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College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2014

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 2-8 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

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

03/26/2014

Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Irish Studies Program, recently co-authored a book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.” Read More

“Lost Boy” from South Sudan Coming to Fisher

“Lost Boy” from South Sudan Coming to Fisher

03/25/2014

Most adults were killed, young women and girls kidnapped and raped, and nearly 23,000 children walked across the hot African desert, alone, for years. One of those children was Sebastian Maroundit, he was only 10 years old and today he is known as one of the “lost boys of Sudan.” He will share his story on campus on Tuesday, April 1, at 12:30 p.m. in Basil 135. Read More

Trovato Lecture Set for February 20

Trovato Lecture Set for February 20

02/11/2014

On Thursday, February 20, St. John Fisher College will host the annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture featuring Dr. Harry Murray, Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Nazareth College. 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

Lobene Lecture Scheduled for November 4

10/29/2013

The School of Arts and Sciences will host the 2013 Lobene Lecture on Monday, November 4, featuring Jane Addams biographer, Louise W. Knight. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

10/22/2013

Who knew that vampires shared the luck of the Irish? Just in time for Halloween, the Irish Studies Program, with support from the New York Council for Humanities, will host “The Irish Vampire: Bram Stoker and the Continuing Influence of Dracula” on Monday, October 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend

Madigan, Plata, and McGregor Honored During Commencement Weekend

05/14/2013

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

Madigan Presents at Harvard University

Madigan Presents at Harvard University

05/02/2013

On April 27, Dr. Timothy Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy, served as a presenter at a conference on Public Intellectuals at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. Read More

St. John Fisher College to Host “Frederick Douglass in Ireland” Conference February 22

St. John Fisher College to Host “Frederick Douglass in Ireland” Conference February 22

01/16/2013

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. Read More

 

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