St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-08-02T06:29:03 Ranks Fisher among “America’s Top Colleges” St. John Fisher College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Fisher ranks 457 out of the 650 institutions; 63 of which are in New York ... 2015-07-31T08:30:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Earns Accreditation for Continuing Professional Education Program St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy will launch a new Continuing Professional Education program, which recently received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy ... 2015-07-30T09:00:00 Fisher Alumna Pens RomCom Novel St. John Fisher College graduate Meghan Culligan ’07 released her debut novel, Flirting with Frogs, on last March. 2015-07-29T04:00:00 Retired Political Science Professor Publishes First Novel Since retiring as professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, Richard S. Hillman has become a novelist with the publication of his first work of fiction, Tropical Liaison. 2015-07-29T03:45:00 Chemistry Graduate Wins TA Scholar Award from LSU Benjamin Haywood, a 2014 graduate of St. John Fisher College’s chemistry program, was recently honored by the Louisiana State University (LSU) Chemistry Department. 2015-07-29T03:45:00 Bank of America Awards $5,000 Grant to Fisher’s College Club Program The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Bank of America to continue its after-school extracurricular College Club program in partnership with the ... 2015-07-28T10:00:00 Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship Dr. Kathleen Donovan has been awarded a Warren E. Miller Fellowship to participate in the 2015 Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative ... 2015-07-27T03:45:00 Fisher’s Tech Support Services Director Shares Best Practices at Tech Summit Michael Allington, director of Technology Support Services at St. John Fisher College, participated in a panel presentation at the NYSERNET Tech Summit 2015 Conference, held on June 11 and 12, in ... 2015-07-27T03:15:00 School of Pharmacy Faculty Present at National Conferences Two Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty and a former staff member recently delivered presentations at the Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) Conference in Lexington, ... 2015-07-27T02:45:00 St. John Fisher College Mourns the Loss of Reverend Joseph Lanzalaco, C.S.B. Reverend Joseph Lanzalaco, C.S.B., Director of Campus Ministry at St. John Fisher College, passed away on Friday, July 24. He was 65 years old. 2015-07-24T11:00:00 Middle Schoolers Stop By Fisher for Digital Download More than 30 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders from the Urban League of Rochester Summer Academy spent Wednesday, July 15, on campus, learning about college and careers focused on the visual arts. 2015-07-21T11:00:00 Pharmacy Student Matthew Yacobucci Awarded AACP Walmart Scholarship Matthew Yacobucci, a P4 pharmacy student at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy, has been awarded the AACP Walmart Scholarship for 2015. 2015-07-21T10:00:00 Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs for Summer Fun in Rochester This summer, the Office of Multicultural Affairs is teaming up with community partners to participate in a variety of events that celebrate cultural diversity. 2015-07-17T09:45:00 Buffalo Bills Announce 2015 Training Camp Ticketed Practice Information The Buffalo Bills have announced distribution information for tickets to six practices during the 2015 Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris. 2015-07-16T04:00:00 Sarachan is "Five Minutes of Fame" Presenter at New Media Consortium Conference Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication and Program Director for the Digital Cultures and Technologies program, presented at the Five Minutes of ... 2015-07-14T09:30:00 Fellowship Sends Journalism Instructor Back to the Newsroom This summer, Marie Villa, advisor to the Cardinal Courier and journalism instructor in the Department of Media and Communication, will spend most of her time in sunny Miami, Florida, but unlike many ... 2015-07-07T08:30:00 Cooney Miner Selected to Participate in Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently selected to participate in the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, a task force that will explore ways to combat ... 2015-07-06T09:15:00 Perales Tapped to Serve as Fisher's Interim VP for Enrollment Management Jose J. Perales ’95 was recently appointed interim vice president for Enrollment Management at St. John Fisher College. He assumed the role on July 1, after spending 20 years serving in a variety of ... 2015-07-06T07:45:00 Westbay Begins Role as Interim Dean of the College School of Arts and Sciences On July 1, Dr. Theresa Westbay began in her new role as interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Prior to her selection, Westbay served as an associate professor of ... 2015-07-02T09:00:00 Rooney’s Tenure as St. John Fisher College President Begins July marks Dr. Gerard J. Rooney's first month as St. John Fisher College’s 7th president. 2015-07-01T08:30:00 Lavery Library Earns Several Awards Lavery Library was recently recognized by the Rochester Regional Library Council and the American Library Association. 2015-06-24T10:15:00 Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society Shannon Lappin ’08, an alumna of St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, was recently honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public ... 2015-06-23T09:15:00 Area High School Students Honored for College Club Participation More than 15 high school students and their families celebrated their yearlong participation in the College Club during a closing ceremony, held on Saturday, June 20, at the Campus Center Mainstage. 2015-06-22T02:30:00 Four Nursing Faculty Present at National Conference Last month, four Fisher nursing faculty members were selected to present at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute. 2015-06-17T02:45:00 Fisher Ed.D. Candidate Praised for Improving School Attendance Current doctoral candidate Roshon Bradley was recently featured in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article for his efforts to address issues of school attendance in the Rochester City School ... 2015-06-17T02:00:00 Fisher Hosts Roundtable Discussion for Government Relations Professionals Government relations staff from seven colleges in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland visited St. John Fisher College on Thursday, June 11, to participate in a roundtable discussion, “Deciphering ... 2015-06-12T11:00:00 Hundreds Celebrate Dr. Bain’s Presidency during Tribute Gala More than 450 guests gathered to honor and celebrate the decade-long presidency of Dr. Donald Bain, who will retire from the role at St. John Fisher College at the end of the month. 2015-06-10T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation Four programs at the Wegmans School of Nursing—undergraduate, master’s, post graduate advanced practice nursing certificate, and doctor of nursing practice—recently received accreditation by the ... 2015-06-08T10:45:00 St. John Fisher College Receives $50,000 Grant for Liberal Arts-Business Education Initiative Four colleges and universities in the Rochester region will partner on an initiative to further embed the liberal arts into undergraduate business programs. Led by St. John Fisher College, the ... 2015-06-04T10:00:00 Humanistic Treatment in Mandated Counseling Focus of Faculty’s Research Article Dr. Rachel Jordan, director of the Mental Health Counseling program and associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has recently had an article published in the Person-Centered Journal. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Education Alumnus to Lead Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Leonard Brock, a 2009 graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently selected to lead the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Rice Contributes Two Chapters to Counseling and Psychopathology Encyclopedia Dr. Rob Rice has contributed two book chapters for The Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychopathology. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 Students, Faculty Attend Microbiology Conference Three faculty members and four students attended the regional conference of the American Society for Microbiology in May. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 School of Ed Alum Receives Transformational Leader Award from Nursing Organization Recent doctoral candidate Dr. Annemarie Czyz received the Transformational Leader Award during the New York Organization of Nurse Executive Leaders conference. 2015-06-03T09:00:00 Professor, Student Publish Manuscript in Journal of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Karl Williams recently published a manuscript in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2015-06-02T09:45:00 Three at School of Education Complete Crisis Intervention Certification Program Drs. Katrina Arndt, Susie Hildenbrand, and Whitney Rapp, professors in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, successfully completed the Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) certification ... 2015-06-02T09:45:00 Smith Selected to Edit Nursing Leadership Textbook Dr. Charlene Smith was selected as the editor for the Association for Nursing Professional Development Leadership textbook. 2015-06-02T09:30:00 Teaching Across Cultures Topic of Ikpeze’s New Book Dr. Chinwe Ikpeze has published a new book, Teaching Across Cultures: Building Pedagogical Relationships in Diverse Contexts. 2015-06-01T08:45:00 Pharmacy Professor Tapped to Join Monroe County Asthma Advisory Committee Dr. Ahmed-Sarwar was recently appointed as a member to the Asthma Advisory Committee for the Monroe County Medical Society. 2015-06-01T08:45:00 Dambaugh Joins National Chronic Care Task Force Dr. Lori Dambaugh, CNS Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, serves on the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists’ national Task Force for Chronic ... 2015-06-01T08:30:00 Nursing Faculty Participate in Cost of Poverty Experience Drs. Dianne Cooney Miner, Marilyn Dollinger, and Kathie Dever, and Dianne Cooney Miner participated in the March 26 Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency’s Cost of Poverty Experience™. 2015-05-29T11:30:00 Buffalo Bills Release 2015 Training Camp Schedule The Buffalo Bills have released the schedule for the 2015 Training Camp, presented by Connors & Ferris, and St. John Fisher College is ready to welcome the team back to campus for the 16th straight ... 2015-05-28T04:00:00 Community Service Efforts Land Fisher on President’s Honor Roll For the ninth consecutive year, St. John Fisher College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. 2015-05-27T09:15:00 Justinian Order Honors President Bain during Luncheon The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College held its 14th annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector on Tuesday, May 19. 2015-05-26T11:00:00 Charles McVay Inducted into National Math Honor Society Charles McVay ’15 was recently inducted into the New York Alpha Sigma Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at St. John Fisher College. 2015-05-20T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding, Presents Awards Together with their friends and families, 73 graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gathered with faculty and staff during the School’s annual hooding and award ceremony. 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Recognition Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Grads The Wegmans School of Nursing recognition ceremony is a chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role ... 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Dr. Katrina Arndt Receives Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award Martin Birmingham, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, presented the Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award to Dr. Katrina Arndt, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Programs in the ... 2015-05-13T02:45:00 Hooding and Awards Ceremony Celebrates Ed.D. Candidates The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held the 2015 doctoral hooding and awards ceremony for candidates of the Executive Leadership Program (Ed.D.) on Friday, May 8. 2015-05-13T12:45:00 Bain Presents Two with President’s Medals During the College’s 61st Commencement ceremonies, President Donald Bain honored two individuals—Robert Agostinelli ’76 and Dr. Arthur “Sam” Walton—with President's Medals. 2015-05-12T04:00:00