February 15 marks the 196th birthday of American civil rights and social justice leader, Susan B. Anthony. In 1900, Anthony led the fundraising campaign to secure the admission of women to the University, and pledged her own life insurance policy in order to meet the deadline.
With over 250 student groups on campus, the reconfigured and more flexible spaces will allow groups to host speakers, programs, and other activities organized for and by students. Work will be done in phases and expected to be complete by August 2016.
This fall, more than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the United States and abroad will arrive in Rochester for the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, or GCEC.
The University has learned that Constantino’s Market, one of College Town’s original tenants, plans to close effective Feb. 13.
In working with Aramark and local suppliers, Dining Services has been able make this large-scale pledge without additional costs to students or customers.
The recipients of the 2016 Presidential Diversity Award are Janice Holland, senior HR representative, diversity specialist/facilitator, and community liaison; the One Community program; and Kathy Rideout, dean of the School of Nursing.
A review of the 2011 Security Commission Report—which called for the implementation of a mixed system of both sworn peace officers and nonsworn officers and resulted in the renaming of University Security to the Department of Public Safety, among other recommendations—is under way.
Brink Fox will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Brunch, a long-standing University tradition that celebrates Anthony’s campaign for equal rights and to win women admission to the University in 1900.
Rochester Police Department and Public Safety to conduct joint preparedness drills on River Campus Jan. 5
These live exercises are intended to test crisis response capabilities and coordination among local response units by using a realistic scenario.