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Philanthropy Week Kicks Off Monday Students celebrate Philanthropy Week at Fisher.

03/16/2017 - During the week of March 20 through March 24, a series of events will celebrate philanthropy at St. John Fisher College. Now in its second year, Philanthropy Week aims to educate students about the positive impact of giving on the campus community.

Cheer on the Cardinals at the Charity Wheelchair Basketball Game Fisher has hosted the charity wheelchair basketball game for seven years.

03/16/2017 - St. John Fisher College faculty and staff will take on Rochester Wheels, the city’s professional wheelchair basketball team, during a charity game that raises funds for Rochester Accessible Adventures (RAA). The annual game will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 20, in the Manning & Napier Varsity Gym in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center.

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.