp, author of “The College Dropout Scandal,” says it’s shameful that 40 percent of college students seeking a bachelor’s degree never ...Read More »
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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Three more local colleges have announced details of their commencement exercises; two will feature graduation speakers who are alumni. Roberts Wesleyan College’s commencement will be May 11 in the college’s Voller Athletic Center at 2301 Westside Drive, North Chili. Ceremonies ...Read More »
Roberts Wesleyan College will offer an online graduate degree in literary education starting with the fall semester. The program is structured so working teachers will be able to add to their credentials while maintaining their jobs. They may attend full ...Read More »
In Geneva, students at Finger Lakes Community College ferment wine, hoping their training will provide either a second career in the wine industry or a less-expensive leg up on bachelor’s degree they’ll complete at Cornell University. In North Chili, meanwhile, students at Roberts ...Read More »
More than 20 companies and agencies have joined Roberts Wesleyan College’s Corporate Partnership program, gaining discounted tuition for their employees. The program was launched earlier this year as a way to reach a new audience of students. Employers are able ...Read More »
Roberts Wesleyan College has announced its commencement speaker will be Jo Anne Lyon, general superintendent emerita and ambassador of The Wesleyan Church. Commencement ceremonies will be May 5 in Voller Athletic Center on the college’s campus in North Chili. Lyon ...Read More »
Roberts Wesleyan College has extended its deadline to March 31 for scholarship applications to a summer college experience camp for high school students. The college is offering 35 scholarships to students who qualify for the free-or-reduced-lunch program at their schools ...Read More »
Scholarship applications are due Friday, March 16, for a summer camp for high school students at Roberts Wesleyan College. Up to 35 scholarships are available to participate in the sleep-away college experience program at Roberts July 30 to August 3. ...Read More »