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Fisher Alumnus to Serve on Rochester City Council Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08

09/25/2020 - St. John Fisher College graduate Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08 was recently selected to serve as a Councilmember at Large on the Rochester City Council, filling a seat vacated in August. During a special session on Thursday, Sept. 24, he was formally named to the position and took his Oath of Office. He will serve until December 31, 2021, which coincides with the term for that seat.

Continuing to Move Fisher Forward Logo: Fisher Forward the Campaign for St. John Fisher College

09/19/2020 - On September 19, 2019, St. John Fisher College launched a $75 million fundraising campaign to move “Fisher Forward.” Now, one year later, the largest fundraising campaign in the College’s history is climbing steadily toward its ambitious goal.

Fisher among Top 400 in National Ranking Aerial view of St. John Fisher College's campus in the fall.

09/17/2020 - For the fifth consecutive year, St. John Fisher College has been named among the top 400 colleges and universities in the nation, according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.

School of Business Earns Beta Gamma Sigma High Honors Designation Logo: Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society

09/14/2020 - The St. John Fisher College School of Business recently earned High Honors designation by the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the international business honor society.

$2 Million Gift to Establish the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at St. John Fisher College Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters, with President Gerard J. Rooney, at the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. The DePeters announced a $10,000 gift to the Teddi Dance during the fundraiser's opening ceremony.

09/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College today announced the creation of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence thanks to a $1 million gift from Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters. Jack retired from Wegmans Food Markets after 52 accomplished years of service to the food company, and in honor of his retirement, Wegmans matched the $1 million gift in December 2019.

National Black Nurses Association Honors Conyers as a 40 and Under Awardee Dr. Yvette Conyers ’18 (DNP)

09/07/2020 - Dr. Yvette Conyers ’18 (DNP), an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was selected as a National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) 2020 40 and Under Awardee. Conyers was one of only nine nurses from across the country to be honored by the NBNA.

Money.com Names Fisher to “Best Colleges” List A shot of Kearney Hall from Lot A.

09/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College was recently recognized among Money.com’s “2020 Best Colleges List.”

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.

Pharmacy Alumna Named 2020 Walmart Scholar Dr. Joy Snyder

08/20/2020 - Dr. Joy Snyder ’18 (Pharm.D.) was recently selected as an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2020 Walmart Scholar. Snyder, who is currently completing a fellowship program through the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, is one of only 65 individuals from across the nation to be awarded the scholarship.

Fisher to Offer Second Session of Online Education Training for Teachers A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

08/18/2020 - Earlier this summer, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education announced a four-week training course for teachers focused on best practices for online education.