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Summer 2020 News Archive

Cardinals in the Classroom Collage of headshots of Lesli Myers-Small, Kimberly Brown, Brian Siesto, Gina Roselli, Megan Eddy, Matt DiGiambattista, Alivia Clark, and Tim Coon

11/16/2020 - There isn’t an industry, sector, or profession that hasn’t felt the jolting changes caused by the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. But, it could be argued that education, in particular, has felt that disruption more than other entities, as teachers, administrators, students, and families experience new models of education together.

Fisher Implements Wastewater, Saliva Surveillance to Boost COVID-19 Detection Founders Hall

08/31/2020 - This semester, St. John Fisher College is engaging in a wastewater surveillance program in all campus residence halls as part of its SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) detection and mitigation strategy.

Fisher Adds 24/7 Telehealth Access from TimelyMD to Support Students’ Medical and Mental Health Needs Logo: Fisher Care 24/7 Telehealth for Students, Powered by TimelyMD

08/31/2020 - As part of St. John Fisher College’s ongoing response to COVID-19, all full-time undergraduates now have free, immediate, and unlimited access to medical and mental health screening visits through TimelyMD, a telehealth company that specializes in higher education.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Welcomes First Cohort of Online Students Students and faculty join a Zoom call to talk about the new pharmacy degree pathway.

08/31/2020 - This fall, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy opened its doors—virtually—to its first-ever cohort of students participating in the Fisher Pharm.D. Online pathway.

Federal Grant Funds Creation of Student Support Program at Fisher A student walks out of the Campus Center.

08/27/2020 - St. John Fisher College received a $1.3 million grant from the Federal TRIO (TRIO) Student Support Services program (SSS) to fund the creation of a new student support program for first generation students at the College.

Business Leaders Share Stories of Agility with MBA Students Pieces of a puzzle spell out the word Solution.

08/26/2020 - This summer, students in Dr. Jason Berman’s MBA course, Leading Upstate NY Business Agility, heard first-hand how prominent leaders demonstrated flexibility, resiliency, and agility in navigating the rapid changes brought on by the coronavirus.

Applications Open for Student Peer Support Team Students walk through the quad.

08/25/2020 - The Student Peer Support Team is a volunteer student leadership program devoted to promoting wellness and educating fellow Fisher students on a range of wellness topics including but not limited to: mental health, sleep hygiene, alcohol safety, sexual health, and healthy relationships.

Triple Crown: Fisher Food, Campus, Dorms are No. 1 in New York Students study on the quad.

08/24/2020 - For the second year in a row, St. John Fisher College has earned No. 1 status in three Niche.com 2021 rankings: Best College Food, Best College Dorms, and Best College Campuses in New York.

New Faculty Faces at Fisher A class is in session at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

08/24/2020 - This August, five full-time faculty members will teach their first fall courses at St. John Fisher College.

A Message to Students from Dr. Matha Thornton Matha Thornton

08/22/2020 - As we return to the Fisher campus, never have I had such anticipation for the beginning of a semester. There is no doubt this fall will be unlike any other semester you or I have ever experienced.

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