English Department News
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.
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.
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
On Thursday, March 21, award-winning poet Gray Jacobik will be at St. John Fisher College for an evening of poetry as part of the Fr. John Cavanaugh Reading Series. She will read a selection of her poems in the Wilson Formal Lounge at 7:30 p.m., followed by a book signing.
The African American Studies Program, in conjunction with Monroe Community College, will host the 2013 Gathering of Griots Forum on Wednesday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the St. John Fisher College COP Conference Room, located in the Campus Center.
This week’s featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement video series is Marissa Petta, an English and Adolescence/Special Education major.
St. John Fisher College will host its 2nd annual Irish Studies Program Conference during Black History Month to celebrate and honor the legacy of Rochester’s own Frederick Douglass.
Beginning on Thursday, November 29, the St. John Fisher College English Club will be hosting a Scholastic book sale, just in time for the holidays.
For the second year, a group of St. John Fisher College faculty members participated in an annual trivia contest called “The Brain Game,” a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester.