New Scholarship Honors Class of ’57 Alumnus Robert and Marcia Calabrese

04/06/2017 - A new scholarship at St. John Fisher College will honor one of its earliest graduates. Established by Marcia Calabrese in honor of her late husband, Richard, a member of the Class of 1957, the Richard ’57 and Marcia Calabrese Scholarship will provide Fisher undergraduates with financial assistance needed to complete their studies at the College. Read More

Color the Roc Brightens RCSD Schools Students volunteer during Color the Roc.

04/05/2017 - While there are many words that can describe St. John Fisher College’s annual Color the Roc: Project Community Convergence program, for sophomore Samantha DiPerna, creative, caring, and community come to mind. Read More

Relay for Life Raises $17K for Hope Lodge A poster encourages walkers during the 2017 Relay for Life.

04/05/2017 - For 12 hours last weekend, the St. John Fisher College community focused on one goal: honoring those who have been touched by cancer while raising money for the American Cancer Society. Read More

Students, Seniors Team Up to Introduce Middle Schoolers to College Life Fisher students, Valley Manor residents, and students from School #20 spent time together during the

04/05/2017 - Students at St. John Fisher College teamed up with residents from the Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (ESLC) to plan an inspirational program about college opportunities for middle school students. The program, now in its second year, was the culmination of a semester-long sociology course, Helping Professions in Action. Read More

Hooding and Awards Ceremony Recognizes Doctoral Graduates at Fisher Extension Site Sixteen doctoral students in the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program received their hoods during a ceremony held this March.

04/05/2017 - On Saturday, March 18, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held the sixth hooding and awards ceremony for graduates of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program at the College of New Rochelle, one of two extension sites where the program is offered. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Chenisvel Nuñez Countdown to Commencement 2017 Logo

04/03/2017 - Our next featured senior in the 2017 Countdown to Commencement video series is Chenisvel Nuñez, a sociology and criminology double major nominated by Dr. Rick DeJesus-Rueff, vice president for student affairs and diversity initiatives. Read More

Fisher AMA Named Among Top 25 International Chapters SJFC AMA won seven awards during the 39th Annual American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference.

03/30/2017 - A group of 17 students from St. John Fisher College’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) won seven awards during the 39th Annual American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference (AMA ICC), held in New Orleans, Louisiana, this March. Read More

$100,000 NEH Grant to Fund Veterans Dialogue Project at St. John Fisher College Carolyn Vacca

03/30/2017 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which will fund a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans through the exploration of World War I and the Afghanistan/Iraq counter-insurgencies. Read More

NFL Filmmaker to Deliver 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture.

03/30/2017 - Three-time sports Emmy award winner Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in Basil 135. Read More

Nursing Students Develop Safe Sleep Teaching Tool A sleeping baby.

03/29/2017 - Sometimes, students make the best teachers. That’s the case for a group of undergraduates in the Wegmans School of Nursing, who developed a resource tool that helps nurses and clinical students teach new parents about an innovative way to practice safe sleep habits for their newborns. Read More