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In Today's Issue

  • Warner Students Improve College Access for Underprivileged Youth
  • Finance Department Holds Training Sessions
  • University Mourns Death of Christine Chodak
  • Managing Money in Challenging Times
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Warner Students Improve College Access for Underprivileged Youth
A group of Warner School doctoral students recently gained real-life experience that will help at-risk youth, particularly those from low-income families, realize and achieve their dream of a postsecondary education.




Finance Department Holds Training Sessions
The Finance Department will offer two training session on reading University ledgers, request for payment forms, and travel and conference forms. The free sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, October 28, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. Both sessions will be held in the Finance Conference Room, Suite 200, at the Brooks Landing Business Center, 910 Genesee St. Registration forms are available online.

University Mourns Death of Christine Chodak
The University flag will be lowered to half-staff today to remember Christine Chodak, administrative assistant in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, who died Oct. 9 at age 62. She joined the University in 1990. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Managing Money in Challenging Times
Learn how to manage your money in challenging times from noon to 1 p.m. today in room 2-7525 in the Medical Center. A representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union will be available as part of the Financial Health Bites series. Guests and brown bag lunches are welcome.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Wilson Commons Wednesday celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a lunch featuring pollo guisado, hearts of palm salad, Spanish rice, chilies relleno, and blueberry-banana batido. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons.

October 14, 2009
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Today's Event Highlight
Mentoring for Success
Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, School of Nursing. Noon. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
WHEC-TV (Oct. 13)
“U of R Named 'Best Neighbor' College”
The University is getting some national recognition for its relationship with the Rochester community. Also reported by 13WHAM-TV and WHAM AM 1180. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 13)
“Border Dispute”
A group of distance education leaders plans to discuss how current state-by-state approval and licensing protocols are hampering online colleges, and how those policies might evolve to accommodate colleges that educate students in many different states via the Web. Read more…

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