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Life at Fisher Continues During COVID-19 A group of students celebrate their love for Fisher.

05/25/2020 - The Office of Freshman Admissions sat down with the Dr. Matha Thornton, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, to learn more about campus life at Fisher, her role as co-chair of the Campus Reopening Task Force, and measures taken to ensure campus safety and continued operations.

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Earns Full Accreditation An teacher candidate works with a kindergarten student.

05/21/2020 - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College received a full six-year accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). Fisher is among just 21 colleges in New York State with CAEP accreditation.

Three from Fisher recognized as Outstanding Adult Student Awards A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center reads: Fisher

05/20/2020 - Three students from St. John Fisher College— Gregory Bartholomew, Ina Buga, and William Maskrey —were recipients of the 2020 Outstanding Adult Student Awards given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE).

Rooney Given Distinguished Alumni Award by University at Buffalo Dr. Gerard J. Rooney

05/15/2020 - Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of St. John Fisher College, was selected as the recipient of the University at Buffalo’s (UB) Graduate School of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. He was formally honored during the School’s virtual commencement ceremony, held on Friday, May 15.

Diana Nole to Serve as First Female Chair of St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees Diana Nole and Tom Bowles

05/14/2020 - St. John Fisher College has announced that Diana Nole, chief executive officer at Wolters Kluwer Health, has begun her tenure as chair of the Board of Trustees and is the first female to serve in the chair role in the College’s history. Formally vice chair, she has succeeded Jack DePeters ’73, who completed his two-year term as chair on May 8.

Fisher Welcomes Its Newest Class of Alumni The Cardinal holds a sign welcoming alumni to campus.

05/11/2020 - This May, the Class of 2020 will join the ranks of 30,000+ alumni of St. John Fisher College. See what it means to be a Fisher alumnus, including benefits and services, and how to connect with the Fisher alumni family.

More than 100 Students Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences cheer on award winners during a ceremony held over Zoom.

05/09/2020 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

Three Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Dr. Lipika Chablani, Dr. Sara Goodman, Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson

05/09/2020 - This year, three members of the St. John Fisher College faculty were named recipients of the College’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors. The awards are usually bestowed during the College’s Commencement ceremony.

Made to Match: Record Number of Fisher’s Pharmacy Graduates are Residency Bound Wegmans School of Pharmacy Seal

05/04/2020 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy has once again had a record-breaking number of graduates match in year-long residency experiences this year, a number that has only increased since the School’s first graduating class. In the Class of 2020, 28 students – more than a third of the Class - will participate in Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) residencies, training in medical centers, community pharmacies, and health centers around the nation.

Newest Issue of ANGLES Now Live A piece of student art serves as the cover photo for the spring 2020 issue of ANGLES.

05/02/2020 - The spring issue of ANGLES, St. John Fisher College’s national literary magazine, was published earlier this month.