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Faculty Member’s Poem Chosen for Publication A book with the word poetry written on an open page.

12/13/2019 - Lloyd Milburn’s poem “Blanket Dance” was published in the fall issue of The New Guard, a literary review. “Blanket Dance” was one of only 10 finalists out of nearly 2,000 poems.

Seward Scholar Develops Passion for Film Production Johairy Delacruz

12/10/2019 - This fall, the Department of Media and Communication selected Johairy Delacruz ’20 as the recipient of the James E. Seward Scholarship. Carrying a $1,000 award, the scholarship honors Jim Seward and his 41 years of college teaching, 29 of which were spent at Fisher. The scholarship was established by former students, friends, and colleagues when he retired in 2011.

Palvino Pens Broadcast Memoir Jack Palvino

12/02/2019 - Jack Palvino, a member of the pioneer Class of 1955 and 33-year member of the Board of Trustees, recently published a new book, Off the Air.

For Students, Conference Builds Excitement around PR Profession Jeremiah Boerman, Colleen Senglaub, Samantha Foley, Lizzy Beach, Lindsay Garrant and Aleccia Mack at the PRSSA National Conference in San Diego.

11/22/2019 - This fall, six St. John Fisher College students joined by Arien Rozelle, assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, attended the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) International Conference, held in San Diego, California.

Conference Explores Western New York’s Connection to Feminist-Pragmatist Movement An photograph from the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention.

11/08/2019 - The philosophical movement of feminist-pragmatists will be the focus of a traveling conference organized by faculty at St. John Fisher College and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Powerhouse Panel Teaches Students about the First Amendment On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the students partnered with The PRIMA Group to hold a special edition Meet the Media panel.

11/07/2019 - According to a recent survey taken by some St. John Fisher College students, only 38% of the respondents were able to name all five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. These freedoms—freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, right to assemble, and the right to petition the government—are at the center of a two-week long campaign to change that.

Faculty Film Screened at Buffalo International Film Festival A still image from the film, Active Voices: Gun Reform Activism in Rochester, N.Y.

10/23/2019 - Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Media and Communication Department at St. John Fisher College, had his documentary, “Active Voices: Gun Reform Activism in Rochester, N.Y.,” presented as part of the Buffalo International Film Festival.

Fisher Celebrates 60th Anniversary of “Twilight Zone” A memorial sign reading: In honor of Rod Serling, Class of 1943 Creator of Twilight Zone, Award Winning Dramatist, Playwright, and Lecturer 1924-1975.

10/18/2019 - On Thursday, Oct. 31, a presentation and screening will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rod Serling’s “Twilight Zone.” The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Golisano Gateway Midlevel and Basil Auditorium.

For Three Days, Campus Experiences a little “Movie Magic” Production crew members shoot a scene for Fisher's new ad campaign.

10/14/2019 - Three days, 36 hours, 42 scenes, 85 student and faculty actors. It all took place last week as the St. John Fisher College campus turned into a production set for the College’s newest advertising campaign.

Fisher Faculty Earned Summer Fellowships Dr. Jill Swiencicki, Dr. Barbara Lowe, Dr. Maria Stella Plutino Calabrese, and Dr. Fred Dotolo take a group photo with the 2019 Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellows.

10/09/2019 - Dr. Jill Swiencicki, Dr. Barbara Lowe, Dr. Maria Stella Plutino Calabrese, and Dr. Fred Dotolo traveled to Rome, Italy this summer as recipients of the Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowships from Richmond, The American International University in London.