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Work begins on new Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center at downtown MCC campus (access required)

Monroe Community College President DeAnna Burt-Nanna was joined Thursday by State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras to announce the start of construction on the $11.4 million Finger Lakes Workforce Development (FWD) Center on MCC’s downtown campus. The FWD ...

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SUNY, University of Rochester students urged to go home as precaution for coronavirus

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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More students from abroad coming to Brockport for quarantine

A second wave of SUNY students studying abroad in countries most affected by the coronavirus arrived overnight at the College at Brockport, this time from foreign-study programs in Japan and Korea. In an update to the Brockport community late Monday ...

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SUNY Empire State College program to make college more accessible (access required)

A new financial aid and educational support program is available in New York that provides more flexibility for incoming or returning college students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. The Empire Opportunity Program was announced over the weekend by SUNY Empire State ...

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Area businesses, colleges to share $3.4 million in workforce development funds (access required)

More than five dozen businesses, community colleges and organizations will share $3.4 million in funding for workforce development this year as part of the state’s historic $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. Funding is provided by the state Department of Labor, ...

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Advanced manufacturing training benefits from federal funding (access required)

New York’s U.S. senators announced today that the state college system will be receiving nearly $8 million in federal funds to boost job training in advanced manufacturing, particularly for under-served and unemployed populations. The grant goes to the Research Foundation ...

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GCC inks new transfer programs with Alfred State, RIT (access required)

Genesee Community College has recently completed articulation agreements that pave the way for students at the community college to move into four different bachelor’s degree programs at Rochester Institute of Technology and Alfred State College. The four programs are just the ...

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Geneseo’s Wegmans store celebrates 50 years (access required)

Special events are scheduled Saturday,  Dec. 16, at the Wegmans store in Geneseo to celebrate its 50th anniversary. A cake will be cut at 11 a.m. at the store, 4287 Genesee Valley Plaza. Music will be played by a brass ...

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