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Deacon Jewell Pens Article for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Deacon Jewell Pens Article for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

04/13/2015

Dcn. Jewell's two-part article explores the formation of conscience. Read More

Preventing Youth Violence in Rochester Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture

Preventing Youth Violence in Rochester Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture

03/23/2015

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. 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

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

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

11/18/2014

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. 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

Lecture Being Held by Author Chris Lowney

10/23/2014

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. Read More

Rosica ’80 Continues Work with Pope Francis

03/18/2014

It has been a year since Pope Francis was named Pope, and what some now call “The Francis Effect” has changed the way Catholics and others see the world. One of St. John Fisher College’s own alumni has been by his side every step of the way. 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

MacCammon to Moderate International Arts and Humanities Conference in Hawaii

MacCammon to Moderate International Arts and Humanities Conference in Hawaii

12/18/2013

Dr. Linda MacCammon, Director of the Ethics Minor Program and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will be moderating a workshop at the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities in January. Read More

 

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