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Madigan to Serve as Guest Lecturer for December First Friday Lecture

Madigan to Serve as Guest Lecturer for December First Friday Lecture

11/14/2014

The final lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which has focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy, who will present, “Ethical and Moral Components of Being Environmentally Conscious and Working Towards Sustainability.” The lecture will take place on Friday, December 5, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

11/12/2014

St. John Fisher College will be celebrating the 12th annual World Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 20. This year, the program will focus on ethics and economics. The event will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Wight, Professor of Economics from the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, and six panel sessions with panelists from Fisher along with several area colleges and Irish universities. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

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

 

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