Religious Studies News
Three professors from St. John Fisher College contributed chapters to the recently published book, Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Dr. Linda MacCammon, an associate professor in the religious studies and ethics departments at St. John Fisher College, recently joined the board of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation.
Boston College moral theologian Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill will explore how families find meaning and guidance from the Catholic faith during the Religious Studies Department’s Annual Fall Lecture Series at St. John Fisher College. The lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Basil 135, is free and open to the public.
Dcn. Jewell's two-part article explores the formation of conscience.
Rochester City Police Officer, Moses Robinson, will speak on issues of gangs, youth violence, and race relations in Rochester during the College’s annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in Basil 135.
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.
Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, October 29, author Chris Lowney will be giving a lecture on his latest book, “Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Does,” at 7:00 p.m. in the Basil Auditorium.