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Fisher to Host First-Ever Out of the Darkness Campus Walk Nursing students participate in a community Out of Darkness Walk, held in fall 2016.

03/16/2017 - Join the effort on campus to bring awareness to suicide and suicide prevention and to decrease the stigma associated with mental illness during St. John Fisher College’s first-ever Out of Darkness Campus Walk. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 26, the walk begins at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

Countdown to Commencement: Colby Brown Countdown to Commencement 2017 Logo

03/13/2017 - Our next featured senior in the 2017 Countdown to Commencement video series is Colby Brown, a media management major who was nominated by Sally Vaughn, director of community service.

Student Spreads Kindness and Unity, One Rock at a Time Rocks-of-Unity-Logo

03/06/2017 - Can a handful of rocks unite a college? For St. John Fisher College student Alexa Zappia, the answer is yes.

Business Students Honored by Financial Executives Organization Colin McGraw ’18 (pictured second from the right) was given an award from the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International.

03/02/2017 - Two students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business—Colin McGraw ’18 and Makenna Moriarty ’17—were recently recognized by the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), during the chapter’s Scholars Award Dinner, held on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

3D Printing Helps Determine “What Killed Lucy” A 3D printer was used to create models of bones belonging to Lucy, a famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton of the hominin species.

03/02/2017 - Throughout the past several weeks, faculty and students in the biology and anthropology departments have been collaborating on a project, “What Killed Lucy,” using 3D printing and forensic anthropology to analyze the death of Lucy—a famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton of the hominin species who has striking human similarities.

Faculty Host Teach-In at Fisher Professor Jill Swiencicki chats with Alexandra Hristodoulou '17. .

03/02/2017 - On Wednesday, March 15, a dozen St. John Fisher College faculty members will deliver back-to-back presentations exploring the convergence of college, community, and citizenship during Teach-In at Fisher. The presentations, which begin at 9 a.m. in Basil 135, are open to the entire campus community.

Staff Recognition Program Seeking Award Nominations Nominees for the 2016 Staff Recognition Awards

03/02/2017 - The Staff Recognition Committee is seeking nominations for the College’s annual staff awards through Monday, March 20. The goal of the program is to showcase staff accomplishments, as well as recognize characteristics including integrity, Fisher spirit, genuineness, professional/personal ethics, self-discipline, and initiative.

Fisher Offers New Data Science Minor Students study in a classroom.

03/01/2017 - Beginning in fall 2017, students at St. John Fisher College will have the opportunity to learn the statistical and methodological tools needed to draw insights from big data, thanks to a new minor in data science.

Lectures, Conference to Explore Irish Heritage The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript containing the four Gospels of the New Testament, said to have been created in a monastery in Ireland around c. 800 AD.

03/01/2017 - This spring, the Irish Studies Program at St. John Fisher College will host a series of lectures that celebrate the history and heritage of Ireland. Experts on Irish folklore, politics, music, and history will explore various aspects of the country. In addition, a two-day conference in April will look at Ireland’s connection to the American Civil War and Canadian Confederation.

From Students to Executives: Fisher Launches New “Executive Intern” Program Executive interns Kelsey Michener, Diane Tran, Ashley Flanagan, and Zach Petroski.

02/28/2017 - Last fall, St. John Fisher College introduced a new initiative to engage highly motivated students into the inner workings of the institution. The program, known as the Executive Intern program, allows students to combine their drive for academic development with their passion for Fisher. During this program’s pilot phase, executive interns are placed in the Offices of the President, Marketing and Communications, Student Affairs, and Institutional Advancement.