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Spring 2018 News Archive

Pharmacy Graduates Far Exceed State and National Averages on Licensing Exams A scene depicting a pharmacist-patient consultation.

03/22/2018 - Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy earned high percentage pass rates on three licensure exams for 2017.

It’s Sweet 16 for Relay for Life Four members of the Fisher family walk during the Survivors Walk.

03/22/2018 - This year, Relay for Life at St. John Fisher College turns Sweet 16, and students with Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) are throwing a party. An inspirational 12-hour event to celebrate and honor those who have been affected by cancer, Relay for Life at Fisher is scheduled from noon to midnight on Saturday, April 7, in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center.

Countdown to Commencement: Ikenna Onuoha Ikenna Onuoha '18

03/21/2018 - The next featured member of the Class of 2018 in the Countdown to Commencement video series is Ikenna Onuoha, who is earning a master’s degree in management from the School of Business. Onuoha was nominated by Matt Lake, international student advisor.

Rochester Financial Organization Honors Fisher Senior From left to right: Professor Hugh Lambert, Kevin Colafranceschi ’18, and Dr. Patricia Wollan.

03/21/2018 - Kevin Colafranceschi ’18, a student in the St. John Fisher College School of Business, has been selected to receive the top scholarship from the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI). Colafranceschi was among six finalists from local area colleges.

Aging and Spirituality Topic of April First Friday Nathan Kollar

03/21/2018 - Dr. Nathan Kollar, emeritus professor of religious studies at St. John Fisher College, will deliver a talk on aging and spirituality during the April First Friday Lecture.

“Great Colleges to Work For” Survey Hit Inboxes March 19 2016 Great Colleges to Work For logo

03/20/2018 - St. John Fisher College is again participating in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Great Colleges to Work For" program. Fisher was proud to be recognized as a 2016 Great College to Work For, and this next survey will allow the College to track its progress and gather valuable internal and external benchmarking from faculty and staff to become an even better workplace.

Nursing Graduate Programs among U.S. News’ Top 200 Wegmans School of Nursing

03/20/2018 - Two programs in St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 200 graduate nursing programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Kahler, Legendary Fisher Basketball Coach, Passes Away Phil Kahler

03/19/2018 - St. John Fisher College legend Phil Kahler passed away on Saturday, March 17, at the age of 84. He leaves behind his wife, Fran, whom he married in 1955, and their loving daughter, Jill.

Track and Field’s VanMarter Captures National Championship St. John Fisher College student-athlete Mark VanMarter won the track and field national championship in long jump.

03/17/2018 - The first day of the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships brought something incredibly special to St. John Fisher College: an individual national championship. Senior Mark VanMarter ’18 claimed the national championship honor in the long jump event; a first-ever in Fisher track and field history.

Countdown to Commencement: Claire Sauter Claire Sauter

03/14/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Claire Sauter, a media management major with a minor in ethics. She was nominated by Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, and by retired Director of Community Service Sally Vaughan.

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