09/28/2020 - St. John Fisher College will create a new student support program for underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged undergraduates studying STEM fields, thanks to a $400,000 grant from the New York State Education Department’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).
09/28/2020 - Senior nursing major Morgan Levy spent her summer researching cancer survivorship programs and care plans through the College’s Summer Fellows Research Program. With new standards recently being released by the Commission of Cancer that recommends the implementation of Survivorship Care plans, Levy was looking into what has been working and what needs improvement for these plans to be successful.
09/28/2020 - Dr. Marilyn Dollinger, DNS, FNP, RN, professor and executive associate dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected to a two-year term as president of the American Nurses Association - New York (ANA-NY).
09/25/2020 - St. John Fisher College graduate Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08 was recently selected to serve as a Councilmember at Large on the Rochester City Council, filling a seat vacated in August. During a special session on Thursday, Sept. 24, he was formally named to the position and took his Oath of Office. He will serve until December 31, 2021, which coincides with the term for that seat.
09/24/2020 - On Tuesday, Sept. 22, 42 students taking a personal selling course through the School of Business participated in the Perfect Pitch Competition, held in partnership with Automatic Data Processing, Inc., commonly known as ADP.
09/24/2020 - According to the Campus Vote Project, “young adults (ages 18-29) made up about 21 percent of the voting eligible population in 2014, but voter turnout for this demographic has reached record lows in recent years.”
09/21/2020 - A popular dining spot for St. John Fisher College students and employees, Cyber Café, received several upgrades this summer, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation.
09/19/2020 - On September 19, 2019, St. John Fisher College launched a $75 million fundraising campaign to move “Fisher Forward.” Now, one year later, the largest fundraising campaign in the College’s history is climbing steadily toward its ambitious goal.
09/18/2020 - Senior Emily Moore, a psychology major with a minor in sociology, spent her summer conducting research with Dr. Sara Goodman of the Psychology Department on the effects of text chat disruption on lecture comprehension in the virtual learning environment of Zoom.
09/17/2020 - The 2020 St. John Fisher College Student Film Festival will once again run as part of Rochester’s annual Fringe Festival.