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Summer 2018 News Archive

Joining the Flock: The Transfer Student Experience Alyssa Whitley, center, with fellow members of Fisher's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

08/20/2018 - For Alyssa Whitley ’19, arriving at St. John Fisher College as a transfer student meant finding her niche while learning the ropes of a new college campus.

O-Team’s Guide to Orientation and Beyond Orientation Team leaders Molly Zies, Yilmaz Ates, and Ranita Williams.

08/15/2018 - A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. But, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic, nerve-wracking, and exciting experience of being a freshman. Here, three Orientation team members share their advice for making the most of your first year at Fisher.

McCabe Inducted into Frontier Field Walk of Fame Naomi Silver, president, CEO, COO, Rochester Community Baseball, Inc. and Jill McCabe at the Wall of Fame Induction.

08/15/2018 - St. John Fisher College Associate Director of Athletics Jill McCabe was inducted into the Frontier Field Walk of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 12.

Fall Athletes Ready for Action Members of the rowing team.

08/14/2018 - As the fall semester approaches, Fisher students are hard at work, preparing for their best performances, both in the classroom and on the field. With men’s and women’s sports teams gearing up for fall competition, it’s time to take out your calendars and save the dates for what could be some of Fisher’s most impressive matches.

Fisher, Easterseals NY, VeRacity VRcade Host Virtual Reality Wellness Day Opened in early 2018 at RIT’s Park Point, VeRacity VRcade features six virtual-reality stations in its 1,400 square foot facility.

08/13/2018 - A new program through St. John Fisher College, Easterseals New York, and VeRacity VRcade is using the power of technology to offer sensory experiences to individuals living with disabilities.

Hoop Dreams: Fisher Athlete Represents Latvia on European Stage This summer, Liga Astra Kalnina ’20, a rising junior at St. John Fisher College, had the opportunity of a lifetime when she represented her home country of Latvia in the U20 FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championship.

07/23/2018 - This summer, Liga Astra Kalnina ’20, a rising junior at St. John Fisher College, had the opportunity of a lifetime when she represented her home country of Latvia in the U20 FIBA Women’s European Basketball Championship.

Special Education Journal Features Education Professor’s Research Dr. Kristen Love

07/17/2018 - Dr. Kristen Love, visiting assistant professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, published an article in the Rural Special Education Quarterly.

Buffalo Bills Announce Ticket Distribution Information for 2018 Training Camp 2017 Buffalo Bills Training Camp logo - Presented by Conners and Ferris, LLP Your worker's comp attorneys

07/17/2018 - The Buffalo Bills have announced distribution locations for six ticketed practices, including the team’s first practice at Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris at St. John Fisher College.

Watts Receives Research Grant Omar Watts

07/16/2018 - Dr. Omar Watts, associate professor of accounting, received a research grant from the American Institute of CPAs’ Assurance Research Advisory Group.

Fisher’s Alumni Board of Directors Adds Seven New Members The 2018 Alumni Association Board of Directors

07/12/2018 - This summer, the St. John Fisher College Alumni Association Board of Directors added seven new members to its team. The Board, which serves to foster alumni engagement, encourage volunteerism, and grow fundraising efforts, is composed of alumni who serve three-year terms.

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