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New Fund Sends Students into Sports World Garrett Steiger is an intern at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

06/21/2018 - This summer, Fisher students Derek Raux ’19 and Garrett Steiger ’18 will gain experience in the sport industry, thanks in part to the newly launched Student Experiential Learning Fund.

The Stats on Lindsey Thayer's Remarkable Collegiate Career Lindsey Thayer pitches a ball.

06/20/2018 - The softball team's ace pitcher earned the nickname "Thayer the K-er" for a reason...

Practice What You Teach Dr. Todd Harrison and Pat Gordon at Bills Training Camp

06/20/2018 - For a few weeks each summer, St. John Fisher College goes from college campus to football mecca with the arrival of the Buffalo Bills Training Camp. With its players and coaches, as well as its hundreds of additional personnel, and thousands of fans, it's a transformation. At the center of it all are Dr. Todd Harrison and Patrick Gordon, two members of the Sport Management Department who serve as conduits between the College and the Bills organization.

Fisher Sport Research Earns Attention Emily Dane-Staples

06/20/2018 - Academic research produced in the Sport Management Department has created several headlines this spring.

Girardi, VanMarter Named Academic All-Americans Mark VanMarter and Peter Girardi

06/19/2018 - Seniors Peter Girardi and Mark VanMarter, members of the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College men’s track and field team, continued to cement their legacies as the pair were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America (COSIDA).

Grant Supports Pharmacy Student Research Michelle Ubowski

06/14/2018 - Michelle Ubowski, a rising fourth-year student at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a highly selective Gateway to Research Scholarship through the American Foundation of Pharmacy Education (AFPE).

Buffalo Bills Release 2018 Training Camp Schedule A sign welcomes fans to Bills Training Camp.

06/13/2018 - The Buffalo Bills have released the schedule for the 2018 Training Camp, presented by Connors & Ferris. Beginning Thursday, July 26, St. John Fisher College will welcome the team back to campus for the 19th straight year.

Fisher Professor Selected for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program John Kiweewa

06/13/2018 - Dr. John Kiweewa, assistant professor of mental health counseling at St. John Fisher College, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to work with Makerere University in Uganda as they refine and develop curriculum around mental health counseling.

Internships Give Students Competitive Edge Sarah Gensler worked with the Rochester Knighthawks during the spring semester.

06/11/2018 - A hallmark of the sport management program continues to be the engaging internship and practicum experiences students have throughout the academic year.

St. John Fisher College Welcomes New Board of Trustees Chair, Vice Chair Jack DePeters ’73 and Diana Nole take on new leadership roles with the College's Board of Trustees.

06/11/2018 - Jack DePeters ’73, senior vice president of store operations for Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., has been named chair of the St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees. DePeters succeeds Martin K. Birmingham, president and chief executive officer of Financial Institutions, Inc. and its subsidiary, Five Star Bank, who completed a two-year term as chair. Diana Nole, chief executive officer of Wolters Kluwer Health, will become the first female to hold the role of vice chair of the College's Board.