U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC
Oct04

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis visited Monroe Community College’s Applied Technologies Center on Sept. 24 to highlight a $14.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to a consortium of State University of New York community colleges, led by MCC. The grant, issued as part of the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program, will allow a consortium of SUNY community...

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MCC’s First Farash Scholar Will Graduate Debt Free
Aug15

MCC’s First Farash Scholar Will Graduate Debt Free

If someone called offering to pay for your college education, would you believe it? Monroe Community College freshman Camille Ball of Penfield, N.Y. received such a call and wondered if there was a catch. “I was in shock,” said Ball. “At first I thought the call was from a telemarketer; it was too good to be true.” Ball is MCC’s first Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation First in Family Scholarship recipient. Before receiving...

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We Have A Winner! UB Picks Architect to Design New Medical School
Aug14

We Have A Winner! UB Picks Architect to Design New Medical School

HOK brings an impressive and deep portfolio in health sciences complexes. The firm designed the acclaimed King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia and the Francis Crick Institute’s cardiovascular and cancer research center in central London, which will be the largest center for biomedical research and innovation in Europe. Because of UB’s sustainability and climate-impact reduction goals, HOK’s...

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WellNYS Everyday Olympic Experience

As the Olympics began on Friday, July 27 two of our GenerationSUNY interns took part in a program called the WellNYS Everyday Olympic Experience. The goal was to complete a healthy behavior each day of the Olympics from the list of 16 provided. The end goal was learning the benefits of such behaviors so they can therefore become daily rituals. The Healthy Behaviors: 1)      Weigh yourself and write it down 2)      Wake up early and...

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A Superhero without the Costume: UB Professor Rescues Bats with Bat Cloud
Aug01

A Superhero without the Costume: UB Professor Rescues Bats with Bat Cloud

Our favorite superhero Batman is always scouring the streets, searching for crimes to stop and people to save. However, this time it’s the bats that could use some help. A fungal infection known as “White Nose Syndrome” hit upstate eastern New York in 2006. The fungus, which afflicts brown bats, causes them to emerge from hibernation early and, as a result, starve and freeze to death. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...

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