Spring 2017 News Archive

Members of the Fisher Community Make News Faculty and in-class peer colleagues from the First-Year Programs presented their work at the University of Connecticut's Twelfth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

04/27/2017 - From published research to new appointments, Fisher community members continue to make headlines. Here’s a roundup of their latest successes and achievements. Read More

Fisher’s PRSSA Chapter Receives National Recognition in PR Competition The Tom Proietti Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received national recognition for their participation in the 2017 Bateman Case Study Competition.

04/27/2017 - St. John Fisher College’s Tom Proietti Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received national recognition for their participation in the 2017 Bateman Case Study Competition for their public relations campaign, fisher 5 signs, which worked to raise awareness of mental health on campus, and was executed from February 20 - 24. This was the first year Fisher participated in the competition. Read More

Markwick to Represent New York State in NP Association Laura Markwick

04/27/2017 - Dr. Laura Markwick, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was elected to serve as the New York State North representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In this role, she will represent all of New York north of New York City and Long Island. Read More

Blaine Elected to Council on Undergraduate Research Governing Body Evan Blaine

04/27/2017 - Dr. Evan Blaine, professor of mathematical and computer sciences and director of the Statistical Consulting Office, has been elected to serve as a Councilor in the Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Read More

Education Professor Honored by American Council for Rural Special Education Dr. Schultz won the Exemplary Program Award for Cross-Cultural Services for the program Rural Meets Urban.

04/27/2017 - Dr. Susan M. Schultz, associate professor and program director of the master’s in special education program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education received two awards at the American Council for Rural Special Education national conference, held on March 8-11, 2017. Read More

Maples Elected to Rochester Area Literacy Council Joellen Maples

04/27/2017 - Dr. Joellen Maples, an associate professor in the Literacy Program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was elected vice president of the Rochester Area Literacy Council for 2017-2018. Read More

Calimeris Publishes in Economics Journal Lauren Calimeris

04/27/2017 - Dr. Lauren Calimeris, assistant professor of economics, along with her colleague, Dr. Christina Peters, professor of economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver, published a paper in the Journal of Applied Economics. Read More

Student, Faculty Present at Composition Conference Wendi Sierra

04/27/2017 - Service Scholar and Honors student Kyle Cataldo ’17 and Dr. Wendi Sierra, assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) on Friday, March 17, in Portland, Oregon. Read More

Peer Colleagues Speak at Writing Conference Faculty and in-class peer colleagues from the First-Year Programs presented their work at the University of Connecticut's Twelfth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

04/27/2017 - On Friday, April 7, faculty and in-class peer colleagues from the First-Year Program presented their work at the University of Connecticut's Twelfth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing. Read More

Renfro Selected to Participate in Seminar on U.S. Presidents Wes Renfro

04/27/2017 - This summer, Dr. Wes Renfro will participate in a seminar on the 20th Century Presidency, which will be led by renowned historian and public intellectual Dr. Robert Dallek, professor of history emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. Read More