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Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

July 21, 2016

A $1.2 million Talent Search grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable academic services for upwards of 500 RCSD students each year via College Prep Centers at East High School and Vanguard Collegiate High School.

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Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

Sturge-Apple named dean of AS&E graduate studies

July 21, 2016

As dean of graduate studies, Sturge-Apple will continue to strengthen and grow graduate programs, and provide cohesion for graduate studies so that master’s and doctoral students have a strong connection to AS&E.

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Happy birthday, George!

Happy birthday, George!

July 11, 2016

The Eastman School of Music, the Eastman Quadrangle, and the Eastman Institute for Oral Health are all named for the Kodak founder, but did you know he also made a mean lemon meringue pie? In honor of what would’ve been his 162nd birthday, here are a few lesser-known facts about famed businessman and inventor George Eastman.

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<em>Meliora Challenge</em> campaign exceeds expectations with historic $1.37 billion

Meliora Challenge campaign exceeds expectations with historic $1.37 billion

July 7, 2016

“This is a historic moment for everyone who cares so deeply about this University and our future,” said President and CEO Joel Seligman as the Meliora Challenge comes to a close exceeding its initial $1.2 billion goal by more than $168 million.

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University modifies, expands student mental health and substance treatment services

University modifies, expands student mental health and substance treatment services

June 30, 2016

Based on a two-year review and student input, these changes and enhancements will help ensure that University students needing clinical support can get it easily, effectively and promptly.

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University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

June 28, 2016

University Trustee Robert J. Keegan has committed $1.5 million to create the Robert J. Keegan Endowed Professorship in Pricing, the 100th professorship to be established during The Meliora Challenge.

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Sodoma named University’s interim controller

Sodoma named University’s interim controller

June 27, 2016

Karen Sodoma ’02S (MBA), will assist with the transition of leadership in Central Finance with the retirement of Douglas Wylie, associate vice president for financial operations and University controller.

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Andrews named senior associate VP for budgets and planning

Andrews named senior associate VP for budgets and planning

June 17, 2016

Joining the University from Xerox, Andrews will be responsible for stewardship and management of the University’s multibillion dollar operating budget.

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University’s economic impact expands across NYS

University’s economic impact expands across NYS

June 16, 2016

The University, which is the region’s largest employer, is the 6th largest private sector employer in the state and the largest private employer in upstate New York.

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Summer season is construction season

Summer season is construction season

June 15, 2016

The summer of 2016 is one of the most active construction periods of all time on River Campus. Multiple new facilities and improvement projects are currently underway, with many scheduled to be completed by the fall.

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