Careers and Education

Health Care Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn for Prospective Healthcare Students October 22nd Free event targets people interested in healthcare careers; featuring a distinguished panel BUFFALO, NY –   A lunch seminar has been scheduled for prospective healthcare students by Bryant & Stratton College, established in Buffalo in 1854. The “Lunch & Learn” event will be held at the Buffalo headquarters of Health Now/Blue ... »

Americans Spending More for College Out-of-Pocket

(StatePoint) The Bank of Mom and Dad is open for business, as parent out-of-pocket spending has become the number one source of college funding. In fact, 62 percent of families did not borrow to pay for college last year, according to a new report. The national study, “How America Pays for College 2015,” from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, now in its eighth year, found that parent income and savings covere... »

Food Tech Careers Made in NYS With Delicious Benefits

Interested in a Fall Scholarship at GCC for One of the Region’s Hottest New Career Opportunities? by Annette Pinder When Genesee Community College (GCC) surveyed local employers as to the skills required to fulfill their job openings, an overwhelming number talked about food processing technology. It prompted GCC curriculum planners to accommodate the need by creating wonderful opportunities to st... »

Nursing: A Profession in Transition

The Demand for Nurses Continues to Rise The healthcare industry is changing rapidly, and nurses, the largest group of healthcare professionals in the nation, are at the forefront of these changes. Despite the difficult economic conditions of recent years, the nursing profession has thrived, particularly when compared to other professions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth for... »

A Tribute and a Thank You To Nurses: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Nurses in Your Community

By Beth O’Keefe RN With so many changes in healthcare the expanded role of nurses nurses has become vitally important to a health care team’s success. Managed Long Term Care Nurses, as well as Home Health Care visiting nurses, are often the unsung heroes who keep our aging population living safely and independently at home or in the least restrictive setting possible; helping them preserve their d... »