Higher Education

Cuomo Announces Competitive SUNY Grant Program

Governor Andrew Cuomo says SUNY's four State University Centers will compete for a total of $140 million dollars for what he says will be "seed money" for plans to expand the centers and create jobs.

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The Building Boom on Campus

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester takes a look at the building boom on local college campuses and the evolving relationship between the community and our institutions of higher learning.

MCC President Anne Kress on WXXI-TV

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Monroe Community College President Anne Kress on Need to Know Rochester.

MCC President Anne Kress on 1370 Connection

Monroe Community College President Anne Kress talked with WXXI's Bob Smith about the challenges, and the opportunities, in the years ahead for public higher education.

Brizard Responds to State Data on "College Readiness"

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard reacted in an article in the New York Times that first reported the new data from state education officials.

U of R Updates College Town Plan

The University of Rochester announced its choice as developer of a 16 acre project along Mt. Hope Avenue.

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The Challenge for Deaf Students Entering Medical Fields

A new task force is looking at ways to recruit more deaf and hard of hearing students into health care fields.

Border Patrol Enforcement Draws Criticism

Citizenship and visa checks by agents in New York are leading to friction with some universities.

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Innovation Trail: Student Entrepreneurs Compete

Students learn a lesson in venture capital thanks to an event using fake money which can translate into a very real prize.

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U of R Reaching Out to Native American Students

A recent conference highlighted efforts to increase Native American representation on campus.

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