St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-03-29T12:25:15 Students Plan 5K in Honor of Pharmacy Dean The Swigart 5K, scheduled for Saturday, April 18, is a fundraiser in honor of the late Dr. Scott Swigart, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy. 2015-03-27T09:15:00 Fisher Students Earn Accolades at Annual Marketing Conference A group of 16 students from St. John Fisher College traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for the 37th Annual American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference. 2015-03-26T10:30:00 Hooding and Awards Ceremony Recognizes Doctoral Graduates at Fisher Extension Site On Saturday, March 21, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held the fourth hooding and awards ceremony for graduates of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program at ... 2015-03-26T09:30:00 Fisher Student’s Passion for Airplanes Takes to New Heights Austin Hancock's interest in historical airplanes uncovers story of World War II aviator missing in action. 2015-03-25T03:00:00 Grant from Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Funds School of Business Scholarship St. John Fisher College received a $6,000 grant from Canandaigua National Bank & Trust (CNB) to create a four-year scholarship for an undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Business. 2015-03-25T09:30:00 College to Host First-Ever American Studies Undergraduate Research Conference Undergraduates from across Upstate New York will share their research during St. John Fisher College’s first-ever American Studies Undergraduate Research Conference, at 9 a.m. this Saturday, March 28,... 2015-03-24T03:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Aidan Evans This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is the senior class president, Aidan Evans. She was nominated by Kelly Powell, Residence Director. 2015-03-23T12:30:00 Preventing Youth Violence in Rochester Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture Rochester City Police Officer, Moses Robinson, will speak on issues of gangs, youth violence, and race relations in Rochester during the College’s annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture at 7 p.m. on ... 2015-03-23T09:00:00 Jill Knittel ’94, ’03 (MBA) Honored as St. John Fisher College’s Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year St. John Fisher College recognized Jill Knittel as the 2015 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year during the 26th annual Accounting Awards Banquet, held Thursday, March 19. Knittel, financial ... 2015-03-20T11:45:00 Service-Learning Project Exposes PR Students to City Life This spring, the concepts of public relations campaign strategies—from tactics to messaging to audiences—take on real-life meaning as students in Visiting Assistant Professor Arien Rozelle’s Advanced ... 2015-03-19T01:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Adrienne Aldridge-Kiner This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Adrienne Aldridge-Kiner, an International Studies and French major. She was nominated by Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, Assistant ... 2015-03-19T09:45:00 St. John Fisher College Names 7th President St. John Fisher College announced the appointment of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, currently Executive Vice President for Enrollment, Advancement, and Planning at Fisher, as its 7th President. The ... 2015-03-19T08:45:00 Kocher Wins Community Service Award Lindsey Kocher, who will walk across the stage this May, was recently selected as one of 10 recipients of the 2015 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship ... 2015-03-19T12:00:00 Comedy Improv Competition Raises Funds for Gilda’s Club Next month, collegiate comedy improv troupes from five area colleges—including St. John Fisher College’s own Two Cardinals and Some Nuns—will compete for best in show during the second annual Gilda’s ... 2015-03-18T02:00:00 Go Green during Fisher’s Recycling Drive and Sustainability Fair Students, faculty, and staff at St. John Fisher College are invited to trade Cardinal red for environmental green during the Recycling Drive and Sustainability Fair, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on ... 2015-03-16T09:00:00 Ed.D. Student Highlighted in Huffington Post Article for Leadership, Service Dr. Tammy Butler, a student in the College’s Ed.D. Program, was recently featured in an article in the <i>Huffington Post</i>. 2015-03-12T11:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Lindsey Kocher This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Lindsey Kocher. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service. 2015-03-11T09:45:00 Student Athlete Mentors Fundraise for Rochester Wheels On Wednesday, February 25, the Student Athlete Mentors (SAMs) hosted the 5th annual Rochester Wheels vs. St. John Fisher College Faculty/Staff wheelchair basketball fundraiser. 2015-03-11T09:30:00 Club Hockey Team Wins National Collegiate Hockey Association National Tournament The St. John Fisher College Cardinals Hockey Club, of the Upstate New York College Hockey League, won back-to-back games to secure a National Championship and bring home the Founders Cup Trophy at the... 2015-03-10T08:00:00 Pogroszewski Presents "Jock Tax Index" at Analytics Conference Sport Management Professor Alan Pogroszewski was selected as a poster presenter at the 2015 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) February 27 and 28. His paper, “MLB Jock Tax Index: Quantifying... 2015-03-09T08:00:00 Fisher Advances to the Sweet 16 The St. John Fisher College men's basketball program advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday, as the Cardinals came away with an 87-70 win over Amherst College at ... 2015-03-09T07:45:00 Digital Cultures Student Show Opening Reception March 12 Students in the Digital Cultures and Technologies (DCT) program will have their work displayed in a student show starting Thursday, March 12, in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery in the Joseph S. ... 2015-03-06T10:15:00 Lavery Library Host to “The Irish and the American Civil War” Exhibit, Opening Ceremony March 15 In commemoration of the American Civil War’s sesquicentennial and the ending of the War in April of 1865, Lavery Library and the College’s Irish Studies Program will honor the service of the Irish ... 2015-03-06T09:00:00 Swigart Posthumously Honored at Rochester Pharmacy Gala The late Dr. Scott Swigart, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was honored at the annual Rochester Pharmacy Gala on February 28. 2015-03-04T10:00:00 2015 Lobene Lecture to Feature Best-Selling Author Dr. Sherry Turkle March 23 St. John Fisher College will present the 2015 Lobene Lecture on Monday, March 23, featuring MIT professor and best-selling author, Dr. Sherry Turkle. Her talk is being sponsored by alumnus Mark Lobene... 2015-03-03T09:30:00 President and Mrs. Bain Inducted into Camp Good Days’ Ring of Honor Camp Good Days and Special Times held its annual Night of Gratitude on Friday, February 27, and President and Mrs. Bain were among 23 individuals, couples, and companies inducted into Camp’s Ring of ... 2015-03-02T10:30:00 Madigan Receives Summer Fellowship in Ireland Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Irish Studies, has received a Fellowship from the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), to do ... 2015-03-02T09:00:00 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