Religious Studies News
Dr. William Graf, associate professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at St. John Fisher College, will present “A Tale of Two Saints,” exploring the lives and friendship of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More. The event, which begins with Mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room.
St. John Fisher College will mark the 500th anniversary of St. Thomas More’s imaginative book, Utopia
, with “A Book for All Seasons,” a series of lectures, panel discussions, and activities throughout the month of October.
This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors.
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.