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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - December 9, 2015

A Message from President Gerard Rooney

Rooney_Gerry.jpg It probably seems like just yesterday when you were here on campus, moving your son or daughter in for the first time. Yet here we are, nearly four months later, and their first semester is behind them. I hope they feel that it was a successful semester, and a time of both personal and academic growth. I also hope that, as their parents and families, you have also had a positive first semester with us.
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Freshmen Reflect on their First Semester at Fisher

Fisher-Students-1.jpg With the first semester of their college careers coming to a close, Fisher freshmen have a lot to reflect on. We caught up with three students to see what they’ve been up to in these first few months.
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Residence Halls Close for Break, and Reminders from Residential Life

Kearney-Winter.jpg The residence halls close for the semester at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 and re-open for the spring semester at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Res Life has a few tips and reminders to help kick off a safe, happy winter break.
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News from the Schools

DeloitteFanTAXticTeams.jpg From new labs and degree programs, to first place wins and student projects and initiatives, here’s a round-up of recent news and happenings from around the College.
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From Student Accounts

The Office of Student Accounts shares spring billing due dates, reminders about obtaining student account information, details about Cardinal Cash, and more.
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Greetings from the Registrar

As students wrap up their last week of classes, the Registrar shares useful information related to final grades, transcripts, and enrollment certifications.
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Athletics Teams Share in Success this Fall

Cross-country.jpg The St. John Fisher College Athletics Department had a very busy fall semester. Between the Courage Bowl, field hockey's most successful season to date, and other winning headlines, the Cardinals have a lot to be proud of heading into spring.
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St. John Fisher College Inaugurates Seventh President

RooneyInauguration1.jpg Members of the St. John Fisher College community, joined by delegates from more than 30 colleges and universities across the country and Ireland, government officials, and community leaders celebrated the inauguration of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney as the seventh president of the College.
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Fisher Ranks High on Military Friendly and Best Colleges Lists

2016_MFS_Logo_200x200.png St. John Fisher College was named to the 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List, recently released by Victory Media, and placed among the top 30 Best Colleges in New York State in a ranking by’s College Prowler.
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Fisher Unveils Statue in Memory of Alumnus Thomas Way ’66 on Veteran’s Day

Tom-Way-Memorial-Statue-thumbnail.jpg This Veteran’s Day, St. John Fisher College honored a special alumnus and member of the United States Armed Forces, Thomas Urban Way ’66, by unveiling a statue commissioned in his memory. Way, who was drafted into the U. S. Army in 1967, shortly after graduating from Fisher, died in combat while serving in the Vietnam War, just three weeks into his tour of duty.
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Upcoming Events

Fri., December 11
Last Day of Classes

Mon., December 14
Final Exams Begin

Sat., December 19
Residence Halls Close for Winter Recess

Sat., December 19
Breakfast with Santa 2015

Wed., January 13
Residence Halls Open for Spring Semester

Thu., January 14
Spring Semester Classes Begin

Fri., January 29
34th Annual Teddi Dance for Love!

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