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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Fisher in Galway Program Well Underway

GalwayWeb2.jpg The Fisher in Galway Program is halfway through its first semester, and judging from the students and their photos, they are feeling the Irish love and have settled in nicely.
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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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32nd Annual Teddi Dance for Love Raises Spirits and $63,614

Teddi1.JPG Hundreds of pairs of feet are finally up and resting after 24 hours of straight dancing to raise money for Camp Good Days and Special Times. Fisher students, faculty, staff, along with Camp Good Days volunteers and campers, danced an entire day away for the 32nd year in a row this weekend at the Teddi Dance for Love.
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Sweetheart Ball is a Sweet Success

SweetheartBallThumb.jpg Students from St. John Fisher College’s Students With A Vision (SWAV) and residents of The Friendly Home celebrated Valentine’s Day together with the annual Sweetheart Ball.
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April First Friday to Focus on 50 Years of Great TV Moments

First-Friday-Logo.jpg Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor in the Media and Communication Department, will serve as the guest lecturer for the April First Friday lecture when he presents, “Beatles to Breaking Bad: 50 Years of Great TV Moments,” on Friday, April 4.
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90 Students Recognized at Accounting Alumni Society Awards Banquet

A total of 90 Accounting students were recognized at the annual Accounting Alumni Society Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 20.
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Fisher Prime Care Nursing Center: One Year Later

StJosephsCenter1.jpg In 2012, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced a $1 million grant to St. John Fisher College to be used over five years to expand primary health care and mental health care for Rochester’s underserved populations. Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, was instrumental in securing the grant.
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High School Students “Spend-a-Day” with the Department of Media and Communication

SpendADay2.jpg St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication held its annual Spend-a-Day program on February 21. Prospective students from across New York State and even Pennsylvania spent the day with current faculty and students from the department learning what their futures would be like if they chose Fisher.
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School of Business Dean Surprises Students with Invites to Join Beta Gamma Sigma

BGSMartin.jpg In late February, Dr. David Martin, Dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Business, dropped into several classes to surprise 39 students with an invitation to join Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the distinguished International Honor Society for business excellence.
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Student Athlete Mentors Fundraise for Rochester Wheels img Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects img Steve Terrigino ’89 Named Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year at St. John Fisher College img Accounting Students Place as Runner-Up in National Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition img School of Nursing Purchases Gift for Kenyan School img

Important Dates

Wed., March 26
Annual Scholastic Book Fair (from March 26-31)

Sat., March 29
Project Community Convergence (PCC)

Tue., April 01
Lost Boys of Sudan Speaker: Sebastian Maroundit

Fri., April 04
Gilda's Cup: A Collegiate Comedy Improv Competition

Thu., April 10
Civic Engagement Award Ceremony: Service-Learning Showcase Event

Thu., April 10
Fisher Scholarship Celebration

Fri., April 11
Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Relay for Life

Wed., April 16
Easter Break

Sat., May 10
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

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