- Vargas files claim against school board over firing powers
Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas is taking legal action against the district’s board of education after the board voted to strip some firing powers.
- Cornell Cooperative Extension names new interim leader
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County has announced a change in leadership.
- MCC e-book shows where the jobs are
- Nazareth, URMC, others to research medical device
- Legos build interest in robotics, STEM fields
- School districts agree to stop asking enrollees about immigration status
The Penfield, Pittsford, Spencerport, Gates Chili, Hilton, Manchester-Shortsville and Williamson school districts are among 20 upstate districts that have agreed to stop asking enrollees and their families or guardians about immigration status or citizenship, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday.
- Roberts Wesleyan gets $3.5M gift toward new building
Roberts Wesleyan College has received a $3.5 million gift from an anonymous donor for the college’s new 40,000-square-foot, two-floor science and nursing building.
- RIT computing college dean to attend White House Summit
The dean of the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology has been invited to attend the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University in California.
- Carestream to donate equipment to RIT program
Carestream Health Inc. plans to donate ultrasound systems worth $1 million to Rochester Institute of Technology, officials said Thursday.
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- RIT gets grant to establish cybersecurity scholarship program
The National Science Foundation has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology a five-year, nearly $4 million grant that will make the university part of the foundation’s federal scholarship program.
- Founding dean of Wegmans School of Pharmacy dies
The founding dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College has passed away after a long bout with cancer. Scott Swigart died Tuesday at 58 after battling pancreatic cancer.
- Foundation donates $1 million for new UR building
The William and Mildred Levine Foundation is donating $1 million to support construction of a new University of Rochester Medical Center building slated to house a pediatric autism clinic, URMC officials said Monday.
- Rochester Top 100: Pair of RIT graduates build their firm rapidly
- RIT's Nasr named to U.N. panel
The head of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability has been named to a United Nations panel dedicated to promoting sustainability and protecting the world’s natural resources.
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- URMC hires successor to CFO Goonan
The University of Rochester Medical Center has named a longtime Boston Children’s Hospital financial official to replace URMC chief financial officer Michael Goonan, who is retiring Dec. 31.
- RIT adopts new strategic blueprint
Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday adopted a new strategic plan, one officials say aims to place the institution among the world's most innovative, agile and visionary universities.
- URMC spinoff targets creation of 132 jobs
A University of Rochester Medical Center spinoff is one of 17 businesses across the state participating in the new initiative creating tax-free areas around colleges and universities
- Report sees progress, much to do