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Two Biology Students Win National Research Grants Matthew Kaiser and Evan Gundell

12/06/2019 - Matthew Kaiser and Evan Gundell, undergraduate biology students at St. John Fisher College, are winners of the competitive 2019-2020 TriBeta Research Grant Awards. In all, the students have received grants totaling $1,100 in support of their undergraduate academic research at Fisher.

Students, Faculty Attend Biology Conference Drs. Daryl Hurd, Ed Freeman, Janet Lighthouse, and Todd Camenisch attended the conference with seven undergraduate students.

11/21/2019 - Faculty members and students from St. John Fisher College were among the attendees at the first-ever Developmental Biology New York Conference, held at Ithaca College this fall.

Fisher Honored as Environmental Innovator Dr. Mike Boller, director of the Center for Sustainability, with Fisher students involved in sustainability programs.

11/14/2019 - St. John Fisher College was praised for leadership in environmental stewardship during the Seneca Park Zoo Society’s annual Environmental Innovation and Awards Symposium. Held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, the awards honored businesses, individuals, and organizations for promoting sustainability in the community.

Computer Science Club Participates in Competition Computers and digital devices surrounded by binary numbers and wires.

11/13/2019 - In October, members of the Computer Science Club participated in the CyberSEED 2019 Cyber Security Competition and Conference. This was the first time Fisher students participated in a competition of this magnitude, where typical competitors represent schools like MIT, John Hopkins University, and Georgia Tech.

Cybersecurity Degree Newest Program at Fisher An icon of a lock over data wires.

10/21/2019 - New Major Now Enrolling, Launches Spring 2020

Fisher Grad among Recipients of Presidential Award Fisher alumna Dr. Candice Gerstner with Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeir, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Energy)

10/17/2019 - Dr. Candice Gerstner, a 2006 alumna of St. John Fisher College, was among the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

NSF Grant Helps Fisher, FLCC Boost Rural Teacher Pipeline Educators and administrators from Fisher, FLCC, and area schools met in August to collaborate on the new Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship program.

10/16/2019 - St. John Fisher College, in partnership with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC), aims to alleviate the teacher shortage in high-needs rural districts through its newly created Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Program.

New Faculty Members Join Campus A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

09/13/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College students will see 13 new faculty members in their classes.

Value, Quality Earn Fisher a Spot on U.S. News’ “Best Colleges” Feature Kearney Hall

09/09/2019 - St. John Fisher College earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature, making the grade for its value, quality educational opportunities, and support of veterans, among other characteristics.

Student Research Analyzes Dental Disparities Alexa Montemayor poses at work in a dentist office.

08/13/2019 - Houston, Texas native Alexa Montemayor landed a job as a dental assistant in Rochester for the summer, but she was also looking for an opportunity to stay engaged with Fisher in between semesters. Working with faculty mentor Professor Jonathan Millen, visiting assistant professor of biology, she secured a spot in the College’s Summer Research Fellows program and combined her day job and her research.