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Countdown to Commencement: Claire Sauter Claire Sauter

03/14/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Claire Sauter, a media management major with a minor in ethics. She was nominated by Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, and by retired Director of Community Service Sally Vaughan.

Bateman Competition Participants Raise Awareness for Pediatric Cancer Fisher’s Bateman Team with Dr. Jessica Shand.

03/12/2018 - As part of the 2018 Public Relations Student Society of America’s Bateman Case Study Competition, the St. John Fisher College team, comprised of five students within the Department of Media and Communication, raised awareness about the need for safe and effective treatment options for children living with cancer in America.

Madigan’s “Frankenstein Today” Brought to Siena College Tim Madigan

03/05/2018 - In January, Dr. Tim Madigan delivered a presentation at Siena College on “Frankenstein Today” to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel.

Fisher to Host Persian New Year Celebration A display of plants and flowers describe Nowruz, the Persian New Year celebration. Photo by Annette Dragon.

02/27/2018 - This March, members of the St. John Fisher College and Rochester communities will gather for the Persian New Year, Nowruz.

First Friday Lecture Explores Islam and the Muslim World First Friday Lecture Series logo

02/27/2018 - Dr. Robert Dunbar, visiting instructor of religious studies at St. John Fisher College, will deliver a talk on Islam and the Muslim world during the March First Friday Lecture.

English Alumna Debuts Collection of Poems Erin Dorney

02/22/2018 - Erin Dorney, a 2006 graduate of St. John Fisher College, recently published a collection of poems, I Am Not Famous Anymore.

Miller Smith, Tweet Featured in D&C Arlette Miller Smith and Patricia Tweet

02/21/2018 - Drs. Arlette Miller Smith and Patricia Tweet were featured in an article in the Democrat and Chronicle about their work organizing the film and discussion series, “If Loving You Is Wrong.”

Conference Commemorates Works of Frederick Douglass A photograph of Frederick Douglass from the Lavery Library archives.

02/06/2018 - A one day conference at St. John Fisher College will commemorate the life and work of American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Timed to celebrate his 200th birthday, the conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.

Sarachan’s Play Selected for 2 Pages/2 Voices Competition Two actors perform Jeremy Sarachan's short play,

01/26/2018 - Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication, had his short play, “Still Cheese Runs Deep,” performed at the 2 Pages/2 Voices 2018 playwriting competition sponsored by Geva Theatre Center and Writers and Books.

Film and Speaker Series Explores Social History of Interracial Relationships The Supreme Court Building, located in Washington, DC, is the permanent home of the United States Supreme Court.

01/25/2018 - This February, a film series, talk back, and panel discussion will explore society’s perceptions of interracial relationships over the last century and a half.