02/10/2020 - Dr. Wendi Sierra, assistant professor in the English and interactive media programs at St. John Fisher College, says that preserving an indigenous language is a formidable task. She says many native languages have a “missing generation”—parents or even grandparents who know little or nothing of the language, making it hard to revitalize its daily or home use.
02/10/2020 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College is now accepting applications for its newly launched Pharm.D. Online pathway.
02/09/2020 - The next member of the Class of 2020 to be featured in the Countdown to Commencement series is Ranita Williams, an education and American studies major who was nominated by Erin Barry, director of the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.
02/07/2020 - According to a 2019 student survey conducted by the Center for Career and Academic Planning, the top barriers to doing internships for Fisher students were wages (citing that they needed to work instead of doing an unpaid internship), transportation issues, and heavy course load. Enter Fisher’s new Career Accelerator Award.
02/07/2020 - St. John Fisher College is participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey launches on Monday, Feb. 10, and will remain open until Monday, March 16. Freshmen and seniors are encouraged to participate, and members of both classes received the survey via email. The survey can also be accessed through Blackboard.
02/07/2020 - At the Teddi Dance for Love Committee’s Very Beary Brunch this past week, a link was completed. A challenge accepted. A proclamation made.
02/06/2020 - Jeremy Sarachan, chair of the St. John Fisher College Department of Media and Communication, recently won the Audience Favorite Award for his film, “Active Voices,” during the Shmoovies Film Festival, held at The Cinema in Rochester, New York in January.
02/05/2020 - Students from two courses in the Department of Media and Communication classes attended a movement workshop led by Darren Stevenson, artistic director and CEO of Push Physical Theatre, a local performance company that uses the physical movement of the body to tell a story and convey emotion.
02/04/2020 - Alyssa Gara, a St. John Fisher College student majoring in corporate finance and accounting, was recently selected for the Karyl Mammano Scholarship.
02/03/2020 - Anthony Loussedes ’19 engaged in an internship with the Charlotte Hornets this fall, seeing it as an opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a professional sporting event.