- Author, educator DeGruy to deliver King address at UR
A nationally renowned author, educator and activist is slated to deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address at the University of Rochester on Jan. 27.
- RIT gets grant to expand campaign to fight terrorism
Rochester Institute of Technology will receive $149,000 from the Department of Homeland Security, Rep. Louise Slaughter said Friday.
- St. John Fisher appoints dean for school of pharmacy
St. John Fisher College on Friday announced the appointment of a new dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.
- MCC named a White House Healthy Campus
Monroe Community College is one of 350 colleges and universities across the country to be named a White House Healthy Campus for its efforts to enroll more students in health insurance plans established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
- Eastman to hold leaders conference
The Eastman School of Music on Tuesday announced it will hold a summer conference for music school leaders.
- Local video takes top spot in competition
A student-made video on cybersecurity beat out 47 other videos in a contest involving Pathways in Technology Early College High School, a six-year program that provides students with an associate degree upon completion.
- RIT faculty to meet in Russia on partnership
Faculty from the Rochester Institute of Technology are to meet this month with Lomonosov Moscow State University faculty to discuss a global partnership.
- Their own recipe
- Traditional performance reviews increasingly seen as unhelpful
- Tribute to honor longtime Eastman faculty member
Longtime Eastman School of Music faculty member Frederick Sturm is slated to be honored in a tribute concert organized by two local high school band directors.
- UR board re-elects former Boston Fed CEO to board
A longtime member of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees has been re-elected to serve again as a voting trustee.
- Cuomo calls for free tuition at SUNY, CUNY colleges
Eighty percent of New Yorkers soon could be eligible for free tuition at public universities across the state.
- RIT-led consortium wins $70M in funding
for clean energy institute
A Rochester Institute of Technology-led consortium has won a nationwide competition and secured $70 million in federal funding to bring a public-private clean energy manufacturing institute here, officials announced Tuesday.
- FLCC to hold info sessions for training courses
Finger Lakes Community College will serve as host for information sessions in January for two courses that train people in skills in demand among advanced manufacturers in the region.
- Urban League gets funding for new project
Urban League of Rochester, N.Y., Inc. has received a $520,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide career readiness training for at-risk and court-involved high school students interested in careers in public safety and law.
- City anti-poverty effort to begin with mentoring
- Business owners weigh in on prospects for new year
- Colleges join clean energy initiative
Five area colleges and universities are among 62 eligible to receive funding from a $2 million program announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to support clean energy initiatives on campus.
- MCC partners with UB pharmacy program
Monroe Community College on Thursday announced a new partnership with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
- Study says 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter Great Lakes
Rochester Institute of Technology researchers estimate 10,000 metric tons, or some 22 million pounds, of plastic enter the Great Lakes annually, according to a new study.