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Student Perspective: Excerpts from English 199 Final Course Memo Lyndsay O'Brien

04/30/2020 - The final week of my freshman year at Fisher has arrived. Looking back on this year, I have come to realize how blessed I am to say that I am a Fisher Cardinal. Fisher is such a beautiful place and we are all truly a “Fisher family.”

Palvino Communication Award Honors Two Sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier

04/24/2020 - The Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College has selected sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier as the 2020 recipients of the Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Award.

Miller Smith, Five Alumnae among RBJ’s Women of Excellence Dr. Arlette Miller Smith

04/05/2020 - St. John Fisher College professor Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, associate professor of English and director of the African American Studies program, is among the Rochester Business Journal’s honorees for the 2020 Women of Excellence awards.

Transfer Students Find Their Place on Campus Donavan Ruther

04/01/2020 - You could say that Donavan Ruther ’20 has always envisioned himself at St. John Fisher College. Both his aunt and his brother are Fisher graduates; so when he finished his associate’s degree at Monroe Community College, it was easy to see himself on campus.

Students Present at African American Studies National Conference Seniors Oskarys Fermin and Luisa Rodriguez and sophomore Tamaron McKnight at the conference.

03/27/2020 - Seniors Oskarys Fermin and Luisa Rodriguez and sophomore Tamaron McKnight co-presented a paper with Dr. Lisa J. Cunningham, visiting assistant professor of English and director of Women and Gender Studies, in Dallas, Texas, at the 28th annual National Association of African American Studies National Conference in late February.

Countdown to Commencement 2020: C.J. Wild C.J. Wild

03/08/2020 - Meet C.J. Wild, this week’s featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement series. The philosophy and religious studies major is the first to be nominated by three members of the Fisher faculty and staff: Dr. Tim Madigan, professor and chair of philosophy and classical studies; Fr. William Graf, associate professor and chair of religious studies; and Matt Berry, assistant director of freshman admissions.

Fisher Student Goes Above and Beyond in Internship Jackie Adamo (pictured left) at the PGA Championship.

03/04/2020 - Go above and beyond with anything you are asked to do. That’s the lesson Jackie Adamo learned while serving as an intern with the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship over the summer.

Loss Lecture Explores New Golden Age of Manuscript Studies Roger Easton working at Cambridge.

03/03/2020 - Dr. Roger L. Easton, Jr., a faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology, will present the lecture, "Modern Imaging Technologies and a New Golden Age of Manuscript Studies," at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Raising Flags and Awareness on Campus A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus.

02/20/2020 - A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus. The project consists of a series of flag-inspired panels representing inclusion, patriotism, and compassion in the context of the many intersectional communities at Fisher. This creative undertaking is just one result of ongoing interdepartmental diversity and inclusion work at the College.

Gaming for a Cause: Fisher Professor Develops App to Help Preserve Native Language Artwork by Oneida master artist Dawn Dark Mountain (www.dawndarkmountain.com) will inspire the visual look of A Strong Fire.

02/10/2020 - Dr. Wendi Sierra, assistant professor in the English and interactive media programs at St. John Fisher College, says that preserving an indigenous language is a formidable task. She says many native languages have a “missing generation”—parents or even grandparents who know little or nothing of the language, making it hard to revitalize its daily or home use.