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January

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

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

01/22/2015

The annual Coexistence Dinner, which took place on January 19, served as a kick-off to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week on campus. The event attracted 114 students, faculty, and staff from Fisher as well as other local colleges for an evening of dialogue focused on breaking through pre-set barriers regarding spirituality and faith on college campuses. Read More

Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/22/2015

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Nicola Boroughs of Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Niecy Cameron ’15 and Lindsey Michaud ’17 each with a $500 scholarship in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. 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

Proietti ’67 to Serve as Guest Lecturer for February First Friday Lecture

Proietti ’67 to Serve as Guest Lecturer for February First Friday Lecture

01/21/2015

Tom Proietti ’67, Resident Scholar in Media at Fisher, will serve as the first lecturer in the 2015 Spring First Friday Lecture Series when he presents, “The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and its Influence on American Television.” The lecture will take place on Friday, February 6, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Trisha Sanfilippo

Countdown to Commencement: Trisha Sanfilippo

01/20/2015

It’s that time of year again when seniors start to count down to the big day—Commencement. In honor of that countdown, we always kick off our annual “Countdown to Commencement” video series, where we feature one senior each week who was nominated by a member of the faculty or staff for their accomplishments during their time at the College. Our first featured senior is Trisha Sanfilippo, Media and Communication major, who was nominated by Kelly Powell, Residence Director of Founders and Michaelhouse Halls. Read More

“Autumn Leaves” Exhibit Now on Display in Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery

“Autumn Leaves” Exhibit Now on Display in Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery

01/15/2015

The photography work of Dr. Kamil Kozan, Professor, Department of Management/Marketing, is now on exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. The exhibit is titled, “Autumn Leaves,” and will be on display through February 20. A reception is planned for Saturday, February 7, from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 19-24

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 19-24

01/14/2015

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs has planned a weeklong celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebratory week kicks off on Monday, January 19, and runs through Saturday, January 24. Read More

Lavery Library to Host Traveling Lincoln Exhibition

Lavery Library to Host Traveling Lincoln Exhibition

01/13/2015

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition opening at the St. John Fisher College Lavery Library on Wednesday, January 21, examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties. Read More

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 Receives White Coats

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 Receives White Coats

01/12/2015

The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College held a white coat ceremony on Sunday, January 11, to officially mark the entrance of the Class of 2018 into the profession. A total of 81 first-year pharmacy students participated in this “rite of passage,” which officially welcomed them into the program. Read More

 

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