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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - October 21, 2016

See You at Family Weekend

Fisher-Family-Weekend-2015.jpg Your students are settled into campus, but you may feel like you just left them here. See St. John Fisher College through their eyes, and join us for Family Weekend, which will take place Friday, Oct. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 30. The schedule is packed with a variety of family-friendly activities, offering something for everyone.
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First-year Students Arrive at Fisher

Final2020.gif Fisher’s newest undergraduates—including incoming freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students—were welcomed to campus on Saturday, Sept. 3.
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Class of 2020 Marks 19th Year of the Fisher Creed

Matriculation-2016---4.gif The Class of 2020 began their official academic start at St. John Fisher College during the annual Matriculation Ceremony, held on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
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The First Month through the Eyes of Freshmen

Melissa-Geil-200.jpg It has been about seven weeks since St. John Fisher College’s newest students arrived on campus. With mixed emotions and maybe a few tears, they set out hoping to make a smooth transition. Two members of the Class of 2020—Melissa Geil and Abby St. Denis—have wasted no time taking life at Fisher by storm.
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U.S. News: Fisher a “Great School at a Great Price”

Kearney-Hall.gif St. John Fisher College earned a top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s Great Schools, Great Prices list, a specialized ranking of their America’s Best Colleges feature. Coming in at No. 22, Fisher was listed among 50 national universities who provide a high quality of education at a best value.
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St.-John-Fisher-College-Banner.gif St. John Fisher College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Fisher ranks No. 431 out of the 650 institutions; 63 of which are in New York State.
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Community Service Efforts Land Fisher on President’s Honor Roll

Service-Saturday---3.jpg St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes the nation’s leading colleges and universities for their commitment to bettering their communities through community service and service-learning. Fisher was included in the education category.
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Fisher Storms Back to Win Courage Bowl XII

Rp_primary_Courage_Bowl_2016.jpg Nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College rallied to a 42-38 win over the College at Brockport in Courage Bowl XII on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Empire 8 Conference football matchup was played in front of over 8,400 fans.
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Service Saturdays Help Students Give Where They Live

Service-Saturday---1-thumbnail.gif “Give where you live.” That’s the motto of St. John Fisher College’s Service Saturdays initiative. Now in its second year, the program is designed to encourage members of the Fisher community to lend a hand at local nonprofits for the first six Saturdays of the semester.
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From the Registrar

Read information on freshman academic folders and spring 2016 course registration.
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Upcoming Events

Fri., October 28
2016 Family Weekend

Tue., November 22
Thanksgiving Break

Fri., December 09
Last Day of Classes

Mon., December 12
Final Exams Begin

Sat., December 17
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break

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