Economics Department News

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

11/12/2014

St. John Fisher College will be celebrating the 12th annual World Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 20. This year, the program will focus on ethics and economics. The event will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Wight, Professor of Economics from the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, and six panel sessions with panelists from Fisher along with several area colleges and Irish universities. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Maggs Presents at International Atlantic Economic Conference

Maggs Presents at International Atlantic Economic Conference

10/31/2014

Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, recently presented a coauthored paper at the International Atlantic Economic Conference. The conference was held in Savannah, Georgia, from October 10-14. Read More

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

05/14/2014

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

Maggs to be Published in “American Economist”

Maggs to be Published in “American Economist”

03/04/2014

Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, has had a paper accepted for publication in the American Economist for this fall. He co-wrote the paper with Dr. Ben Kyer, Professor of Economics at Francis Marion University. Read More

Economics Department Receives Grant to Fund Spring Programs, Research Opportunities

02/13/2014

The St. John Fisher College Economics Department is encouraging consideration and discussion about the role of free markets and individual liberty in society through a variety of activities this spring thanks to a grant from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation. Read More

Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist

Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist

11/08/2013

St. John Fisher College will celebrate National Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 21, but this time, organizers have added a digital twist. This year, the program will revolve around Digital Philosophy, with speakers from Fisher along with several area colleges. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser

11/04/2013

For the third year in a row, St. John Fisher College faculty participated in the “Brain Game,” the annual fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, on October 10. Read More

Maggs Publishes Paper in “Journal of Economics and Finance Education”

09/05/2013

Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, recently co-wrote and published a paper in the Journal of Economics and Finance Education . Read More

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