GPO is Now Hiring!

We’re hiring! GPO currently has multiple positions open that we are looking to fill, from tellers to back office. If you are passionate about helping members and looking to work for a local, accessible organization, we encourage you to apply! Visit our career page to learn more and apply today! Learn More! If you’re not…

Community-Based Organizations Summit to take place in Utica

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is hosting a Community-Based Organizations Summit on Friday, June 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Mohawk Valley Community College Alumni College Center in Utica, NY. Not-for-profit organizations throughout the Utica and surrounding areas are invited to attend. Experts from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will share information about funding opportunities, the organization’s…

SUNY is ranked by Fortune ONE of only two schools in the nation with a 100% -3 yr graduation rate!

Fortune’s ranking of the best online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs boasts SUNY Poly’s 100% three-year graduation rate. “What’s key to the 100% graduation rate for university’s online MBA program is its dedicated advising department that’s housed directly in-school and operates independently from the career counseling department on-campus, Rafael Romero, chair of SUNY Polytechnic…

First Source Announces New Staff Appointments

First Source Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce several new staff appointments. Tony Fumarola has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager of the Rome Branch; John Calabrese has been promoted to Director of Lending and Technology, and has been appointed to the Executive Management Team; Christopher Dovi, Director of Member Services has been appointed…

BAIRD Utica Announces Several New Hires!

Melissa LaBarbera joins Baird’s Private Wealth Management branch in Utica. Melissa joined Baird in March 2023 to assist Scott George, Managing Director, and his clients. She brings with her an administrative work background which makes her a perfect fit for an ever-growing position. Melissa assists with all aspects of client service including scheduling appointments, preparing…

Oneida Indian Nation Donates $1 Million to Support the Development of Wynn Hospital

Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Foundation announced today that the Oneida Indian Nation has made a $1 million donation in support of the new Wynn Hospital in Downtown Utica. MVHS President/CEO Darlene Stromstad, FACHE, was joined this morning by Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter, Oneida County Executive Anthony J.…

LUPUS Takes Center Stage in Utica!

The rallying cry for Lupus Awareness Month was echoed here in Oneida County, with a special media event Friday, May 19 at the Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) in Utica. Local leaders, patient advocates, and scientists alike came together to both raise awareness and celebrate the positive steps made towards combating lupus. More than 1.5…

Leveling Up | Brian McKee | The House of the Good Shepherd

Kari chats with Brian McKee, the Chief Executive Officer of The House of the Good Shepherd. Brian is a transformational leader with nearly three decades of experience in leading government and not-for-profit organizations within Upstate New York’s child welfare, juvenile justice, and children’s behavioral health systems.  Brian and Kari discuss a variety of things from the need for…

Stage Ready Summer Student Theatre Camp

Join us for a four-day workshop where you will explore various aspects of theater, music, and self-expression. You will attend sessions on auditioning, songwriting, makeup design, improv, and more, led by NYC-based talent and local instructors. You will also get a backstage look into set designs, vision board making, and how to embrace your true…