St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-10-23T04:34:38 Rice Recognized for Lecture Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, was recently recognized by <i> </i> for an October 15 lecture he delivered at the Philippine Consulate ... 2014-10-23T11:30:00 Souza Presents Workshop at International Conference in Italy Dr. Jane M. Souza, Assistant Dean of Assessment in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, traveled to Milan, Italy in September for the International Association for Medication Education (AMEE) Conference ... 2014-10-23T10:15:00 Investment Club Visits Paychex The St. John Fisher College Investment Club, a unique student-run investment fund managing a real portfolio worth around $45,000, recently paid a visit to Paychex at the company’s Henrietta facility. 2014-10-23T09:15:00 Lecture Being Held by Author Chris Lowney On Wednesday, October 29, author Chris Lowney will be giving a lecture on his latest book, “Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Does,” at 7:00 p.m. in the Basil Auditorium. 2014-10-23T09:00:00 McKinzie Presents at Mathematical Association Fall Meeting Dr. Mark McKinzie, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, served as a speaker at the Mathematical Association of America Seaway Section Fall Meeting at Alfred ... 2014-10-22T01:45:00 Birnie Presents in Bangkok, Thailand Dr. Christine Birnie, Department Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences, presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy in Bangkok, Thailand this past September. ... 2014-10-22T11:15:00 SWAV Trip Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Includes Service, Culture For the 3rd year in a row, Students With A Vision (SWAV) spent their recess weekend at Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, a small Mohawk/Kanienkahaka community on the north bank of the Mohawk River, ... 2014-10-22T09:00:00 College Recognizes 67 Employees for Years of Service The St. John Fisher College Human Resources Department held its annual Service Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, October 16. The event was held in Cleary Family Auditorium, and celebrated 67 faculty ... 2014-10-21T12:30:00 Family Weekend 2014 Kicks Off on Halloween Family Weekend is right around the corner with a schedule of family-friendly activities offering something for everyone from October 31-November 2. 2014-10-21T08:45:00 Hetzler Honored Through Film, Exhibit Fr. Leo A. Hetzler, C.S.B., retired professor emeritus of English Literature at St. John Fisher College, has received a lot of attention in recent months thanks to a documentary and an exhibit now on ... 2014-10-20T12:45:00 Women’s Soccer Team Raises $1,500 for Pancreatic Cancer Research The St. John Fisher College women's soccer team hosted a pie in the face fundraiser in the academic quad on Thursday, October 15, to support pancreatic cancer research. Coaches, faculty, and staff ... 2014-10-20T08:00:00 MacGregor Presents at Statewide Conference David MacGregor, Adjunct Professor of history and international studies, recently presented a paper at the 64th Annual New York Association of European Historians Conference, which took place on ... 2014-10-17T10:30:00 Maples Appointed to National Award Committee Dr. Joellen Maples, Associate Professor in Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Literacy Department, was recently selected by ALAN (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council... 2014-10-17T09:15:00 Fisher Hosts 4A’s Agency Conference St. John Fisher College hosted the fourth annual 4A’s Agency Transformation Conference themed “Best and Brightest: Today and Tomorrow” on October 15 in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. 2014-10-16T10:15:00 Culinary Creations for a Cause On Wednesday, October 15, President and Mrs. Bain hosted the inaugural Culinary Creations for a Cause, a cooking demonstration that raised money to support the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship for military ... 2014-10-16T08:30:00 Students "Smash the Scale" On National Love Your Body Day Students came out swinging at the "Smash the Scale" event hosted by the College’s Health and Wellness Center, Women and Gender Studies Program, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity ... 2014-10-16T08:00:00 Calling All Gamers (For a Good Cause) Digital Cultures and Technologies (DCT) students and faculty will be participating in an international celebration of the social impact of gamers on October 25 with Extra Life, an online grassroots ... 2014-10-15T02:15:00 Students Represent Fisher at TutorCon ’14 On Saturday, October 4, seniors Nicole Barry and Michael LaFave had the opportunity to represent St. John Fisher College as panel participants at TutorCon ’14. 2014-10-15T12:30:00 “Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic The second lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which is focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Michael L. Boller, Associate Professor of Biology and Sustainability ... 2014-10-15T08:00:00 "Smash the Scale" on National Love Your Body Day St. John Fisher College will celebrate the National Organization for Women Foundation’s Love Your Body Day with a scale smashing event and workshops in an effort to promote healthy body image ... 2014-10-14T08:00:00 From Dancing Shoes to Running Shoes: Teddi Trot Coming October 25 Teddi 33 is right around the corner, and in an effort to get a jumpstart on fundraising for Camp Good Days and Special Times, the Teddi Committee has organized the first-ever Teddi Trot 5K on Saturday... 2014-10-13T08:30:00 “Lisa Kindel, You Are An Ironman!” Senior Lisa Kindel played sports in high school, but never considered herself a runner. But, the Geneva native recently completed a feat few are able to tackle, and heard the words even fewer hear as ... 2014-10-09T09:00:00 Fisher Named to 2015 Military Friendly Schools List St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List, recently released by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. 2014-10-09T08:30:00 College Receives “Mentoring Matters” Grant from First Niagara Bank St. John Fisher College received a grant on October 2 from the First Niagara Foundation that will help fund the continuation of a mentoring initiative started in 2012 between the College and the World... 2014-10-08T11:45:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Participate in Out of the Darkness Walk Over 60 students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 28 at Genesee ... 2014-10-08T09:00:00 Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher Freshman biology major Brian Tran, a graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, is St. John Fisher College’s third Farash Scholar, chosen by the Max and Marian Farah Charitable Foundation earlier this ... 2014-10-07T11:00:00 School of Business Adds New Faculty, Staff The School of Business welcomed new faculty this year, and named a new staff member to a position that helps business students land valuable internships during their time at Fisher. 2014-10-07T08:45:00 Pharmacy and Biology Faculty, Alumnae Publish Paper A group of faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department have published a peer-reviewed original paper in the <i> American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. ... 2014-10-06T09:45:00 Lavery Library Hosts Irish Exhibit Lavery Library is now hosting the Irish American Heritage Museum’s “Irish and the Erie Canal” exhibit in the Lower Level Gallery. The exhibit was created by James Zibro, and will be on display through... 2014-10-03T01:00:00 Business Abroad A total of 16 students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business chose to study abroad in Italy, London, Australia, Greece, and Ireland during their spring semester. 2014-10-03T10:30:00 College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on October 2. The induction took place during the College’s Alumni Weekend, which runs... 2014-10-03T10:30:00 Marketing Club Plans Robust Marketing Week, Open to Campus Community The St. John Fisher College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will host a weeklong celebration in honor of the AMA from October 6-9. “Marketing Week” gives the collegiate chapter a ... 2014-10-02T10:00:00 Gandhi Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library recently presented Dr. Mona Gandhi, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, with the 5th Annual Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy ... 2014-10-02T08:30:00 Fall Exhibit Now on Display in Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery The work of local photographer Dennis O’Brien '70 is now on exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. The exhibit is titled, “Along the Way.” 2014-10-01T02:45:00 Tessoni '69 Receives Accounting Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award St. John Fisher College honored Dr. Daniel Tessoni ’69, Assistant Professor of Accounting in the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, with the Accounting Alumni Society Lifetime ... 2014-10-01T02:45:00 Lordy, Lordy, Looks Who’s 40! In the midst of Alumni Weekend, there will be another important milestone acknowledged as the Media and Communication Department celebrates its 40th birthday. Faculty, current students, and alumni ... 2014-10-01T11:00:00 Student Athlete Mentors Spread Awareness of Sexual Assault Prevention The Student Athlete Mentors (SAMs) hosted a photo campaign event in the Campus Center on September 24 to spread awareness about sexual assault prevention during National Sexual Health Awareness Week. 2014-09-30T12:15:00 Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15 The 2014 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Chih-Chang (C.C.) Chu, Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Endowed Chair at Cornell University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 ... 2014-09-30T09:00:00 Hundreds Expected on Campus for 2014 Alumni Weekend The annual Alumni Weekend kicks off this Wednesday, October 1, and will last through Sunday, October 5, and celebrations include award ceremonies, class reunions, golf tournaments, the popular alumni ... 2014-09-29T12:45:00 The Éire on the Erie Conference Scheduled for October 17 St. John Fisher College will host its annual Irish Studies Program Conference on Friday, October 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 2014-09-26T08:45:00 Music to Fisher’s Ears: Meet the SJFC Pep Band Fisher fans were treated to more than just football at the season opener and this past weekend’s Courage Bowl, and many found their feet tapping in the stands to a new sound. So, what is that sound? ... 2014-09-25T10:30:00 Follow @FisherParking for Updates on Campus Parking Availability Do you Tweet? If so, you will want to start following @FisherParking beginning Monday, September 29, to catch live updates on parking availability, courtesy of the Office of Safety and Security. 2014-09-25T08:45:00 Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors Five recent graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Program have also satisfied the educational requirements leading to eligibility for credentialing as an Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (... 2014-09-24T12:00:00 Gantner Organizing Workshop for Mathematical Association of America Fall Meeting Dr. Ryan Gantner, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics, is organizing a workshop focused on inquiry-based learning in mathematics at the Seaway Section of the Mathematical ... 2014-09-24T11:15:00 Faculty Appear at Fringe Festival If you are headed to the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which is taking place now in downtown Rochester, you’ll see some familiar Fisher faces on stage and behind-the-scenes. Faculty... 2014-09-23T10:30:00 College Purchases Park and Ride Lot from New York State Earlier this month, St. John Fisher College purchased the Park and Ride Lot on Route 31F/Fairport Road from the New York State Department of Transportation in a public auction. This acquisition will ... 2014-09-22T11:00:00 Fisher Wins 10th Straight Courage Bowl The nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College team defeated The College at Brockport in Saturday’s Courage Bowl X with a score of 36-20 in front of an announced crowd of 9,220. 2014-09-22T08:30:00 Honorary Courage Bowl Coaches, Cheerleaders Announced On Thursday, September 18, the St. John Fisher College football team traveled to The College at Brockport for the annual Courage Bowl luncheon to meet three honorary coaches and two honorary ... 2014-09-19T07:45:00 2014 Beta Gamma Sigma Liaison Tackles New Role with Big Plans The 2014-15 St. John Fisher College Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) liaison, Abby Rhone, is eager to accept her new role and any challenges it may bring. Rhone, a senior Human Resources Management major, was ... 2014-09-18T10:00:00 Students Look to Get Involved at Fall Involvement Fest Tables full of giveaways, prizes, and information dressed up the LeChase Commons sidewalks on September 16 as the annual Involvement Fest was in full swing. 2014-09-18T09:30:00