02/06/2018 - A one day conference at St. John Fisher College will commemorate the life and work of American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Timed to celebrate his 200th birthday, the conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
02/05/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Kelsey Michener. An accounting and business management major, Michener is one student who has definitely made the most of her time at Fisher. She was nominated by Dave Roberts, senior associate director of freshman admissions and athletic recruitment.
02/05/2018 - The Empire 8 Athletic Conference has released its President's List recipients for fall 2017; recognizing collegiate student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom. This season, Fisher had 117 students make the list, hailing from 16 Fisher sports teams. Leading the pack was the women’s tennis squad, which earned a combined 3.64 grade point average.
02/01/2018 - Last December, students from the Wegmans School of Nursing and Wegmans School of Pharmacy spent two weeks providing medical care to communities in coastal regions of Peru.
02/01/2018 - The term “Fisher family” is a common one around campus and among Fisher alumni, but it takes on new meaning inside the walls of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy. In this year’s first-year class, there are five students who have older siblings also enrolled in the program or are recent graduates of the School. That’s the case for brothers Jerry and Justin Kuriyilel.
02/01/2018 - Next fall, Rochester-area middle school students will have the chance to convert waste into biodiesel, thanks to the efforts of Dr. Renuka Manchanayakage, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College.
01/31/2018 - The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs will deliver 324 hospitality kits to area organizations, thanks to its 8th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospitality Kit Drive.
01/31/2018 - On Friday, Jan. 26, the St. John Fisher College American Marketing Association (AMA) hosted its third annual alumni event. Current and former members of the student organization gathered in the Bonadio Lobby of the Salerno Center to network and reflect on memories made in the club.
01/30/2018 - St. John Fisher College alumna Sharon Napier ’81, chief executive officer of Partners + Napier, was presented with the 2018 ATHENA Award, given by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Council affiliate. The award honors a professional female leader who has demonstrated significant achievements in business, community service, and the professional advancement of women.
01/30/2018 - Our next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Anna Harmer, a marketing major, who was nominated by Tina Abbey in the Office of Institutional Advancement.