- Medaille College names new president
Kenneth Macur has been named the seventh president of Medaille College, officials announced Thursday. He is to replace Richard Jurasek who announced his retirement late last year.
- UR CFO Paprocki to retire in 2016
University of Rochester stalwart Ronald Paprocki will retire after 45 years of service, President Joel Seligman said Wednesday.
- Winners announced in UR business plan competition
Teams of student entrepreneurs from the University of Rochester took top prizes for their ideas in the ninth annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition, UR announced Friday.
- Webster native selected for elite post at FASB
Webster native Joshua Seward has been selected for a prestigious postgraduate assistantship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
- Site with ties to Anthony heads to sale
- Team wins 'Next Big Idea' competition at RIT/NTID
Hz Innovations, a wireless sound recognition system for deaf and hard-of-hearing homeowners, won the top prize in the “Next Big Idea” competition at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
- Slaughter announces $495,000 manufacturing grant for RIT
Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $495,000 grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop technologies to accelerate the growth of the advanced manufacturing industry in the United States, officials announced Wednesday.
- MCC to offer degree with focus on telecommunications
Monroe Community College will offer a new Information and Network Technology A.A.S. degree program through its Information and Computer Technologies Department to help address the demand for skilled workers in telecommunications.
- HoloLens inventor to be inducted into Innovation Hall of Fame
A groundbreaking inventor for Microsoft Corp., and a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, is being inducted Friday into RIT’s Innovation Hall of Fame.
- Our Lady of Mercy exceeds campaign goal
Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women announced Tuesday it has exceeded the school's $15 million goal for its Make the Difference—Invest in Mercy Capital Campaign.
- SUNY Geneseo teams win in business plan competition
Student teams from SUNY College at Geneseo’s Venture Works entrepreneurship program won five awards in this year’s New York State Business Plan Competition in Albany, college leaders said.
- SUNY Brockport surpasses campaign fundraising goal
SUNY College at Brockport has surpassed its $25 million fundraising goal for its first major comprehensive campaign—16 months ahead of schedule.
- Majority against opting out of state tests
Fifty-seven percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll think parents who chose to opt their children out of the Common Core standardized tests made the wrong decision.
- Optimax president to participate in White House summit
A local business leader is participating in a White House national summit Friday focused on the need to “upskill” America’s workforce.
- UR appoints interim as dean of arts and sciences
Gloria Culver has been appointed dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, University of Rochester leaders announced Tuesday.
- SUNY Brockport announces graduation speakers
Two accomplished State University College at Brockport alumni will deliver commencement addresses in mid-May at graduation ceremonies.
- $1 million gift to transform UR Library
Evans and Susanna Lam have committed $1 million to the River Campus Libraries to establish the Evans and Susanna Lam Library Revitalization Fund. The fund will support the modernization of the patron services area in Rush Rhees Library, which will be named Evans Lam Square.
- RIT named among top 'green colleges' by Princeton Review
Rochester Institute of Technology has been named one of North America’s greenest universities by the Princeton Review.
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- Giuliani to speak at St. John Fisher commencement
Nearly 1,200 students are slated to graduate from St. John Fisher College at its 61st commencement May 9, with former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani delivering one of two keynote addresses.