St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-05-01T07:45:26 Awards Recognize Excellence within the School of Pharmacy Students, faculty, and staff from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy filled Cleary Auditorium on Tuesday, April 26, to celebrate a successful academic school year. During the School’s annual awards ... 2016-04-28T12:30:00 Fisher Students Contribute to Freshman Survival Guide A group of St. John Fisher College undergraduates have lent their experiences as first generation or commuter students to an advice book, <i>The Freshman Survival Guide</i>. 2016-04-28T11:45:00 Professor Shares Business Expertise through Fulbright, Aims to Erupt Economic Development on Volcanic Island of Rodrigues This summer, Dr. Merouane Lakehal-Ayat, a professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the School of Business, will travel to Rodrigues, a small volcanic island in the heart of the Indian ... 2016-04-28T11:00:00 Chemistry Students Present Research at Regional Symposium This month, St. John Fisher College played host to the 61st Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, sponsored by the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society. The symposium served as an... 2016-04-28T10:45:00 Unither Scholars Program Benefits Wegmans School of Pharmacy Students Thanks to a grant from Unither Pharmaceuticals, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy has created the new Unither Scholars program. The program will provide $5,000 to two third-year ... 2016-04-27T12:15:00 Speed Networking Connects Students, Industry Leaders Juniors, seniors, and MBA students in the St. John Fisher College School of Business had the opportunity to gain advice and wisdom from several alumni during the School’s first-ever Executive Speed-... 2016-04-26T10:15:00 Ceremony Honors Service-Learning Efforts at Fisher Held on Friday, April 8, the annual Civic Engagement Awards Ceremony honored students, faculty, and community partners for their outstanding contributions to service-learning at St. John Fisher ... 2016-04-25T03:00:00 Jack Palvino Award Honors Two for Academic Excellence Jake Allen ’18 and Jessica Martin ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2016 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. Given to two students within the Department of Media and Communication... 2016-04-25T02:30:00 Five Questions with Fisher Freshmen The first year of college is full of new adventures and experiences. On the last day of classes, College News caught up with Allison Smith and Molly Zies, two members of the Class of 2019, to hear all... 2016-04-22T10:30:00 Communication Students Gain Media Attention for Local Businesses In early 2017, two Rochester businesses—Headwater Food Hub and McCann’s Local Meats—will unveil a new United States Department of Agriculture inspected butchering facility. With the help of students ... 2016-04-21T01:00:00 St. John Fisher College Joins Fringe This fall, St. John Fisher College will join the 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival as an associate higher educational partner. Through the partnership, Fisher students are eligible to serve... 2016-04-21T11:00:00 Events Help Shake-Off End-of-Semester Stress Finding yourself under a pile of books as final exams approach? Fret not, Stress Free Week is here. Kicking off Thursday, April 21, with events running through Thursday, April 28, this series of ... 2016-04-21T09:30:00 SGA Awards Honor Students, Faculty, Staff On Sunday, April 10, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual awards ceremony to honor students, faculty, and staff who have contributed to the Association’s mission and vision over ... 2016-04-21T08:45:00 Fisher Senior AMA Student Marketer of the Year Gina Godlewski, a senior in the St. John Fisher College School of Business, was recently named Student Marketer of the Year by the American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapters Division. ... 2016-04-21T08:15:00 Ceremony Recognizes Staff Contributions Five St. John Fisher College staff members were recognized for making a positive impact on the campus community during the 2016 Staff Appreciation and Recognition Ceremony. Held on Tuesday, April 19, ... 2016-04-21T08:00:00 Relay Raises $22K for American Cancer Society Inspiring, emotional, and powerful. That’s how junior Lindsey Michaud described this year’s Relay for Life, which raised $22,362 for the American Cancer Society and Hope Lodge. 2016-04-21T08:00:00 Pharmacy School Gives Back during Day of Service Nearly 180 students, faculty, and staff at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy traded pharmacy coats for garden gloves and work boots during their annual Pharmacy Day of Service, held on Tuesday, April 12. 2016-04-21T07:45:00 Kiweewa Awarded Visiting Professorship to Ugandan University Dr. John Kiweewa, an assistant professor at the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently awarded a visiting professorship grant through the Council for the Development of Social... 2016-04-20T09:30:00 St. John Fisher College Names Dr. Kevin Railey as New Provost St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Kevin Railey as the new provost of the College, effective July 1. 2016-04-19T12:45:00 Men’s Golf Wins E8 Title For Sixth Straight Year The St. John Fisher College men’s golf team won the Empire 8 Conference Championship for the sixth straight year on Sunday. With the win, Fisher, who is hosting the NCAA Division III Championship in ... 2016-04-18T03:15:00 Peer Colleagues Provide Support, Advice to Freshmen Writers Last fall, freshmen in Dr. Jill Swiencicki’s Service Scholars Learning Community found not only one resource for advice on drafting and writing, but three, thanks to the new Peer Colleague Program for... 2016-04-14T01:15:00 Get Ready for Relay Join Colleges Against Cancer and more than 160 students, faculty, and staff in this year’s 2016 Relay for Life. A walk-a-thon that benefits the American Cancer Society and Hope Lodge in Rochester, the... 2016-04-14T12:45:00 Human Resources Student Group Picking Up Momentum The Fisher chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has engaged in several professional development and leadership activities during the spring semester. 2016-04-14T08:45:00 JASY Team Prepares for 2016 Camp After more than a year of planning, training, and fundraising, the team of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, staff, and alumni are ready to head to Kingston, Jamaica for the Jamaica Advantage... 2016-04-14T08:30:00 Three Fisher Teams Present Business Ideas at State Entrepreneurial Competition Three entrepreneurial teams from St. John Fisher College were accepted as semi-finalists in the New York State Business Plan Competition. The three semi-finalists presented their business pitches at ... 2016-04-14T08:15:00 Giant Read Makes Giant Impact on Fisher Student-Athletes More than 25 St. John Fisher College student-athletes, including freshman football player Demarre Nelson, spent the morning of Friday, April 8 reading to elementary school students from the Wilson ... 2016-04-14T08:00:00 Justinian Luncheon Applauds Pre-Law Supporters On March 28, the Pre-Law Association held its Second Annual Justinian Luncheon, inviting Fisher alumni, faculty, staff, and students to mingle and share news about the legal studies program and Mock ... 2016-04-14T07:45:00 Grant Will Fund Expansion of Service-Learning Reading and Resiliency Program Seuss to Success, a reading and resiliency program for elementary school students in the Rochester City School District launched by St. John Fisher College, will see an expansion of services, thanks ... 2016-04-13T03:15:00 Be an Extra in Fisher’s Next TV Commercial So…you wanna be on TV? Now is your chance! St. John Fisher College is in the midst of filming its next television campaign, and is looking for extras for a shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, ... 2016-04-13T03:00:00 Volunteers Needed for Upcoming NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championships St. John Fisher College is hosting the 2016 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship, and to ensure a successful event, the Athletic Department is seeking volunteers throughout the week. 2016-04-13T02:45:00 Countdown to Commencement: Lauren Owens Our final featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Lauren Owens, a finance and accounting major who was nominated by Dr. Rick DeJesús-Rueff, vice president for student ... 2016-04-11T01:30:00 TriBeta Inducts 38 New Members The College’s Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society held its 4th induction ceremony on Friday, April 1. 2016-04-07T01:15:00 Student Research Takes Center Stage this Month The week of April 11, colleges and universities around the country will celebrate Undergraduate Research Week, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. St. John Fisher College, through the ... 2016-04-07T12:30:00 Relay for Life Continues to Inspire It’s that time of year at St. John Fisher College when the semester is winding down, projects are heating up, and spring is teasing everyone. But before students and professors head off for summer ... 2016-04-06T01:30:00 Fisher Students Raise Funds for Flint Two student groups at St. John Fisher College—Student Government Association and the Black Student Union—are teaming up to raise funds for the citizens of Flint, Michigan affected by the city’s water ... 2016-04-06T01:15:00 News 8 WROC’s Scott Hetsko Promotes Organ Donation on Campus On Tuesday, Scott Hetsko, chief meteorologist at News 8 WROC, came to St. John Fisher College to spread awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation during the College’s donor registration... 2016-04-05T03:45:00 Summer Online @ Fisher is Back This summer, St. John Fisher College will once again offer Summer Online @ Fisher, a selection of nearly two dozen undergraduate courses students can take online. Registration for these classes begins... 2016-04-05T10:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Sarah Harrington Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Sarah Harrington, who was nominated by Dr. Charlene Smith, professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing. 2016-04-04T11:30:00 Organ Donor Registration Drive Features Local TV Personality This week, St. John Fisher College will host an organ donor registration drive to raise awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation. The drive will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, ... 2016-04-04T08:45:00 Event Celebrates Tradition of Class Rings Calling all juniors! The St. John Fisher College Alumni Advisory Board, together with the Bookstore, is hosting a Class Ring Event from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, in the Donald E. Bain ... 2016-03-31T09:00:00 Fisher Students “Color The Roc” for Annual Project Community Convergence Dozens of student volunteers from St. John Fisher College spent two Saturdays in March at three schools in the Rochester City School District, priming, painting, and sprucing up the facilities during ... 2016-03-31T08:15:00 Great Colleges Survey Open until Friday, April 8 The College is participating in <i>The Chronicle of Higher Education’s</i> 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” program, a study designed to recognize institutions that have built great workplaces, and ... 2016-03-31T07:45:00 TESA Hosts Scholastic Book Fair The Teacher Education Student Association (TESA) is hosting the 2016 Scholastic Book Fair all week long. Held in the Hughes Rotunda in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, the fair features a... 2016-03-31T07:30:00 Fisher Students Graduate from Dale Carnegie Leadership Course Nineteen St. John Fisher College students recently graduated from the College’s inaugural Building Future Leaders program through Dale Carnegie Training of Rochester. 2016-03-30T01:30:00 Fisher Accepting Applications for Library Media Master’s Degree Program Teacher or teacher-candidates interested in librarian specialization can now apply to the Master of Science in Library Media program, offered through St. John Fisher College’s Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. ... 2016-03-30T01:15:00 “Meet the Media” Panels Showcase Careers in Communications Industry Budding journalists, public relations practitioners, and social media managers had the opportunity to hear about careers in communication from professionals in the field during the annual St. John ... 2016-03-30T01:15:00 Fisher Faculty, Alumnus Contribute to Book on Sportsmanship Three professors from St. John Fisher College contributed chapters to the recently published book, <i>Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives</i>. 2016-03-30T08:00:00 Reading Features Frank X Walker, Founder of Affrilachian Poetry Movement St. John Fisher College’s 2016 Gathering of Griots Forum features award-winning poet Frank X Walker, who will read a selection of poems from his recent collections from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, ... 2016-03-29T01:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Michael Montemalo Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Michael Montemalo who was nominated by Drs. Sebastien Lazardeux, Wes Renfro, and Katie Donovan, all assistant professors ... 2016-03-29T11:00:00 Schultz, Abkowitz Present at Rural Special Education Conference Dr. Susan M. Schultz, associate professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, presented three sessions at the 35th American Council on Rural Special Education conference in Las Vegas, ... 2016-03-29T09:45:00