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Spring 2019 News Archive

Four from Fisher to Participate in Diversity and Civility Institute the Council of Independent College’s 2019 Diversity, Civility, and the Liberal Arts Institute logo

03/25/2019 - Four members of the St. John Fisher College community will participate in the Council of Independent College’s 2019 Diversity, Civility, and the Liberal Arts Institute. Fisher joins a list of 25 colleges and universities from across the country in participating in the Institute.

An Exchange of Students, Ideas Desine Butler, Odeisha Clunie, and Leslie-Ann Gregory, third-year students from Shortwood Teachers College in Jamaica, came to Fisher through the student-exchange program.

03/25/2019 - A partnership between the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College and Shortwood Teachers College in Kingston, Jamaica once again gave three students from each college the chance to experience education from a new perspective.

Two Peer Ministers Honored with Student Volunteer Award From left to right: President Gerard Rooney, Mary Grace Shine, Martin Birmingham, Emily Dwyer, Jill Birmingham

03/25/2019 - Last year, more than 3,000 Fisher students spent a combined 400,000 hours engaged in a wide range of community service programs. On Wednesday, March 20, the Ann B. and Martin F. Birmingham Student Volunteer Award ceremony recognized two students, Emily Dwyer and Mary Grace Shine, for their exceptional dedication to service.

One Day + Lots of Love = $130K in Gifts Members of the Fisher family celebrate I Heart Fisher Day of Giving.

03/22/2019 - On Thursday, March 21, St. John Fisher College alumni, faculty, staff, and students came together to show their collective Fisher love during the first-ever I Heart Fisher Day of Giving.

Mahana, Rollins Named Empire 8 Indoor Athletes of the Year Kyle Rollins and Eddie Mahana are Empire 8 Male Athletes of the Year.

03/21/2019 - Following the completion of the Indoor Track and Field season, the Empire 8 announced that St. John Fisher College junior Eddie Mahana was named the conference’s Track Athlete of the Year while sophomore Kyle Rollins was selected as its Field Athlete of Year.

Atlanta United Exec to Speak at Fisher’s Sport Management Program Annual Banquet Sarah Kate (Skate) Noftsinger

03/20/2019 - The St. John Fisher College Sport Management program will recognize Atlanta United FC, 2018 Major League Soccer Champions, as the 2019 Sport Organization of the Year during its annual awards ceremony.

Conference Inspires Path for Family Business Club MBA student Tess Arnone with Family Business Fellow Derek Vanderlinde at the Colombia Family Business Conference.

03/20/2019 - This spring, the School of Business at St. John Fisher College is launching a Family Business Club to serve students who are interested in the unique experiences of being in a family-owned firm.

Five Questions with Family Business Fellow Derek Vanderlinde Derek Vanderlinde

03/20/2019 - Derek Vanderlinde spent more than 20 years leading Vanderlinde Electric Corp., a third-generation family-owned business. In 2001, he helped broker the sale of the family business to pursue new passions. That path has led to St. John Fisher College, where he has taught in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Business since 2011.

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Fisher David Cay Johnston

03/18/2019 - Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author David Cay Johnston will present his lecture, “The Role of Media in 2019 America,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. Sponsored by the Department of Media and Communication, the lecture is free and open to the public.

Six Ways to Show Fisher Love I Heart Fisher logo

03/18/2019 - This week, St. John Fisher College will celebrate Philanthropy Week, I Heart Fisher Day of Giving, and 50 Days until Graduation. That’s six days of contests, prizes, food, and fun, all designed to demonstrate a shared appreciation for Fisher.

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