St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-05-27T04:27:33 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 Russel Society’s annual conference, June 24-26. Dr. Tim Madigan is currently president of the international society, which seeks to better understand the... 2016-05-24T08:15:00 Fisher Athletes Make History The St. John Fisher College softball and baseball teams made College history over the weekend, winning regional competitions and earning spots in their respective World Series tournaments. 2016-05-23T08:30:00 Buffalo Bills Release 2016 Training Camp Schedule The Buffalo Bills have released the schedule for the 2016 Training Camp, presented by Connors & Ferris, and St. John Fisher College is ready to welcome the team back to campus for the 17th straight ... 2016-05-19T01:15:00 St. John Fisher College Appoints Dean of School of Business After a nationwide search, St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Rama Yelkur as the new dean of the School of Business, effective July 1. 2016-05-17T10:30:00 Fisher Hosts High-rise Drill for Local Fire Departments Sunday St. John Fisher College’s Office of Safety and Security and Emergency Response Team (ERT) is teaming up with the Brighton Fire Department and other county responding agencies to conduct a high-rise ... 2016-05-12T01:15:00 Inaugural Ed.D. Cohort Graduates from Syracuse Extension Site; Rochester Graduates Honored at Local Hooding Thursday, May 5 marked the graduation of the first cohort of students in the Doctoral Program in Executive Leadership, offered by the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education ... 2016-05-12T10:15:00 Convocation Brunch Brings Seniors Together for Reflection, Recognition The annual Senior Convocation Brunch is an opportunity for the Class of 2016 to gather one final time to reflect on the past four years, and classmates are formally welcomed into the Alumni ... 2016-05-11T01:45:00 School of Business Honors Class of 2016 On Thursday, May 5, students, faculty, and staff from the School of Business gathered to recognize graduating students at the baccalaureate and master’s degree levels. During the event, nearly 20 ... 2016-05-11T09:00:00 School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. 2016-05-11T08:45:00 School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding Ceremony Together with their friends and families, graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gathered with faculty and staff during the School’s annual hooding and award ceremony, held in the Ralph C. Wilson... 2016-05-11T08:30:00 Hooding Ceremony Recognizes Nursing Grads Each year, the Wegmans School of Nursing holds a recognition and hooding ceremony to honor graduates of its programs. From undergraduate seniors to doctoral candidates, the event, which was held on ... 2016-05-11T07:45:00 Mary Ellen Milne Awards Recognize Exceptional Student Employees An exceptional group of St. John Fisher College undergraduates were recognized for their contributions as student employees during the 28th Annual Presidential Celebration honoring nominees for the ... 2016-05-11T07:15:00 Banquet Honors Senior Student-Athletes The St. John Fisher College Athletics Department held its fourth annual Senior Student-Athlete Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 4, at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa. 2016-05-11T07:15:00 Three Named Outstanding Adult Students Three St. John Fisher College students were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE). Katherine Grams, ... 2016-05-11T07:15:00 Fisher Celebrates 62nd Commencement More than 1,100 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students graduated from St. John Fisher College during its 62nd Commencement, held on Saturday, May 7, at the Blue Cross Arena. 2016-05-07T01:30:00 Professor Shares Clinical Pharmacy Best Practices with India University This month, faculty members from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute will visit the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy as part of a faculty exchange between the two ... 2016-05-05T01:15:00 Student Scholars Present at Regional and National Conferences This spring, more than two dozen St. John Fisher College students traveled to several states to present original research at regional and national conferences. Students representing the chemistry, ... 2016-05-05T12:30:00 Senior Send-Off Four members of the Class of 2016—Briana Macaluso, Michael Montemalo, Chloe Smith, and Alexis Verone—share their most memorable college experiences and offer advice to future College graduates. 2016-05-05T12:30:00 Students, Alumni, Community Partners Honored during Education Celebration On Friday, April 29, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held an “Education Celebration” to recognize and celebrate the College’s support for education, educators, and... 2016-05-05T11:30:00 Fisher Education Grads #ThankATeacher It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! To learn more about what inspires Fisher alumni to pursue careers in education, College News caught up with a few teachers to find out who encouraged their ... 2016-05-05T11:30:00 O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Reflects on Relationship between Women, Nature St. John Fisher College hosts “Where Two Women and Nature Converge,” an exhibit that features the artist collaboration of Raphaela McCormack and Jean K. Stephens. The exhibition opens Monday, May 16, ... 2016-05-05T09:00:00 Fisher Included on Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest, largest, and most prestigious honor society recognizing students pursuing two-year degrees, has named St. John Fisher College to its inaugural Excellence in Community ... 2016-05-04T12:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Takes Pledge on Opioid Education as Announced at the White House As part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse across the United States, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing is proud to announce that it ... 2016-05-04T12:30:00 School of Business Inducts 42 into Beta Gamma Sigma On Friday, April 15, the St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 42 students into the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) chapter. BGS is the international honor society for business students... 2016-05-04T11:15:00 Sacco Named Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar Wegmans School of Nursing Visiting Assistant Professor Tara Sacco was recently named a Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence. 2016-05-04T11:15:00 Turner to Deliver Talk at Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research at Cornell University Dr. Andrew Turner, an alumnus of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Executive Leadership program in Syracuse, will present on his dissertation at Cornell University. The talk takes place at ... 2016-05-04T10:45:00 Education Faculty Publish in International Journal Drs. Susan Hildenbrand and Katrina Arndt, faculty members in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, recently published an article in an international journal of teachers’ professional ... 2016-05-04T10:45:00 Fisher Faculty Wins Visiting Position Abroad Dr. William Waddell, a professor of English, was selected to teach two courses for Central College Abroad in Merida, Mexico during the spring 2017 semester. 2016-05-04T10:45:00 Ed.D. Graduate Selected to Present at LGBT Research Symposium Dr. Carla Smith, a graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education's Executive Leadership doctoral program, has been selected to present her dissertation at the 4th Annual LGBT Research ... 2016-05-04T10:30:00 Copeland Praised for Recent Publications Dr. Mary Kay Copeland, an assistant professor of accounting, was awarded the Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence for a recent publication. 2016-05-04T10:30:00 Journal for Undergraduate Research Now Available The 2016 issue of The Review, St. John Fisher College’s journal for undergraduate research, was recently published. 2016-05-04T10:30:00 History Honors Society Inducts Eight On Monday, April 11, the History Department inducted eight new members into the History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta. 2016-05-04T10:15:00 Psychology Honor Society Inducts Eight On Friday, April 22, eight students were inducted into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. 2016-05-04T10:15:00 Fisher Alum Elected President of Clemson University Graduate Students Tyrese Bryant ’15, who studied political science and African American studies at St. John Fisher College, was recently elected president of the graduate student government at Clemson University, where... 2016-05-04T10:00:00 Vue, Cunningham to Co-direct Women and Gender Studies Program Dr. Jill Swiencicki, associate professor in the Department of English, has concluded her term as the director of the Women and Gender Studies (WGST) program. The WGST Advisory Board has elected Dr. ... 2016-05-04T09:30:00 Pharmacy Students Participate in Albany Legislative Day Led by Dr. Christine Birnie, interim dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, a group of students, faculty, and preceptors traveled to Albany to meet with legislators on April 12 to discuss evolving ... 2016-05-04T09:15:00 Plata Delivers Book Readings in Spain Dr. Francisco Plata, an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Language and Cultures, presented his novel, El Archivo Torremediada, in Spain. 2016-05-04T09:00:00 Sarachan Serves as RBJ “Best of Web” Judge Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication, served as a judge for the Rochester Business Journal’s 2016 Best of the Web Competition. 2016-05-04T09:00:00