04/01/2019 - Through the month of April, reproductions of Frederick Douglass photographs will be on display at the Douglass Auditorium through a partnership between St. John Fisher College and local organization 540WMain Communiversity, located in the Susan B. Anthony District of Downtown Rochester.
03/29/2019 - More than 1,000 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral candidates will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 65th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Before they cross the stage to receive their diplomas, the College will honor three individuals for their lifetime commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Rochester community.
03/29/2019 - Last weekend marked the sixth annual Gilda’s Cup, an improv comedy competition that raises funds for Gilda’s Club of Rochester. The PRIMA Group, Fisher’s student-run, full-service advertising agency, spends two semesters working with Gilda’s House to prepare.
03/27/2019 - A member of the Irish parliament told an audience at the St. Thomas More Dinner and Lecture at St. John Fisher College that the ethical purpose of politics is to work at improving the life of all people.
03/20/2019 - The St. John Fisher College Sport Management program will recognize Atlanta United FC, 2018 Major League Soccer Champions, as the 2019 Sport Organization of the Year during its annual awards ceremony.
03/18/2019 - Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author David Cay Johnston will present his lecture, “The Role of Media in 2019 America,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. Sponsored by the Department of Media and Communication, the lecture is free and open to the public.
03/11/2019 - For one full week this March, Lifting Up The ROC(k): Resistance and Renewal in the Fight for Social Justice, will bring activists, educators, writers, and performers to St. John Fisher College for a series of events that explore the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, and through interactive discussions and presentations, will examine racism and inequity in Rochester and the larger society.
03/11/2019 - The next senior in Fisher’s Countdown to Commencement video series is Alyssa Whitley, a transfer student majoring in media management, who has spent her two years on campus immersed in public relations study, both in and outside of the classroom. Whitley was nominated by Arien Rozelle, assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication.
03/07/2019 - Novelist Omar El Akkad will deliver the talk, “The Obligations of Literature in a Politically Fractured Age,” during the 2019 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 29, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
03/06/2019 - NPR Best Book author Idra Novey will read from her newest novel, Those Who Knew, during St. John Fisher College’s 2019 Cavanaugh Reading Series. Sponsored by the English Department, the event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Wilson Formal Lounge, and is free and open to the public.