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Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

December 8, 2016

From Thanksgiving through the December holidays, faculty, staff, and students have been giving back to the greater Rochester community, and many are collecting donations in the next couple of weeks.

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Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

November 29, 2016

A gift from George Hamlin IV, chair of Eastman’s Board of Managers, and his wife, Mary, will provide faculty and student support by creating the Hamlin Family Director of the Institute for Music Leadership and the Hamlin Family Scholarship.

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Public Safety Review Board convenes first meeting

November 23, 2016

Implementing a Public Safety Review Board was part of President and CEO Joel Seligman’s Oct. 13 response to the recommendations of the Security Commission Report.

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‘Grand’ commitment makes history at Memorial Art Gallery

‘Grand’ commitment makes history at Memorial Art Gallery

November 16, 2016

The $3.5 million commitment from a generous patron for the expansion, renovation, and perpetual support of the museum’s Grand Gallery is the largest gift the museum has received in its 104-year history.

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A salute to University veterans

A salute to University veterans

November 10, 2016

Bryan Yates ’13 was working on his undergraduate degree at the College when he received news that a high school friend was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Yates is just one of the many University students and staff who have served in the armed forces, and on Veterans Day we honor and thank them for their service.

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Annual run brings veterans together

Annual run brings veterans together

November 9, 2016

The annual Veterans Day Joint Service Run and a pinning ceremony are among the events honoring those who have served.

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Evening and late-night transportation, parking options expanded

Evening and late-night transportation, parking options expanded

November 4, 2016

Increased access to parking lots and additional shuttle stops will ensure greater convenience and safety for University community members, especially students who live off campus.

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Public Safety is collecting holiday gifts to help children of domestic violence

Public Safety is collecting holiday gifts to help children of domestic violence

November 1, 2016

The Willow Center’s Purple Box campaign launches this time each year in recognition of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Highland Hospital celebrates new addition

Highland Hospital celebrates new addition

October 26, 2016

University and hospital officials cut the ribbon on Highland Hospital’s new two-story building addition. The $28 million expansion includes six new operating rooms and a 26-bed observation unit, and will see its first patients starting on November 1.

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