Op-Ed: Leading with Integrity

Please note: The following Op-Ed piece is from Dr. Rubel Shelly, author, minister, and the former president of Rochester College (currently a Professor of Philosophy and Religion Chancellor there). These thoughts are solely his and Rochester Media is simply giving him a forum to express them. The first duty of a leader is personal integrity. Whether in politics, athletics, business, education, or family, who the person is counts for more than what she does. His title, fame, or salary can … [Read more...]

Rochester College named “Military Friendly School”

Rochester College was named to the 2013 Military Friendly Schools® list, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools® list is coordinated by Victory Media, a media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. “Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military … [Read more...]

Rochester College Basketball Coach Wins Coach of Character Award

In just one season, Rochester College Head Basketball coach Klint Pleasant has made his mark not only as a winning coach, but also as the leader of a team honored for its character on and off the court. On June 1, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the governing body for approximately 350 small-college athletics programs in the United States, honored Pleasant as the Association of Independent Institutions 2012 NAIA Coach of Character. The AII Conference, made up … [Read more...]