Student Life at Fisher
At Fisher, what happens outside of the classroom is just as important as what happens inside, and is an integral part of your college experience.
It’s easy to get involved in one or more student clubs and organizations at Fisher. With more than 70 student-run groups, there is something for everyone. From Biology Club to Sport Management Club and Dance Club to Investment Club, you are sure to find a fit!
Check out our Student Club Profiles to get a taste of some of the clubs Fisher offers!
The Campus Life website also maintains a listing of all the current student clubs and organizations on campus.
Ties to the Community
Whether you participate in service-learning, college-sponsored service trips, or student-led service activities, an underlying thread at Fisher is this: your experience interacting with others in the local, regional, and even global communities will prepare you for real-world accomplishment.
Learn more about Community Service at Fisher.
Learning By Doing
Fisher believes in the value of experience. When you expose yourself to new situations—from meticulously recording data in a research lab, to performing on-the-job work at an internship, to communicating with residents of a foreign country—you not only complement your classroom learning, but you learn things in ways you won’t soon forget.
Learn more about Experiential Learning at Fisher.
At Fisher, athletic competition will bring out your best. Our student-athletes are good citizens, respectful of others, and involved in serving the community.
Fisher competes in NCAA Division III as part of the Empire 8 Athletic Conference, the ECAC, and the Liberty League. Choose from 23 varsity sports as well as several club and intramural teams.
Visit the Athletics website for more information.
The “Fisher family” includes everyone on campus, and you’ll notice that cohesiveness from the start. Whether it’s a passing smile on the sidewalk, a fellow student or professor holding a door as you approach, or respectful debate and discussion in the classroom, the atmosphere on campus is one of caring, acceptance, and trust.
Student & Faculty Profiles
Dr. Jason Berman
Professor, Department of Management/Marketing
Dr. Berman came to Fisher in the spring of 1980 as a Visiting Instructor of Management, and has never looked back. Along the way, he discovered a capacity for connecting authentically with students, and he says that has been the culture of the College since he arrived.
He really enjoys watching the developmental transition that happens from freshman to senior year, and says there is "nothing more challenging or rewarding than to be able to promote that process by challenging young people to question and rethink who they really are and who they want to be."
Dr. Berman also believes the College has made an impact on the broader community through its service learning initiatives. But the greater impact of the College's commitment to service has been on the value of a Fisher education.
"Service to others is more than just something to put on your résumé. It is a way of life. Volunteerism adds meaning to your education and makes what you do during and after your college years matter. You learn that the true measure of leadership is not your list of personal accomplishments, but rather what you accomplish on behalf of others."