St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-08-28T06:36:19 What to Expect at Orientation 2016 Fisher's Orientation program, which begins with Move-In Day on Saturday, Sept. 3, is designed to help students discover what Fisher has to offer, connect with their peers, and engage in the many ... 2016-08-26T08:15:00 Advice Straight from the Orientation Team A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. And, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic,... 2016-08-17T08:30:00 New Greater Amsterdam School District Superintendent an Ed.D. Grad Dr. Vicky Ramos, a graduate of the executive leadership doctoral program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was selected to be the new superintendent of the Greater Amsterdam School ... 2016-08-09T08:00:00 Bills Selected to Attend Workshop on Medicinal Chemistry Dr. Andrea Bills, assistant professor of chemistry, was selected to attend a medicinal chemistry workshop at the University of Minnesota 2016-08-09T08:00:00 Fisher Launches New TV Campaign This month, St. John Fisher College launched its new marketing campaign, #upclose, with a series of television commercials showcasing the student experience, including academics, co-curricular ... 2016-08-05T08:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Earns Full Accreditation St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). 2016-08-03T12:15:00 Comedian, Former Presidential Speech Writer Headline Fisher’s Alumni Weekend Comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad along with former presidential speechwriter and Daily Beast columnist Jon Favreau will headline St. John Fisher College’s 2016 Alumni ... 2016-08-01T11:45:00 Pharmacy Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on New York State Licensing Exam Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy earned a 100 percent pass rate on the June 2016 New York State Part III licensure exam. Fisher’s pass rate exceeded the state... 2016-07-28T03:00:00 A Voice for the Community: Pharmacy Professor Serves on Advisory Board for Global HIV Vaccine Study As a member of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network's Global Community Advisory Committee, Dr. Ramil Sapinoro has played a role in shaping community outreach efforts about a new HIV vaccine clinical trial. 2016-07-25T08:00:00 Crews Install Cross on Kearney Hall Spire This morning, crews installed the cross back on St. John Fisher College’s Kearney Hall spire. The restoration marks the first time the cross has ever been removed from the spire. 2016-07-22T09:00:00 Buffalo Bills Announce Ticket Distribution Information for 2016 Training Camp The Buffalo Bills have announced distribution locations for the five ticketed practices during the 2016 Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris at St. John Fisher College. 2016-07-21T03:00:00 Bob Ward to be Inducted into Red Wings Walk of Fame Bob Ward, athletic director at St. John Fisher College, will be inducted into the Rochester Red Wings Walk of Fame at Frontier Field. As a member of the 2016 class, Ward will be formally inducted into... 2016-07-21T07:30:00 St. John Fisher College a “Great College to Work For” St. John Fisher College has been named a 2016 Great College to Work For®, according to a survey conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC. 2016-07-18T09:45:00 Fisher Breaks Ground on New Chapel More than 100 members of the St. John Fisher College community gathered on Saturday, July 16, to break ground on the new Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great. 2016-07-16T11:45:00 Lavery Library Photos on Display at Museum of African American History Four photos of Frederick Douglass from Lavery Library’s Special Collections Archive will be on display at the Museum of African American History as a part of the exhibit, “Picturing Frederick ... 2016-07-15T09:30:00 Mental Health Counseling Program Earns Recognition from Trade Website St. John Fisher College’s Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program earned a fourth place rank among top value advanced degree counseling programs in New York State, according to ... 2016-07-14T09:00:00 Fisher to Break Ground on New Chapel On Saturday, July 16, St. John Fisher College will break ground on the construction of the new Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, a 9,000 square-foot sanctuary that will be built adjacent ... 2016-07-13T09:00:00 Fisher Student Participates in NSF Summer Research Experience St. John Fisher College student Camille Pensabene is spending the summer at California State University at Chico, participating in the National Science Foundation-funded Research Experiences in ... 2016-07-13T08:45:00 Rochester Press-Radio Club Honors Fisher Grad Local sports photographer Jamie Germano ’80 was honored with the Gary Smith & George Beahon Sports Media Excellence Award during the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s 67th annual Day of Champions dinner. 2016-07-13T07:30:00 Ed.D. Alumnus Joins Board of Education for Liverpool School District Alumnus Dr. Christopher Hockey ’16 (Ed.D.) was elected to the Board of Education for the Liverpool Central School District. 2016-07-13T07:30:00 Phillips Installed as President of Regional Health-Systems Pharmacist Council Dr. Elizabeth Phillips was installed as president of the Central New York Chapter of the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for the upcoming 2016-2017 year. 2016-07-13T07:30:00 Lavigne to Help Lead American Pain Society’s Shared Interest Group on Pain Education Wegmans School of Pharmacy professor, Dr. Jill Lavigne, has taken the helm as co-chair of the American Pain Society’s Pain Education Shared Interest Group. 2016-07-12T08:00:00 Bowers Begins Role as Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Dr. James Bowers will serve as the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences, stepping into the position as the search for a permanent dean continues into the 2016-2017 ... 2016-07-06T08:15:00 President Rooney Given Top Award by Local Public Relations Association On Thursday, June 16, Dr. Gerard Rooney, president of St. John Fisher College, was honored as the Executive of the Year by the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Rooney was ... 2016-06-20T12:45:00 Human Resources Student Organization Earns Recognition from National Chapter A student organization at St. John Fisher College devoted to promoting the human resources profession was recently recognized by the world’s largest HR association, the Society for Human Resource ... 2016-06-20T12:15:00 O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Showcases Rochester Art Club Member Work Signature members of the Rochester Art Club will show a collection of work during a six-week exhibit this month. The juried exhibition, which opens Monday, June 20, will be on display through Friday, ... 2016-06-20T12:15:00 St. John Fisher College Mourns the Loss of Rev. Patrick O’Conner Braden, C.S.B., Third President of the College Reverend Patrick O’Conner Braden, C.S.B., the third president of St. John Fisher College, passed away on Thursday, June 16. He was 92 years old. 2016-06-17T10:00:00 Parades, Festivals Mark Fun for Office of Multicultural Affairs This summer, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs is teaming up with community partners to participate in a variety of events that celebrate cultural diversity. The campus ... 2016-06-16T07:45:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Pilot Program Leads to Successful Residency Matches During the 2015-2016 academic year, the School of Pharmacy piloted a structured program to help students navigate the residency match process. Of the 17 students who participated in the program and ... 2016-06-15T12:45:00 For Volunteers, JASY Camp an Unforgettable Experience One month after returning home, the St. John Fisher College student volunteers for the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp talk about the experience with a passion they say they will ... 2016-06-13T02:45:00 Summer Construction Projects Mean Campus Enhancements, Upgrades Several construction projects currently underway will offer upgrades and renovations to several buildings, parking lots, and campus infrastructure at St. John Fisher College. But, it’s really summer ... 2016-06-10T09:15:00 St. John Fisher College Announces Construction of New Chapel The St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees recently announced the construction of the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, a 9,000 square-foot sanctuary that will be built adjacent to ... 2016-06-09T02:00:00 Tenures Begin for New Chairs, Member of St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees This week, Martin K. Birmingham begins his tenure as chair of the St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees. Formerly vice chair, Birmingham succeeds Victor E. Salerno ’66 as the Board’s leader. ... 2016-06-08T08:45:00 Spring Athletes Celebrate Historic Seasons The 2016 spring season will go down as one of the most memorable times in the history of St. John Fisher College athletics. 2016-06-08T07:30:00 Ahead of the Class: Pharm.D. Grad Qualifies for Second Year Residency, Board Certification For Marwa Amer, a 2016 graduate of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy’s doctoral program, a unique combination of experience and coursework allowed her to qualify for (and successfully complete) board ... 2016-06-07T07:45:00 Fisher Alumnus Organized Art Exhibit in Waterford, Ireland, Rochester’s Sister City Alumnus Desmond Murray ’73 made news for his work organizing an exhibit showcasing paintings and sketches created by his father, Thomas Murray. 2016-06-03T09:00:00 P4 Students Engage in International Clinical Rotations This academic year, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy saw a record-breaking 10 students travel to Roatan, Honduras, as part of their final clinical rotations. 2016-06-01T01:45:00 Beyond the Shore: Fisher Alumnus Breaks U.S. Transatlantic Rowing Record Phillip Theodore ’89 and his rowing partner, Daley Ervin, completed the 2015 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in 45 days, 9 hours, and 21 minutes, shattering the previous U.S. Pairs Division record... 2016-05-26T12:30:00 Health Fair Delivers Medical Care to Refugees in Rochester On Saturday, April 30, students and faculty from the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy held their third annual health fair, benefiting refugee patients living in the Rochester area. 2016-05-26T12:00:00 Fisher Hosts National Computers and Writing Conference More than 300 scholars from across the country traveled to St. John Fisher College for the annual Computers and Writing Conference, held May 19-22. 2016-05-25T01:00:00 Rice’s Book Earns Philippine Book Award Nomination Dr. Mark Rice recently saw his book, <i>Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands</i>, nominated for the Philippine National Book Award in History. 2016-05-24T10:00:00 Executive Leadership Alum Named Superintendent of Greene County School District Dr. Susan Vickers, a 2016 graduate of the executive leadership doctoral program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was appointed by the Hunter-Tannersville Central School District Board ... 2016-05-24T09:45:00 Ed.D. Candidate Appointed Dean of Admissions at Morrisville State College Executive Leadership doctoral candidate Rob Blanchet has been appointed dean of admissions at Morrisville State College. 2016-05-24T09:00:00 Community Literacy Center Receives Grant Support The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education received a check from the Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund to support the Community Literacy Center. 2016-05-24T09:00:00 Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine Joseph J. Zambon, Ph.D., DDS, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. A member of the ... 2016-05-24T08:45:00 School of Education Hosts Virtual Classroom Demo for High School Students Ten high school students enrolled in the Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers program and two of their teachers visited the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education for a virtual classroom ... 2016-05-24T08:45:00 Schlosser Publishes Two Papers in Education Journals Dr. Linda Schlosser, an associate professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, published articles in two academic journals. 2016-05-24T08:30:00 Cleverley-Thompson Presents on Leadership through Storytelling Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson was invited to present “Teaching Storytelling as a Leadership Practice” at the inaugural Global Virtual Leadership Conference on May 16. 2016-05-24T08:30:00 Tubiolo Presents at State Archaeology Conference Justin Tubiolo presented a paper at the Centennial Conference of the New York State Archaeological Association 2016-05-24T08:15:00 Fisher to Play Host to Bertrand Russell Society Annual Conference St. John Fisher College will host the Bertrand Russell Society’s annual conference, June 24-26. Dr. Tim Madigan is currently president of the international society, which seeks to better understand ... 2016-05-24T08:15:00