College News

2016 Presidential Election Topic of February’s First Friday Lecture Drs. Wes Renfro and Kathleen Donovan

01/24/2017 - Tired of the television pundits? Hear some of our political scientists’ take on the 2016 election during the February First Friday Lecture, featuring St. John Fisher College faculty members Drs. Wes Renfro and Kathleen Donovan. Scheduled for Friday, Feb. 3, the lecture begins with Mass at 9 a.m., followed by the lecture at 10 a.m., in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Jill Branciforte Countdown to Commencement 2017 Logo

01/23/2017 - With Commencement quickly approaching, the College will be recognizing outstanding seniors in the 2017 Countdown to Commencement video series each week leading up to the big day. Those being recognized were nominated by faculty and staff for their contributions to the Fisher community and for the impact they have made on campus. First, meet Jill Branciforte, a Spanish major nominated by Associate Director of Freshman Admissions Dave Roberts and Admissions Counselor Katie Burke. Read More

Football's Mervis Receives National Award Coach Gary Mervis celebrates Fisher's Courage Bowl win.

01/19/2017 - Gary Mervis, a longtime assistant football coach at St. John Fisher College, was recently honored with the 2016 Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Heroes Award by Cure Media Group. Mervis was formally recognized at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of Neuro-Oncology, held in November 2016. Read More

#FisherExperts Available for Presidential Inauguration Analysis Drs. Wes Renfro and Kathleen Donovan

01/18/2017 - St. John Fisher College political scientists Dr. Wes Renfro and Dr. Kathleen Donovan will be available for analysis of the Presidential Inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20. Read More

White Coat Ceremony Honors Pharmacy Class of 2020 A student receives her pharmacy white coat from Dr. Jack Brown.

01/18/2017 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College honored more than 80 students during its annual White Coat Ceremony, held on Sunday, Jan. 15. Read More

St. John Fisher College Appoints Dean of Wegmans School of Pharmacy Christine Birnie

01/13/2017 - After an extensive national search, St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Christine Birnie as the new dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, effective immediately. The search was led by Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc., an executive search, consulting, and training firm. Read More

Fisher to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Attendees engage in conversation about spirituality and faith during the 2016 Coexistence Dinner.

01/10/2017 - St. John Fisher College will host seven events this month to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Running Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 26, the week features meals, dialogues, and film screenings, among other activities. Read More

Basketball Coach Claims 300th Win Men's basketball head coach Rob Kornaker won his 300th career game on Thursday, Dec. 29.

01/03/2017 - St. John Fisher College men's basketball head coach Rob Kornaker won his 300th career game on Thursday, Dec. 29, as the Cardinals posted a 95-67 victory over Colby-Sawyer College in the second game of the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa Tournament. Read More

Sandra Doorley Announced as Honorary Chair of the 35th Teddi Dance for Love Sandra Doorley will serve as honorary chair at the 2017 Teddi Dance for Love.

12/15/2016 - Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley will serve as the honorary chair of the 35th annual Teddi Dance for Love at St. John Fisher College. The 24-hour dance-a-thon, which has raised more than $1 million for Camp Good Days and Special Times, will be held from 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 through 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Read More

Fisher Named a 2017 “Best College Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Golisano Gateway

12/15/2016 - For the fourth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. Read More