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English Department News

 

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

05/11/2016

This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. Read More

Three Named Outstanding Adult Students

Three Named Outstanding Adult Students

05/11/2016

Three St. John Fisher College students were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE). Katherine Grams, April Gaudy, and John Snyder were formally recognized by RACCE at a banquet on Wednesday, April 20. Read More

Fisher Faculty Wins Visiting Position Abroad

Fisher Faculty Wins Visiting Position Abroad

05/04/2016

Dr. William Waddell, a professor of English, was selected to teach two courses for Central College Abroad in Merida, Mexico during the spring 2017 semester. Read More

Peer Colleagues Provide Support, Advice to Freshmen Writers

Peer Colleagues Provide Support, Advice to Freshmen Writers

04/14/2016

Last fall, freshmen in Dr. Jill Swiencicki’s Service Scholars Learning Community found not only one resource for advice on drafting and writing, but three, thanks to the new Peer Colleague Program for Learning Communities and Research-based Writing. Read More

Delmendo’s Research Featured in Philippine News Site

03/10/2016

The Philippine Daily Inquirer recently interviewed Sharon Delmendo, professor of English, on her research of the arrival and settlement of members of the Jewish community in the Philippines during World War II. Read More

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

02/17/2016

Jim Bowman, associate professor of English at St. John Fisher College, was recently selected as a 2017 Fulbright Fellow. Bowman will serve as a visiting professor at Ankara University, in the capital city of Turkey, during his Fulbright tenure, which begins in spring 2017. Read More

Through Ethnography Project, Freshmen Reflect on First Semester

Through Ethnography Project, Freshmen Reflect on First Semester

02/17/2016

For many students beginning their first semester at college, the experience is akin to an anthropologist’s immersive study of a new culture. Freshmen in Professor Maureen Barry’s English and Anthropology Learning Community adapted the techniques of social scientists to create an ethnography of their first four months on campus. Read More

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

02/03/2016

Through the Rochester Youth Year Fellowship, two recent St. John Fisher College alumni are spending their first year as graduates promoting literacy among area elementary school students. Melissa Guck ’15 and Burnette Woody ’15, were both selected as fellows in the program, which places recent graduates at community-based organizations for one year to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester. Read More

Fisher Alumna Lends Talent to ESPN Documentary on the Buffalo Bills

Fisher Alumna Lends Talent to ESPN Documentary on the Buffalo Bills

12/10/2015

Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04, an alumna of St. John Fisher College, worked as a producer and interviewer on “Four Falls of Buffalo,” the newest installment in the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series. The film was produced by NFL Films and aired on Saturday, Dec. 12 on ESPN. Read More

Fisher Faculty, Students Contribute to Launch of New Journal

Fisher Faculty, Students Contribute to Launch of New Journal

11/04/2015

Faculty members from St. John Fisher College played instrumental roles in the launch of a new academic periodical, The Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal. The multidisciplinary, peer reviewed, online journal, which launched in October, was collaboratively published by several regional colleges, universities, and community organizations. Read More

 

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