Making a Difference in Rochester and Beyond

Through research, education, and patient care, our faculty, students, and staff play an integral role in making our local, national, and global communities ever better. Thanks to generous alumni, parents, and friends, we can do even more.


Wilson Day, 2017

Hope for Humanity
Rwanda-native Ian Manzi ’18 is promoting peace and intercultural understanding alongside a new generation of his fellow citizens.


Smile: Teledentistry Works
Teledentistry benefits the community, the healthcare system, and most importantly, the patient.


Arts and Music for All
From undergraduates to high schoolers to senior citizens, our community is engaging with arts and music in new and interesting ways.


Five with Jeffrey Runner
In this Q&A, the College’s new dean talks about the importance of community engagement for our undergraduates.


Learn even more about the University’s community involvement in this rich collection of stories.

Learn, Discover, Heal, Create—and Make the World Ever Better
That’s our mission. Philanthropy helps make it possible.

“Few things fill me with greater pride than being at a university that’s determined to make this world ever better.”

—Joel Seligman
University President and CEO
G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor