Joe Robach commends Monroe Community College President Anne M. Kress on winning the 2013 Athena Award, presented by the Rochester Business Alliance Women’s Council. President Kress has been a stable in the Rochester higher education community and Joe Robach is thrilled she received this honorable award. The 27th annual award was given to President Kress for her professional achievements, community service and leadership in the advancement of other professional women. She took on the role of President in 2009 and since then has moved Monroe Community College into one of the premier higher education institutions in the Rochester area.
Monroe Community College has more than 37,000 students and is located in Rochester, NY. Under President Kress’ leadership, she has elevated the college, including readiness for college, college completion, workforce development, diversity and sustainability. Joe Robach believes that President Kress has moved Monroe Community College in the right direction and has put the college on the map as one of the area’s best higher education institutions. Also under her leadership, MCC has partnered with the Rochester City School District to begin an Early College High school, which will give students a head start on their secondary education.
In 2011, Joe Robach honored President Kress as a New York State Senate “Woman of Distinction”.
Joe Robach offers his congratulations to President Anne Kress at Monroe Community College for her dedication to the education and success of the students in the Rochester community.