The Rochester Beacon, in partnership with Upstate Venture Connect, will host the next installment of “Rebuild Upstate: The View Ahead” featuring leaders from three upstate educational institutions.
St. John Fisher College president Gerard Rooney will join Linda LeMura, president of Le Moyne College, and Randall Van Wagoner, president of Mohawk Valley Community College, to share thoughts on safely reopening campuses and managing institutional finances in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The online session, titled “Lessons in Education,” is slated for Aug. 6 at 12 p.m. on Zoom. It is free to attend, but registration is required.
Alex Zapesochny, Rochester Beacon publisher, will moderate the panel.
The CNY Business Journal, Utica Observer-Dispatch, and Herkimer Times-Telegraph will be covering the event as media partners.
The Rebuild Upstate series attempts to understand how community leaders are meeting a common challenge. It also explores the opportunities, across industry sectors, to revitalize the upstate economy.
The first event in the Rebuild Upstate series, with Adam Bello and two other upstate county executives, drew roughly 200 participants in June. On July 9, the second online event in the series focused on health care; University of Rochester Medical Center CEO Mark Taubman was joined on the panel by two other upstate health system leaders.
For more information go to: https://uvc.org/Rebuild-Upstate.