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College to Host First-Ever American Studies Undergraduate Research Conference


Undergraduates from across Upstate New York will share their research during St. John Fisher College’s first-ever American Studies Undergraduate Research Conference, at 9 a.m. this Saturday, March 28, in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

School of Arts and Sciences to Host Free Screening of “Shadows of the Lynching Tree”


On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135. Read More

Lavery Library to Host Traveling Lincoln Exhibition

Lavery Library to Host Traveling Lincoln Exhibition


“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition opening at the St. John Fisher College Lavery Library on Wednesday, January 21, examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties. Read More

Rice Recognized for Lecture

Rice Recognized for Lecture


Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, was recently recognized by for an October 15 lecture he delivered at the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago. Read More

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors


A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony. The awards were presented by Dr. Donald Bain and members of the Fisher faculty. Read More


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