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How Universities Can Better Prepare Students for Professional Writing

How Universities Can Better Prepare Students for Professional Writing
Today, college students face tons of writing assignments daily, and it seems that college life is all about writing. We all understand the reason why universities assign students with academic papers and what mission they ... more
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Keuka College earns “College of Distinction” honor again

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Keuka College has been named a 2024-25 College of Distinction, marking its tenth year receiving this prestigious honor. This recognition highlights the college's commitment to providing a transformative undergraduate education. President Amy Storey emphasized the ... more
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Seneca Falls teen joins statewide leadership council

Teen charged with making terroristic threat against school in Seneca Falls
Local teen Brea Osborn, 14, has been selected for the New York Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Student Leadership Council for the 2024-25 school year. The Student Leadership Council helps students develop leadership skills through ... more
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Newark’s Gabby Taylor named finalist at Junior Holstein Convention

Newark's Gabby Taylor named finalist at Junior Holstein Convention
Gabby Taylor from Newark, NY, has been named a Distinguished Junior Member (DJM) finalist by Holstein Association USA. This honor, recognizing outstanding young leaders in the dairy industry, was announced at the National Junior Holstein ... more
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150th Mynderse Academy Commencement Ceremony (webcast)

150th Mynderse Academy Commencement Ceremony (webcast)
On Friday, June 28, 2024, Mynderse Academy celebrates its 150th Commencement with the Class of 2024. The ceremony begins at 7 pm on Bracht Field. Watch live at 7 pm ... more
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Hobart and William Smith Introduce Public Health Major

2020 Commencement for Hobart and William Smith Colleges to be held Sunday
Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) have launched a new major in Public Health Studies, offering students an interdisciplinary approach to understanding public health and its social contexts. The new major builds on the existing ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: What’s Great About Community Colleges (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: What’s Great About Community Colleges (podcast)
Editor's Note: This podcast originally aired on February 16, 2023. On this edition of Talking College, John Dragone is joined by special guests Matthew Stever and Mehegan Murphy from Finger Lakes Community College. The trio ... more
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43 Earn GED Through FLCC Program

FLCC is adding cannabis studies to their horticulture program
Forty-three students completed their GEDs through Finger Lakes Community College’s free program over the past year. FLCC’s program allows students to study at their own pace with an instructor, preparing for the four exams needed ... more
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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Continues D.A.R.E. Program Thanks to Local Support

Seneca County Sheriff's Office Continues D.A.R.E. Program Thanks to Local Support
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office is proud to continue teaching the D.A.R.E. program to students at South Seneca, Romulus, and Waterloo Schools. This ten-week program helps youth make safe and responsible choices. D.A.R.E. covers topics ... more
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Lyons Elementary Teacher Retires After 38 Years

Lyons Elementary Teacher Retires After 38 Years
Mrs. Joanne Saracino is retiring after 38 years of teaching at Lyons Elementary School, where she has made a lasting impact since 1986. Mrs. Saracino started as a 2nd grade teacher and later switched to ... more
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Seneca County Students Attend Leadership Conference

Seneca County Students Attend Leadership Conference
Four juniors from Seneca County have been selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Empire Girls State at SUNY Brockport from June 30 to July 6, 2024. This weeklong program teaches students about county ... more
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Thompson Health Guild Awards Five Scholarships

Police: Violent incident at F.F. Thompson Hospital leads to several charges against Rochester man
The Thompson Health Guild awarded $2,000 scholarships to five high school seniors at its annual dinner on June 6. The scholarships were given to students planning to pursue health-related degrees. Each recipient must complete their ... more
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Top grads at Waterloo announced: DeLucia and Bienvenue lead the way

Waterloo High School appoints new assistant principal
The Waterloo Central School District has named Giana DeLucia as valedictorian and Dylan Bienvenue as salutatorian for the Class of 2024. Giana DeLucia, daughter of Carly and Brian DeLucia, has earned numerous awards, including the ... more
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Lyons High School announces top graduates

New elementary school in Lyons? Planning committee could consider it
Anna Camnitz has been named valedictorian and Evie Groom salutatorian for the Lyons High School Class of 2024. Anna Camnitz, daughter of Jerame and Angela Camnitz, excelled in rigorous courses like Chemistry, U.S. History, and ... more
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Kaenzig named dean of leadership at HWS

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Lisa Kaenzig, a long-time advisor and guide to students at William Smith, has been appointed dean of leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation and will serve as director of the Hobart and William Smith Centennial Center. Her ... more
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Gananda students receive over $35K in scholarships

Gananda students receive over K in scholarships
The 2024 Dollars for Scholars Awards Ceremony at Ruben A. Cirillo High School on June 3 awarded $35,925 in scholarships to deserving students. Since 1991, the Gananda chapter of Dollars for Scholars has provided scholarships ... more
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Senators honor Southern Tier robotics team for international success

Senators honor Southern Tier robotics team for international success
State Senator Tom O’Mara, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, and Assemblyman Chris Friend honored the Southern Tier robotics team, Team TARDIS 5356, for their impressive performance at the New York Excelsior Regional Championship and the FIRST World ... more
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New assistant principal joins West Street School in Geneva

New assistant principal joins West Street School in Geneva
Christopher Smith, a vice principal in Rochester, will join West Street School as the new assistant principal this summer. Smith, currently at Abelard Reynolds School #42, is pursuing leadership certificates at the University of Rochester ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: Scheduling and Experiencing an Awesome College Visit: A Step-by-Step Guide (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Scheduling and Experiencing an Awesome College Visit: A Step-by-Step Guide (podcast)
Editor's Note: This podcast originally aired on May 4, 2022. Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone is back in studio for another episode of Talking College. John does a deep dive into the college ... more
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