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Kahler, Legendary Fisher Basketball Coach, Passes Away Phil Kahler

03/19/2018 - St. John Fisher College legend Phil Kahler passed away on Saturday, March 17, at the age of 84. He leaves behind his wife, Fran, whom he married in 1955, and their loving daughter, Jill.

Track and Field’s VanMarter Captures National Championship St. John Fisher College student-athlete Mark VanMarter won the track and field national championship in long jump.

03/17/2018 - The first day of the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships brought something incredibly special to St. John Fisher College: an individual national championship. Senior Mark VanMarter ’18 claimed the national championship honor in the long jump event; a first-ever in Fisher track and field history.

Countdown to Commencement: Claire Sauter Claire Sauter

03/14/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Claire Sauter, a media management major with a minor in ethics. She was nominated by Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, and by retired Director of Community Service Sally Vaughan.

Philanthropy Week Kicks Off Monday During the Thank-A-Donor Ice Cream Social, a student grabs ice cream from celebrity scoopers Professor Todd Harrison and President Rooney.

03/14/2018 - During the week of March 19 through March 23, a series of events will celebrate philanthropy at St. John Fisher College. Now in its third year, Philanthropy Week aims to educate students about the positive impact of giving on the campus community.

Student Marketers Attend Rochester Conference John Valentine, vice president senior financial consultant, Charles Schwab; Emily Risch ’20; Dr. Monica Hodis, St. John Fisher College School of Business faculty member and AMA advisor; Christopher LoTempio, vice president financial consultant, Charles Schwab; and Russ McDonald, vice president of collegiate relations, Rochester AMA.

03/13/2018 - On Friday, Feb. 23, members of the St. John Fisher College chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended the fifth annual Rochester Collegiate Conference. The event was held by the Rochester AMA at the Brook-Lea County Club and featured guest speakers, resume resources, and a networking session and career fair.

Fisher Earns “Spirit of Mock Trial” Award Members of Fisher's 2017-2018 Mock Trial Team.

03/12/2018 - After a semester of preparation, two St. John Fisher College teams competed in the Regional Mock Trial tournament in Buffalo, New York this past February.

Students Learn the Art of Networking The event, “The Art of Networking with Dick’s Sporting Goods,” featured the company’s university relations recruiter, Nick Rivers, who encouraged students to “be comfortable being uncomfortable” and to “get out of their comfort zones because that is where the magic happens” to make connections.

03/12/2018 - Nearly 40 students from across campus learned about the critical professional skill of networking, thanks to a February event co-sponsored by the School of Business and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Fisher Student Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow Josh Miles

03/12/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Josh Miles ’19 was selected to participate in the 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship. Organized by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, the fellowship is a one-year experience emphasizing personal, professional, and civic growth.

Math Department Hosts High School Competition A student completes a math worksheet.

03/09/2018 - On Wednesday, Feb. 7, the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences hosted high school students from various schools to compete in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC), an exam sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America.

Ed.D. Grad Promoted at GCC Dr. Thomas C. Priester

03/09/2018 - Dr. Thomas C. Priester, a 2012 graduate of the Ed.D. program, was named associate dean of the Wyoming County Campus centers by Genesee Community College (GCC).