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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - February 13, 2014

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 60th Commencement

CatherineCrierWeb.jpg St. John Fisher College will graduate over 1,300 students at its 60th Commencement on Saturday, May 10, 2014. There will be two ceremonies, one at 9:30 a.m. for nearly 900 undergraduates, and the second at 2:00 p.m. for over 400 master’s and doctoral students. Both ceremonies will take place at the Blue Cross Arena, One War Memorial Drive, in Rochester.
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Community Benefits from 2014 Project Community Convergence

PCC2014II.jpg As the semester winds down and the pressure of finals week starts to creep closer, over 100 St. John Fisher College students decided to roll up their sleeves to volunteer for the 2014 Project Community Convergence (PCC), led by Students With A Vision (SWAV).
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President Bain Honored by Catholic Family Center

BainCFC1.jpg On Friday, April 4, President Bain was honored at the Catholic Family Center’s (CFC) 22nd Annual Charity Gala. The theme of the gala was "Passport to Ireland," and it was held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
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Fisher Remembers Ralph Wilson, Jr.

AthleticCenterTributeWeb.jpg Ralph Wilson, Jr., owner of the Buffalo Bills and staunch supporter of St. John Fisher College, passed away on Tuesday, March 25. His passing leaves a sadness in the hearts of many Western New Yorkers, and many on the Fisher campus.
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13th Annual Relay for Life Raises Over $30,000

RelayforLifeWeb4.jpg There was plenty of “Hope in Hollywood” during the 13th Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 11, when hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members showed up dressed as their favorite Hollywood actors and costumed to resemble their favorite movie.
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President and Mrs. Bain Host Cooking Class

BainCooking'.jpg On Tuesday, April 1, Dr. Bain put his Presidential duties on hold and put on an apron instead. Bain and his wife, Meg, hosted “A President Called Sous,” a cooking class for students where they prepared a breakfast feast alongside Lackmann’s Executive Chef, Joel Kraft.
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Football Receives Coveted Lambert Award

VosburghLambert.jpg The Annual Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Awards Banquet took place Thursday, March 27, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., with the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College squad being awarded the Lambert Meadowlands Football Award Winner for Division III as the top team in the East.
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Wegmans School of Pharmacy Swaps Classes for Service

WSOPService1.jpg The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy held its annual service day on Tuesday, April 8, sending nearly 250 students, faculty, and staff around the community on a community service mission.
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Student Athletes Participate in Giant Read

GiantReadWeb2.jpg On Friday, April 11, 38 St. John Fisher College student athletes traveled to Wilson Foundation Academy to host the Giant Read for students in kindergarten through second grade.
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Thu., April 24
RSA Late Night Breakfast!

Fri., April 25
Stress Free Week: SAMS Kickball Tournament

Sat., April 26
Stress Free Week: Commuter Council Drive-In Movie

Sat., April 26
Stress Free Week: SAB Presents Starry Night

Sun., April 27
Stress Free Week: Measure 13 Showcase

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Stress Free Week: CEC Scavenger Hunt

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