RIT forms partnership
with University of Tokyo
Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo have formed a new partnership. The two universities have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the exchange of students and faculty, and to increase collaborative research activities.
Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay
With a median salary of $70,000, Greece again ranks No. 1 in teacher pay among the 27 public school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties. In superintendent compensation, East Irondequoit leads all other districts.
Videk inks agreement with Canon Japan
Perinton-based Videk Inc. has signed a distribution and sales agreement with Canon Japan, the local company announced Monday.
Constellation Brands cuts 11 positions
Constellation Brands Inc. recently reduced its local workforce by 11 employees, but the Victor, Ontario County-based firm has more employees than it did last year.
Nazareth launching program for nurses
Nazareth College has announced a faster and less expensive way for registered nurses to earn bachelor degrees, officials said.
Grant to aid research on vision loss
A grant will help a scientist at the University of Rochester Medical Center study how neurodegenerative diseases, such as juvenile Batten disease, can rob people of their sight.
Genesee Center for the Arts & Education gets new name
The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education has changed its name to the Rochester Arts Center, officials said Monday.
Black Button gin wins industry kudos
Black Button Distilling’s Citrus Forward Gin has been named the “official gin of summer” by Food & Beverage Magazine, the company announced Monday.