St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-05-28T12:09:26 Community Service Efforts Land Fisher on President’s Honor Roll For the ninth consecutive year, St. John Fisher College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. 2015-05-27T09:15:00 Justinian Order Honors President Bain during Luncheon The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College held its 14th annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector on Tuesday, May 19. 2015-05-26T11:00:00 Charles McVay Inducted into National Math Honor Society Charles McVay ’15 was recently inducted into the New York Alpha Sigma Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at St. John Fisher College. 2015-05-20T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding, Presents Awards Together with their friends and families, 73 graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gathered with faculty and staff during the School’s annual hooding and award ceremony. 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Recognition Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Grads The Wegmans School of Nursing recognition ceremony is a chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role ... 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Dr. Katrina Arndt Receives Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award Martin Birmingham, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, presented the Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award to Dr. Katrina Arndt, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Programs in the ... 2015-05-13T02:45:00 Hooding and Awards Ceremony Celebrates Ed.D. Candidates The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held the 2015 doctoral hooding and awards ceremony for candidates of the Executive Leadership Program (Ed.D.) on Friday, May 8. 2015-05-13T12:45:00 Bain Presents Two with President’s Medals During the College’s 61st Commencement ceremonies, President Donald Bain honored two individuals—Robert Agostinelli ’76 and Dr. Arthur “Sam” Walton—with President's Medals. 2015-05-12T04:00:00 Seniors Honored for Academic Achievement, Campus Leadership at President’s Awards Ceremony Students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony, which honored 59 graduating seniors for their academic ... 2015-05-12T12:00:00 Banquet Honors Senior Student-Athletes The St. John Fisher College Athletics Department held its third annual Senior Student-Athlete Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 6, honoring its senior athletes for their years of commitment to ... 2015-05-11T04:00:00 Nearly 1,200 Graduate during Fisher’s 61st Commencement Nearly 1,200 students graduated from St. John Fisher College during its 61st Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015. 2015-05-11T08:45:00 National Biology Honor Society Inducts 29 The Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society, held its third induction ceremony on April 1, 2015. 2015-05-11T08:30:00 Entrepreneurship in the Classroom Focus of Education Conference Teachers, principals, administrators, and students from area school districts will gain insights about how to foster an entrepreneurial mindset and spark engagement in their classrooms during the ... 2015-05-07T02:45:00 Fisher Researcher Awarded Patent for New Technology Alexey Ignatchenko, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, has been granted a patent for technology that has the potential to revolutionize the production of fertilizers. 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Classroom Dedication Celebrates a True Fisher Family When Alyssa Iacona graduates with a bachelor’s degree this May, she will join her brother and mother among the ranks of proud Fisher alumni. To celebrate this legacy, her parents, Marc and Anne ’83, ... 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Education Celebration Honors Students, Alumni, Community Partners On Friday, May 2, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held an “Education Celebration” to recognize and celebrate the College’s support for education, educators, and ... 2015-05-07T09:15:00 Three at Fisher Named Outstanding Adult Students Three St. John Fisher College students—Michele D. Garrett, Jody Latini, and Kristina Otto Waldman—were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges ... 2015-05-06T03:00:00 Students Explore Biology Research at Natural History Conference A group of St. John Fisher College faculty and students traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts, to learn about ecology and natural history during the annual Northeast Natural History Conference, held ... 2015-05-06T02:45:00 Day of Service, Awards Ceremony Cap-Off Academic Year for Pharmacy School Students, faculty, and staff at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy closed out the 2014-2015 academic school year with their annual service day and awards ceremony. 2015-05-06T12:15:00 Class of 2015 Graduates Named to ‘Who’s Who’ Twenty-seven members of the College’s Class of 2015 will be included in this year's edition of Who’s Who Among Students® in American Universities & Colleges. 2015-05-05T02:15:00 Tim Madigan’s Article on Marshall McLuhan Included in New Book Tim Madigan, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Irish Studies Program, has an article in the new book, McLuhan: Social Media Between Faith and Culture. 2015-05-05T12:00:00 From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama Hillary Panek '15 traveled to Washington, D.C., for a climate change summit and attended a dinner with President Barack Obama. 2015-05-04T10:45:00 Alum, Media and Communication Professor Collaborate on Video Production Course Project Students in Todd Sodano's video production course created videos for Book1One, a Rochester-based publishing company. 2015-04-30T02:00:00 Showcases Held throughout April Spotlight Student Work Departments and programs across the College hosted showcase events and symposiums, giving undergraduates the opportunity to share class projects, display art work, or present findings from their ... 2015-04-30T01:00:00 Sport Management Banquet Honors Students and Alumni The Sport Studies Department held their end-of-year banquet to recognize its seniors, as well as the Sport Manager of the Year, on Friday, April 17, at Oak Hill Country Club. 2015-04-30T01:00:00 Jack Palvino Award Honors Two Students Rob Sweet ’15 and Kyle Cataldo ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2015 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. 2015-04-30T11:15:00 New Members Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma On Friday, April 17, the St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 40 students into the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) chapter. 2015-04-30T09:30:00 Networking Event Connects Students, Tax Pros More than 50 students from St. John Fisher College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Alfred University attended the first-ever Student Night, hosted by the Rochester Chapter of the Tax Executive... 2015-04-29T09:15:00 Six Honored during Staff Recognition Awards More than 100 faculty and staff members came together to celebrate St. John Fisher College employees, during the 2015 Staff Appreciation and Recognition Awards Ceremony. 2015-04-28T12:45:00 Women’s Leadership Committee Kicks-Off First Event On Tuesday, April 21, the School of Business hosted the first event in its Women’s Leadership Series, First Impressions: How to Successfully Approach your Job and/or Internship Search. Twenty-two ... 2015-04-28T08:45:00 Bio Students Present Research Five biology students presented their research at the Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society's district meeting. 2015-04-27T03:30:00 Ceremony Showcases Service-Learning at Fisher The Civic Engagement Award Ceremony and Service-Learning Showcase honored three students, a faculty member, and community partner for their outstanding contributions to service-learning. 2015-04-27T02:00:00 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