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College’s black faculty demands are a big jump

BUFFALO — If the University of Missouri succeeds in meeting a student demand for a faculty that’s 10 percent black in two years, it will likely be alone among its peers. No state’s “flagship” public university campus had a black ...

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Irondequoit High School cancels trip to Paris

IRONDEQUOIT — Irondequoit High School has canceled a class trip to Paris because of concerns over security in the French capitol after Friday’s terrorist attacks. Jim Thomas, a French teacher at Irondequoit High School outside Rochester, tells WHAM-TV that he notified ...

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Felser named to APC Board of Trustees

New York’s Association of Propriety Colleges announced the appointment of Francis Felser to its board of trustees on Thursday. APC is the only state organization that exclusively represents degree-granting proprietary colleges, with 28 campuses across the state that serve nearly ...

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UR recognized for entrepreneurship

The University of Rochester and Simon Business School are ranked No. 22 among the nation’s top 25 graduate schools for entrepreneurial studies, according to The Princeton Review’s annual survey. This is the first time UR and Simon have appeared in ...

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Alfred State offers interdisciplinary studies program

Prospective students can now enroll for the spring 2016 semester in Alfred State’s new Bachelor of Technology interdisciplinary studies program. This program enables students to pursue precise career interests that cannot be accommodated within typical majors. It is designed to ...

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SUNY students call for gender inclusivity

The executive committee of the Student Assembly of the State University of New York passed a resolution requesting that the State University of New York adopt a policy of increased gender inclusivity both in physical facilities and in institutional language. The ...

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ESL accepting applications for scholarships

High school seniors in the Greater Rochester area have another chance at winning $2,000 to put toward their college expenses. ESL Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, with five scholarship awards totaling $10,000. Scholarship ...

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Group objects to transgender policy

BUFFALO — A Christian advocacy group wants a Western New York school district to stop letting a transgender student use the boys’ locker rooms and restrooms, saying it violates other students’ privacy. In a letter to Le Roy High School ...

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Allendale Columbia School opens new lab

As part of Allendale Columbia School’s 125th anniversary celebration, the school is hosting a press conference today to officially open its new Design and Innovation Lab. The Design and Innovation Lab will allow AC to expand year-round opportunities for students to ...

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