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Fall 2017 News Archive

Kiplinger Names Fisher to “Best College Values” Ranking Flowers and signage greet visitors to St. John Fisher College's campus.

12/22/2017 - St. John Fisher College was named to Kiplinger’s “300 Best College Values for 2018” ranking, which recognizes colleges and universities for academic quality and affordability. Fisher was listed at No. 297 on the full ranking, and No. 99 among private universities.

Fionnuala Regan Appointed New Irish Studies Coordinator of Events Fionnuala Regan

12/21/2017 - Fionnuala Regan has been appointed the new coordinator of events for the Irish Studies program, starting on Monday, Jan. 1.

Four December Graduates Earn “Honors in Nursing” Distinction From Left to Right: Mary Broderick, Julia Capuson, Carly Sullivan, and Beatrice Czup.

12/19/2017 - On Thursday, Dec. 14, Honors in Nursing distinctions were conferred on four students in the Wegmans School of Nursing—Mary Broderick, Carly Sullivan, Julia Capuson, and Beatrice Czup—following presentations of their projects.

Executive Intern Program Welcomes New Students The Executive Interns meet regularly with President Rooney througout the academic year.

12/14/2017 - Last fall, President Gerard J. Rooney introduced the Executive Intern program for juniors and seniors who had an interest in higher education administration. Now in its second year, four new students—Anna Harmer ’18, Melissa Lennon ’18, James Nguyen ’19, and Stephanie Sortino ’18—were welcomed to the program and have one semester behind them.

Biology Students Study Health of New York Streams Students in Dr. Chris Collins’ biology course studied stream invertebrates at the Ganondagan State Historic Site.

12/14/2017 - At the bottom of Great Brook, a small stream that runs through the Ganondagan State Historic Site, lay tiny little organisms called benthic invertebrates. This fall, students in Dr. Chris Collins’ biology course found that while these aquatic creatures may lack a backbone, they can reveal a lot about the overall health of the ecosystem.

Seven Gems of Fisher and Rochester St. John Fisher College's walking trail.

12/14/2017 - Whether you have lived in Rochester your whole life or you are new to the city, the amount of attractions here may be overwhelming. Alexandra Goff, an intern with St. John Fisher College’s Office of Marketing and Communications, shares a few places and spaces she considers “gems” on campus and in the community.

Two Fisher Faculty Members Featured on WXXI’s “Connections with Evan Dawson” Jeremy Sarachan and Jack Rosenberry

12/13/2017 - Two professors from St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication recently served as guests on WXXI’s two-hour radio program, “Connections with Evan Dawson.”

Fisher Faculty Contribute to Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal Deborah Uman, Jill Swiencicki, and Lisa Cunningham headshots

12/13/2017 - Several St. John Fisher College faculty members contributed to the second volume of Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal, published early this month.

Fisher Alumnus Profiled in Buffalo News A sign in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center reads: Good, Smart, Talented.

12/13/2017 - Matt Keeler ’16, a graduate of St. John Fisher College’s School of Business, was the focus of a recent Buffalo News profile on the rise of his business, Just Dishin’ Hockey.

Student Research Writing Journal Published Pictured from left to right: Melissa Boehlert, Caitlyn Kenville, Julia Detmer, Caroline Paley, and Erin Kerwin.

12/12/2017 - The 2017 edition of 3690: The Undergraduate Journal of Student Research Writing was published earlier this month.

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