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Modern Languages News


Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser


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

Studying the Summer Abroad

Studying the Summer Abroad


For college students, summers are typically reserved for working to build their bank accounts back up, relaxing, catching up with friends and family from home, and mentally preparing for the next academic year. Read More

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend


Three faculty were honored with prestigious awards from the College during Commencement Weekend. Read More

Far From Fisher – Caitlin Antaya

Far From Fisher – Caitlin Antaya


This semester, a total of 39 students are participating in the St. John Fisher College Study Abroad Program. They are in countries including England, The Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Italy, Costa Rica, and France, to name a few. Those participating come from a variety of majors, and we will hear from some throughout the spring. Read More

Faculty Participate in Brain Game


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. Read More

Fisher Welcomes New Faculty for 2012-13 Academic Year


St. John Fisher College has added several new faculty members for the 2012-13 academic year across a variety of disciplines. Read More

St. John Fisher College is Host Institution of 43rd Annual Northeast Modern Language Association’s Convention


St. John Fisher College will serve as the host institution of the Northeast Modern Language Association’s (NeMLA) 43rd Annual Convention. The convention, expected to attract 1,600 attendees to the area, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Rochester March 15-18. Read More

Faculty Members Honored in Upcoming Poets Walk


The work of two St. John Fisher College faculty members, M.J. Iuppa and Sara Freligh, will be featured in this coming weekend’s Poets Walk at the Memorial Art Gallery Auditorium. Read More

Professor Researches in Spain


Dr. Francisco Plata, Assistant Professor in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department, recently spent two weeks in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where he spent time researching modern Spanish literature. Read More

Faculty Member Selected as Institute Fellow

Faculty Member Selected as Institute Fellow


Dr. Kathleen Costello, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures at St. John Fisher College, was recently selected to be an institute fellow for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Ethnomusicology and Global Culture. Read More


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