English Department News

 

Sierra Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

04/01/2014

The work of Dr. Wendi Sierra, Assistant Professor of English, has been featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, highlighting a game that she had a hand in inventing. Read More

Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects

03/27/2014

At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses. Read More

Countdown to Commencement – Alissa Kowalski

Countdown to Commencement – Alissa Kowalski

03/24/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Alissa Kowalski, a double major in English and Anthropology. She was nominated by Jim Bowman, Professor of English. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Graham Wilcox

Countdown to Commencement - Graham Wilcox

03/17/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Graham Wilcox, a double major in English and History. He was nominated by Jim Bowman, Professor of English. Read More

English Student Publishes Essay

English Student Publishes Essay

02/10/2014

Samantha Reynolds, a senior English major, has had her lyric essay, “Sixty Seconds of Rain,” published in the current issue of Canto Magazine, a Rochester-based monthly literary arts journal. Read More

Ngarambe and Velazquez Named 2013-2014 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2014

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 20, St. John Fisher College announced the 2013-2014 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, presented Loriane Ngarambe ’14 and Tyana Velazquez ’15 $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. 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

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2013

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 3-9 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Read More

Learning Community Travels to Montreal

10/24/2013

A total of 18 freshman in the “Travels and Transformations” Learning Community spent three days in Montreal, Quebec, with Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of American Studies, and Dr. Jim Bowman, Assistant Professor of English. Read More

 

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