About Rochester, NY
Rochester is the third largest city in New York state and the county seat of Monroe County. The city is located on the Genesee River near its outlet to Lake Ontario.
Known as “The World’s Image Center,” Rochester leads the world in production of photographic cameras and supplies, optical instruments and lenses, control instruments and medical-surgical, automotive and office equipment. Representatives from these local industries serve the College in an advisory capacity to ensure that College programs meet the employment needs of the community.
Rochester is rich in educational and cultural resources. Area educational institutions include the University of Rochester (and its celebrated Eastman School of Music), Rochester Institute of Technology (known for its imaging science leadership), St. John Fisher College, Nazareth College and Roberts Wesleyan College. The State University Colleges at Brockport and Geneseo are within commuting distance.
The City is home to the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Rochester Museum and Science Center; to an eclectic collection of memorabilia at the Strong Museum; and to the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.
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