The Rochester Institute of Technology will host a webinar called “Engineering Leadership Programs at RIT” from noon to 1 p.m. June 12.
Henderson Ford, Mercy High School and members of the local community raised $5,340 for Mercy’s crew team at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program.
Ms. Deanna Spagnola will be recommended to the Brighton Central School District Board of Education for appointment as Assistant Principal of French Road Elementary School.
Monroe Community College will host a science, technology, engineering and mathematics seminar titled “STEM: Preparing Our Nation’s Future Innovators” from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. March 18 at MCC’s Brighton campus, 1000 East Henrietta Road, Rochester.
St. John Fisher College has recently received a $27,000 grant from First Niagara Bank to help fund a new mentoring program between the college and the World of Inquiry School No. 58.
The Brighton Board of Education is currently seeking candidates to fill two board of education vacancies.
Food, Fun and Friends will host a February break cooking class series for children ages 9-15 from Feb. 18-22 at 104 Brook Road, Pittsford.
Victor student Brad Ford has recently been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The University of Rochester has recently named Eric Fredericksen as the university’s new associate vice president of online learning.
Air Force Airman Corbin W. Griffin has recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Brighton resident Christine Caplan has recently graduated from SUNY Empire State College.
The St. Louis School, 11 Rand Place, Pittsford, will host the Rock the Arts concert to benefit the school’s music and arts programs at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the school’s Reddington Hall.
Pittsford students Elizabeth A. Bryson and John M. Tedesco have recently graduated from SUNY Fredonia.
Honeoye Falls student Kelsey M. Ptucha has recently graduated from SUNY Fredonia.
Local student Martin P. Wegman has recently been named the recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation’s 2013 Leadership Award for outstanding non-clinical leadership.
A number of local students have recently been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Bucknell University.
Local student Talia Ascher has recently been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Muhlenberg College.
Brighton student Taylor Jordan has recently been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Canisius College.
Kara S. Finnigan, associate professor and director of education policy at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, has recently received a $463,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation for her study on relationships among school district leaders.