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October

Go Tell Michelle Wins 2009 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award

10/23/2009

Go Tell Michelle: African-American Women Write to the New First Lady is one of the 2009 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award winners in the category of edited volume. The book features a poem written by Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, Associate Professor of English. The poem, titled "We in Anticipation of You," was chosen to be the first to appear in the compilation of works written for Michelle Obama. Read More

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Students Participate in Deaf Strong Hospital Program

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Students Participate in Deaf Strong Hospital Program

10/22/2009

On Thursday, October 22, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy administered the Deaf Strong Hospital program for its students. The program, which is the only one of its kind in the country, is a role-reversal exercise that involves students consulting "health providers" who are actually members of the local deaf community. The goal of the program is to teach students patience and empathy, characteristics which will serve them well in their future careers as pharmacists. Read More

Women's Lacrosse Team Competes in Rochester Marathon

10/22/2009

The St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team competed in the 2009 MVP Health Care Rochester Marathon on September 13. Together, they raised $1,150 to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. The team participates in the marathon every year. Read More

Dr. Singh Presents at Caste and Contemporary India Conference

10/22/2009

Dr. Roja Singh, who teaches in the Women and Gender Studies Program, presented her paper, "Critical-Constructive Narratives by Bama (Dalit Woman Writer): Interweaving Liberation of 'Visible' Bodies and Silenced 'Voices' as TEXTure for Dalit Women's Freedom," at Columbia University on October 16. Read More

Article by Costigan and Donahue Appears in Journal of Management Education

10/21/2009

Dr. Robert Costigan, Professor of Management, and Dr. Lynn Donahue, Service Learning Initiative - Program Coordinator, had an article published in the October issue of the Journal of Management Education. Read More

Dr. Madigan Presents at Rod Serling Conference at Ithaca College

10/21/2009

Dr. Tim Madigan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, gave a presentation entitled "Underneath the Mask: Using Rod Serling's 'Eye of the Beholder' to Teach About Appearance Versus Reality" at Ithaca College on Saturday, October 3. Read More

St. John Fisher College Partners With West Irondequoit and Webster Schools to Develop Post-Secondary Program

10/21/2009

St. John Fisher College, West Irondequoit Schools, and Webster Schools are partnering to develop a new post-secondary program. The foundation of the partnership is a shared mission of preparing students for lifelong learning and to become productive community members. The central goal of the program, which takes the form of a satellite high school classroom on the Fisher campus, is for students to develop greater independence, as well as vocational and educational skills. Read More

Sport Studies Department Welcomes Director of Business Development for Cleveland Cavaliers

Sport Studies Department Welcomes Director of Business Development for Cleveland Cavaliers

10/21/2009

On Thursday, October 22, the Sport Studies Department will welcome Mike Behan, Director of Business Development for the Cleveland Cavaliers, to speak on campus. Behan is the latest professional to participate in the Sport Studies Speaker Series, which brings successful and active members of the sport industry to Fisher to speak with students, faculty, and staff. The event takes place during free period in Basil 135. Read More

President Bain Named Among Nation's Top Irish Educators

President Bain Named Among Nation's Top Irish Educators

10/20/2009

The Irish Voice Newspaper and Irish America Magazine have named Dr. Donald E. Bain, President of St. John Fisher College, to its Irish Education 100 list. The list honors the nation's top 100 education professionals of Irish descent. Read More

Acclaimed Documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell to be Screened at Fisher on October 22

Acclaimed Documentary <i>Pray the Devil Back to Hell</i> to be Screened at Fisher on October 22

10/16/2009

The award-winning documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell will be shown on October 22 at St. John Fisher College. The 72-minute film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring three members of the Fisher faculty: Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies Ruth Harris; Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures Marc Papé; and Assistant Professor of Political Science Zachary Shirkey. The event is sponsored by the Religious Studies Department at St. John Fisher College. It begins at 7 p.m. in Basil 135, and is free and open to the public. Read More

 

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