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Fall 2016 News Archive

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.

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.

Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign to Launch in January Students thank Fisher Annual Fund donors.

12/14/2016 - The annual faculty and staff giving campaign will kick off next semester with a celebratory luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Conference to Explore Human Trafficking in Rochester A poster promotes the conference, Human Trafficking: A Rochester Problem, Too.

12/14/2016 - According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, in 2015 human trafficking occurred in all 50 states. This January, in observance of Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention Month, a two-day event at St. John Fisher College will address this harrowing human rights issue and its connection to Upstate New York during Human Trafficking: A Rochester Problem, Too.

Student by Day, Fashionista by Night Media management student Ruya Kirac is a fashion blogger.

12/14/2016 - Media management student Ruya Kirac has found the perfect way to blend her passion for writing with her interest in fashion. In 2013, the Rochester, New York native launched Sweet, Short & Stylish, a fashion and lifestyle blog that has served as an avenue for Kirac to hone her writing skills and put to use the knowledge she’s gained in courses related to digital marketing and social media.

Pharmacy Students Place in Top 10 at National Clinical Skills Competition MacKenzie Crist and Seda Donmez

12/14/2016 - For the third consecutive year, St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy students placed in the Top 10 during the Clinical Skills Competition, held by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). MacKenzie Crist and Seda Donmez, both P4 students, rose to the top against 131 teams from across the nation.

O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Showcases Images of Diverse Landscapes Artwork by adjunct faculty member Elizabeth Durand.

12/14/2016 - A new exhibit at St. John Fisher College’s Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery will showcase a collection of images of diverse landscapes, curated by adjunct faculty member Elizabeth Durand. The exhibition, which opens Monday, Jan. 9, will be on display through Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Gallery, located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Two Media Management Students Selected for Scholarships Alexandra Hristodoulou

12/14/2016 - The Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College selected Alexandra Hristodoulou ’17 as the inaugural recipient of the James E. Seward Scholarship. Olivia Rotondo ’17, was named the recipient of the Charles S. Smith Scholarship, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

Fisher’s Literary Magazine Moves to Digital Format Alumni read from the Best of The Angle.

12/14/2016 - On Thursday, Dec. 1, the English Department at St. John Fisher College celebrated the launch of Angles, a digital reinvention of the College's literary magazine, The Angle, which was published continuously from 1957 to 2011.

Accounting Professor Selected for Third Fulbright Dr. Tom Tyson

12/08/2016 - Throughout his 27 year career as a professor in St. John Fisher College’s School of Business, Dr. Thomas Tyson has used his expertise in archival research to explore the history of accounting. He has studied everything from the bookkeeping processes of the early 19th century cotton textile industry in the United States to pre- and post-Civil War slaveholder record-keeping practices in both the United States and British West Indies.

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