St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-10-13T05:22:34 Pie in the Face, Wear Pink Wednesday, Think Pink Bingo Planned for Cancer Awareness Week Starting Thursday, Oct. 8, a series of events at St. John Fisher College will aim to raise awareness of cancer. The activities, sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer, Teddi Dance for Love Committee, ... 2015-10-07T02:15:00 Martino ’71 to be Honored During Palvino Excellence in Communication Award Luncheon Media and communications professionals and St. John Fisher College alumni, students, and faculty will gather to celebrate distinguished alumnus Ray Martino ’71, partner, Martino Flynn, as he is ... 2015-10-07T02:00:00 Checking the Box to Make a Difference Yantee Slobert, director of Fisher’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, is on a mission to raise awareness of the importance of being a tissue, bone marrow, or organ donor. 2015-10-07T10:00:00 Golf Tournament a Chance to Network for Accounting Club Members On Saturday, Sept. 26, St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Club hosted its 34th annual networking golf tournament at Island Valley Golf Course in Fairport. More than 60 students, faculty, recruiters,... 2015-10-06T02:30:00 School of Nursing Students Walk to Support Suicide Prevention On Sunday, Sept. 27, senior nursing students participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk that benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 2015-10-06T02:30:00 Melissa Bissonette Honored by Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Melissa Bissonette, associate professor of English, was recently presented with the 2015 Presidents Literacy Award by the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester (LVR). A former board member of LVR, she ... 2015-10-06T02:30:00 Meet the Man behind the Basketball Brackets Anyone who is a fan of college basketball is no stranger to the thrill of predicting the field of competitors in each year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament. Joe Lunardi, creator of Bracketology, will ... 2015-10-05T10:30:00 Chemistry Alum Wins Prestigious Gilliam Fellowship from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Anthony Mangan ’09 was recently selected to participate in the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study Program through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Mangan graduated from Fisher with a bachelor’s... 2015-10-05T10:30:00 Community Conversation: “It’s All About the Kids” A panel of distinguished Rochesterians in the fields of nursing, nutrition, and education will discuss how poverty affects children in the Monroe County and Rochester region. The discussion, planned ... 2015-10-05T10:00:00 School of Nursing Faculty Members Publish Study on Leadership in Nursing Education Six faculty members from the Wegmans School of Nursing published a longitudinal study that compares professional values and leadership dimensions among nursing students. 2015-10-05T08:45:00 Communication Professors Earn Awards at National Conference Two professors from the Department of Media and Communication received recognition for their research at the Annual Convention of the Association for Education and Mass Communication in San Francisco ... 2015-10-02T10:30:00 Swiencicki Published in Women’s Studies in Communication Journal Dr. Jill Swiencicki recently published, “Rhetorics of Invitation and Refusal in Terry Tempest Williams’ The Open Space of Democracy,” in the journal, Women's Studies in Communication. 2015-10-02T10:30:00 Fisher Communications/Journalism Alum Given Courage in Journalism Award St. John Fisher College alum Dan Kane, an investigative journalist at The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, was named the 2015 recipient of the Frank McCulloch Courage in Journalism Award. 2015-10-02T09:30:00 Seven Presidents, 60 Years. Dr. Don Muench Reflects on Fisher’s Fearless Leaders With the College celebrating the Inauguration of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney in October, College News sat down with Dr. Don Muench, who has the unique perspective of knowing each of the College’s seven ... 2015-10-01T11:45:00 Journalism Students Work with Local News Station to Cover Rochester’s Hidden Gems Designed to meet the requirements of a service-learning project, Dr. Jack Rosenberry’s journalism course sends his students out into the community to uncover “hidden gems,” interesting and good news ... 2015-10-01T11:15:00 Nursing Students Spend Summer in Internships Learning Patient Care and More Six St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing students engaged in a one-credit, competitive nursing internship experience at hospitals in central and western New York. 2015-10-01T11:00:00 Oral History Project Shares Memories, Reflections from Pioneer Class During Alumni Weekend, St. John Fisher College’s Pioneer Class celebrated a major milestone with their 60th reunion gathering. Members of the class, along with Fisher faculty and staff, gathered to ... 2015-10-01T10:15:00 Service Trips Defining Experience for Pharmacy Students This summer, 30 students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy traveled to Montana, El Salvador, and Honduras for service trips and medical missions that have become a hallmark experience for students. ... 2015-09-30T03:30:00 October First Friday Lecture Explores Evolving Nature of Science Education The fall 2015 First Friday Lecture Series kicks off with a discussion on the evolving nature of science education at St. John Fisher College. The event, which begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m.,... 2015-09-30T02:45:00 Center for Youth Honors Fisher’s Rick DeJesús-Rueff Rick DeJesús-Rueff, vice president for Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives at St. John Fisher College, was among the recipients of the Center for Youth’s 2015 Cuminale Youth Advocate Awards. ... 2015-09-30T11:00:00 Optics and Extraterrestrials the Focus of Oct. 13 Loss Lecture The 2015 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Christopher Palmer ’84, senior director and general manager of Richardson Gratings, part of Newport Corporation, who will present, “The Search for... 2015-09-28T04:00:00 Fisher Wins Courage Bowl XI in Double Overtime In a game dedicated to the children of Camp Good Days and Special Times, the St. John Fisher College football program won its 11th straight Courage Bowl. The Cardinals came away with a 42-41 win in ... 2015-09-27T11:00:00 Grant Funds Substance Abuse Screening and Intervention Training for Pharmacy, Nursing, and Mental Health Counseling Students St. John Fisher College graduate students from three healthcare disciplines will receive interprofessional training in how to best work with patients who require substance abuse screenings, ... 2015-09-24T12:00:00 Martin Mucci Named Inaugural Influential Leader from AACSB St. John Fisher College alumnus Martin Mucci '81 has been recognized as one of the first 100 Influential Leaders by AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association ... 2015-09-24T08:30:00 Dialogues Explore Issues of Race, Equity, and Justice More than 40 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff discussed the construct of race and its impact on society during the fall semester’s first Race, Equity, and Justice Dialogue. 2015-09-24T08:30:00 St. John Fisher College Announces Inauguration Week Celebration The Inauguration of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, the seventh president of St. John Fisher College, will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, and the Inauguration Committee has announced a full schedule of campus ... 2015-09-24T08:15:00 Honorary Courage Bowl Coaches, Cheerleaders Announced During the annual luncheon, the Fisher football team hosted players and coaches from The College at Brockport to meet the boys and girls—all campers from Camp Good Days and Special Times—who will ... 2015-09-23T02:00:00 A Look Back at Alumni Weekend More than 1,400 alumni came back to the St. John Fisher College campus for the annual Alumni Weekend—four days full of social, athletic, and academic events. 2015-09-23T08:30:00 Fisher Celebrates Opening of New Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility ... 2015-09-22T04:30:00 Accounting Alumni Society Honors John “Jack” Murphy ’55 with Lifetime Achievement Award St. John Fisher College honored John “Jack” Murphy, a member of the Pioneer Class of 1955, with the Accounting Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award during a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17, held ... 2015-09-21T12:15:00 College Inducts Five into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 17, as a part of Alumni Weekend. Prior to the induction ceremony, ... 2015-09-21T11:15:00 School of Education Partnership with East Rochester School District Puts Theory into Practice In the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education partnerships with Rochester area school districts can provide teacher candidates with valuable classroom experience. Dr. Jeff Liles, an associate ... 2015-09-17T11:30:00 New Service Saturdays Initiative Encourages Volunteerism Among Students, Faculty, Staff Service Saturdays, a new initiative for the College, is designed to send members of the Fisher community to lend a hand at local non-profits for the first six Saturdays of the semester. 2015-09-17T11:15:00 School of Arts and Sciences Minor Offerings Expand This semester, the School of Arts and Sciences began offering undergraduates two new courses of study with the development of the Film and Television Studies and Gerontology programs. 2015-09-17T10:30:00 Courage Bowl Returns to Fisher during Saturday, Sept. 26 Game against Brockport Now in its second decade, the annual Courage Bowl returns to St. John Fisher College’s Growney Stadium next weekend. With a 6 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 26, Fisher’s football team will take on ... 2015-09-16T01:45:00 Biology Undergrad “Knee-deep” in Research This summer, Daniel Zimmerman ’16, spent a lot of time on the shores of Lake Ontario, but he wasn’t basking in the sun. He was studying freshwater bacterial populations in the lake for a research ... 2015-09-16T09:15:00 Get Involved at Involvement Fest Next Tuesday On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the annual Involvement Fest will take over LeChase Commons and students will see dozens of informational tables and enthusiastic student groups who are ready for new members. 2015-09-16T09:00:00 Fisher Football Team Shares Gridiron Advice with Young Athletes Nearly 20 members of the St. John Fisher College football team traveled to Spencerport to work with young athletes of the Junior Rangers flag football teams. 2015-09-11T03:30:00 Fisher Shines Among Nation’s Top 150 Colleges For the fifth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its list of America’s Best Colleges in the National Universities category. 2015-09-09T04:30:00 President Rooney Joins Congresswoman Slaughter in Call to Continue Perkins Loan Program St. John Fisher College President Gerard J. Rooney joined Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), along with several college and university presidents from the Rochester area, during a press conference... 2015-09-08T02:15:00 Fisher Welcomes the Class of 2019 to Campus The Class of 2019 has arrived at St. John Fisher College! Starting with an enthusiastic Move-In Day on Saturday, Sept. 5, Orientation Weekend ushered more than 750 new students to campus. 2015-09-05T01:45:00 Inaugural Campus Convocation Generates Conversations about Campus Mission A week before students returned to campus, more than 300 faculty and staff filled classrooms at St. John Fisher College for a day of discussion and connection during the inaugural Campus Convocation ... 2015-09-04T01:30:00 Wes Renfro Delivers Convocation at Alma Mater Dr. Wesley Renfro, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, recently delivered the convocation address at his alma mater, Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio. 2015-09-04T09:00:00 College Renovates Park & Ride; Adds 120 Parking Spots This fall, students, faculty, and staff will notice new and improved parking options with the opening of the larger S-Lot, commonly referred to as the Park & Ride Lot, located on Route 31F at ... 2015-09-03T08:15:00 Fisher Joins on to Sponsor Race for the Space Entrepreneurship Competition Fisher’s Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise joins a host of collaborators in launching Race for the Space, a business competition that is part “Shark Tank,” part “Extreme Home Makeover,”... 2015-08-27T02:00:00 Critical Care Nurse Publishes Article Co-Authored by School of Nursing Faculty Tara Sacco, visiting assistant professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently co-authored an article published in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse. 2015-08-27T10:30:00 Ed.D. Candidate Presents at D.C. Educator Conference Robert DiFlorio, a current doctoral candidate in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership program, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to present at the Rethink School ... 2015-08-27T10:15:00 iHeartMedia Names Fisher Alum L.A. Market President Media and entertainment company iHeartMedia recently named Kevin LeGrett ’91 market president for Los Angeles, California, where he’ll lead broadcast, digital, mobile, social, and live event efforts ... 2015-08-27T09:30:00 Two Fisher Students Participate in LeaderShape Institute St. John Fisher College students Colby Brown and Kelsey Michener spent six days in Atlanta, Georgia, at the LeaderShape Institute, an immersion program that challenges participants to lead with ... 2015-08-27T09:15:00 President Rooney Shares the Vision of Fisher’s Founders with Rochester Rotary President Gerard J. Rooney shared the vision of St. John Fisher College’s founders with members of the Rochester Rotary earlier this month. 2015-08-25T01:45:00