- School 17 offers services beyond the classroom
An afternoon of burgers, barbering and bounce house drew parents, children and neighbors of School 17 to the grounds—in part to mark the start of the school year but also to make the community aware of services offered within the building.
- Early childhood development seen as key
What does a newborn have to do with Rochester’s economic development?
- Firm sees chance in election
Pittsford-based education technology firm Second Avenue Learning has partnered with BrainPOP, an educational gaming company, to help students and teachers nationwide during the election season.
- Labor group files suit to revive RCSD school modernization deal
The Rochester Building Trades Council has filed a state court action in a bid to reinstate a canceled labor agreement covering the Rochester City School District’s $1.3 billion school modernization project.
- RIT, Genesee Country Village to partner
Rochester Institute of Technology and the Genesee Country Village and Museum officials on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate.
- Keuka Commons opens on college campus
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council on Friday announced the opening of the Keuka Commons building on the Keuka College campus.
- Gearan to leave Hobart and William Smith, take Harvard post
Hobart and William Smith Colleges president Mark Gearan plans to step down from his post at the end of the 2016-17 academic year to become president in residence at Harvard University.
- McQuaid expansion work to begin
Demolition is set to begin Thursday at the campus of McQuaid Jesuit school in Brighton for construction of a new $20 million capital expansion project.
- Private universities strive for balance with their boards
- Colleges consider all factors in protecting students
- New programs set for 2016-17 academic year
- Transfer programs are a growing option for students
- RIT to get federal funding for photonics research
The Rochester Institute of Technology will receive $305,000 in federal funding through the National Science Foundation, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Thursday.
- UR's Zimmerman receives national accounting award
The University of Rochester has announced a national award to recognize a professor’s contributions to the field of accounting.
- MCC Foundation touted with CASE Fundraising Award
Monroe Community College is one of six two-year educational institutions across the country to receive the 2016 Council for Advancement and Support of Education Fundraising Award.
- TeachNY tour to visit SUNY Geneseo
The state commissioner of education and the State University of New York chancellor are slated to visit SUNY College at Geneseo Tuesday on one of two Western New York stops of the TeachNY listening tour.
- St. John Fisher pharmacy school accredited
Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College has received accreditation for eight years from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy.
- UR lands photonics grant
The University of Rochester has been awarded $2 million in federal funding through the National Science Foundation for photonics research.
- Water delivered after lead found at four city schools
Bottled water was delivered to summer programs at four city schools Tuesday after elevated levels of lead were discovered in the water coming from some sinks and fountains in the schools.
- Roberts Wesleyan to offer new degree program
Roberts Wesleyan College is slated to offer a new bachelor of science degree program in exercise science beginning this fall.