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Cross Country Teams Honored for Academic Success Members of the men's and women's cross country teams.

02/15/2018 - The St. John Fisher College men’s and women’s cross country programs were honored for their work in the classroom over the past season. Both teams held places on the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s all-academic awards, released on Friday, Feb. 9.

SAA Launches First-Ever Fisher Family Volunteer Day Students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy during their annual volunteer day.

02/15/2018 - The Student Alumni Association (SAA), in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Advancement, has announced the inaugural Fisher Family Volunteer Day, slated for Saturday, March 24.

Alumna, Professor Encourage Involvement in Film Festival Members of the Fast Forward Film Festival team at an Inspiration Session held at Fisher.

02/15/2018 - This spring, St. John Fisher College alumna Rebecca Delaney ’10 will band together with Dr. Mike Boller to strengthen the College’s connection to the Fast Forward Film Festival, which showcases environmental films made by Rochesterians.

Meet Matha Thornton, Fisher’s New Student Affairs Leader Matha Thornton

02/15/2018 - At 18, Matha Thornton stepped on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill as a first generation college student to study political science. While there, she served as a resident assistant, which offered her a glimpse of life in student affairs. And after that, she never really left college.

Throwback Thursday: Sweetheart Ball Edition A Fisher student dances with a resident of the Friendly Home at the annual Sweetheart Ball.

02/14/2018 - Students from St. John Fisher College celebrated their Valentine’s Day with a very special group: residents of the Friendly Home. Together, they stepped out in style during the annual Sweetheart Ball, held on Sunday, Feb. 11.

Two Join Faculty at Wegmans School of Pharmacy Dr. Anna Ratka and Dr. Todd Camenisch

02/14/2018 - This semester, Dr. Anna Ratka and Dr. Todd Camenisch joined the faculty at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College. Ratka will serve as the associate dean for academic affairs and Camenisch has been appointed chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Countdown to Commencement: Justin Townsend Justin Townsend with fellow students at St. John Fisher College.

02/14/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Justin Townsend, a biology major and member of the men’s lacrosse team. Townsend was nominated by one of his professors, Dr. Daryl Hurd, associate professor and chair of the Biology Department.

Very Beary Brunch Marks Start of Teddi 36 Emily Jeffries '18, Jill Knittel ’94, ’03 (MBA), President Rooney, and Allison Smith '19

02/13/2018 - On Friday, Feb. 9, St. John Fisher College faculty, staff, and students gathered with representatives from Camp Good Days and Special Times, elected officials, and community members at the Very Beary Brunch to officially mark the start of the 36th annual Teddi Dance for Love.

For Super Bowl LII Ads, Expert Says Humor Wins the Game Icon of people watching football on TV.

02/08/2018 - This year, the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl. And, according to advertising expert Dr. Rama Yelkur, dean of the School of Business, Amazon won the Ad Bowl.

Staff Recognition Program Seeking Award Nominations Renee Morano, Sara Shipley, Jeremy Luke, Bruce Jess, and Cecil Felton won awards during the Staff Celebration and Awards Ceremony.

02/08/2018 - The Staff Recognition Committee is seeking nominations for the College’s annual staff awards through Friday, March 16. The goal of the program is to showcase staff accomplishments, as well as recognize characteristics including integrity, Fisher spirit, genuineness, professional/personal ethics, self-discipline, and initiative.