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Fall 2021 News Archive

Fisher Earns Spots on Two National Rankings Aerial view of St. John Fisher College's campus in the fall.

09/23/2021 - For the sixth consecutive year, St. John Fisher College has been named among the top 325 colleges and universities in the nation, according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.

Fisher Campus Unites to Say “It’s Okay” Students and employees hold up signs with words of encouragement.

09/20/2021 - In March 2021, a study published by TimelyMD found that 82 percent of college students said they continue to experience increased stress or anxiety. A new effort at St. John Fisher College seeks to support students in reducing stress and breaking down the stigma of mental health struggles on campus.

Catch Fisher Professors at the Fringe Festival Dr. Rubén L. Gómez takes on the role of the Sandman in

09/20/2021 - There is still time to catch two St. John Fisher College professors in the 2021 Keybank Rochester Fringe Festival.

At Long Last: College Holds 66th Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 President Rooney congratulates a member of the Class of 2020.

09/18/2021 - After 18 long months, the St. John Fisher College Class of 2020 walked the stage for their official Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 18 during their first Alumni Weekend.

New Faculty Join Fisher: Meet Two from the School of Business Yi Liu and Christopher Liucci

09/17/2021 - This fall, St. John Fisher College welcomed 18 new, full-time faculty members to the classroom. Over the course of the next several weeks, College News Highlights will introduce these newest professors by school. This week, we shine the spotlight on the School of Business.

$500,000 Gift Supports Students at Wegmans School of Pharmacy A Wegmans School of Pharmacy patch on a white coat.

09/16/2021 - In a continuation of her generous support of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, nationally renowned pharmacist and entrepreneur Lucy P. Malmberg has given $500,000 to support student scholarships and educational technology.

Fisher, Northeast College of Health Sciences Announce 4+3 Program A student works at a microscope.

09/14/2021 - St. John Fisher College and Northeast College of Health Sciences (formerly New York Chiropractic College) have announced a 4+3 program which will allow qualified students majoring in biology at Fisher an opportunity to earn both their undergraduate and doctoral degrees in seven years, while minimizing the cost of their education.

iFisher iPad Distribution = Success Dr. Mike Boller helps students set up their new iPads.

09/13/2021 - 1,991 iPads, countless happy students. Over the last several weeks, the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence led a massive iPad distribution effort, all part of the iFisher: Next Generation Learning Initiative.

Federal Grant Expands Mental Health Training Program Dr. Rob Rice discusses a new $1.8 million grant that will provide significant funding to train underrepresented students in the Mental Health Counseling and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner master’s degree programs to serve and care for the communities in which they reside.

09/13/2021 - In 2017-18, when the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College was awarded two grants totaling $2.2 million to train students to respond to patients using an interdisciplinary approach, mental health was already a national crisis. Now, after nearly two years of isolation, fear, and uncertainty spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a workforce that is prepared to deliver the best possible care to those struggling with mental health is an even greater necessity.

U.S. News and World Report Calls Fisher a “Best College” Seal: U.S. News & Wolrd Report Best Colleges National Universities 2022

09/13/2021 - For 11 consecutive years, St. John Fisher College has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature.

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