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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - August 14, 2014

The First Six Weeks – Through the Eyes of a Freshman

DinaLoVerdeWeb.jpg It has been about six weeks since you dropped your students off and said goodbye through tears and mixed emotions, hoping they would make a smooth transition. Most likely, they have made that smooth transition. We talked to one freshman who did, and she continues to take life at Fisher by storm.
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Mid-Point Academic Progress, Course Registration

LyndBalta.jpg We are now at the mid-point of the fall semester and I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with some information that may guide discussions you are having with your student about their academic progress.
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Parents: We Want to Hear From You!

Presumably, some of your students recently came home for the long weekend thanks to a day off from class. We hope that their visit wasn’t full of laundry and rushing to restock their residence hall snack supply, and that you were able to enjoy some quality time with them.
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Family Weekend 2014 Coming Soon

FamilyWeekend1.jpg Your students are settled into campus, have seven week of classes under the belts, and you may feel like you just left them here. But we hope you will join us for Family Weekend, which will take place October 31-November 2. The schedule is packed with a variety of family-friendly activities, offering something for everyone.
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From the Registrar

The Registrar’s Office is in the process of reviewing all freshman folders. Students will receive an email once their folder has been reviewed and transfer credit for courses taken at other institutions, SUPA credit, AP credit, and/or IB credit has been awarded. The email will instruct student’s to view their academic records in Fish 'R' Net to see any posted credit. The review process will be completed by Spring 2015 course registration.
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Fisher Named to 2015 Military Friendly Schools List

Military-Friendly-School-Logo-2015.jpg St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List, recently released by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
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Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher

BrianTranFarash.jpg Freshman biology major Brian Tran, a graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, is St. John Fisher College’s third Farash Scholar, chosen by the Max and Marian Farah Charitable Foundation earlier this year. As a Farash Scholar, Tran will graduate from Fisher debt-free, and participate in community service at local non-profit organizations throughout his college career.
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Upcoming Events

Fri., October 31
Casino Night (Family Weekend)

Sat., November 01
Dean's Award Ceremony (Family Weekend)

Sat., November 01
Hospitality Tent (Family Weekend)

Sat., November 01
Football Game: Fisher vs. Buffalo State (Family Weekend)

Sat., November 01
Fisher Players Murder Mystery Event (Family Weekend)

Sat., November 01
Movie Time! Featuring Maleficent (Family Weekend)

Sun., November 02
Sunday Mass (Family Weekend)

Sun., November 02
Scholarship Brunch (Family Weekend)

Tue., November 25
Thanksgiving Break Begins

Sun., November 30
Thanksgiving Break Ends

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