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So Sweet! Relay for Life Raises $20K in 16th Year The Colleges Against Cancer Relay for Life planning committee.

04/09/2018 - Twelve hours and countless laps equaled a $20,000 fundraising feat for the 16th annual Relay for Life at St. John Fisher College. Sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), the 12-hour walkathon supports the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, and this year, students busted their fundraising goal while honoring those who have been touched by cancer.

Catholic Cardinal Visits Campus, Reflects on Pope Francis His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Tobin, archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, delivered a lecture at St. John Fisher College, exploring the ministry of Pope Francis.

04/09/2018 - On Wednesday, April 4, His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Tobin, archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, delivered a lecture at St. John Fisher College, exploring the ministry of Pope Francis.

Workshop Aims to “Challenge the Paradigm” Gabriella Kielbasinski

04/09/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Gabriella Kielbasinski is on a mission to empower her peers. With the rise of gender equality movements across the country, she has organized FIS(HER), a one-day workshop aimed at providing women with the strategies and skills needed to combat gender-based obstacles. The workshop, which features four mini topic sessions, is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in Basil 135.

Fisher Students Beautify RCSD Schools during Color the Roc A group of Fisher students with their painting supplies ready for work.

04/05/2018 - Just in time for spring cleaning, dozens of student volunteers from St. John Fisher College spent two Saturdays in March at four schools in the Rochester City School District, priming, painting, and sprucing up the facilities, during the annual Color the Roc program.

Service Scholar Organizes Drive for Puerto Ricans in Rochester Joseph Reyes

04/05/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Joseph Reyes ’19 believes in doing the right thing. As a Service Scholar, he’s logged dozens of hours volunteering his time to local community agencies. But, when Hurricane Maria caused devastation in Puerto Rico, leaving thousands without their homes and basic items essential for living, community service took a deeper, more personal meaning for him.

Fisher Hosts Professional Development Day for Charter School Leaders On Monday, March 19, teams from Rochester’s charter schools came together for a professional development day, thanks to the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership Program and its Charter School Leadership Forums program.

04/04/2018 - On Monday, March 19, teams from Rochester’s charter schools came together for a professional development day, thanks to the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership Program and its Charter School Leadership Forums program.

Ceremony Recognizes Doctoral Graduates at Ed.D. Extension Site Twenty-three doctoral students in the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program received their hoods during a ceremony held this March.

04/04/2018 - On Saturday, March 17, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held a hooding and awards ceremony for graduates of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program at Iona College, one of two extension sites where the program is offered.

OIT Sponsors Hackathon for a Good Cause A logo for WordPress Rochester, a professional network for people who use the website content management system.

04/03/2018 - This April, members of OIT are teaming up with WordPress Rochester, a professional network for people who use the website content management system, to host a 12-hour Hackathon.

Countdown to Commencement: James Elliot James Elliot

03/29/2018 - Student veteran James Elliot, a management major, is the next member of the Class of 2018 to be featured in our Countdown to Commencement video series. Assistant Registrar and Veterans Coordinator, Monica Gebhardt, nominated Elliot.

Two from Fisher Earn Competitive Research Fellowships Dr. Lynn Donahue and Dr. Tim Madigan

03/29/2018 - Dr. Lynn Donahue and Dr. Tim Madigan were recently awarded Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowships from Richmond, The American International University in London.