St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-11-27T03:43:41 Martínez-Hernández, Rovira-Figueroa, and Eaton presented at STANYS Conference Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty; and Professor Lafayette Eaton, Chemistry Adjunct ... 2014-11-25T08:00:00 Alumna Releases Romance Novel Elizabeth (Dollard) St. Michel ’76 recently released an historical romance novel, The Winds of Fate, which has also secured the quarterfinalist position for Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award. 2014-11-24T03:00:00 Student Athlete Advisory Committee Host Olympics for Wilson Foundation Academy On Friday, November 21, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted nearly 80 second graders from the Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Academy for an Olympics event where the kids interacted and competed... 2014-11-24T02:00:00 Alumna Named President of Roberts Communications Katrina Busch ’95 has been named the first female president of Roberts Communications, a full-service integrated communications firm specializing in advertising, direct marketing, social media, ... 2014-11-24T01:30:00 Alumna Shares Journey with Cushing’s Disease with Nursing Students Last spring, Shelby Christensen, a St. John Fisher College alumna who was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease in 2010, reached out to Dr. Tammy Roman, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing... 2014-11-20T09:15:00 Rhone Attends BGS Student Leadership Fall Forum Abigail Rhone, the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) liaison, represented the School of Business at the annual BGS Student Leadership Fall Forum in Indianapolis, Indiana from November 6-9. 2014-11-19T03:30:00 Staff Recognition Program Seeking Nominations The Staff Recognition Committee is seeking nominations for the College’s annual awards, the nomination period opened on Wednesday, November 19, and will run until January 30, 2015. The goal of the ... 2014-11-19T03:00:00 St. John Fisher College’s 12th Justinian Medal Presented to Michael R. Law, Esq. ’69 St. John Fisher College awarded its 12th annual Justinian Medal to Michael R. Law, Esq. ’69 on Tuesday, November 18, at an early evening reception at the Genesee Valley Club. Law is a partner with ... 2014-11-19T02:00:00 Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club. 2014-11-18T11:15:00 Madigan to Serve as Guest Lecturer for December First Friday Lecture The final lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which has focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy, who will present, “Ethical... 2014-11-14T09:00:00 Investment Club Travels to New York City The St. John Fisher College Investment Club recently visited New York City as part of an annual trip to learn more about the financial markets and meet with professionals from the finance industry. 2014-11-13T09:45:00 Student Athletes “Scare Away Brain Cancer” in Honor of Teammate Last spring, senior nursing major Alex Caldwell wasn’t feeling like herself. She was overcome with dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and horrible headaches. On April 17, a day after she just couldn’t ... 2014-11-13T08:15:00 Veterans Affairs Club, President Bain Host Veterans Day Celebration On Tuesday, November 11, over 80 student veterans, faculty, staff, and other veterans gathered in the Wilson Formal Lounge for a Veterans Day Celebration to honor those who have sacrificed and served ... 2014-11-12T01:15:00 St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day St. John Fisher College will be celebrating the 12th annual World Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 20. This year, the program will focus on ethics and economics. The event will feature keynote ... 2014-11-12T10:00:00 St. John Fisher College and Herkimer College Announce 2+2 Partnership Agreement St. John Fisher College and Herkimer College have announced a 2+2 partnership agreement, ensuring a seamless transition for Herkimer students looking to complete their baccalaureate degree. 2014-11-12T08:15:00 Bain Starts Farewell Tour, Visiting Alumni Across Country President Bain, who announced his upcoming retirement from the Presidency this past summer, recently embarked on a farewell tour to meet with alumni chapters spread across the country. So far, he has ... 2014-11-11T01:00:00 Martínez-Hernández to be part of NIH National Research Mentoring Network Grant Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, will be joining the Mentor Training Core (MTC) as part of the National Research Mentoring Network for A Diverse Biomedical Workforce (... 2014-11-10T08:45:00 Read Elected VP of State Association Susan Read, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected vice president of The American Nurses Association-New York. She was elected during the group’s second ... 2014-11-07T03:30:00 Carhart ’12 and Harney ’13 Produce “UFO” Music Video Earlier this spring, two Fisher alumni, Ciera Carhart '12 and Patrick Harney '13, recently produced a music video for a Rochester-based band known as Routine Involvements. The pair worked alongside ... 2014-11-07T09:00:00 2nd Annual #FisherCares Day Reminds Community to Serve Over 150 students, along with faculty and staff, sprinkled into the Campus Center Mainstage on Wednesday, November 5, to celebrate the College’s 2nd annual #FisherCares Day. 2014-11-06T10:30:00 Alumnus Named President of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry The Rev. George Heyman '76 has been named the new president of St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry in Pittsford, effective this January. He was appointed by Bishop Salvatore Matano of the ... 2014-11-06T10:00:00 Spreading Literacy through Service-Learning This semester, students in Dr. Susan Schultz’s Language Acquisition and Literacy Development course are enveloped in service-learning, working with Volunteers of America and Maplewood Library on after... 2014-11-06T09:30:00 Fisher Students Compete in PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Competition On Friday, October 31, 33 St. John Fisher College accounting students competed in the annual PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) tax competition, sponsored by PwC. Fisher is one of 90 colleges from around ... 2014-11-06T08:15:00 Family Weekend Attracts 135 Fisher Families A total of 135 Fisher families chose to spend their Halloween weekend on campus for the 2014 Family Weekend festivities. They came for Casino Night, the football game and hospitality tent, the “Horror... 2014-11-05T02:00:00 Fisher Receives Honor from American Red Cross On October 14, St. John Fisher College was honored by The American Red Cross at the organization’s annual Donor and Volunteer Recognition event. The College, along with four members of the faculty and... 2014-11-05T08:30:00 Pharmacy Students Create “What is the Flu Virus” Informational Video Earlier this month, Wegmans School of Pharmacy students, with help from faculty, developed an informational video to educate the community about what the flu is, what the vaccination does, its risks, ... 2014-11-04T01:45:00 College Inducts Six into Athletics Hall of Fame Six new members joined the St. John Fisher College Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 1. The induction ceremony and dinner took place at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa in Fairport. 2014-11-04T12:30:00 Two Chemistry Faculty Members Present at Interdisciplinary 2014 SACNAS National Conference Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty, led four professional development sessions and presented ... 2014-11-03T12:45:00 Schlosser Publishes Article Dr. Linda Schlosser, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, coauthored an article, “Playing to Learn: How After-School Clubs Influence Teachers’ Beliefs about Instruction... 2014-10-31T10:30:00 Maggs Presents at International Atlantic Economic Conference Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, recently presented a coauthored paper at the International Atlantic Economic Conference. The conference was held in Savannah, ... 2014-10-31T09:15:00 Buffalo/Niagara Alumni Chapter Presents Annual Awards The Buffalo/Niagara Alumni Chapter recently held its annual awards dinner on October 16 at the Buffalo Yacht Club, honoring three Western New York alumni. 2014-10-31T08:00:00 Price Places 2nd in “Secrets to Successful Rollouts Revealed!” Video Contest Michelle Price, Outreach and Special Collections Librarian, placed 2nd in a video contest hosted by Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence, and point-of-care ... 2014-10-30T09:45:00 Vega Receives Award from Ibero-American Action League Juana Vega, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity, was honored at the 46th Annual Ibero-American Action League luncheon on Friday, October 24. 2014-10-30T09:45:00 College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 2-8 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, ... 2014-10-30T08:30:00 Men’s Soccer Team Hosts Special Game for Special Olympics The men’s soccer team played a special game on Saturday, October 18, when they decided to host Special Olympics Day and recognized local Special Olympians while raising money for the local chapter. ... 2014-10-30T08:00:00 Schultz, Nelson-Tuttle Present Research at Narcolepsy Network’s Annual Conference On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, ... 2014-10-29T01:45:00 Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team presents at 2014 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis The College's newly formed Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team (EALT) gave a panel presentation at the 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 19-21. 2014-10-29T12:00:00 2014 Graduates Continue Service Through Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program Three members of the Class of 2014 moved on to their next chapter in life together by joining the Rochester Youth Year (RYY) Fellowship Program, an Americorps VISTA-sponsored program administered by ... 2014-10-29T09:30:00 Schools of Business and Education Partner to Deliver BGS Annual Day of Service On Friday, October 24, a group of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) members and Service Scholars dressed up in their Halloween best and traveled to School No. 19 to read classic tales to children from pre-... 2014-10-28T02:30:00 Faculty, Students Participate in Seneca Falls Dialogues From October 17-19, faculty from Women and Gender Studies, Digital Cultures and Technologies, and English participated in the Seneca Falls Dialogues, a biennial conference that takes place at the ... 2014-10-28T10:30:00 MacDonald Wins Top Student Award Senior Finance major and Investment Club President, Garrett MacDonald, was recently selected to receive the Turn Around Management’s (TMA) top student award, including a $1500 scholarship. 2014-10-28T08:30:00 Copeland Publishes and Presents at National Conference Dr. Mary Kay Copeland, Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance, presented three papers at the National and Northeast Regional American Accounting Association (AAA) Conference held in August and ... 2014-10-27T09:15:00 Donahue Presents at Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference Dr. Lynn Donahue, Director of the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, presented at the Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference took place ... 2014-10-24T10:00:00 Kunsch Elected New MBA Program Director St. John Fisher College School of Business faculty have elected Dr. David Kunsch as the new Director of the MBA Program for the School of Business. 2014-10-24T09:30:00 Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer A total of 45 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff participated in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 19 in downtown ... 2014-10-24T09:00:00 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