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From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

05/04/2015

Hillary Panek '15 traveled to Washington, D.C., for a climate change summit and attended a dinner with President Barack Obama. Read More

Adjunct Faculty Recognized during Reception

04/17/2015

The 2nd Annual Adjunct Faculty Professional Development and Appreciation Reception celebrated the contributions of the College’s adjunct faculty. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

04/01/2015

This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Tyrese Bryant. He was nominated by Tara Preteroti, Assistant Director of HEOP and Program Coordinator for Fisher Jefferson Partnership. Read More

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

02/25/2015

Dr. Wes Renfro, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recently contacted by two national news outlets to comment on a recent foreign policy address given by the former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush. Read More

7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…”

02/12/2015

The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from the University of Buffalo as the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Fisher Faculty Talk Love in Time for Valentine’s Day

02/11/2015

Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences. Read More

Race, Equity, and Justice Programs Planned for Spring

01/22/2015

In the wake of the recent racially fueled protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and other places around the country, a group of Fisher faculty started discussing the issues with each other as well as their students. It was when the grand jury decided not to indict any of the police officers involved in the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island that this same group decided it was time to delve into the discussion a little more. Read More

Lazardeux Co-Authors Article, Publishes Book

Lazardeux Co-Authors Article, Publishes Book

01/21/2015

In the last six months, Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, Assistant Professor of Political Science, has co-authored an article in an international journal and published his own book titled, “Cohabitation and Conflicting Politics in French Policymaking.” Read More

2014 Graduates Continue Service Through Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program

10/29/2014

Three members of the Class of 2014 moved on to their next chapter in life together by joining the Rochester Youth Year (RYY) Fellowship Program, an Americorps VISTA-sponsored program administered by the Rochester Regional Network. Loriane Ngarambe, Evan Burnett, and Megan Ryan are now Vistas working at community-based organizations. Read More

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year

09/11/2014

This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College. Read More

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

05/14/2014

A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony. The awards were presented by Dr. Donald Bain and members of the Fisher faculty. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Loriane Ngarambe

Countdown to Commencement - Loriane Ngarambe

03/31/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Political Science major, Loriane Ngarambe. She was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 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

Student Publishes Article After Internship

Student Publishes Article After Internship

02/04/2014

Hillary Panek, a junior Political Science and Legal Studies major, completed an internship with the Honorable Richard Dollinger this fall and had an opportunity to submit an article for consideration to The Daily Record , a local newspaper covering legal, real estate, and business news. Her article, co-written with Judge Dollinger, was published on January 24. Read More

Ngarambe and Velazquez Named 2013-2014 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2014

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 20, St. John Fisher College announced the 2013-2014 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, presented Loriane Ngarambe ’14 and Tyana Velazquez ’15 $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. 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

Bowers Releases Third CD

Bowers Releases Third CD

07/25/2013

Dr. Jim Bowers, Chair of the Political Science Department and singer/songwriter/musician outside of the classroom, has released his third CD titled, “Seeking Calm Waters.” Read More

Pi Sigma Alpha Inducts 22 New Members

04/30/2013

The St. John Fisher College Political Science Department formally inducted 22 new members into the Psi Delta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society, on April 23. Read More

Countdown to Commencement-John Eaves

Countdown to Commencement-John Eaves

04/22/2013

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features John Eaves, a Political Science and Corporate Finance double major. He was nominated by Patricia Wollan, Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Matthew Berry

Countdown to Commencement: Matthew Berry

04/08/2013

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Matthew Berry, a Political Science major and Communication/Journalism and American Studies minor. He was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More

 

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