College News

Fisher Alumnus Earns Gold in 2017 Warrior Games Sgt. Chris McGinnis ’12 earned a gold medal as a member of the Team Army wheelchair basketball team.

08/16/2017 - This summer, St. John Fisher College alumnus Sgt. Chris McGinnis ’12 joined more than 250 wounded, ill, and injured military service members and veterans to compete in the eighth annual Warrior Games. Read More

Wegmans School of Nursing Program Addresses Health Care Shortage in Underserved Populations Wegmans School of Nursing

08/09/2017 - This fall, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will launch an immersive clinical training program designed to prepare nurse practitioner students for clinical practice in medically underserved areas. Read More

Teamwork at the Heart of Pharmacy Rotations in Honduras Fourth-year pharmacy student Samantha Leistman worked in Clinica Esperanza while doing a four-week APPE clinical rotation in Roatan, Honduras.

08/08/2017 - When graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy head out into the working world, they will encounter experiences working as members of a health care team. Through a four-week elective rotation with Advanced Placement Practice Experience (APPE) Pharmacy Missions in Roatan, Honduras, students at Fisher fine-tune the skills needed to be productive, collaborative members of those teams. Read More

School of Business MBA Program a RBJ “Readers’ Choice” The School of Business is housed in the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise.

08/07/2017 - The St. John Fisher College School of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) program was ranked among the top three MBA programs in the Rochester region, according to a recent readers’ poll conducted by the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record. Read More

Year-long Forums Support Charter School Leadership Dr. Rick DeJesus-Rueff moderates a panel discussion about charter school leadership issues.

08/07/2017 - Faculty and administrators in the Executive Leadership program, housed in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College, implemented an initiative this year to support leadership in Rochester charter schools. Charter school leaders have been meeting regularly to share ideas and information, thanks to a grant sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation and the ESL Charitable Foundation. Read More

O-Team Advice Leanne Maltese '18

07/27/2017 - A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. But, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic, nerve-wracking, and exciting experience of being a freshman. Here, three Orientation team members share their advice for making the most of your first year at Fisher. Read More

Fisher Education Recognized for Value, Quality The walkway at LeChase Quad in the fall.

07/26/2017 - This July, two national publications recognized St. John Fisher College for the value and quality education it provides students. Read More

Fisher’s Fall Athletes Ready for Action A field hockey player hits the ball.

07/25/2017 - As the fall semester approaches, Fisher students are hard at work, preparing for their best performances, both in the classroom and on the field. With 10 men’s and women’s sports teams gearing up for fall competition, it’s time to take out your calendars and save the dates for what could be some of Fisher’s most impressive matches. Read More

Joining the Flock: The Transfer Student Experience Ariel Dailey '17

07/24/2017 - For Ariel Dailey ’17 and Dallas Kaiser ’18, arriving at St. John Fisher College as transfer students meant finding their niche on campus while learning the ropes of a new college community. Read More

Meet Joe Gala: SGA’s Freshman of the Year Joe Gala '20 receives SGA's 2016-2017 Freshmen of the Year Award.

07/24/2017 - Each year, the Student Government Association honors a first-year student who has made an immediate impact on the Fisher campus. From walking for 12-hours straight during Relay for Life to playing Danny Zucco in the Fisher Players’ production of “Grease,” it’s easy to see why Joe Gala was named the 2017 Freshman of the Year. Read More