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Fisher to Expand Support for Students in STEM Fields Banners on a wall in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building showcases the many disciplines students can explore at Fisher.

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).

Research Focuses on Programs to Support, Empower Cancer Patients Morgan Levy

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.

Dollinger Elected as President of American Nurses Association - New York Marilyn Dollinger

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).

Fisher Alumnus to Serve on Rochester City Council Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08

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.

Competition Helps Students Create the Perfect Pitch Dr. Monica Hodis, and several of the Perfect Pitch judges, on a Zoom screen.

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.

New Platform Helps Fisher Students Register to Vote Logo: Fisher Votes

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.”

Upgrades Turn Fisher’s Cyber Café into Grab-and-Go Hub Students stand in line to order food at the newly renovated Cyber Cafe.

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.

Continuing to Move Fisher Forward Logo: Fisher Forward the Campaign for St. John Fisher College

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.

Online Learning Disruptions and the Impact on Learning Outcomes Emily Moore

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.

2020 Student Film Festival Goes Virtual Media Management alum Lizzy Beach ’20 stars in Evanesce at the 2020 St. John Fisher College Student Film Festival.

09/17/2020 - The 2020 St. John Fisher College Student Film Festival will once again run as part of Rochester’s annual Fringe Festival.

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Fall 2020 News Archive