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Fall 2018 News Archive

Six Questions with Young Adult Literature Expert Joellen Maples Joellen Maples

11/20/2018 - This fall, the New York State English Council named Dr. Joellen Maples its collegiate 2018 Educator of Excellence. The Council, which brings together language arts educators at all levels pre-K through college to offer professional development and share best practices, praised Maples for her leadership in the classroom, mentorship of teachers new to the profession, and for inspiring her students to become skillful readers and writers.

Skype Connects Students with Author H. Luke Shaefer

11/20/2018 - First-year students in Maureen Barry’s Critical Reading and Writing Learning Community had the opportunity to skype with the author of an ethnographic study about homelessness in America.

O’Keefe Ross Gallery Hosts Pittsford Art Group Show and Sale Work by a member of the Pittsford Art Group.

11/19/2018 - Members of the Pittsford Art Group will show a collection of work during a six-week exhibit beginning this month.

Five Things Fisher Students Learned Through Meet the Media Members of PRIMA pose with local reporters and media professionals during their annual Meet the Media sessions.

11/16/2018 - Last week, The PRIMA Group hosted its fourth annual Meet The Media panel series on campus. An interactive student-led panel discussion, Meet the Media explores the relationship between public relations, journalism, and social media.

Five Earn TriBeta Research Grants Five undergraduate biology students at St. John Fisher College were named winners of 2018-2019 TriBeta Research Grant Awards.

11/15/2018 - Five undergraduate biology students at St. John Fisher College were named winners of 2018-2019 TriBeta Research Grant Awards. In all, the students received grants totaling $2,900 in support of their academic research.

Fisher Well Represented at RBJ Forty Under 40 Awards Kate Torok, director of marketing and communications, was honored as recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2018 Forty Under 40 awards.

11/15/2018 - Two employees and two alumni were honored as recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2018 Forty Under 40 awards.

Class of 2019: Book Your Senior Portraits Now Two graduates pose for a photo at Commencement.

11/14/2018 - Need a professional portrait for social networks or job search sites? Members of the graduating Class of 2019 can sign up for a free senior portrait session, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 30, in the Second Floor Atrium of the Donald E. Bain Campus Center.

Crowdfunding@Fisher Offers Seven Ways to Support Fisher Fisher students traveled to Mexico to provide health care to residents.

11/14/2018 - Since its inception, Crowdfunding@Fisher has helped the community come together to support causes they truly believe in. Launched in spring 2018, the efforts help groups of Fisher students, faculty, staff, and alumni raise money for college-based and affiliated initiatives and projects.

Seeking #fisher2019 Nominations for Countdown to Commencement Video Series Countdown to Commencement 2019 Logo

11/13/2018 - With the Commencement clock already ticking, St. John Fisher College is seeking nominations for the 2019 Countdown to Commencement project – an annual video series that features members of the graduating class who have made an impact during their time on campus.

“Storybook Ending” for one Surprised Cardinal Football player Alejandro Utset with his brother, who surprised him on senior day.

11/12/2018 - Completely jaw dropping. That’s how Alejandro Utset, a senior quarterback for the St. John Fisher College football team, describes the moment he saw his father and brother walk into the Ward-Haffey Dining Hall during team breakfast on senior day.

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