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$100,000 NEH Grant to Fund Veterans Dialogue Project at St. John Fisher College Carolyn Vacca

03/30/2017 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which will fund a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans through the exploration of World War I and the Afghanistan/Iraq counter-insurgencies.

NFL Filmmaker to Deliver 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture.

03/30/2017 - Three-time sports Emmy award winner Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in Basil 135.

Nursing Students Develop Safe Sleep Teaching Tool A sleeping baby.

03/29/2017 - Sometimes, students make the best teachers. That’s the case for a group of undergraduates in the Wegmans School of Nursing, who developed a resource tool that helps nurses and clinical students teach new parents about an innovative way to practice safe sleep habits for their newborns.

Fisher Included on Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll The College was named to the 2017 Transfer Honor Roll.

03/29/2017 - Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest, largest, and most prestigious honor society recognizing students pursuing two-year degrees, has named St. John Fisher College to its Transfer Honor Roll for the second year in a row.

Sport Management Students get a Master Class in Italian Culture and Sport Sport management students travelled to Italy during Spring Break.

03/29/2017 - For the 12 students in Dr. Todd Harrison’s International Cultures and Sport class, Spring Break 2017 went beyond the typical experiences of traveling to warm locales, relaxing at home, or getting ahead on class assignments. Instead, Spring Break was a 10-day excursion into Italian culture and sport.

First Friday Lecture Shares Alum’s Journey across the Atlantic Phillip Theodore ’89 rowed across the Atlantic Ocean through the 2015 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.

03/29/2017 - What is it like to spend 40 days rowing across the Atlantic Ocean? Hear about it first-hand from Phillip Theodore ’89—who mastered this incredible journey—during the April First Friday Lecture.

Loss Lecture Features Renowned Chemist The annual Loss Science Lecture will explore chemically-modified hemoglobin as a red cell replacement in blood transfusions.

03/29/2017 - The 2017 Loss Science Lecture Series at St. John Fisher College will feature renowned chemist Dr. Ronald H. Kluger. His lecture, “Hemoglobin + Chemistry = A Substitute for Red Cells in Transfusions,” will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in Basil 135 and is free and open to the public.

School of Business Hosts Students from Parisian University In February, the School of Business welcomed visiting students and faculty from University Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3.

03/23/2017 - This winter, the St. John Fisher College School of Business welcomed visiting students and faculty from University Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, a university that trains trilingual negotiators to manage the new dynamics in international trade activities and perform at a global level.

Student Council Promotes Philanthropy at Fisher Students have fund during a Philanthropy Week event.

03/23/2017 - As a relatively new club at St. John Fisher College, the Philanthropy Council is making its presence known on campus. Through one of their biggest initiatives of the year—Philanthropy Week—the council has made significant strides in educating students about the positive impact of philanthropy at the College.

U.S. News Rankings Highlight School of Nursing’s Successful Legacy Wegmans School of Nursing faculty member Dr. John Kirchgessner works with a student in the Simulation Center.

03/22/2017 - Two programs in the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 200 graduate programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Fisher ranked No. 136 for Best Nursing Schools - Master’s and No. 122 for Best Nursing Schools - Doctor of Nursing Practice on the 2018 edition of the publication’s “Best Grad Schools” list.