St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-04-17T01:00:13 Nursing Students, Faculty Present at Local Conference The 17th Annual Nursing Research and Leadership Conference was held at Rochester General Hospital on April 10 and students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing presented posters. 2014-04-16T10:15:00 Brandon ’89 Has Cameo in New Movie, “Draft Day” Russ Brandon ’89, President and CEO of the Buffalo Bills, recently made his debut on the big screen in the new blockbuster movie, “Draft Day.” 2014-04-16T09:00:00 Service-Learning Students, Faculty, Partners Honored Service-learning has become a familiar term on campus, as more and more students enroll in service-learning courses. And on Thursday, April 10, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement ... 2014-04-16T08:00:00 39 Students Officially Inducted into College’s Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter On Friday, April 11, the St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted a total of 39 students into the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) chapter. BGS is the international honor society for ... 2014-04-15T12:00:00 Career Center Staff, Biology Faculty Co-Write Career Exploration Article Dr. Ed Freeman, Associate Professor of Biology, along with Matt Cardin, Director of the Career Center, and Beth Jeffries, Assistant Director of the Center, recently co-wrote an article about career ... 2014-04-15T11:15:00 SGA Holds Annual Awards On Sunday, April 13, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual awards ceremony to honor students, faculty, and staff who have contributed to the Association’s mission and vision over ... 2014-04-15T10:00:00 Fisher Scholarship Celebration Showcases Works by Students, Faculty, and Staff Every 18 months, the Library Committee and the Provost of the College sponsor the Fisher Scholarship Celebration to recognize the scholarly works completed by individuals from across the campus ... 2014-04-15T08:00:00 13th Annual Relay for Life Raises Over $30,000 There was plenty of “Hope in Hollywood” during the 13th Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 11, when hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members showed up dressed as their favorite ... 2014-04-14T03:30:00 Senior Wins Poetry Competition Senior English major Tony Gill tied for first place in his category at the Nazareth College 6th annual Poetry Competition, Writing for Peace and Justice: “the Quest for Freedo.” 2014-04-14T11:15:00 Student Athletes Participate in Giant Read On Friday, April 11, 38 St. John Fisher College student athletes traveled to Wilson Foundation Academy to host the Giant Read for students in kindergarten through second grade. 2014-04-14T09:30:00 Countdown to Commencement - Sara Perrone This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features biology major, Sara Perrone. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-04-14T08:00:00 Lazzara and Mullen Win Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship Communication/Journalism students Theresa Lazzara ’16 and Sean Mullen ’16 recently received the Media and Communication Department’s Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship. 2014-04-11T11:15:00 Fisher Entrepreneurship Team Wins in State Semifinal Competition Just Dangle Hockey, a student-run hockey apparel company, recently won the regional title in the New York State Business Plan Competition. This marks the first time a Fisher entrepreneurial team won ... 2014-04-11T09:30:00 St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 60th Commencement St. John Fisher College will graduate over 1,300 students at its 60th Commencement on Saturday, May 10, 2014. There will be two ceremonies, one at 9:30 a.m. for nearly 900 undergraduates, and the ... 2014-04-10T10:00:00 Investment Club Hosts Annual Shareholders’ Report Dinner On Thursday, April 3, the St. John Fisher College School of Business Investment Club hosted its fifth annual Shareholders’ Report Dinner, featuring keynote speaker Anton Schutz, founding President and... 2014-04-10T09:15:00 Community Benefits from 2014 Project Community Convergence As the semester winds down and the pressure of finals week starts to creep closer, over 100 St. John Fisher College students decided to roll up their sleeves to volunteer for the 2013 Project ... 2014-04-10T09:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Swaps Classes for Service The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy held its annual service day on Tuesday, April 8, sending nearly 250 students, faculty, and staff around the community on a community service ... 2014-04-09T02:30:00 Summer Online @ Fisher Registration Opens April 11 for Fisher Students St. John Fisher College will be opening registration on April 11 for “Summer Online @ Fisher,” a selection of undergraduate courses that will be offered online this summer at a reduced tuition rate ... 2014-04-09T09:00:00 Beta Beta Beta Inducts 33 New Members The St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for undergraduate Biology majors, held its second induction ceremony on April 4. 2014-04-08T02:45:00 Feminist Caucus on Campus Tackles Issues, Spreads Awareness Senior Lindsey Kocher says that are a lot of things she feels free to talk openly about on campus including racism, gay rights, and poverty. But, she felt like feminism was still a word that scared ... 2014-04-08T12:45:00 College Dedicates Bonadio Group Lobby On Monday, April 7, the College held the official dedication of the Bonadio Group Lobby inside the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise. Tom Bonadio ’71, CEO and Managing Partner of The ... 2014-04-08T08:00:00 President Bain Honored by Catholic Family Center On Friday, April 4, President Bain was honored at the Catholic Family Center’s (CFC) 22nd Annual Charity Gala. The theme of the gala was "Passport to Ireland," and it was held at the Rochester ... 2014-04-07T03:15:00 Fisher Scholarship Celebration Scheduled for April 10 On Thursday, April 10, Lavery Library and the Faculty Assembly Library Committee will host the Fisher Scholarship Celebration from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The celebration will take place in the Library's ... 2014-04-07T11:30:00 Business Faculty Co-Publish Article Dr. Hemant Sashittal, Professor and Chair of the Department of Management/Marketing, and Dr. Monica Hodis, Assistant Professor of Management/Marketing, recently co-published an article in <i> MIT ... 2014-04-07T11:00:00 Countdown to Commencement - Cody Miller This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Education major, Cody Miller. He was nominated by Murphy Hall Residence Director Kara Crosson and Founders Hall Residence Director Kelly Powell. 2014-04-07T08:30:00 Relay for Life Slated for April 11 Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 11, St. John Fisher College’s student organization “Colleges Against Cancer” (CAC) will host the 13th Annual Relay for Life in the Student Life Center. The 12-... 2014-04-03T01:30:00 Service-Learning Course Works with Local Clothing Boutique This semester’s Introduction to Advertising course, taught by Adjunct Professor Kathleen Marchaesi-Ciaraldi, has been busy with a local high-end clothing boutique. They have been working closely with ... 2014-04-03T12:15:00 St. John Fisher College’s School of Business Presents Jack DePeters ’73 with Excellence in Management Award Last night, the St. John Fisher College School of Business hosted the Excellence in Management Awards dinner to honor the alumni winners of the Excellence in Management Award, the Dean’s Medal for ... 2014-04-03T08:00:00 School of Business Hosts Contemporary Media Forum On Thursday, March 27, the St. John Fisher College School of Business hosted a contemporary media forum with business professionals from Butler/Till, an independent and employee-owned media ... 2014-04-02T03:00:00 Nursing Students Complete Clinical at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Nursing students have been busy finishing their last clinical rotation at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, a rotation that fulfills a community-based clinical observation as part of their ... 2014-04-02T11:00:00 President and Mrs. Bain Host Cooking Class On Tuesday, April 1, Dr. Bain put his Presidential duties on hold and put on an apron instead. Bain and his wife, Meg, hosted “A President Called Sous,” a cooking class for students where they ... 2014-04-02T10:00:00 Fisher Financial Aid Representatives Participate in “March College Madness” On Saturday, March 29, representatives from the College’s Office of Financial Aid were part of “March College Madness,” an initiative announced in early March by Mayor Lovely Warren. 2014-04-01T03:30:00 Sierra Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education The work of Dr. Wendi Sierra, Assistant Professor of English, has been featured in <i> The Chronicle of Higher Education, </i>highlighting a game that she had a hand in inventing. 2014-04-01T03:00:00 Investment Club Visits NYC in Record Numbers The St. John Fisher College Investment Club recently returned from a three-day trip to the Big Apple where they met with alumni, visited Wall Street, and attended a management forum. The club ... 2014-04-01T08:00:00 Chemistry Adjunct Receives Honorable Mention Lafayette Eaton, an Adjunct Professor in the Chemistry Department, received an honorable mention in the Turnitin All-Star Award Program. He was nominated for the award by Fisher’s Educational ... 2014-03-31T10:00:00 Countdown to Commencement - Loriane Ngarambe This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Political Science major, Loriane Ngarambe. She was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-03-31T09:30:00 Departments Collaborate on Publication A recent research and teaching collaboration among students, alumni, and faculty from the College’s Biology Department, School of Arts and Sciences, and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy has led to an ... 2014-03-31T08:00:00 Football Receives Coveted Lambert Award The Annual Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Awards Banquet took place Thursday, March 27, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., with the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College ... 2014-03-28T09:15:00 PRIMA Group to Host Comedy Improv Competition for Gilda’s Club Members of the St. John Fisher College student-run integrated marketing communications firm, The PRIMA Group, will be hosting the inaugural “Gilda’s Cup: A Collegiate Comedy Improv Competition,” on ... 2014-03-28T08:45:00 Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had ... 2014-03-27T08:00:00 Iuppa Reaches Publishing Milestone Writer-in-Residence M.J. Iuppa recently reached a publishing milestone, having a total of 77 pieces of her work published in 2013. Her goal was simple: get more acceptances and publications during the... 2014-03-26T11:30:00 Business Students Advance in State-Wide Business Plan Competition The St. John Fisher College School of Business has a lot to be proud of this week after two groups of students were named semi-finalists in the 2014 New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC). 2014-03-26T11:00:00 Fisher Remembers Ralph Wilson, Jr. Ralph Wilson, Jr., owner of the Buffalo Bills and staunch supporter of St. John Fisher College, passed away on Tuesday, March 25. His passing leaves a sadness in the hearts of many Western New Yorkers... 2014-03-26T09:45:00 Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Irish Studies Program, recently co-authored a book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.” 2014-03-26T08:15:00 OIT and Wegmans School of Pharmacy Publish Case Study One of the last classes students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy (WSoP) take before they begin their rotations in real patient care settings involves the students being videotaped performing patient... 2014-03-25T12:00:00 April First Friday to Focus on 50 Years of Great TV Moments Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor in the Media and Communication Department, will serve as the guest lecturer for the April First Friday lecture when he presents, “Beatles to Breaking Bad: 50 Years... 2014-03-25T10:00:00 “Lost Boy” from South Sudan Coming to Fisher Most adults were killed, young women and girls kidnapped and raped, and nearly 23,000 children walked across the hot African desert, alone, for years. One of those children was Sebastian Maroundit, he... 2014-03-25T08:45:00 Kline Presents at Mathematics Conference Mathematics major Rachael Kline attended the 16th Annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the last weekend of January. 2014-03-24T08:45:00 Countdown to Commencement – Alissa Kowalski This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Alissa Kowalski, a double major in English and Anthropology. She was nominated by Jim Bowman, Professor of English. 2014-03-24T08:00:00 Sport Management Students Present at Society for American Baseball Research Analytics Conference On March 13, five students from the St. John Fisher College Sport Studies Department participated in the 2014 Diamond Dollars Case Competition, a statistics-based contest which takes place at the ... 2014-03-21T03:45:00