St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-04-26T07:33:54 Education Professor Elected to Board of American Council for Rural Special Education Dr. Susan M. Schultz has been elected to the American Council for Rural Special Education Board of Directors for a three year term, beginning April 2015. 2015-04-24T01:45:00 Relay Unites Campus in Fight Against Cancer This year's Relay for Life raised $17,000 for the American Cancer Society, a co-sponsor of the event, and Hope Lodge of Rochester. 2015-04-23T12:00:00 Legal Studies Program Honors Dr. Bain The annual Legal Studies Luncheon celebrates students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the program. 2015-04-23T11:15:00 Student Entrepreneurs Present Ideas at Business Plan Competition Three teams of Fisher student entrepreneurs presented their business proposals at the semifinal competition. 2015-04-23T10:15:00 Student Work Featured on Local Radio Station This week, late-night listeners of Jazz90.1 will hear public service announcements created by Media and Communication students. 2015-04-23T09:00:00 Alumni of Color Dinner Celebrates Seniors The annual Alumni of Color Celebration honors graduating students of color and creates networking opportunities with alumni and friends of the College. 2015-04-23T08:45:00 PCC Volunteer Program Celebrates 10 Years More than 110 volunteers participated in PCC, applying fresh coats of paint to hallways, stairwells, and classrooms in four schools in the Rochester City School District. 2015-04-22T03:45:00 Investment Club Earns First Place Finish in Adirondack Cup Challenge The Investment Club's winning portfolio put them above 17 other competitors from colleges and universities across the Northeast. 2015-04-22T01:00:00 SGA Honors Students, Faculty, Staff during Awards Ceremony The Council for Exceptional Children, Veteran's Affairs Club, Asian Student Union, Fisher Swingbirds, and Student Activities Board were among the honorees at the annual SGA Awards. 2015-04-22T12:15:00 Boev’s Research on Nurse-Physician Collaboration Featured in Publications Faculty member in School of Nursing mentioned in Healio, Clinical Advisor, and Doctors Lounge, among other publications. 2015-04-22T08:45:00 Education Alum Named to Editorial Board of Lower Hudson Newspaper Dr. Jonathan Brown, a graduate of the Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently named to the editorial board of The Journal News, a newspaper serving New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. 2015-04-21T03:30:00 Nursing Student Attends Health Policy Conference Celia McIntosh, a DNP student at Fisher, recently traveled to Washington, DC, to attend a health policy conference. 2015-04-21T11:45:00 Education Alumna Honored by National Organization School of Education alumna Leah Barrett was recently presented with the Dissertation of the Year award, given by the Association of College Unions International. 2015-04-20T04:15:00 Undergrads Present at Literature and Composition Conference Jenna DeForte ’16 and Madison Hornick ’17 presented papers at the New Critics Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference. 2015-04-20T12:00:00 Adjunct Faculty Recognized during Reception The 2nd Annual Adjunct Faculty Professional Development and Appreciation Reception celebrated the contributions of the College’s adjunct faculty. 2015-04-17T04:00:00 Bain Stops in Philadelphia for Farewell Tour Last fall, President Bain embarked on a farewell tour to meet with alumni chapters spread across the country. His most recent stop was in Philadelphia, where he visited with alumni at a reception on ... 2015-04-16T11:00:00 Mary Ellen Milne Awards Recognize Exceptional Student Employees An exceptional group of Fisher student employees were recognized during the 27th Annual Presidential Celebration honoring nominees for the Mary Ellen Milne Awards. 2015-04-16T09:30:00 Symposium Remembers Marshall McLuhan A symposium at St. John Fisher College will address the life and influence of the famed communications theorist. 2015-04-16T08:15:00 Fisher Honors Rochester Radio Icon during Room Dedication St. John Fisher College honored Rochester radio icon Lowell MacMillan this week with the dedication of the Lowell H. MacMillan Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Fay Building, in the ... 2015-04-15T01:45:00 St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 61st Commencement; Rudolph Giuliani to Serve as Keynote Speaker Nearly 1,200 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 61st Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Two ceremonies, one at 9:30 a.m. for nearly 800 undergraduates, and another at 2... 2015-04-15T09:30:00 Education, Chemistry Professors Publish Article for Educational Research International Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Dr. Chinwe H. Ikpeze, and Dr. Irene W. Kimaru published an article in the April issue of Educational Research International. 2015-04-14T10:30:00 Deacon Jewell Pens Article for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Dcn. Jewell's two-part article explores the formation of conscience. 2015-04-13T09:00:00 Fisher Student-Athletes Participate in the 5th Annual Giant Read Roughly 40 student-athletes traveled to the Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Academy to read the book, Crickwing, to children in kindergarten through second grade. 2015-04-10T03:30:00 Statistics Student Will Attend Summer Institute in Biostatistics Junior Sarah Morton will head to the Summer Institute for Biostatistics at Boston University for a six-week educational experience. 2015-04-10T02:00:00 Motivational Speaker Joe Erhmann Addresses Fisher Student-Athletes Motivational speaker Joe Erhmann delivers lecture to student-athletes in celebration of NCAA Division III Week. 2015-04-10T10:00:00 Fisher Senior Earns Fulbright to Turkey St. John Fisher College student Caitlin Antaya ’15 has been awarded a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholarship to Turkey, where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant. 2015-04-09T12:15:00 Workshop Connects Rochester Cultural Organizations to Grant Resources St. John Fisher College, in partnership with the Office of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, hosted an arts and cultural grants workshop. 2015-04-09T11:00:00 Fisher Lights the Steeple Blue for Child Advocacy Month During the month of April, the steeple atop Kearney Hall will be lit blue in support of the Bivona Child Advocacy Center’s “Be Brave, Be Blue” campaign. 2015-04-09T09:30:00 Alumni Tour Campus with Mrs. Bain Alumni group from Wegmans received a taste of college life during campus tour. 2015-04-09T09:30:00 Jeffrey Holbrook ’88 Honored as Sport Manager of the Year St. John Fisher College’s Sport Management program will honor Jeffrey Holbrook ’88 as Sport Manager of the Year during the program’s banquet on Friday, April 17, at Oak Hill Country Club. 2015-04-08T12:45:00 M.J. Iuppa’s New Poetry Collection Receives 2016 Release Iuppa's third full-length poetry collection, Small Worlds Floating, will be released by Cherry Grove Collections in August 2016. 2015-04-08T12:30:00 Dr. Linda Schlosser Writes Article for Education Magazine Dr. Linda Schlosser, associate professor in the School of Education, was recently published in AMLE Magazine, a publication of the Association for Middle Level Education. 2015-04-08T10:00:00 Fisher Professor Presents at National Education Conference Dr. Susan M. Schultz, associate professor in the School of Education, recently presented at the 34th annual American Council on Rural Special Education national conference. 2015-04-08T09:45:00 Countdown to Commencement: Bianca Genao The final featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Bianca Genao. She was nominated by Kimberly Felton, Administrative Assistant in the HEOP Office. 2015-04-08T08:15:00 Investment Club Students, Finance Pros Celebrate During Shareholders’ Report Dinner The St. John Fisher College School of Business Investment Club hosted its 6th Annual Shareholders’ Report Dinner, featuring a keynote address delivered by alumnus Joseph R. Rulison. 2015-04-01T03:00:00 Relay for Life Celebrates, Remembers, and Fights Against Cancer A St. John Fisher College tradition now in its fourteenth year, the annual Relay for Life brings together students, faculty, and staff for a night that celebrates, remembers, and fights back for those... 2015-04-01T10:45:00 Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Tyrese Bryant. He was nominated by Tara Preteroti, Assistant Director of HEOP and Program Coordinator for Fisher Jefferson ... 2015-04-01T09:30:00 Dr. Theresa Westbay Named Interim Dean of St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences Dr. Theresa Westbay was recently named the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2015. 2015-04-01T09:00:00 Catch Ballroom Thieves Live at Fisher Indie folk trio, Ballroom Thieves, comes to campus for a mid-week concert at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, at the Campus Center Mainstage. 2015-03-31T09:30:00 April First Friday Lecture Explores Italian American Identity Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese, former director of the Casa Italiana at Nazareth College, will explore the Italian American Identity, past and present, during the April First Friday Lecture Series on ... 2015-03-30T03:30:00 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