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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

Uman Co-Edits Book

06/20/2013

Dr. Deborah Uman, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English, co-edited a recently published book entitled, Staging the Blazon in Early Modern English Theater. Read More

English Club Donates Books to School No. 19

English Club Donates Books to School No. 19

05/31/2013

The St. John Fisher College English Club recently donated books valued at over $700 to the Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19 in Rochester. Read More

Alum Contributes to NextStepU; Writes About Value of Liberal Arts Education

05/23/2013

Annemarie Maurer ’12 had an article published in the April issue of NextStepU E-Magazine about the value of the liberal arts education she received at St. John Fisher College. Read More

Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association Honors Three Fisher Students

05/01/2013

The Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE) recently presented three St. John Fisher College students with Outstanding Adult Student Awards. Jaime Berthold, Matthew DiGiambattista, and Shawna Hicks were formally recognized by the RACCE at a banquet on April 23. Read More

Waddell Presents at Northeast Modern Language Association Conference

Waddell Presents at Northeast Modern Language Association Conference

04/10/2013

Dr. Bill Waddell, Professor of English, presented a paper at the annual conference of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) in Boston, March 21-24. Read More

Local Alumna Releases Second Book

Local Alumna Releases Second Book

03/27/2013

Allie Larkin is a member of the St. John Fisher College Class of 2002, and she’s also a best-selling author who lives right here in Rochester. Larkin recently released her second book, Why Can’t I Be You, a follow-up to her debut novel, Stay. Read More

 

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