St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-03-01T02:21:09 School of Arts and Sciences to Host Free Screening of “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135. 2015-02-26T01:15:00 College to Host Storytelling Festival On Wednesday, March 4, St. John Fisher College’s Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education and Lavery Library will host the 17th Rochester City School District Annual Storytelling Festival. Last year’s... 2015-02-26T11:00:00 #MeetTheMedia with #FisherComm Thursday All week long, campus will be swarmed with local media who will be here for a series of “Meet the Media” panels sponsored by the Department of Media and Communication, the PRIMA Group, and the Public ... 2015-02-26T09:15:00 St. John Fisher College Top Ranked NYS Institution in 2014 CPA Exam Results Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College accounting programs had the highest pass rate of any college in New York State on the 2014 CPA exam in the “large program” category ranking, which ... 2015-02-26T09:00:00 Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise Dr. Wes Renfro, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recently contacted by two national news outlets to comment on a recent foreign policy address given by the former Florida Governor, Jeb ... 2015-02-25T10:45:00 2013 Alumnus Publishes Article in U.S. Naval Institute Magazine Ellery Terpening ’13, who completed his master’s degree in International Studies, recently published an article in the February 2015 issue of <i> Proceedings Magazine </i> published by the U.S. Naval ... 2015-02-25T09:45:00 Students "Tapped" to Join Beta Gamma Sigma Drs. Ray Shady and Jason Berman recently surprised 38 unsuspecting students with an impromptu invitation to join Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the distinguished International Honor Society for business ... 2015-02-25T09:00:00 March First Friday Lecture Focus is European Influence in Rochester Dr. Carolyn Vacca, Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department, is also the Monroe County Historian, and will serve as the lecturer in the next lecture of the Spring First Friday Lecture ... 2015-02-24T08:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Cole Lachance-Tofany This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Inclusive Education and History major Cole Lachance-Tofany. He was nominated by Kerrie Mullen in the Office of Freshman ... 2015-02-23T08:30:00 Teddi Dance for Love Surpasses $1 Million Mark After a year of planning and 24 hours of dancing, the Teddi Dance for Love participants have done it again. This weekend, at the 33rd Annual Teddi Dance, participants raised a total of $51,962.03, ... 2015-02-22T09:30:00 Miss Norma, Lackmann Honored by Parent Company Norma Smith, Lackmann employee known by the students as “Miss Norma,” recently received the national Star Associate Award from Compass Group, Lackmann Culinary Services’ parent company. She was ... 2015-02-19T10:00:00 33rd Annual Teddi Dance Reveals Packed 24-Hour Schedule This year, the Teddi Committee is encouraging corresponding costumes for each theme hour of the Teddi Dance for Love, and with Boy band hour, Diva hour, 90s and 2000s Hour, and an hour dedicated to ... 2015-02-19T08:30:00 Health & Wellness Center to Recognize National Eating Disorders Awareness Week In support of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the College’s Health & Wellness Center will host the screening of the documentary film, "Someday Melissa, the story of an eating disorder, loss,... 2015-02-18T11:00:00 Young Camper to be Remembered at Teddi Dance Ashley Nagel never grew old enough to spend a week at Camp Good Days and Special Times, but that didn’t stop the impact she made on Camp staff. To honor her memory, the Teddi Dance for Love is ... 2015-02-18T09:30:00 Teddi Committee Hosts “Very Beary Brunch” The Teddi Committee hosted the annual Very Beary Brunch on Friday, February 13, officially kicking off the countdown to the 33rd Annual Teddi Dance for Love. Faculty, staff, students, sponsors, ... 2015-02-16T09:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Allison Mooney This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is accounting major Allison Mooney. She was nominated by Mike Fedoryshyn, Associate Professor of Accounting. 2015-02-16T07:45:00 Hold That Haircut! If you’ve been needing a haircut or thinking about donating your hair, hold the scissors. As part of the 33rd Annual Teddi Dance for Love, the committee will once again be collecting hair donations ... 2015-02-12T10:30:00 Fisher to Participate in 2015 “If All of Rochester Reads the Same Book” Program St. John Fisher College will be participating in this year’s “If All of Rochester Reads the Same Book” program by Writers and Books, and will hold a campus roundtable and serve as a host site in the ... 2015-02-12T09:30:00 “Talking Abbey Live” Fisher Style “Downton Abbey,” a wildly popular British period drama series that has fans buzzing and recapping anywhere they can, has been the impetus behind a show on Rochester’s WXXI-TV called “Talking Abbey ... 2015-02-12T08:45:00 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…” The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine ... 2015-02-12T07:45:00 Club Hockey Team Hosts Floor Hockey Clinic for Holy Childhood Six members of the St. John Fisher College Club Hockey Team hosted a floor hockey clinic for participants from the Holy Childhood floor hockey program on February 3, teaching them the tricks of the ... 2015-02-11T03:00:00 Fisher Faculty Talk Love in Time for Valentine’s Day Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the ... 2015-02-11T01:45:00 College Cuts Ribbon on M&T Bank Graduate Student Lounge Graduate students in the School of Business now have a space inside the Salerno Center that they can call their own thanks to a generous donation from M&T Bank. College officials and M&T Bank ... 2015-02-11T11:00:00 “Go Red” Fits Nicely at Fisher On Friday, February 6, the Fisher community participated in National Wear Red Day to “go red for women” in an effort to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke in women. 2015-02-10T02:15:00 Countdown to Commencement: Vince Marino This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is biology major Vincent Marino. He was nominated by Dr. Kristin Picardo, Associate Professor of Biology. 2015-02-09T08:00:00 College Mourns Longtime Professor Dr. Asim Sen Dr. Asim Sen, former Professor in the School of Business, recently passed away and his life was celebrated in his native land of Turkey 2015-02-05T10:30:00 Fisher’s Entrepreneurship Program Launches First Homegrown Entrepreneurs In 2014, two St. John Fisher College entrepreneurial teams, Just Dangle Hockey and Maker Marketing Group, were selected as semifinalists in the New York State Business Plan Competition. Just Dangle ... 2015-02-05T10:00:00 Education Student Awaiting Word from Fulbright By this time next year, it’s possible that senior education major Caitlin Antaya will be teaching English in Turkey. That is, if she gets word from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program that she has been... 2015-02-04T02:45:00 Fisher Announces 3+3 Legal Education Accelerated Programs with Michigan State University College of Law, Ohio Northern University St. John Fisher College has announced a 3+3 Legal Education Accelerated Program (LEAP) with Michigan State University (MSU) College of Law and the Ohio Northern University (ONU) Pettit College of Law.... 2015-02-04T08:00:00 Pharmacy Students Travel to Pune, India Four P4 students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy recently returned from a clinical rotation and medical mission to Pune, India. The trip lasted 15 days, with an intensive five-day clinic schedule ... 2015-02-03T12:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Olivia Thomas This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Wisconsin native Olivia Thomas. She was nominated by Kelly Powell, Residence Director. 2015-02-02T07:45:00 “The Whole Patient” Panel Coming February 9 On Monday, February 9, four local medical professionals will be on campus for a panel entitled, “The Whole Patient: Teamwork and Effective Healthcare Delivery,” co-sponsored by the Departments of ... 2015-01-30T09:00:00 Salerno Visits Graduate Class A familiar face paid a visit to the School of Business on Tuesday, January 27. Victor Salerno ’66, CEO of O’Connell Electric and the namesake of the Salerno Center for American Enterprise, spoke to ... 2015-01-29T10:15:00 O'Connor Ermi Surpasses 100 Career Wins Head coach Marianne O'Connor Ermi picked up her 100th career win last Friday night as the St. John Fisher College women's basketball team recorded its third straight win with an 81-38 victory over ... 2015-01-29T09:15:00 Education Students Benefit from Partnership with Greece School District The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education has had a strong relationship with many of the surrounding school districts for years. One relationship in particular, with the Greece School District, ... 2015-01-29T08:00:00 Fisher Ranks 6th for Best College Campus in New York State St. John Fisher College’s campus has placed in the top 10 in New York State according to a recent survey conducted by 2015-01-28T01:45:00 Recent Biology Graduates to Publish Work Two biology graduates from the Class of 2014 will have their research published in the <i> Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence </i> this spring. 2015-01-28T11:15:00 Green Speaks at Joint Mathematics Meetings Dr. Kris Green, Professor of Mathematics, recently presented the opening talk in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Session on USE Math: Undergraduate Sustainability Experiences in the ... 2015-01-28T10:00:00 Pharmacy Students Place in Top 10 at National Clinical Skills Competition Pharmacy students In Lok and Emma Gorman recently placed in the top 10 finalists during the national American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Clinical Skills Competition. It took place in ... 2015-01-27T03:30:00 Bowman Publishes “Narratives of Cyprus” Dr. Jim Bowman, Assistant Professor of English, recently published a book titled, “Narratives of Cyprus: Modern Travel Writing and Cultural Encounters since Lawrence Durrell.” 2015-01-26T01:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Brendan Hughes This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Brendan Hughes. He was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service. 2015-01-26T11:00:00 Race, Equity, and Justice Programs Planned for Spring In the wake of the recent racially fueled protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and other places around the country, a group of Fisher faculty started discussing the issues with each other as well as their ... 2015-01-22T10:15:00 Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality The annual Coexistence Dinner, which took place on January 19, served as a kick-off to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week on campus. The event attracted 114 students, faculty, and staff from... 2015-01-22T09:30:00 Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield ... 2015-01-22T08:15:00 Lazardeux Co-Authors Article, Publishes Book In the last six months, Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, Assistant Professor of Political Science, has co-authored an article in an international journal and published his own book titled, “Cohabitation and ... 2015-01-21T10:30:00 Proietti ’67 to Serve as Guest Lecturer for February First Friday Lecture Tom Proietti ’67, Resident Scholar in Media at Fisher, will serve as the first lecturer in the 2015 Spring First Friday Lecture Series when he presents, “The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and... 2015-01-21T09:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Trisha Sanfilippo It’s that time of year again when seniors start to count down to the big day—Commencement. In honor of that countdown, we always kick off our annual “Countdown to Commencement” video series, where we ... 2015-01-20T02:00:00 “Autumn Leaves” Exhibit Now on Display in Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery The photography work of Dr. Kamil Kozan, Professor, Department of Management/Marketing, is now on exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. The exhibit ... 2015-01-15T08:30:00 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 19-24 The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs has planned a weeklong celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebratory week kicks off on Monday, ... 2015-01-14T09:30:00 Lavery Library to Host Traveling Lincoln Exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition opening at the St. John Fisher College Lavery Library on Wednesday, January 21, examines how President Lincoln used the ... 2015-01-13T09:30:00