St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-10-01T04:40:31 Sport Management Program Receives National Accreditation St. John Fisher College’s Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree program was granted a seven-year accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The program, ... 2016-09-29T02:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Celebrates 10 Years This Alumni Weekend, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy community will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the School with an alumni luncheon, continuing education program, and a bench ... 2016-09-29T01:00:00 Markwick Named New York State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Dr. Laura Markwick, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, will be presented with the Nurse Practitioner Association’s (NPA) 2016 New York State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award.... 2016-09-29T10:45:00 Healthy Living Sustainability Fair Set for Oct. 6 This October, the Go Green Sustainability Fair teams up with the annual Healthy Living Fair, bringing to campus a group of environmentally responsible, sustainable, and health/wellness-minded ... 2016-09-29T10:30:00 It’s Never Too Early for a Fisher Education The St. John Fisher College Early Learning Center (ELC) is a full-service child care program for children ages 18 months to 8 years, with an after-school program for older children in the Pittsford ... 2016-09-29T10:30:00 Best Bets for Alumni Weekend 2016 More than 1,000 Fisher alumni are expected to return to campus for Alumni Weekend, held Thursday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Among the dozens of events happening over the course of the four ... 2016-09-28T11:30:00 Accounting Club Hosts 35th Annual Golf Tournament On Saturday Sept. 24, St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Club hosted its 35th annual networking golf tournament at Island Valley Golf Course in Fairport. A record number of nearly 80 students, ... 2016-09-28T10:00:00 Fisher Storms Back to Win Courage Bowl XII Nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College rallied to a 42-38 win over the College at Brockport in Courage Bowl XII on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Empire 8 Conference football matchup was played in front ... 2016-09-25T09:15:00 Luncheon Celebrates Courage Bowl Honorary Coaches, Cheerleaders The honorary coaches and cheerleaders for Courage Bowl XII were announced during a celebratory luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 22, at The College at Brockport. 2016-09-22T03:45:00 Service Trips a Passion for School of Pharmacy This summer, a record 48 students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy engaged in domestic service trips or international medical missions. In what’s become a capstone experience, the trips provide ... 2016-09-22T02:00:00 Service Saturdays Help Students Give Where They Live “Give where you live.” That’s the motto of St. John Fisher College’s Service Saturdays initiative. Now in its second year, the program is designed to encourage members of the Fisher community to lend ... 2016-09-22T01:30:00 C-SPAN Bus Brings Election Season to Life Students interested in the upcoming presidential election received an interactive look at government in action during a visit from the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 bus. The multimedia bus stopped by campus on... 2016-09-22T12:45:00 Students Focus on Strengths during Semester’s First Women’s Leadership Series Event On Friday, Sept. 16, 18 students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business had the opportunity to examine their strengths and talents during the first session of the Women’s Leadership ... 2016-09-21T04:00:00 Microfluidics: A Collaboration between the Chemistry and Biology Departments In spring 2016, Drs. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, and Fernando Ontiveros established a collaboration on the implementation of a novel microfluidic laboratory experiment for ... 2016-09-21T02:00:00 2010 Grad Named Assistant Coach for NBA Development League Team Brandon Rosenthal ’10 was recently appointed an assistant coach for the Northern Arizona Suns, an NBA Development League (D-League) team based in Prescott, Arizona. 2016-09-21T01:45:00 Ed.D. Grad’s Work with Roc Hub Featured in D&C Dr. Tammy Butler, a recent graduate of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program, was featured in a recent article in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle about her work with Roc Hub, a one-stop hub ... 2016-09-21T01:45:00 Fisher Faculty Host Problem-Based Learning Science Day For the third year in a row, a group of nearly 45 Advanced Placement chemistry students from Pittsford Sutherland High School presented their Problem-Based Learning (PBL) projects at St. John Fisher ... 2016-09-21T01:15:00 Bills Selected to Serve on American Chemical Society Committee Dr. Andrea Bills, assistant professor of chemistry, was selected to serve a four-year term on the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Examinations Institute on the Physical Chemistry Committee. 2016-09-21T01:15:00 Martínez-Hernández led three research-mentoring workshops Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, assistant professor of chemistry, led three research mentoring training workshops over the summer. 2016-09-20T11:00:00 Fisher Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Class Next month, St. John Fisher College will add nine new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame during its annual induction ceremony on Friday, Oct. 28. 2016-09-20T11:00:00 Chemistry Faculty Well-represented at Chemical Education Conference Four faculty members from St. John Fisher College’s Chemistry Department presented oral talks at the 2016 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, held at the University of Northern Colorado from ... 2016-09-20T09:30:00 Fisher Grad a Woman to Watch Yasmin Mattox, a 2011 graduate of the international studies master’s degree program at St. John Fisher College, was recently named a “Woman to Watch” by the <i>Rochester Democrat and Chronicle</i>. 2016-09-20T09:15:00 Ikpeze Presents at UK Conference Dr. Chinwe Ikpeze presented her research at the 11th International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices in Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, UK. 2016-09-20T09:15:00 Ed.D. Candidate Takes Leadership Role with Cazenovia Schools Terry Ward, a member of Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Cohort 2 in Syracuse, has been named assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and pupil personnel services in the Cazenovia School ... 2016-09-20T09:15:00 Fisher Economist to be published in <i>Atlantic Economic Journal</i> Dr. Gary E. Maggs, professor of economics at St. John Fisher College, and Dr. Ben L. Kyer, professor of economics at Francis Marion University in South Carolina, have had their paper, “American ... 2016-09-20T08:45:00 Fisher Professor Wins Prestigious Philippines Book Award <i>Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands: Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines</i>, a book written by St. John Fisher College faculty member Dr. Mark Rice, was named the winner of the 2016 ... 2016-09-19T12:45:00 Op-Ed: Courage Bowl "More than just a Game" <i>By Gerard J. Rooney, Ph.D., president, St. John Fisher College, and Heidi Macpherson, Ph.D., president, The College at Brockport</i> <p></p> On Saturday, September 24, the St. John Fisher College ... 2016-09-19T09:45:00 Courage Bowl XII Slated for September 24 The St. John Fisher College football team will take on The College at Brockport this month during the twelfth annual Courage Bowl. One of the College’s favorite traditions, the game is set for a 4 ... 2016-09-15T02:45:00 Pharmacy Students Plan Health Care Fair for Vets This month, local veterans will have the chance to meet with health care professionals and receive screenings and immunizations, thanks to a free health fair organized by students in the St. John ... 2016-09-15T11:00:00 Bank of America Continues Support for Fisher’s College Club Program St. John Fisher College’s Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education was recently awarded a $7,500 grant from Bank of America, continuing its support for Fisher’s after-school extracurricular College ... 2016-09-15T10:15:00 Fisher Alumnus Publishes Memoir Thomas Mannella ’07 (ME) recently published a book, The Zipper Club: A Memoir (May 23, 2016). 2016-09-15T09:15:00 Rice’s Book a Finalist for Philippines Book Award Dr. Mark Rice’s book, Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands: Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines (Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2015), was a finalist for the 2016 Gintong Aklat (Golden ... 2016-09-15T08:15:00 Media and Communication Faculty Serve as Experts for Local Media Several faculty members in the Department of Media and Communication have served as subject matter experts for a number of local media outlets this summer. 2016-09-15T08:00:00 Gantner Delivers Workshop at California Conference This June, Dr. Ryan Gantner, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, delivered a workshop on inquiry-based learning in mathematics at California Polytechnic ... 2016-09-15T08:00:00 Two at Lavery Publish on Web Testing Program Two librarians at Lavery Library recently published an article in the <i>Journal of Access Services</i>. 2016-09-15T07:45:00 <i>Democrat and Chronicle</i> Article Features Education Professor Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson, a visiting assistant professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was featured in a recent <i>Rochester Democrat and Chronicle</i> article on the ... 2016-09-15T07:30:00 Ed.D. Grad Facilitates Workshop at Smithsonian Dr. Sandra Chapman, a graduate of the first Ed.D. in Executive Leadership cohort at the College’s extension site at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, was recently invited to facilitate a ... 2016-09-15T07:15:00 Fisher at Fringe: Faculty, Staff, Students Participate in Annual Festival The talent and hard work of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff will be on display during the 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which runs Thursday, Sept. 15 through ... 2016-09-14T02:45:00 C-SPAN Campaign Bus to Visit Fisher Sept. 20 This election season, the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 Bus is kicking off a five-day tour, and will stop at St. John Fisher College from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, parked in the Campus ... 2016-09-14T10:30:00 First Friday Lecture Explores Friendship of St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher 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 ... 2016-09-14T09:00:00 Internships Immerse Students in the Life of a Nurse This summer, eight students in the Wegmans School of Nursing completed internships at Rochester and Buffalo area health care facilities. 2016-09-14T07:30:00 Women in Leadership Topic of Second Alumnae Luncheon Five alumnae of St. John Fisher College will participate in a panel discussion about women in leadership during the second Alumnae Luncheon, hosted by Susan Rooney. A part of Alumni Weekend, the ... 2016-09-13T01:00:00 U.S. News: Fisher a “Great School at a Great Price” St. John Fisher College earned a top spot on <i>U.S. News & World Report’s</i> Great Schools, Great Prices list, a specialized ranking of their America’s Best Colleges feature. Coming in at No. 22, ... 2016-09-13T09:00:00 #MoreUtopia: Conference Celebrates 500th Anniversary of <i>Utopia</i> St. John Fisher College will mark the 500th anniversary of St. Thomas More’s imaginative book, <i>Utopia</i>, with “A Book for All Seasons,” a series of lectures, panel discussions, and activities ... 2016-09-08T10:15:00 Class of 2020 Marks 19th Year of the Fisher Creed After a full weekend of Orientation activities, the Class of 2020 began their official academic start at St. John Fisher College during the annual Matriculation Ceremony. 2016-09-07T04:00:00 Send Us Your Photos! Send the Office of Marketing and Communications photos that portray an up close look at life at Fisher for a chance to be included in a fall exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery. 2016-09-07T11:00:00 Tim Madigan Publishes Two Books Dr. Tim Madigan, associate professor of philosophy and director of the College’s Irish Studies Program, recently published two books. 2016-09-07T09:00:00 Fisher Student Nominated for National Collegiate Honors Counsel Award Aleksandr Hunt ’17 was selected as St. John Fisher College’s nominee for the National Collegiate Honors Council Portz Scholar award. Hunt was chosen for work on a paper, “Fracking: On the Road Again.” 2016-09-07T08:45:00 Fisher Alumnus Tapped as Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at George Washington University St. John Fisher College alumnus Dr. Costas Solomou was recently appointed the new dean of undergraduate admissions at George Washington University. 2016-09-07T08:45:00 Nursing Alumna Given Future Nurse Leader Award St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing graduate Mary Alice Frazier ’16 was named a recipient of the Future Nurse Leader Award, given by the American Nurses Association. 2016-09-07T08:45:00